15 Smartphones with Notch

Looking to buy the best smartphone with a display ‘Notch’? Well, there are quite a lot of people who don’t really like the idea of having an ungainly and most distracting element like a display ‘Notch’ on their smartphone screen because it takes some space on the display and creates distraction and people these days are most likely to use a smartphone with a full-view display. Well, if you are not one of them who don’t like the display ‘Notch’ and want to buy the best smartphone with a Notch then here I have got you covered. Below I have lined up 15 best Android Smartphone with Display Notch you can buy.

1- Essential Ph-1

Essential Ph-1 was the first smartphone to features a ‘Notch’ with the only camera housed on it, no sensors were placed on the notch. The Essential Ph-1 comes with a 5.17-inch display with a resolution of 1312×2560. It runs on Android 7.1 (Nougat) out of the box. It sports Dual: 13 MP rear cameras and 8 MP front camera. The smartphone comes with 4 GB of RAM coupled with 128 GB of internal storage.

Essential PH-1 price in India is expected to be Rs. 45090.

Essential Ph-1
Image Essential

It also has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and packs a 3040 mAh battery.

Unfortunately, the Essential Ph-1 hasn’t seen an Indian availability date since its launch. Back in February, we heard a report that the phone could be launched in India in March or April but the report didn’t prove to be true.

2- Leagoo S9

The Leagoo S9 is another good looking smartphone which comes with a Display Notch Housing the front camera, speaker, and sensors. The phone is still waiting to get its final release date as it also not yet announced and we couldn’t be betting on its availability in India anytime soon. Even the device is not yet available we wouldn’t mind it to include on this list.

Leagoo S9 price in India is expected to be Rs. 15,790.

Leagoo S9 with notch

However, The device does offer pretty strong features which one can expect from a mid a range smartphone. It sports 5.99″ (15.21 cm) display with a ‘Notch’ at the front. The Leagoo S9 was also claimed to be the worlds first Android O smartphone to feature a ‘Notch’. The display comes with the screen resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and it runs on Android v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box.

3- Vivo V9

The Vivo V9 is the recently launched smartphone in the Indian Market and it also features a display Notch. But its a pretty cool smartphone though.

The smartphone is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Snapdragon 626 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.

Vivo V9 with Notch

Vivo V9 packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 24-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Vivo V9 runs Android 8.1 and is powered by a 3260mAh non-removable battery.

The Vivo V9 has been priced in India at 22,990 for the 64GB variant. The 128GB variant cost Rs. 35,990 which can be purchased via Flipkart.

4- Vivo X21

Vivo X21 is company’s first smartphone to feature on-screen fingerprint sensor with a ‘Notch’ up on the front. The phone is set to launch in India as it scheduled for a launch on May 29. The Vivo X21 can now be pre-ordered from the Vivo’s Online store. It sports a 6.28-inch Super AMOLED FHD+ (2280×1080) display and packs Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage. Vivo X21 runs on Android Oreo-based FunTouch OS out of the box.

The Vivo X21 Price In India Starts From Rs. 35990.

Vivo X21 with Notch

On the camera front, the Vivo X21 features a dual camera setup on the rear with a 12-megapixel (f/1.8 aperture) primary sensor and a 5-megapixel (f/2.4 aperture) secondary sensor, backed by LED flash. Its front camera sports a 12-megapixel shooter for selfies.

5- Vivo Z1

Vivo Z1 is company’s midrange smartphone launched in China right after the company’s V9 2018 FIFA World Cup Edition on May 25. The Vivo Z1 features a 6.26-inch full-HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio and a display ‘Notch’ on top of the screen.

Vivo Z1 with Notch

It is also powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor similar to the Vivo X21 clocked up to 2.2GHz, paired with an Adreno 512 GPU, mated with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage, which is expandable up to 256GB via the hybrid dual-SIM slot.

The phone is yet to be launched in India. The Vivo Z1 expected price in India is 18,990.

6- Oppo F7

Just like any other smartphone in this list Oppo F7 also comes with a display ‘Notch’ housing the front camera, earpiece, and proximity sensor. The phone was launched in India on March 26, 2018.

Oppo F7 with Notch

Other highlighted features of the Oppo F7 are Android 8.1 Oreo, 6.23-inch full-HD+ (1080×2280 pixels) Full Screen 2.0 display with a 19:9 aspect ratio, 4GB or 6GB of RAM variants, 16-megapixel rear camera with an f/1.8 aperture and AI scene recognition features. It sports a 25-megapixel front camera (Sony IMX576 sensor) with an f/2.0 aperture and real-time HDR capabilities.

Oppo F7 64GB variant is currently available in India at Rs. 21,990 via Flipkart.

7- Huawei P20 and P20 Pro

On March 27, 2018, Huawei launched its latest flagship smartphone the P20 and P20 Pro at an event in Paris. Both the smartphones features a display ‘Notch’ sporting the most powerful cameras on a smartphone ever including the earpiece, and the proximity and brightness sensors. The Huawei P20 comes with dual 12-megapixel and 20-megapixel camera setup.

On the front, the Huawei P20 sports a 24.8-megapixel camera. On the other hand P20 Pro sports a triple 8, 20, and 40-megapixel rear camera setup which according to the company has the most powerful zoom on a smartphone.

Huawei P20 and P20 Pro

Huawei P20 is yet to be launched in India and is expected to be priced at Rs. 52,290 in India. However, Huawei P20 Pro is currently available for purchase in India via Amazon India website priced at Rs. 64,999.

