Phones with increasingly high screen-to-body ratios are one of the new trends in the smartphone industry. Manufacturers have come up with various creative ways to shrink the bezels and make them as thin as possible so as to provide users with bigger screens and better views. Here are the best Chinese phones launched in 2018 with virtually bezel-less screens.
Screen-to-body ratio: 95.06 percent
Screen size: 6.39 inches
Price: starts at 287$
Lenovo’s new flagship Z5 Pro features an in-display fingerprint sensor and has a 6.39-inch full HD AMOLED display. The Z5 Pro has a notch-less design with extremely thin bezels. Though Lenovo didn’t actually live up to the expectations of having a 100 percent screen-to-body ratio, it was still able to beat all other competitors in the market at 95 percent
Screen-to-body ratio: 93.8 percent
Screen size: 6.4 inches
Price: starts at $1,157
OPPO launched its flagship device OPPO Find X this summer. The most surprising feature of the Find X is that unlike most Android devices that have been released at that time, it does not have the infamous iPhone X-like notch. Instead, it utilizes a mechanical slider to hide the front-facing camera together with other features that are usually designed into the notch. OPPO calls their slider camera the “Stealth 3D camera” and their new facial unlocking mechanism (also on the slider), the “O-Face”
Screen-to-body ratio: 93.4 percent
Screen size: 6.39 inches
Price: starts at $475
Xiaomi Mi MIX 3, is the company’s third-generation of bezel-less smartphones. The phone, with no notch but sliding dual camera setup, is a truly bezel-less display, achieving a screen-to-body ratio of 93.4 percent, one step further compared with the “three-side bezel-less” screen of Mi MIX 2.
The smartphone sports a 6.4-inch FHD+ OLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, offers up to 10GB RAM, runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 10 and is powered by the industry-leading Snapdragon 845 chipset
Screen-to-body ratio: 88 percent and 86.9 percent respectively
Screen size: 6.53 inches and 6.39 inches respectively
Design: waterdrop notch and wide notch respectively
Price: starts at $580
This year Huawei released its newest Mate 20 series smartphones, including Mate 20, Mate 20 Pro, Mate 20 RS and Mate 20 X in London. Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are Huawei’s 2018 flagship phones packed with Huawei’s latest HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset. The most impressing feature of the Mate 20 Pro is that it can wirelessly charge another device, even its rivals iPhones, Samsung Galaxies and any other wireless-charging capable devices
Screen-to-body ratio: 85.5 percent
Screen size: 6.41 inches
Design: waterdrop notch
Price: starts at $549
Back in October, OnePlus announced that it had established a cooperation with T-Mobile, one telecommunication services provider, which enables more American consumers to get in touch with the flagship device and spread brand awareness. Meanwhile OnePlus unveiled the its newest flagship device, the OnePlus 6T, which sports a waterdrop screen design, a full display at 6.4 inches, a 3700 mAh battery, and an in-display fingerprint sensor, or finger on display (FOD) technology. It comes in two color editions: Mirror Black and Midnight Black. A few days ago, OnePlus released the new OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition.