Xiaomi mobiles has recently launched the Mi Mix smartphone in China alongside the Mi Note 2. The highlight of the Mi Mix smartphone is its bezel-less design which makes the device look magnificent. The latest mobile doesn’t include any bezel on three sides of the display. Another Chinese smartphone maker, Meizu is also rumored to launch a bezel-less smartphone which is said to be the direct competitor for Xiaomi Mi Mix and is expected to be launched on December 24, 2016.
In this roundup, we’ll take a glimpse at the top bezel-less smartphones in 2016 from which some are already available now, while others are set to be released soon or still trending in the rumor mill. Here’re the top 5 bezel-less smartphones…
Top Bezel-less Smartphones in 2016
The Xiaomi Mi Mix smartphone went on sale in China and the interesting part of the smartphone is that the smartphone had sold out entirely in just 10 seconds on its first flash sale. The latest mobile features a ceramic body structure. The display of the smartphone looks stunning with its 6.4-inch display along with 17:9 aspect ratio. The noteworthy feature of the smartphone is its 91.3 percent screen-to-body ratio which is first of its kind.
Coming to the specifications, the Mi Mix smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 821 processor clocked at 2.35GHz. The smartphone is offered in two variants. i.e. a 4GB RAM + 128GB internal storage variant and a 6GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The cameras on the device include a 16MP sensor on the rear panel alongside an 8MP front-facing selfie shooter.
Meizu’s Bezel-less Smartphone
Meizu is rumored to launch a bezel-less smartphone which will go neck-to-neck with Xiaomi’s Mi Mix; hence it could come with similar design sets. The smartphone was first reported by BGR with a tagline ‘Something Unexpected is Coming’. The company has recently released their new flagship device called as Meizu Pro 6s, and now apparently working on a bezel-less device as well.
Based on the rumors, the upcoming mobile, Samsung Galaxy S8 could get featured with a bezel-less OLED display. Samsung display spokesperson has already stated that the company would roll out a smartphone featuring full-screen display whose screen-to-body ratio will reach more than 90 percent in next year.
The Samsung Galaxy S8 is expected to get released sometime in next year, most probably at MWC 2017.
This smartphone resembles the design as that of the Mi Mix. But, the Sharp Aquos Crystal Y2 smartphone comes in a smaller 5.2-inch screen size. The smartphone features an HD display. If this smartphone is compared with Mi Mix side-by-side, then there is no significant difference in both smartphones apart from the size.
The Sharp Aquos Crystal Y2 carries a mid-ranged specification with a Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor by Qualcomm. The device offers 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage on its board. The smartphone features an 8MP primary rear camera with a 2MP front-facing camera.
When it comes to bezel-less mobiles, the Nubia Z11 also comes in mind. The smartphone offers a 5.5-inch display covered with a 2.5D glass with no bezels on the sides.
Talking about the specifications of Nubia Z11, the smartphone comes with a Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor paired with 6GB of RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. The device has 128GB built-in storage which could go up to 200GB via microSD card. The handset has a 16MP primary rear camera alongside an 8MP selfie snapper.