8- Oppo R15

Oppo R15 was launched in March China and it is yet to be launched in India. The phone also comes with a display ‘Notch’ packing the front camera, speaker and sensors. It comes with a 6.28-inch display, 6 BG RAM, 128GB of internal storage expandable up to 256GB. packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Oppo R15 runs Android 8.1 and is powered by a 3450mAh.

Oppo R15

Oppo R15 128GB variant is expected to be Rs. 21999.

9- OnePlus 6

OnePlus 6 is another great and recently launched smartphone from OnePlus, The phone also comes with a display ‘Notch’ housing the camera and other components. The OnePlus 6 is the company’s most powerful smartphone to date. The smartphone features a 6-inch 2880×1440 QHD+ 18:9 display with cut-out.

OnePlus 6

It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, 6GB RAM and 64GB built-in storage (with microSD slot). It comes running Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box and will sport Dual-lens rear-facing camera and Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock and Dash Charge support.

The OnePlus 6 is currently selling via Amazon at India priced at Rs. 34,999 for the 64GB variant. 12GB variant cost around Rs. 39,999.

10- LG G7 ThinQ

LG G7 ThinQ is the company’s newest flagship smartphone which was launched earlier last month but the phone will be launched in India on June 27. The LG G7 ThinQ also comes with a display ‘Notch’ but the best thing is that the phone also comes with an option to hide the ‘Notch’ on the display with a bar along the top of the screen, blacking out the notch.

LG G7 ThinQ

The LG G7 ThinQ also includes several AI enhancement “tightly integrated” with different elements on the phone’s camera. The smartphone comes with dual 16-megapixel rear cameras and an 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

LG G7 ThinQ price in India is expected to be Rs. 54,990.

11- Doogee V

Doogee V is another upcoming smartphone to feature a display ‘Notch’. However, the smartphone hasn’t been launched yet in the market and we are also not sure about when the device will finally be available in the market.

Doogee V

The phone is said to feature a 6.21″ 18:9 AMOLED display, dual 16MP Front cameras, and dual 21MP Rear cameras. Similar to the Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS. The Doogee V will also feature In-Display Fingerprint Scanner and 6 GB of RAM coupled with128GB internal storage.

Doogee V price in India is expected to be Rs. 24,500

12- Asus Zenfone 5 2018

Asus Zenfone 5 another best mid-range smartphone on this list which is yet to be launched. The smartphone was previously expected to be launch on April 25, 2018. This would be the first smartphone from ASUS to have a display ‘Notch’.

Asus Zenfone 5 2018

The Zenfone 5 will also feature a ‘Notch’. The smartphone is expected to come running Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box with the company’s new ZenUI 5.0 skin atop. Asus Zenfone 5 also comes with dual rear camera setup, sporting a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 sensor and the secondary camera has an 8-megapixel sensor. It comes with an 8-megapixel front shooter, with a f/2.0 aperture.

Asus Zenfone 5 2018 price in India is expected to be Rs. 14990.

13- Asus Zenfone 5Z

Asus Zenfone 5Z is another great smartphone from Asus. The phone has a release date of June 19, 2018. The Asus Zenfone 5Z amongst others in this list packs some top of line software and hardware specs. It comes with 6.2 inches of IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2246 and 90% screen-to-body ratio. The phone also features a ‘Notch’ on its display. The device has a Kryo 385 octa-core processor, 4GB RAM and an Adreno 630 GPU.

Asus Zenfone 5Z

On the camera front, the smartphone sports dual rear camera setup having a 12MP and 8MP camera. The smartphone can click quality images as well as can record 4k videos at 30 fps speed. An 8MP selfie snapper helps to capture mesmerizing selfies and can also make high-resolution video calls. The Asus Zenfone 5Z comes with a 3,300mAh battery which can be quickly charged with the help of quick charging support the phone has.

Asus Zenfone 5Z price in India is expected to be Rs. 24990. Asus Zenfone 5Z is due to be launched on June 30, 2018

14- Huawei P20 Lite

Huawei P20 Lite smartphone was launched back in March 2018. The phone comes with a 5.84-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2280 pixels along with display ‘Notch’. Powered by an octa-core Kirin chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of expandable internal storage.

Huawei P20 Lite

the smartphone sports dual 16+2 MP rear and a 24MP front-facing camera. The Huawei P20 Lite packs a 3,000mAh battery which also comes with fast charging support and a fingerprint reader. Huawei P20 Lite price in India starts from Rs. 19,999.

15- Nokia X6

Nokia X6 is the latest upcoming smartphone from Nokia which will be launched on 31st July 2018. The phone runs on Android Oreo out of the box and comes with a 5.8-inch Full HD+ display with a ‘Notch’. The Nokia X6 looks so clean with its full view display. The smartphone is equipped with dual 12+5-megapixel ZEISS rear cameras and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera.

Nokia X6

With an internal storage space of 64GB, the device is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 636 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM. It features a fingerprint reader at the back and is fuelled by a 3,200mAh battery. Nokia X6 price in India is expected to be Rs. 16990.


That’s all for now, The list above includes the best upcoming and recently launch smartphones with a Display Notch. So, if you are not like one who doesn’t really like the Notch but also don’t really want to compromise on the specs then you can simply go with any of the smartphones listed above.

Moreover, if you don’t like the smartphone just because of the Notch on the display then I think that’s shouldn’t be a big deal. There is a solution to that Display Notch too, which we had covered in our previous post ‘How to Hide or Remove the Display Notch on OnePlus 6 or Any Android Smartphone Easily‘. The post will help you in hiding or remove the display Notch on your phone’s display so, just give it a try.