Our Pick for Best Display Smartphones March 2018

Our Pick for Best Display Smartphones March 2018

The latest trend in the smartphone market is the displays. Today we list our picks for best display smartphones until March 2018. These smartphones have improved a lot on the display front with better and bigger panels with a higher screen to body ratio. Many new and upcoming smartphones come with an 18:9 aspect ratio display other than the conventional 16:9 displays in past.

Here is our pick for best display smartphones which you can buy now in March 2018. (click on the Phone name headings to jump directly to the affiliate links to buy directly, it will help us get little commission to run the blog).

# 1 Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus – The Sexiest Phone

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 plus are two beautifully crafted devices with excellent displays. With Super AMOLED Display with QHD+ and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. It is not only a beautiful device; it has enough power to rival any powerful device in the market. Powered by the latest Snapdragon 845 or alternative in the different market coupled with 4GB RAM and 64/128/256GB internal memory. It has one of the best cameras in the market with the new variable aperture camera.

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  • It is one of the best display smartphones in the market with a Super AMOLED QHD+ panel and an 18.5:9 display with a resolution of 1440x 2960 pixels
  • It has a super bright panel with high contrast and Always-On display
  • Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and alternatives in the different markets, coupled with 4GB RAM
  • Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 plus have the all-new revolutionary variable aperture 12MP camera with f/1.5 and f/2.4. The bigger brother S9 Plus comes with a dual camera setup with another 12MP f/2.4 lens for telephoto shots and depth effect. The cameras also come with dual OIS and super slow motion 960FPS video capture ability and [email protected] FPS
  • Both the devices look stunning with glass on the front and back having a corning gorilla glass 5 protection
  • It has an IP68 certification making it one of the best water and dustproof devices in the market
  • You even get SD Card support for expansion up to 400 GB
  • It supports all the greatest and latest technology in the smartphone market and sensors
  • You even get a USB Type-C charging port supporting fast charging
  • The best part is yet to come: it has a HEADPHONE jack. I know…it is considered a feature now a day worth mentioning

#2 Apple iPhone X- The Controversially Famous

Many argue about the notch, but iPhone X still remains one of the best display smartphones on the market. It is one of the brightest and best displays in the market. iPhone X comes with a Super AMOLED Retina Display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:5.

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  • It sports a stunning 5.8” HDR display with 2436×1125 pixels true tone display and 3D touch. It has one of the best screens to body ratio in any smartphones
  • Powered by the Apple’s own A11 Bionic chip coupled with 3GB RAM and two storage options of 64GB/256GB without any SD Card support
  • Powered by the super-efficient A11 bionic chip it can handle any power task without any issue with ease
  • The cameras on the iPhone X is amazing, to say the least, the dual 12MP camera can take some of the best images on a smartphone. Supported by OIS and quad-led flash and a telephoto lens, it can take great depth sensing images
  • It is IP 67 certified as dust and water resistant
  • iPhone X comes with super fast charging and wireless charging capabilities
  • The new face unlock feature adds to the biometric security layers on a smartphone

#3 Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – The Creators Best friend

Another from the Samsung’s line up of sexy smartphones, Note 8 is the successor to the infamous Note 7 which blasted off Samsung’s sales last year. Note 8 is one hell of a smartphone with powerful specs and sleek design. It has to be one of the best display smartphones in the market with the super tall display, thin bezels, Super AMOLED, super bright and vibrant.

Samsung galaxy note 8

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  • 6.3” Super AMOLED Display with a pixel density of 521 ppi, thanks to the 1440×2960 resolution. Bearing the similarities with the S9, it comes with Samsung’s Infinity Display with an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. The screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5
  • It is powered by the Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor and equivalent in the different countries
  • Coupled with 6GB RAM it can riff off most heavy and intense tasks with no jitters or lag
  • With the S-Pen it is one of the most creative people friendly device in the market for added functionality
  • Comes in three storage variants of 64/128/256 GB, with an option to add an SD-Card up to 256GB
  • It has a dual camera setup at the back with two 12MP sensors, one being a f/1.7 another being f/2.4. Pictures from this camera look stunning with a great level of details and sharpness. Thanks to the wide open aperture it can take super shots even under low light

#4 OnePlus 5T- The Best Value Beast

OnePlus 5 made record sales in India and worldwide for being of the top-selling flagship grade smartphone. OnePlus 5T, the revamped designed and OnePlus value for money makes it one of the best value devices in the market for looks and raw power. The new 18:9 has made it a worthy competitor in the list of best display smartphones currently in the market.

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  • Comes with a 6.01” Optic AMOLED Display bearing an aspect ratio of 18:9 and pixel density of 401 ppi. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 5
  • Powered by the Snapdragon 835 coupled with 6GB or 8GB of RAM it can rival any flagship straight
  • With the best price to performance, OnePlus 5T hands down is the best device for people looking for flagship grade performance and look at half the price of other flagships
  • Addition of new features the Facial Unlock coupled with the Stock Android makes it a very pleasing device to use
  • It comes with one of the fastest charging technologies Dash Charging that can very quickly boost the 3300 mAh battery to last you a full day in an hour
  • The dual camera setup on the OnePlus 5T is impressive and performs great. It comes with a 16MP f/1.7 and a 20MP f/1.7 with 4K recording abilities

#5 Huawei Mate 10 Pro- The New Excitement

Huawei has come to the bezel-less scene with its new line of smartphones that are very competitively priced with great displays. The newly launched Huawei Mate 10 Pro with its thin bezel and overall powerful specs is an exciting device on our list. It has all the great things about being a worthy entrant on our list of best display smartphones.

