10 Best iPhone X Alternatives you can Buy at very Affordable Price![2017 Edition]

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iPhone X, a revolution? Or are there better alternatives?

Apple just celebrated its 10th Anniversary for its first iPhone by launching the very first phone of its new product line, the iPhone X. Apple’s iPhone X may be an expensive smartphone with an eye-watering price tag of $999.00 and $1,149.00 for 64GB and 256 GB models respectively, but it’s nowhere near to the priciest smartphones ever created by brands like Vertu, which cost tens of thousands of dollars. With the arrival of iPhone X and Samsung’s Note 8 marks the beginning of a new era of smartphones carrying a high price tag.

iPhone X Alternatives

Apple, being a company famous for its innovation, may be offering a lot of advance features in iPhone x , such as wireless charging, OLED screen, facial recognition and edge to edge bezel-less screen , but several android phones already offer similar features.

Here are some android devices that you can but if you want to have all the features and save a lot of money. The phones in the list are not just cheap and feature rich but also have the iconic bezel-less design, a latest trend in the mobile phone technology which becoming popular among the smartphone companies.

 1.) Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung is said to be the biggest rival of Apple and is ruling the market when it comes to high-end android phones. The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are the two models which come with the minimal bezel display with 83.6% and 84% screen –to-body ratio, respectively. Both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ come with 5.8-inch and 6.2-inch Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display respectively.

When it comes to the security factor, both Galaxy s8 and S8+ can recognize by face using iris authentication rather than face detection, but it also offers finger print scanner.

Key Features:

  • 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM
  • Powered by Exynos 8895 processor or Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • Infinity Display
  • 12-megapixel dual pixel camera with OIS
  • All new Virtual assistance- Bixby
  • Fingerprint and Iris scanner

2.) Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi MI Max 2

Xiaomi, a Chinese Company and often known as Apple of China, came up with the concept of bezel-less display last year with their model Mi Mix. This year it launched its successor, Mi Mix 2, and drop the concept tag which was there with the previous one. Mi Mix 2 offers bezel-less design with 80.8% screen-to-body ratio. It comes with 5.99-inch full HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. Unlike iPhone X, Mi Mix 2 does not have a cut out on top of the screen for the front camera; rather it has a thin bezel at the bottom of the screen housing the front camera

Key Features:

  • 6GB RAM + 256GB ROM
  • Powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • Bezel-less Display
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Unibody ceramic design
  • 12 Mega pixel camera
  • 8GB RAM + 128 GB ROM (Special Edition)

3.) Essential Phone

Essential Phone iPhone X alternative

Essential Phone, based on Google’s Android OS, has a gorgeous edge-to-edge display. It has almost the similar design approach as of iPhone X. The bezel-less display of this phone has a sharp and high resolution display, even higher than Apple’s high-end smart phone, with 2,560 x 1,312 resolutions compared to 2,436 x 1,125 as on the iPhone X.

Similar to iPhone X, Essential phone also have a cut-out on the top of the screen for the front camera, although the iPhone’s is much wider since it includes additional sensors.

Key Features:

  • Edge-to-edge Display
  • Glass and ceramic design
  • Rear Dual Camera setup
  • Plethora of accessories
  • Fluid UI
  • Completely customization

4.) LEAGOO KIICAA MIX 4G

LEAGOO KIICAA MIX 4G

KIICAA MIX definitely feels more budget than other devices on the list as it costs $140 only. When it comes to the display, even this low priced phablet has almost negligible bezels. This small company, many of you might have not even heard the name, was able to trim the bezels for a smaller traces than the biggest company in the world. It has a 5.5-inch display but the device is significantly small making it easier to handle.

Key Features:

  • 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM
  • Powered by MediaTek MT6750T 64-bit Processor
  • Bezel-less Design
  • 13+2 megapixel dual camera
  • All new Virtual assistance- Bixby
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Android 7.0 Nougat OS

5.) Bluboo S1

Bluboo S1

2017 has been the year of trendy new features in smart phone. It’s one of the most impressive bezel-less smartphones out in the market. Just like iPhone X, Bluboo S1 has a dual camera setup at the back and uses a 16MP sensor for that. When it comes to the display, it barely has any bezels except for the bottom of the screen.  With 90% screen-to-body ratio, it has 5.5-inch display with 1920 x 1080 resolutions, which is protected by Gorilla Glass 4.

