Edge-to-edge, bezel-less, all screen … no matter what you call it, phones with “small edge” displays are hot and they’re here to stay. While reducing the unwanted bezels isn’t something new in the mobile space, it has hit the mainstream this year with a wide range of smartphone manufacturers going near bezel-less with their flagship devices, slowly moving away from traditional “chin and forehead” phones with each new product announcement.
We know innovation comes with a cost, but who said you can’t get a fancy near bezel-less phone for under $400?
Priced at around $270, the Elephone S8 sports a 6-inch 2560 x 1440 (Quad HD) display with Corning Gorilla Glass, and has a screen-to-body ratio of 92.5 percent. The device is fueled by our MediaTek Helio X25 64-bit Deca-Core processor, and comes equipped with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, Android 7.1 Nougat, a 21-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel front camera, along with a 4,000mAh battery.
Read more about the Elephone S8 on Forbes.
The Maze Alpha may not be a familiar name, but it has a massive almost edge-to-edge screen – throw in a dual-lens camera and it checks all the must-have boxes for a smartphone this year. Priced at around $180, the Maze Alpha sports a 6-inch 1080p screen and comes equipped with 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, a dual-rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel main lens and 5-megapixel secondary lens, a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, Android 7.0 Nougat, along with a 4,000mAh battery. The device is powered by our MediaTek Helion P25 2.5GHz Octa-Core processor.
Learn more about the Maze Alpha on Digital Trends.