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  • 6” AMOLED display with thin bezels and an aspect ratio of 18:9 is a great display with a pixel density of 402 ppi
  • Powered by the top of the line Huawei’s Hisilicon Kirin 970 coupled with 6GB or 4GB RAM makes for very decent specs
  • It is IP 67 certified
  • Comes with a dual camera setup of a 12MP f/1.6 and a 20MP Leica Lens with laser autofocus and 4K recording capability
  • Type C USB port and fast charging abilities

#6 Samsung Galaxy A8+ – The Midrange Samsung Style Statement

Samsung launched the Galaxy A8+ with Super AMOLED display with 18.5:9 aspect ratio, similar to the S9 and Note 8. The display is gorgeous and priced very competitively to provide the Samsung Infinity Display style statement on a lower budget. It has earned its place on our list for being one of the best display smartphones in the market.

Samsung Galaxy A8 Plus colors

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  • It comes with a 6” Super AMOLED display bearing a pixel density of 411 ppi. The display is nothing short of the quality of the higher end Galaxy S9. Though it is Full HD panel and not a QHD+ like the S9, it looks super sharp
  • Powered by the Exynos 7885 processor coupled with 4GB or 6GB RAM
  • It is IP 68 certified, making is water and dustproof
  • You even get a dedicated SD Card slot for expansion up to 256GB
  • There is a single camera on the device which is a 16MP f/ 1.7 optics
  • Come with a Type C connector for charging

#8 Honor 7X: A complete budget smartphone

Honor 7x is one of the best budget category smartphones that does not skimp on quality hardware. It comes with an 18:9 Full View display which offers sharp colors and a fairly bright screen. Battery life is great on this phone considering the device is physically so sleek.

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  • Comes with a 5.9-inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio for an impressive experience on the device. The screen is bright, vibrant and sharp thanks to the Full HD+ panel. It offers great colors and viewing angle for a budget device
  • Powered by the Kirin 659 processor coupled with 3GB RAM it can handle any task thrown at it with ease
  • It comes with a dual camera setup at the back with a 16MP+2MP lens with Portrait mode for those beautifully blurred backgrounds
  • The battery life on this device is amazing providing for over a day’s usage on a single charge

#9 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2- The Trend Setter

Xiaomi Mi Mix was the device which actually brought the bezel-less craze among the users with its thin chins and impressive screen to body ratio. Mi Mix 2 is really a very pleasing device to hold in your hands. The top chins are the thinnest in a device with 18:9 display, making it an exciting option on our list for best display smartphones.

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  • Comes with an 18:9 display with an almost full-screen display on the front, thanks to the minimal bezels at the top and sides. It is a beautifully crafted smartphone with curved edges that seamlessly marries with the display glass providing a very immersive experience
  • The design is something unique with ultrasonic sensors and front camera placed at the bottom chin, other than the conventional top chin
  • It is one of the best-looking devices to hold in your hand, however, that makes it one of the most fragile devices too
  • The camera on this smartphone is a single lens 12MP with 4-axis OIS
  • It is powered by the Snapdragon 835 and coupled with 6GB of RAM, making it not just a piece of art but a powerful device in itself
  • Though it is not easily available worldwide, the price of this device is close to the OnePlus 5T and a worthy competition in terms of design and raw performance

#10 LG V30+: The Videographers Dream

LG with its V30 was late to the scene of flagships but is a really good looking powerful device. It comes with a QHD+ OLED display with 538ppi pixel density. The cameras on this phone are amazing and provide the pro controls over video shooting on the device.

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  • Comes with a 6.0” P-OLED display with QHD+ resolution and 537 ppi pixel density. It is HDR 10 complaint and provides for a very crisp display with 18:9 ratio for an immersive experience on the device. It is protected with Gorilla Glass 5 on both front and back
  • Powered by the Snapdragon 835 and coupled with 4GB RAM makes for a powerful device
  • The dual camera setup on the device bears a 16MP f/1.6 lens with OIS and a 13MP wide angle for wider shots. To aid in the shooting LG provide a full Pro mode with control over all the shooting aspects even in Video mode. It is among the only phones that provide a full pro control in video mode. One the best camera for video shooting with pro settings
  • Comes with a USB Type-c 3.1 for charging that supports fast charging 3.0

#11 Xiaomi Redmi Note 5- The Budget Beauty and the Beast

Xiaomi Redmi note 5 is the most awaited smartphone in the market for its superb value for money and great look. Xiaomi is known for its aggressive pricing especially with its Redmi series. Redmi note 5 is undoubtedly the best budget phone in the market not only for the performance but looks too.