Key Features:

  • 5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401ppi)
  • 5GHz Octa-core Mediatek Helio P25 CPU with 4GB / 6GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), Pure Android
  • 64GB Storage, up to 256GB memory card
  • 16MP + 3MP Dual Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Front)
  • 3500 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
  • Bezel-less Design

6.) Doogee Mix 2

Doogee Mix 2 smartphone

The price of iPhone X may be eye watering but it do attracts so much attention with its features such as edge-to-edge display and Face ID unlock. However, you can get these two features in this Doogee Mix 2 phone, which claims to provide such features at an affordable price. The phone can’t be unlocked if the user is sleeping or not looking at it as it uses eye tracking as well. The 5.99” Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio is what makes it a much better alternative of iPhone X.

Key Features:

  • Minimal bezel design
  • Face Detection to unlock
  • 99-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 2160 pixels (401ppi)
  • Octa-Core Processor
  • 6GB/8GB RAM + 128 GB internal storage
  • 16 MP + 13 MP Rear Camera / 8 MP Front
  • OS Version: Android 7.1. Nougat

7.) Bluboo S8

Bluboo S8

Just few weeks after Bluboo S1, the company released yet another bezel-less smart phone, the Bluboo S8. The brush metal look on the back of the phone complements the bezel-less display design on the front. Apart from having a 5.7-inch display, Bluboo S8 also has a Sony’s dual camera module at the back just like the iPhone X. Dual rear flash makes it easier to take good photographs even in the low light situations.

Key Features:

  • Minimal bezel design 83% (screen-to-body ratio)
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 7-inch Touch Display, 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Octa-Core Processor MediaTek MT6750T
  • 16 MP + 3 MP Rear Camera / 8 MP Front
  • OS Version: Android 7.1. Nougat

8.) UMIdigi S2 Pro

UMIdigi S2 Pro

Just like Xiaomi, UMIdigi is also a Chinese company that specializes in budget smartphone, and S2 Pro is their flagship phone. It might look a lot like Samsung’s Galaxy S8 but it costs way less than that. Similar to the iPhone X S2 Pro houses minimal bezel design with 6-inch Sharp LCD display and a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080. With 90% screen-to-body ratio, it also carries a 5100mAh battery to provide power all day long.

Key Features:

  • Octa-core  MediaTek Helio P25 MT6757T Processor
  • 6GB RAM + 64GB internal Storage
  • 6-inches IPS display with a resolution of 2,160 x 1,080
  • 13MP + 5MP / 5 MP camera
  • UMI OS (Android 7.0 Nougat)
  • Minimal bezel design 90% (screen-to-body ratio)
  • Fingerprint scanner

9.) VK World Mix

VK World Mix Bezel-less smartphone

VK World Mix is the phone, if you are looking for great specs at low price. It is sweeping the market with enormous number of bookings that are taking place. The reasons for this are the looks and build quality of this phone. The phone has nearly 90% screen-to-body ratio. The 5.5-inch display on this device is bezel-less from top, right and left. Not just the impressive looks, but also a powerful hardware is packed within.

Key Features:

  • Quad-core Processor
  • 3GB RAM + 32GB internal Storage
  • 5-inches IPS display with a resolution of 1,280 x 720
  • 13MP / 5 MP camera
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Minimal bezel design 90% (screen-to-body ratio)
  • Fingerprint scanner

10.) Elephone S8

Elephone S8 smartphone

If we go by the display resolutions of this almost bezel-less phone, Elephone S8 is winning the race with a Quad HD (2,560 x 1,440) resolution on a 6.0-inch display. The resolution not just tops its other rival Chinese budget smartphones, but also the flagship phone of the Tech-Giant Apple’s iPhone X. Which is a huge deal as Elephone S8 is priced 1/4th of that of iPhone X. not just the display, but MediaTek Helio X25 chip on the device is giving a pretty good number in benchmark scores thus making it a great budget alternative to highly expensive iPhone X.

Key Features:

  • Deca-core MediaTek Helio X25 Processor
  • 4GB RAM + 128GB internal Storage
  • 0-inches IPS QHD display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440
  • Infinity display with 2.5D-curved glass
  • 21MP / 8 MP camera
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Fingerprint scanner

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