One of the trends in smartphones in 2017 was the 18:9 displays. Samsung launched the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus with 18:9 displays in the first half of 2017 and we saw a lot of smartphones in the mid-range and also in budget segment sporting the 18:9 displays. 18:9 aspect ratio display or full view displays gives users more screen space in compact form factor. Here is a list of best smartphones with 18:9 displays below Rs 25,000 in India.
We are listing the smartphones based on the price.
1. InFocus Vision 3:
InFocus Vision 3 is currently the cheapest smartphone in India with an 18:9 display and it has a 5.7-inch HD+ resolution display and is powered by MediaTek 6737 Quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. It has a dual camera set up with 13MP and 5MP combination and an 8MP front camera. It also packs a 4000mAh battery and Android Nougat out of the box. The phone is priced Rs 6,999 and available on Amazon.
2. Micromax Canvas Infinity:
Micromax Canvas Infinity is probably the first smartphone with 18:9 display below Rs 10000 in India and it comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ resolution display. The phone is powered by Snapdragon 425 Quad-core processor with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage and has Android 7.1.2 Nougat out of the box. It sports a 13MP rear camera with F/2.0 and LED flash and a front 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 and front-facing flash. There is also a 2900mAh battery included.
3. Honor 7X:
Honor 7X is the latest entrant to the 18:9 display and features a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display and is powered by Kirin 659 Octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and comes in both 32GB and 64GB variants. It packs a 16MP + 2MP dual camera and an 8MP front camera. The phone runs on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.1 out of the box and has a 3340mAh battery. The phone is one of the best in terms of camera department in the price segment.
4 Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro:
Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro is an upgraded variant of Canvas Infinity and comes with 5.7 inch HD+ display and is powered by Snapdragon 430 Octa core processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It packs a dual 20MP + 8MP selfie camera and a 16MP rear camera. It packs a 3000mAh battery and is priced Rs 13,999 and available exclusively on Flipkart.
4. LG Q6:
LG Q6 is probably the first smartphone with 18:9 display below Rs 20000 in India and has a 5.5 inch Full HD+ resolution display and is powered by Snapdragon 435 Octa core processor with 3GB RAM. It also packs 32GB storage along with 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. The phone has 3000mAh battery and currently available for Rs 13,999.
5. Gionee M7 Power:
Gionee M7 Power is the latest smartphone from Gionee with 18:9 display and it comes with 6.0-inch HD+ resolution display and is powered by Snapdragon 435 Octa-core processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It has a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP selfie camera and has Android 7.1 with Amigo UI. The phone also packs a massive 5000mAh battery. The device is priced Rs 16,999.
6. Honor 9i:
Honor 9i is the first smartphone with 18:9 display and 4 cameras. It comes with a 5.99 inch Full HD+ resolution display and is powered by Kirin 659 Octa core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. It packs a 16MP + 2MP dual camera and 13MP+ 2MP front camera. The phone runs on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.1 out of the box and has a 3340mAh battery. It is priced Rs 17,999.
7. Vivo V7/ V7+:
The Vivo V7 and V7+ are quite similar except for the display size. While the V7 has 5.7-inch HD+ display, the V7+ comes with 5.99-inch HD+ display and both the phones are powered by Snapdragon 450 Octa-core processor with 4GB RAM. The V7 has 32GB storage while the V7+ packs 64GB storage. The phones come with a 16MP rear camera and 24 selfie camera. The Vivo V7+ is priced Rs 21,990 while V7 comes for Rs 18,990.
8. Oppo F5:
Oppo F5 is the first smartphone from the company with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The device sports a 6-inch Full HD+ display and is powered by MediaTek MT6763T Octa-core processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. The highlight of the phone is the 20MP selfie camera with AI beauty technology which Oppo claims to be the first in the world. It has a 16MP rear camera and 3200mAh battery. The phone comes with Android 7.1 along with Color OS. The device is priced Rs 19,999.
So which is your favorite pick from the list?