2018 5.5-inch smartphones

If just a few years ago, 5-inch smartphones were called shovels, today even 5.5-inch devices are not considered large – because there are even more! Meanwhile, devices with 5.5-inch screens are almost in greatest demand. This is the rating of the best smartphones with a screen diagonal of 5.5 inches.

iPhone 8 Plus 64GB

One of the main recent innovations is the new iPhone 8 Plus. True, it can be called new with a stretch, since it is too much like the model of the previous season – iPhone 7 Plus. And yet, there is a significant difference between them.?

Of course, first of all by design – now the smartphone is made not only of metal, but also of glass. Good or bad, the buyer decides for himself.

The colors of the case were updated, a new processor appeared, the ability to wirelessly charge, the True Tone function for automatically adjusting the color rendering, cameras changed for the better. There is a version of 256 GB of internal memory.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 202g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Apple A11 Bionic
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2689 mAh
  • Camera: 12/12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X 3 / 32GB

Inexpensive smartphone with a screen of 5.5 inches from the Chinese company Xiaomi. Probably the best choice in the price-quality category.

It has a metal case, a 5.5-inch display with Full HD resolution, a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, a memory card slot, a fingerprint scanner, and good cameras.

It also has a high battery capacity of 4100 mAh. And all this can be yours for a small cost..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M6 Note 3 / 32GB

Meizu continues to develop its Note line and has recently revealed a new generation of smartphone. This is not to say that revolutionary changes have occurred, but they are.

So, the smartphone received a dual rear camera with a resolution of 12/5 MP. The LED flash is very well inscribed in the body, it is even imperceptible. The fingerprint scanner is located in the Home button, there is a quick charge function. Case – all-metal.

This is the first Note in the family to receive a Qualcomm processor – the Snapdragon 625. It uses a powerful 4000 mAh battery..

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 173g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4000 mAh
  • Camera: 12/5 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017)

An interesting device from Samsung, which received a metal case, a choice of several shades of the case.

Screen resolution – 1920 × 1080 pixels, processor – Exynos 7870, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. The camera is single, but it shoots very cool – this is one of the best modules in the class. There is a fingerprint scanner, a capacious 3600 mAh battery, Always On Display.

Separately, it is worth noting the separate slots for SIM cards (there are two of them) and memory cards.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 181g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7870
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3600 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Mi A1 64GB

Not quite an ordinary device from Xiaomi. We are used to the fact that the firmware MIUI is used as the firmware in the devices of this Chinese company. However, in the case of Mi A1, everything is different – it works on the basis of “bare” Android! And this will surely please those users who wanted to buy Xiaomi, but did not dare because of the firmware.

In terms of specifications, there is a complete order: a stylish metal case, a 5.5-inch display with Full HD resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM. There is a fingerprint sensor, memory cards are supported, the rear camera is dual.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 165g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 625
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3080 mAh
  • Camera: 12/12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

LG Q6a M700

LG Q6a M700 is still one of those inexpensive smartphones that have received a frameless design. Of course, the smartphone has frames, but they are small, and the display occupies almost the entire surface of the front of the case, so the 5.5-inch display was able to fit in a small case.

LG Q6a M700 has a large display resolution, the display itself is of very good quality. There is full support for two SIM cards and a memory card, Android – version 7.1.

The look of the LG Q6a M700 resembles the flagship G6, but only in front, the back cover looks completely different.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2160 × 1080
  • Weight: 149g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 4 Max ZC554KL 2 / 16GB

A very interesting solution from ASUS. Here you will find two main features: this is a dual rear camera, as well as a powerful battery with a capacity of as much as 5000 mAh.

As for the camera, it shoots well, but you should understand that this is still a budget smartphone. But as for the level of battery life, here ZenFone 4 Max ZC554KL works real miracles, according to user reviews. For example, in reading mode, the smartphone lasted more than 30 hours!

Features to match the price category: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of ROM, there is a fingerprint scanner.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 181g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 5000 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A 2 / 16GB

Another Xiaomi in our review – what to do if it is one of the most relevant manufacturers?

This is an inexpensive budget smartphone, which also received a 5.5-inch display, however, with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. Since Redmi Note 5A is quite inexpensive, you should not expect miracles from it: here is a plastic case, not the most powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory. There are two cameras, a slot for a memory card, a 3080 mAh battery.

No fingerprint scanner.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 150g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3080 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The flagship smartphone from Sony also received a 5.5-inch display. Interestingly, its resolution is extremely large – 3840 × 2160 pixels. For what? For virtual reality technology.

The device is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, it has 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of ROM, USB Type-C, a quick charge function, a fingerprint scanner, very cool cameras, extensive communication capabilities.

The design of the Xperia XZ Premium is excellent. There is even a version with a mirror housing!

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 3840 × 2160
  • Weight: 195g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3230 mAh
  • Camera: 19 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

HTC U11 64GB

The flagship of HTC – the company that we have loved since the time of Windows-based communicators. Today, however, all HTC are powered by Android..

This is a completely new smartphone of the company with a cool design, cool stuffing (one Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor is worth what), excellent cameras, perfectly optimized software and even good headphones included.

True, HTC U11 did not receive the now fashionable frameless case or dual camera, but HTC will still have it.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 169g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes