2019 is fortunate to be a year that sees more and more smartphones having a larger screen to body aspect ratios. Take note of the smartphone that takes the number one position. Especially in the month of September, we see new smartphones added every week!
In this write-up, we are going to examine the top smartphones with the highest screen to body ratios.
- Oppo Find X
- Vivo NEX S
- Vivo V9
- Apple iPhone XS Max
- Apple IPhone XS Plus
- Apple iPhone X
- Apple iPhone XS
- Huawei Mate 30 Lite
- One plus 6
- Xiaomi MI 8 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Note 10
- Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
- Samsung Galaxy S9
- Samsung Galaxy Note 9
- Samsung Galaxy Note 8
- Asus Zenfone 5z
- Xiaomi Mi A3
- Xiaomi Mi Mix 2
- Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
- LG G7 ThinQ
- Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha
- Essential PH-1
Oppo Find X
Find X smartphone comes at the top of our list because till date, it is the smartphone that has the highest screen to body ratio of 87.0 percent. Oppo Find X mobile features a large 6.4 AMOLED inches screen of 1080 x 2340 resolutions. It is an Android v8.1 Oreo driven device announced in the month of June 2018.
It is powered by Snapdragon 845 chipset, telling us that this is one of the most powerful handsets ever made when it comes to performance. It boasts 20 MP Primary camera with autofocus capabilities.
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Vivo NEX S
The Vivo management has a concept of a very unique smartphone that will take the world by storm through its screen to body ratio. The company revealed a few months ago that the smartphone will have about 93 percent screen to body ratio. However, they say that it is just a concept for now.
However, the company has one smartphone that deserves to be mentioned when it comes to screen to body ratio. It is Vivo NEX S, a device released in the month of June 2018. The display size is a huge 6.59 inches. The display type is Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen to body ratio is 86 percent.
Salient features include the Android 8.1 Oreo software on which it operates, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, and Adreno 630 GPU, among other features.
Vivo also takes the next spot with Vivo V9 smartphone. This device was released in the month of April 2018. The display screen is 6.3 inches large. The display type is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen to body ratio of Vivo V9 is 85.2 percent, and it has 400 ppi density.
Worthy of mention is the Operating System, which is Android 8.1 Oreo. But the chipset is a bit lower than expected. It is Qualcomm Snapdragon 626. However, that’s not bad at all. What it loses here, it makes up in other areas such as the selfie camera. The camera comes in 24 MP shooter with amazing features.
Apple iPhone XS Max
Apple iPhone XS Max smartphone was released in the month of September 2018. Like its brother, the iPhone XS, it has a screen to body ratio of 84.4 percent. Its display screen size is 6.5 inches of Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The resolution is 1242 x 2688, which is one of the highest found in a mobile smartphone.
Although this device has no microSD card slot, it packs a whopping 4GB RAM into three variants; 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB. There’s nothing special for the camera department, as the smartphone came with 12 MP by 12 MP dual cameras but you can be assured that the shooters are able to produce good quality photos.
Apple IPhone XS Plus
September 2019 is also a blessed month in which we expect some good phones to launch and when we talk about phones, we’ve got Apple iPhone XS Plus on the line up for that same month. This phone as we all know will be coming on Apple’s own unique chipset and the display section and storage will have the stamp of Apple on them. Let’s take a look at the full specification of this smartphone.
Apple iPhone X
iPhone X Key Specs & Features
- 8-inch Super AMOLED Display, 1125 x 2436 pixels (458 ppi)
- Apple A11 Bionic Chipset with 2GB RAM
- iOS 11
- Water Resistant & Dustproof
- 64GB, or 256GB Built-in Storage
- Dual 12MP Rear Camera and 7MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE (up to 1024 Mbps download)
- Face Scanner (Face ID)
- Fast Charging and Wireless Charging support
The iPhone X is to be a model that breaks the sameness in the line of design that Apple has been following until now. In the same trend of gadgets as Xiaomi Mi Mix and Samsung Galaxy S8, the new model of Apple has a gigantic display, which occupies the entire front space.