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  • Comes with a 5.99” display with 2.5D curved glass for a seamless experience using the display. The display supports the new 18:9 ratio of resolution 1080×2160 pixels with a 403 ppi pixel density. The display is protected with a gorilla glass
  • It is powered by a Snapdragon 625 coupled with 3GB or 4GB RAM it is a beast of a performer with extreme performance and power to handle any task with ease
  • Redmi Note 5 comes with a 12MP camera at the back with 1.25µ lens for a better low light photography
  • The front camera is equipped with a selfie flash for great selfies in low light
  • It has one of the best-built quality in this segment
  • Comes with a 4000 mAh battery that can last for two days of regular usage

#12 LG G6- The Not So Popular

LG G6 was not a great success when launched for the price it was launched and the older generation specs. But it does not make it a device of the previous generation. It supports a QHD+ display with Dolby vision and other good things of a great screen.

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  • The LG G6 comes with a 5.7 inch Full Vision Display with an impressive pixel density of 564 ppi. The display is protected by a Gorilla Glass 3; it supports HDR 10 and Dolby vision for a better viewing experience
  • Powered by the Snapdragon 821, coupled with 4GB RAM makes it a stellar performer. Though the time it was launched the Snapdragon 821 was a generation old processor at that time
  • It is an IP 68 certified making it dust and waterproof
  • The cameras on the back is a dual camera setup bearing a 13MP f/1.8 lens with OIS and a 13MP wide angle lens
  • It comes with a Type C 3.1 USB connector and OTG support

#13 Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus- The Last Years Beast

Samsung Galaxy S8 plus still holds the place for being a great looking smartphone with very powerful specs. It still remains a great device with impressive specs and a gorgeous Infinity Display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.

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  • The Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a 6.2 inch Super AMOLED display bearing an impressive pixel density of 529ppi. The display supports HDR 10 with Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Powered by the Snapdragon 835 or the Exynos counterpart, couple with 4GB or 6GB RAM it can handle pretty much any task thrown at it with ease
  • The camera on the S8 Plus is a 12MP f/1.7 lens with dual pixel PDAF and OIS
  • It is IP 68 certified
  • A type C USB fast charging

#14 HTC U11+ – The Latest Competitor

HTC was late to catch up on the flagship trend of the year, when it finally did catch up it launched the new U11 + an improved U11. Though the phone comes with the new 18:9 display the bezels are not as thin as competitors like the Galaxy S9 or the OnePlus 5T. It has some gimmicks of its own, like the new squeeze feature for added functionality.

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  • The display on the device is a 6 inch Super LCD 6 QHD+ display with a pixel density of 537 ppi. It comes with a DCI-P3 wide color gamut for a wider range of color output. The display protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Powered by Snapdragon 835 coupled with 4GB or 6GB RAM, it can handle most tasks swiftly
  • The primary camera on the device is a 12MP f/1.7 sensor with dual-pixel PDAF, OIS and dual tone LED. You can record 4K videos on the device at 30 FPS
  • The device consists a 3930 mAh battery that can be charged using the USB Type-C 3.1 charging port

# 15 Essential Phone- The Bold New Entrant

The Essential Phone came to the scene with its smaller notch display and occupying more surface area with the screen on the front of the device. The Essential Phone has the highest screen to body ratio on any smartphone making it one of the best devices with most screen area on a device.

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  • The essential phone comes with a 5.7 inch LTPS IPS LCD screen with a pixel density of 504 ppi. The display is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. It has an impressive screen to body ratio of 84.9% of the front surface
  • Powered by Snapdragon 835 coupled with 4GB RAM and 128GB of internal memory it is a pretty powerful phone in its own
  • The camera on this phone is a 13MP f/1.9 lens with laser autofocus
  • The design is not like any other device currently in the market, the little notch in the middle of the display houses the front camera and sensor
  • It is one of its kind smartphone that seems promising
  • You also get snap-on accessories with the device like a 360o camera, etc

# 16 Honor 9i: The Quad Camera Beauty

The Honor 9i is an exciting device that comes with 4 cameras, two at the back and two in the front making it a device of its kind. However, the display on this device is top notch with excellent sharpness and viewing angles.

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  • Honor 9i comes with a 5.9 inch, 18:9 Full HD+ display with a resolution of 2160×1080. The screen is very sharp and has great viewing angles
  • It is powered by the Kirin 659 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM
  • The dual cameras at the back are a 16MP and 2MP, whereas the front dual cameras are 13MP and 2MP. You can shoot Full HD videos using both the front and the back cameras. Honor 9i comes with tons of shooting modes for you to maximize the potential of the lenses
  • Comes with a 3340 mAh battery and all other necessary sensors

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So, here are our picks for the best display smartphones that you can currently buy in the market. These smartphones are not only good looking but also a great performer in their segments.

I have a question for you all, My Buddies. I did not include the good-looking Oppo F5 simply because of the fact that the device looks great but lacks power. Do you guys agree with my pick or you could have picked the Oppo F5 based on the looks and not power underneath.

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