If you want your next handset to comply with the latest trends and are looking for a phone with both – an immersive full view display and the proficiency of two rear cameras – there aren’t many options available, especially in the budget price segment.
We have compiled a list of phones conforming to these two latest trends that are available as of today. Quite a few others will soon join the fray. As of now, these are the best phones with full view display and dual cameras that you can buy.
Best Mid-range and affordable phones with 18:9 display and dual cameras
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro
Xiaomi is the latest OEM to embrace this new trend. The Redmi Note 5 Pro flaunts a good quality 18:9 FHD+ display on the front and has two cameras on the rear. Xiaomi is marketing it as India’s camera beast.
For the Pro version of the Redmi Note 5 Xiaomi has roped in a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC assisted with up to 6GB RAM of RAM and 64GB internal storage. It is also backed by a 4000mAh battery which sounds quite assuring.
Samsung Galaxy A8+
The 2018 Galaxy A8+ is Samsung’s only A-series phone to sport a full vision display and dual-camera as well. In fact, it is the first smartphone from the South Korean Brand that features dual-camera on the front.
The Galaxy A8+ comes with 6-inch 18:9 FHD+ AMOLED display and a combination of 16MP + 8MP sensor for selfies. Further, it employs Exynos 7885 mobile chipset, 6gigs of RAM and 64GB ROM, and houses a 3500mAh quick charge battery.
OnePlus upgraded the 5 to 5T (FAQ), and the biggest changes are the inclusion of a new and improved 18:9 display panel and an improved dual camera system.
The handset now has a 6-inch full HD OLED display (from Samsung) and replaces the telephoto lens on the second sensor with a regular 27mm focal length, f/1.7 aperture lens (both sensors now have the same lens). OnePlus says this has been done to enhance low-light performance. The handset will soon be upgraded to Android Oreo-based Oxygen OS, has a 3300mAh battery, and is blazing fast.
Honor View 10
Honor View 10, a global version of the V10, is a mid-budget smartphone recently announced in India. The phone sports both full vision 18:9 display and dual-rear camera. The cameras of View 10 are backed by Artificial intelligence that helps it recognize objects in the viewfinder and change camera settings accordingly.
The Honor View 10 flaunts a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display and is powered by Kirin 970 mobile platform paired with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. It comes running on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, and include a 3650mAh battery.
The LG G6 is a compact and ergonomic handset which is now selling for a mid-range price. The phone is delightfully compact, has an HDR 10 compatible display, is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset and has excellent audio output via the headphone jack.
The 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant are now available for Rs. 32,990 in India, which makes it a worthy alternative to OnePlus 5T for anyone who’d prefer a compact phone.
Honor 9i and Honor 7X
Huawei has a couple of eligible contenders with 18:9 displays and dual cameras, each with affordable price tags. The Honor 9i and Honor 7X aren’t very different from one another and are both available at aggressive prices. While the former has dual cameras on both front and rear, the later has an extra sensor only on its back.
The Honor 9i was launched in India for 17,999 INR and the Honor 7X will retail for under Rs. 15,000.
Also Read: Honor 9i vs Honor 7X Comparison
Honor 9 Lite
Honor continues with its trend of launching 18:9 display phone with four cameras. After its flagship phone, View 10, Huawei sub-brand unleashed an affordable Honor 9 Lite with infinity display and dual cameras both on the front and back.
Other than that, the phone feature a premium glass and metal unibody design and comes running on Android Oreo out of the box. The news 9 Lite employs same chipsets as seen on Honor’s 7X and 9i phones.
Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro
Micromax Canvas Infinity Pro is the successor to Indian smartphone maker’s Canvas Infinity. The phone is one of Micromax’s kind to sport 18:9 screen aspect ratio and dual-cameras. It has a dual-camera on the front – an extra 8MP sensor combined with the 20MP selfie camera, for Portrait mode (blurred background) in selfies.
The handset now has Snapdragon 430 chipset paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage. There is a dedicated SD card slot too (accepts up to 128GB). The dual-sim phone runs on Android Nougat out of the box and houses a 3000mAh battery.
The S11 is the new Gionee’s flagship for the overseas market. The phone includes dual rear cameras on both the front (16MP+5MP) and the rear (16MP+8MP) that can also render real-time bokehs.
The S11 further has 6GB RAM, 64GB storage, and packs a 3410mAh battery within its 7.8mm slim body. In China, S11 is priced at CNY 1,799 or roughly Rs. 17,500.
Best Premium Phones with 18:9 display and dual cameras
Apple iPhone X
Apple’s ambitious iPhone X too has an 18:9 HDR 10 compliant AMOLED display (with a notch) and includes capable dual rear cameras with dual Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) that have been designed keeping AR applications in mind.
The iPhone X boasts of one of the best mobile phone chipsets around, comes in 64GB and 256GB storage options, has a secure Face Unlock mechanism (well, almost) and is quite expensive.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung’s Note 8 also has the best rated dual camera system (as per DxoMark) with 2X zoom and dual OIS, and the best AMOLED display money can buy in 2017. Its sheer size might restrict it as an option for some users, but coupled with S Pen and productivity suite of apps should also make it a favorable proposition for productivity-oriented buyers.
The best of Samsung in 2017 also includes 6GB RAM, 3300mAh battery, and delivers great audio output.
LG V30+ (Review) is an extremely premium and ergonomic phone that comes with an 18:9 POLED display (2K resolution) and dual rear cameras. The 16MP primary rear sensor benefits from OIS and a wide f/1.6 aperture lens, and the secondary 13MP sensor has a wide-angle lens that comes in handy when you need to capture panoramic outdoor settings.
The app doesn’t have a portrait mode, though which is certainly a staple dual camera feature. Other highlights include awesome audio, powerful performance, water and dust resistant body, and excellent battery backup.
Best Phones with 18:9 Display And Dual Cameras
These are the best smartphones available as of now with dual rear cameras. In early 2018, we expect to see more additions to this list including the much awaited Redmi Note 5.
Last updated on February 16, 2018.