When the big phablets become popular, we find that the screen-to-body ratio is one of the main elements to make a smartphone display look unique and beautiful, the bigger the screen-to-body ratio is, the more beautiful a phone looks. Then a black technology called bezel-less edge-to-edge display comes into the smartphone design and manufacturing industries, and more and more phone makers release bezel-less phones to draw users’ attention. To save your time to find the bezel-less smartphones in the world, we would like to list the top 8 bezel-less phones and we will update and add more upcoming bezel-less smartphones released in the future. If you have found there are some bezel-less phones we didn’t add to the top bezelless smartphones list, please inform us. Now let’s start the top 8 smartphone list from Nubia Z9, which is the world’s first bezel-less phone.
Released in 2015, Nubia Z9 uses a creative black technology called bezel-less display firstly in the smartphone industry. The Nubia Z9 is a bezel-less smartphone featuring a 5.0-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels at a PPI of 424. Nubia Z9 is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The ZTE Nubia Z9 packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front shooter. The ZTE Nubia Z9 is a dual SIM smartphone that accepts two Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G, 4G.
Nubia Z11 Mini
Nubia Z11 Mini is an upcoming bezelless smartphone that will be released on April 19, 2016 in Beijing, China. The bezel-less phone hasn’t been launched but according to the images leaked from TENNA, Nubia Z11 Mini will have a bezel-less edge-to-edge display like Nubia Z9. And it is rumored that the Nubia Z11 Mini will come with 5.0-inch Full HD touch screen of 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution display and an octa core processor that might be Qualcomm Snapdragon 616. Nubia Z11 Mini can be counted as a big storage smartphone of 2016 with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. The primary camera might be up to 16MP, along with an 8MP front shooter for selfie. The Nubia Z11 Mini is rumored to be powered by a 2750mAh battery and is running Android 5.1.1 mobile OS. Besides the basic specifications, Nubia Z11 Mini is said to improve a lot in display and additional functions. The touch screen of Nubia Z11 Mini uses 2.5D arc technology and the bezel-less phone will pack a fingerprint scanner on the rear.
Elephone P9000 Edge
Elephone P9000 Edge is a bezel-less phone from China-based phone maker Elephone, which has a good reputation in Europe regions with its online promotion. This bezel-less smartphone has not yet launched, only with a confirmation that will be released in 2016 on the phone maker’s January event when the Elephone P9000 was released. Elephone P9000 Edge comes with a 2.0GHz octa core MediaTek MT6755 processor and 4GB of ROM and 32GB of internal storage. This bezel-less phone features a 5.5-inch FHD screen with LG LTPS technology and it is said that in-cell full lamination will be used for this bezelless smartphone’s touch screen. Elephone P9000 Edge packs a 21-megapixels camera with Sony IMX230 sensor with Phase Difference Auto Focus (PDAF) function, and Laser Auto Focus and a double-LED flash.
Another upcoming bezel-less phone from Elephone is the Elephone S3, which has a beautiful design with metal Unibody. Elephone S3 is powered with a quad core processor from MediaTek, MT6735. This bezelless smartphone features a 5.2 inches IPS capacitive FHD touchscreen of 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution display and edge-to-edge display with 2.5D Arc technology and Corning Gorilla Glass for protection. The basic Elephone S3 version has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, and the advanced edition Elephone S3 has a bigger RAM of 3GB and the same internal storage of 16GB. Both versions of this bezel-less phone have a 13MP primary camera and 5MP front shooter camera.
OPPO R7 is another bezelless smartphone featuring a 5.0-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 441 pixels per inch. The OPPO R7 is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor and comes with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory. As far as the cameras are concerned, the OPPO R7 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and an 8-megapixel front camera.
Just after Elephone announced that there would be a bezel-less Elephone P9000 Edge, another Chinese phone maker Ulefone following Elephone’s step to announce their 2016 upcoming bezelless smartphone – Ulefone Future. It is said the Ulefone Future bezel-less smartphone is a Helio P10 smartphone with MT6755 2GHz octa core processor. This bezelless smartphone features a 5.5-inch touch screen with metal Unibody and right-side fingerprint sensor. The Ulefone Future packs a 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. The primary 20 mega-pixel camera is rumored to use Sony IMX230 sensor and the Ulefone Future bezelless smartphone is going to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
LeEco Le 2
LeEco Le is an upcoming bezel-less phone that will be released in near future, but the major specifications have been leaked on TENNA. It is said the LeEco Le 2 bezelless smartphone will be powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, along with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. This bezelless phone features a 5.5-inch touch screen of 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution display. LeEco Le 2 packs a 16MP primary camera on the rear and an 8MP front shooter for selfie.
It is said the former king of the phone Nokia will return back to smartphone industry with a new bezel-less phone – Nokia Swan, which is rumored to have a bigger screen-to-body ratio than most of the bezelless phones. Nokia Swan features a 5.5 inch touch screen, where includes only a microphone and other area of the touch screen is display area. And it is rumored that Nokia Swan will run Android 7, an unreleased and upcoming new Android mobile OS will be announced on Google’s I/O developer event.