Apple iPhone XS
iPhone XS smartphone is seen as an all-screen design mobile smartphone available today. The Apple iPhone XS was announced and released in the month of September 2018. Its display screen is Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of 16 million colors. It has a resolution of 1125 x 2436 and 458 ppi density. The screen to body ratio of this device is 84.4 percent; it is the same as the iPhone x screen to body ratio.
The operating system on which it runs is iOS 12 operating system software with Hexa-core CPU and Apple GPU. The main camera found herein is a dual 12 MP camera which is fortified with excellent features. for the battery life, the endurance rating of 72 hours.
The Huawei Mate 30 Lite is the affordable version of the Huawei Mate 30 series. The phone is coming with similar features as the original and it will make a good choice to those that will love to upgrade to the latest Mate 30 but don’t have enough cash to spend. It also has a good RAM with generous inbuilt storage and a large screen display size.
One plus 6
Oneplus 6 smartphones were released in the month of May 2018 and is made of Corning Gorilla Glass 5. It has 6.28 inches screen, made of Optic AMOLED display of 1080 x 2280 pixels in resolutions. It has 402 ppi density. But the screen to body ratio is 83.8.
More special features of the device are its Android 8.1 Oreo software and the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, which ensures it is able to operate very fast. In the camera department, we find dual cameras of 16 MP and 20 MP shooters in the main department.
Xiaomi MI 8 Pro
Xiaomi MI 8 was announced and released in the month of September 2018. It is a 6.21-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen mobile phone. The screen to body ratio found here is 83.8 percent.
Special features of this smartphone are the software, which is Android 8.1 Oreo, and the chipset which is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845. This device has no microSD card slot. But its main cameras are dual in nature. These are 12 MP plus 12 MP shooters but they come with enviable features such as dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama.
Samsung Galaxy Note 10
The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is the new and most wanted smartphone of 2019.
The device was officially announced by the South Korea company. It comes with a beautiful and premium body design and it’s available in multiple colors.
Galaxy Note 10 Key Specs And Features
- Display – 6.3 inches, 1080 x 2280 pixels, and 402 PPI
- Operating System – Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor – Exynos 9825 (7 nm)
- Memory – 8GB RAM and 256GB inbuilt storage
- Camera – 12 MP + 12 MP + 16 MP Rear and 10 MP front camera
- Battery – 3500 mAh Nonremovable
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is the first smartphone from the S series to come with a dual rear camera. It was long overdue, the company had to include the feature in the Galaxy S9 Plus. The smartphone is the bigger version of the Galaxy S9, coming with bigger RAM space, internal storage space and battery. Galaxy S9 Plus will be available for sale after the Mobile World Congress for $999, the same price tag with Apple’s iPhone X.
Samsung Galaxy S9
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is undoubtedly the most talked about smartphone this first quarter of 2018. With the photographs of the device officially released yesterday, showing how beautiful the Galaxy S9 is. The Galaxy S9 from Samsung will officially be available for sale for $899 in March after the Mobile World Congress. One of the highlights of the device is the 12MP rear camera with f/1.5 aperture. There’s been lots of hype around this device.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 device was released in the month of August 2018. The special features of the device are about the Corning Gorilla Glass 5, its aluminum body and frame. The display type is Super AMOLED, something common to Samsung phones. It comes in 6.4 inches screen of 1440 x 2960 resolution, with 516 ppi density. The screen to body ratio of Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is 83.4 percent.
It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is powered by Snapdragon 845. The camera department has as the primary shooter, dual 12 MP plus 12 MP cameras. In short, that device boasts some of the most outstanding features in the mobile handset world.
