The need for full screen phones have grown and manufacturers are beginning to see the need to design smartphones that have massive displays with the screen edges that have to be smaller and smaller – that’s how manufacturers think at least.
In the past couple of years, the “screen-to-body” ratio has become an important metric for both smartphone marketers and consumers. We used to look past the thick bezels found on most smartphones, but now we seem to want handsets with as little bezel as possible, so the display can be bigger and still conveniently fit in one hand.
In today’s buying guide on NAIJAKNOWHOW, we will pack some of the best full-screen phones with dope specs and features. These are surely the best smartphones out there with the highest screen to body ratio.
Let’s get underway!
5 Best Full Screen Phones (Bezel-less Phones) in 2018
1. Lenovo Z5 Pro (95.06% StB)
Lenovo phone with full-screen display
The Z5 Pro device contains a 6.39-inch AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1080x2340P, would you calculate that you would end up with a screen ratio of 19.5:9. According to the Chinese manufacturer, the screen-to-body ratio is around 95.06 percent which makes it one of the best full screen phones out there.
Besides the fingerprint scanner under the screen, the Lenovo Z5 Pro has something special. To bring out the sensors and camera sensors for the necessary selfies, you have to slide the screen down. You physically push the module up and down. Saves a motor that could fail.
The Lenovo Z5 Pro includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC with 6GB of RAM, an option with more RAM is not available. Furthermore, there is a choice of 64 and 128 GB of internal storage, has a decent battery with a 3,350 mAh capacity. Click here to see the full specifications of the Lenovo Z5 Pro smartphone.
Here are the Lenovo Z5 Pro key specifications…
|Display||6.39 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|OS||Android v8.1 (Oreo)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 Octa core (2.2 GHz, Dual core, Kryo 360 + 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Kryo 360)|
|Storage||64GB / 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM|
|Camera||16MP + 24MP Rear/16MP + 8MP Front (With LED light)|
|Price||€255 euros (₦120,000 – ₦125,000 in Nigeria)|
2. Oppo Find X (93.8% StB)
Oppo phone with full-screen display
The Oppo Find X is a stunning phone. With bevelled edges, a display with a size of 6.42 inches and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The face of the phone is almost complete display, clocking a screen-to-body ratio of 93.8 percent. This is one of the highest screen-to-body ratios we’ve ever seen.
This phone flies, packing Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 chipset, runs ColorOS 5.1 operating system (based on Android 8.1 Oreo), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, and a 3,730mAh battery.
Here are the Oppo Find X key specifications…
|Display||6.42 inches AMOLED 2,340 x 1,080 resolution
(19.5:9 aspect ratio)
|OS||ColorOS 5.1 (based on Android 8.1 Oreo)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, Octa-core, up to 2.8Ghz|
|Storage||256GB ROM + 8GB RAM|
|Camera||16MP + 20MP Rear/16MP + 25MP Front (With LED light)|
|Price||€999 (approx. N410,000 – N420,000 naira)|
3. Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 (93.4% StB)
Xiaomi phone with full-screen display
Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 is the Xiaomi smartphone with the largest screen to body ratio. It has its front camera hidden behind the touchscreen, and it bears the smartphone’s dual front camera. This display’s panel is the Samsung-produced AMOLED screen of 6.4 inches working with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The Mi Mix 3 smartphone’s display sports 93.4% screen-to-body ratio.
This device is powered by Octa-core 2.8GHz Kryo Processor and runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie. It comes in two RAM and storage models – 128GB / 256GB ROM / 516GB and 6GB / 8GB / 10GB RAM and a 3200mAh battery.. Click here to check the full features and specifications of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3.
Here are the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 key specifications…
|Display||6.4-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie (MIUI 10)|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.8GHz Kryo Processor|
|Storage||128/256/512GB ROM + 6/8/10GB RAM|
|Camera||Dual 12MP + 12 MP rear camera (Dual-LED flash) + 24MP + 2MP front camera|
|Price||N200,000 – N250,000|
4. Huawei Honor Magic 2 (91.5% StB)
Huawei phone with full-screen display
Honor Magic 2 carries a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen as its display. This display fashions out its crispness through 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution as well as 403PPI density, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and approximately 91.5 percent screen-to-body ratio.
This device is powered by Octa-core 2.6GHz Kirin Processor and runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie. It comes in two RAM and storage models – 128GB / 256GB ROM and 6GB / 8GB RAM. Click here to check the full features and specifications of the Honor Magic 2.
Here are the Huawei Honor Magic 2 key specifications…
|Display||6.39-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2340 pixels|
|OS||Android 9.0 Pie (Magic UI 2.0)|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.6GHz Kirin Processor|
|Storage||128GB / 256GB ROM + 6GB / 8GB RAM|
|Camera||16MP + 16MP + 24MP Rear/16MP + 2MP + 2MP Front (With LED light)|
|Price||N100,000 – N150,000 naira in Nigeria|
5. Vivo Nex (91.24% StB)
Vivo phone with full-screen display
The Vivo Nex features a gigantic 6.59-inch Super AMOLED display. The bezels are tiny on all sides, including the bottom. The Nex is eschewing the thick-chin-and-notch trend, allowing for a stunning 91.24 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The screen is Full HD+ (2316 x 1080 pixels), resulting in a tall 19.3:9 aspect ratio. Screen density is a relatively low 338 ppi, but thanks to the large screen, it shouldn’t be a huge issue.
This phone packs Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 845 chipset, runs Funtouch OS with Jovi (based on Android 8.1 Oreo), 8GB of RAM, 256GB of internal storage, and a 4000mAh battery.
Here are the Vivo Nex key specifications…
|Display||6.59-inch Super AMOLED display (2316 x 1080 pixels)|
|OS||Funtouch OS with Jovi (based on Android 8.1 Oreo)|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz 360 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 360 Silver)|
|Storage||128GB/256GB ROM + 8GB RAM|
|Camera||12MP + 5MP Rear/Motorised 8MP Front (With LED light)|
|Price||128GB: $700 (~N250k – 255k naira) | 256GB $750 (~N280k – N285k naira)|
There you go, those are the top smartphones with full-screen display, specs, features, prices and where to buy in Nigeria.
But then… The big question is this:
Can a smartphone ever reach that 100 percent screen-to-body ratio mark? Well, sooner or later phone manufacturers will certainly answer that question — they’ve got to make their products stand out somehow.
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