2016 curved screen smartphones

Some time ago, Samsung introduced its first smartphone with a curved screen. It would seem that such an idea should find its fans, but such a screen would not affect the general demand. In fact, it turned out that demand exceeded all expectations, and now Samsung has been producing smartphones with a curved screen for more than a year, the demand for which is almost greater than for devices with a familiar display. Today we will analyze the models that are found on the market. Note that the choice is not very large, but many companies said that they are developing devices with such a screen, so that soon there will be much more.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung’s flagship device in 2016. The screen itself is curved on both sides, the picture quality is excellent, which is not surprising: here we use SUPERАmoled technology in combination with QHD resolution.

The rest is a typical flagship, that is, a very powerful device with a Samsung Exynos 8890 processor, 4 GB of RAM, all kinds of interfaces, the best cameras on the market, etc..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 157g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 8890
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Blackberry priv

One of the most interesting smartphone models over the past few years. Why? So, here the glass curved from both is used, as is the case with the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. But this, perhaps, is not the main feature of the device – it has a qwerty keyboard! Yes, this is a slider with a large screen with a diagonal of 5.43 inches! A true exclusive in the world of mobile technology.

As for the hardware, then by today’s standards the BlackBerry Priv will not be the most powerful smartphone, but its characteristics are at a very high level. And he uses Android firmware, and not BlackBerry OS at all, as one might think.

By the way, before the release, the model was called BlackBerry Venice, but the serial version was named Priv.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.43 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 192g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3410 mAh
  • Camera: 18 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Vivo Xplay 5 Elite

New from Vivo. As in previous cases, the screen is curved on both sides. We will consider the Xplay 5 Elite model, which also has 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of main memory – so far only a few smartphones can boast of such a set. There is also a Vivo Xplay 5 without Elite, in this model 4 GB of RAM, but the screen is the same.

The only disadvantages are the cost. According to preliminary data, it will amount to 45 thousand rubles at the time of the start of sales, in the future, most likely, will fall in price.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.43 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 168g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Camera: 16 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Elephone s7

This model has not yet been released, but official renders are presented, so that it will appear on the market very soon.

Its appearance is very similar to the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Even the name uses the abbreviation S7. Well, even if the Elephone engineers used the Galaxy S7 Edge as an inspiration, a good example was chosen to follow..

Specifications are still not exactly known, but a 5.5-inch screen, a Helio X20 processor, a glass and steel casing are expected. The most important thing is the low cost. According to preliminary data, it will range from $ 99.99 to $ 189.99. How do you like this offer?