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Top 5 best notch-less Smartphones
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Top 5 best notch-less Smartphones

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In the recent year, a lot of smartphones companies are adapting to the latest iPhone design (notch)  but the reality is most users dislike the design for some reasons or the other. If you’re one of them of notch haters, the good news is that there are still quite a few flagships out there without a notch but the notch design is taking rapid steps into the market. Cut the story short, here are the best phones without a notch below.

 

 

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

First, on the list of best notch-less Smartphones is the beast itself The Galaxy Note 9. A notch-less display smartphone with a great curved display which was released August 24, 2018. The device comes with 6.4 inches and the curved Super AMOLED panel offers a QHD+ resolution with 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of the most powerful smartphones available, with-one terabyte storage, Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset along with 6 or 8GB of RAM. It also has a great dual-camera setup on the back, an iris scanner, and water and dust resistance. One special feature it has again is the S Pen, really makes the phone special among the rest.

The only issue with The beast is the price. The Samsung Note 9 is costly, the version with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage cost at least $1,000, while the 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage goes for at least $1,250 and it is expandable to 512GB giving it a storage of One terabyte.

 

Specs

  • 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with 2,960 x 1,440 resolution, 516ppi
  • Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset — depending on the region
  • 6/8GB of RAM
  • 128/512GB of onboard storage, expandable up to 512GB
  • Dual 12MP rear cameras, 8MP front camera
  • Non-removable 4,000mAh battery
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8mm, 201g

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus

The Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus takes the next spot on my list of best notch-less Smartphones with curved displays and sexy body look comes from the same company as the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. They are both powered with the latest and great Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset, an iris scanner, and a fingerprint scanner located below the camera Like the Note 9.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is sported with a 5.8-inch display, while theGalaxy S9 Plus measures 6.2 inches making the display less to the Note 9. Both smartphones use Super AMOLED technology, with a QHD+ resolution and an 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The major difference between the flagship devices is the camera, battery, and RAM. The Plus model has a Dual-camera setup at the rear spot with 6GB of RAM and a 3,500mAh battery while The Samsung Galaxy S9 is sported with a single primary shooter, 4GB of RAM, and a 3000mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy S9 sells at a price of $619 and the Plus version for $749 on Amazon. These smartphones are one of the best phones with without notch display.

 

Specs

Samsung Galaxy S9

  • 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 2,960 x 1,440 resolution, 570ppi
  • Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset — depending on the region
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of onboard storage, microSD expansion up to 400GB
  • 12MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,000mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5mm, 163g

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with 2,960 x 1,440 resolution, 529ppi
  • Snapdragon 845 or Exynos 9810 chipset — depending on the region
  • 6GB of RAM
  • 64GB of onboard storage, expandable up to 400GB
  • Dual 12MP cameras, 8MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,500mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 158.1 x 73.8 x 8.5mm, 189g

Google Pixel 2 XL

With a lot of android companies adapting to the notch feature the Google Pixel 2 XL still found its way out of Google companies to retain the full display feature with a large 6.0-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner making it one of the best notch-less Smartphones. The Google Pixel 2 XL sported with minimalistic metal and glass design and dual front-facing speakers, packing the Snapdragon 835 chipset and 4GB of RAM. They are currently one of the best smartphones out there with good benchmark and handle multi-task you throw at it with ease. It also has protection against water and dust.

The Pixel 2 XL comes in 64 and 128GB variants, but it doesn’t support expandable storage like the Note 9. It also doesn’t have a headphone jack like the S9. You can get it from Google’s website for $850 (64GB) or $950 (128GB).

Specs

  • 6.0-inch P-OLED display with 2,880 x 1,440 resolution, 538ppi
  • Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64/128GB of onboard storage, not expandable
  • 12.2MP rear camera, 8MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,520mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 157.9 x 76.7 x 7.9mm, 175g

 

 

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S

Here comes the rapidly growing Chinese company with a lot of notch devices like the Xiaomi Redmi 6 pro, Xiaomi Mi 8 and many more but lucky for Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S it comes out of the company with a 6.0-inch Full HD+ display with a dual-camera setup on the back. When it comes to performance Xiaomi device are really awesome, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S base model comes with 6GB of RAM and either 64 or 128GB of onboard storage while the other version comes with 8GB RAM edition with a whopping 256GB of storage.

You can the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S from GearBest, which is currently selling it for $560.

Specs

  • 6.0-inch IPS LCD display with 2,160 x 1,080 resolution, 403ppi
  • Snapdragon 845 chipset
  • 6/8GB of RAM
  • 64/128/256GB of onboard storage, not expandable
  • 20 and 12MP rear cameras, 5MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,400mAh battery
  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 150.9 x 74.9 x 8.1mm, 191g

Sony Xperia XZ3

Here goes another device worthy of being on my list of best notch-less Smartphones.

In a world full of notches and similar tweaks to the full-screen experience, the sony company still stick to the full display smartphones. The Xperia XZ3 is sported with a 6-inch OLED display that’s slightly curved on the sides like the Samsung Galaxy series with Snapdragon 845 chipset, and 4GB of RAM.

The Sony Xperia XZ3 runs Android 9.0 Pie and sticking with a single camera lens on the rear with dual front-facing speakers, and supports wireless charging.

The Sony Xperia XZ3 will go on sale on October 17 for the outrageous price of $899. Sony is throwing in the Xperia Ear Duo wireless headset for free, which retail for $280.

Specs

  • 6.0-inch OLED display with 2,880 x 1,440 resolution, 537ppi
  • Snapdragon 845 chipset
  • 4GB of RAM
  • 64GB of onboard storage, expandable up to 512GB
  • 19MP rear camera, 13MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,300mAh battery
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • 156.7 x 74.2 x 9.4mm, 186g

If you’re not a fan of the notch design, these are the selected few for your best options. In conclusion, there are plenty of other  best notch-less Smartphones out there.

Aluko Ibukun A twenty-something web designer / social media manager / Graphics designer based majorly on tech news and gadgets update. Passionate about web design, HTML/CSS, beautifying things and internet marketing. Follow me on Instagram @ ajgrafiz

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