Putting behind it the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco that occurred last year in one of the biggest scandals in smartphone explosion history, Samsung Mobile has launched the 2017 iteration of its Samsung Galaxy Note series of wide-screened flagship smartphones with stunning designs and stylus pen, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. We at TechReen were sad when the Note 7 started imitating fireworks right in the hands and properties of its users, and we are happy that a consolation is here.
Asus Zenfone 5z
Asus Zenfone 5z mobile phone was released in June 2018. It arrived as a 6.2 inches screen display device of 1080 x 2246 pixels. The display type is IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, having 402 ppi density. The screen to body ratio in this smartphone is 83.6 percent.
Some other good features of the smartphone are the Android 8.1 Oreo software and the hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. These help the device to perform at an optimum rate. Add to that, the reasonable camera component of 12 MP as the main camera. The shooter has good features such as dual-tone flash, HDR, and Panorama.
Xiaomi Mi A3
Xiaomi Mi A3 is the Chinese company’s new Android One smartphone, so no MIUI and a more familiar Android interface. We saw it briefly in our preview a few days ago, between light and shadow, and a technical sheet that leaves room for some doubt. On all heads, the resolution of the display is only an HD + and the absence of the NFC chip for contactless payments, two compromises that are difficult to digest, at first sight, especially considering the list price set at 229 dollars.
Huawei Mate RS Porsche Design
Mate RS smartphone was released in April 2018. It came as a Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen mobile phone. The display size is 6 inches with 1440 x 1880 pixels of 538 ppi density, therefore, the screen to body ratio for this device is 83.5 percent.
The smartphone runs on Android 8.1 Oreo software and it is also empowered by Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset, which delivers top speed while the device is in use. Worthy of mention is the main camera which 40 MP plus 20 MP dual cameras in the main department. In fact, it is one area that attracts fans to buy the device.
LG G7 ThinQ
LG G7 ThinQ is the all-new LG G7 with AI features and impressive performance. The 128GB version of the device will also be known as LG G7 Plus in some countries. The G7 ThinQ sports the trending notch display we’ve seen on most flagships.
Internally, it houses the powerful Snapdragon 845 chip from Qualcomm with a powerful octa-core processor. There’s also a 128GB storage and 6GB RAM version for heavy users. This is also the first smartphone with a Google Assistant hardware button. Without further ado, meet the LG G7 ThinQ.
Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha is one of the best and most flagship smartphones of all time. The device is coming from the Mi family which has always been the category of flagship device from the company. The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha comes with a curved display bringing another new generation of features to the smartphone world.
Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha Key Specs And Features
- Display – 7.92 inches, 2088 x 2250 pixels, and 388 PPI
- Processor – Qualcomm SDM855 Snapdragon 855+
- Operating System – Android 10
- Memory – 12GB RAM and 512GB inbuilt storage
- Camera – 108 MP + 12 MP + 20 MP Rear
- Battery – 4050 mAh Nonremovable
As every individual year has a particular impact and trend they introduce to the smartphone scene, the year 2017 wasn’t left out of the norm. This year saw our smartphones go super smart; smarter than we never thought they would be. Also, the smartphone’s aesthetics became super impressive.
One of the contributing features of smartphone beauty was the trimming down (or elimination) of the redundant bezels (read – frame) around our smartphone display, giving our phones sleek looks and likewise, a slim feel.
That’s it! Take note that all the phones we briefly outlined here are manufactured in 2021. Some of them date back to the early parts of 2018, while most of them are released just recently. It tells us just how far the smartphone companies are ready to go in a bid to bring about innovation.
We believe that some other high screen to body ratio smartphones will definitely enter the smartphone market as 2018 comes to an end. We are even anticipating that Vivo will soon make the concept about the 93 percent screen to body ratio smartphone a reality before 2018 is gone.
For now, check out the list above again if one of the most important things you check before buying a mobile phone is the screen to body ratio. Finally, if you have found one or more smartphones that deserve to be in the list above but is absent, please leave a comment below and we will respond.