Slider smartphones: our rating

A smartphone slider is a sliding smartphone, which is partly indicated in its name, because slide is translated from English as “slide”. At one time there were a lot of slider phones, now there are smartphones-slider. Yes, the choice is not so great, but they are. Consider the most interesting models.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 6 / 128GB

Xiaomi was one of the first to start developing and launching a serial sliding smartphone. To see the front camera, you need to spread the halves of the device.

This is a flagship smartphone that has a top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of main memory, fast and wireless charging, a pretty decent dual main camera. Interestingly, the front camera is also dual.

The device can be called relatively inexpensive.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 218g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3200 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/12 MP
  • Front camera: dual 24/2 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G 6 / 64GB

Essentially the same device, only with support for 5th generation networks.

But in reality there are other differences. So, the battery capacity is increased to 3800 mAh, a more recent version of the processor (Qualcomm Snapdragon 855) is installed, an update on Android 10 is also announced.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.39 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 225g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
  • Memory capacity: 64 GB
  • RAM capacity: 6 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3800 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 12/12 MP
  • Front camera: dual 24/2 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Lenovo Z5 Pro GT

Another smartphone slider, this time from Lenovo. This is the first smartphone in the world based on the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip, and also the world’s first device with 12 GB of RAM. Despite such impressive characteristics, the Russian user of the Z5 Pro GT is practically unknown, since it was not officially delivered to our market, and unofficial sellers rarely delivered the device.

As in the case of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, the front camera is hidden in the second half of the case. But the fingerprint sensor in this case is on-screen, and not on the back cover, like the Mi Mix 3.

Lenovo Z5 Pro

The device is similar to the Pro GT, but there are also differences that include the less powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chip, as well as the lack of carbon fiber trim on the rear panel and a bright red bezel around the screen.

Samsung Galaxy A80

With a stretch, we add the Samsung Galaxy A80 to our list, since it has a very interesting mechanism: the halves are not separate, however, the camera in the upper part of the case when it is pushed forward and pivots – yes, it is one in this smartphone, it just doesn’t have a front. Because of this mechanism, it was decided to refuse to unlock the desktop in the face, but this is not so important, since there is a fingerprint scanner.

Before us is a fairly powerful and large smartphone: it runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 chipset, and the screen diagonal reaches 6.7 inches.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2400 × 1080
  • Weight: 220g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730
  • Memory capacity: 128 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3700 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 48/8 MP + ToF
  • Front camera: dual 48/8 MP + ToF
  • Memory card support: no

OPPO Find X 256GB

OPPO Find X has a very unusual mechanism – that is the front, that the rear cameras are available only after a special lifting mechanism has put them forward. Moreover, the mechanism itself is electronic.

This is a top-end device based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip with a large memory capacity – 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of ROM. There is a quick charge function, a large screen with a diagonal of 6.4 inches.

But there is no familiar fingerprint sensor – unlocking is implemented in the face. Convenient or not, the user decides for himself.

  • Screen diagonal: 6.4 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2340 × 1080
  • Weight: 186 g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Memory capacity: 256 GB
  • RAM capacity: 8 GB
  • Battery capacity: 34 mAh
  • Rear camera: dual 20/16 MP
  • Front camera: 25 MP
  • Memory card support: no

Honor Magic 2

Honor Magic 2 was not supplied to us. It’s a pity – the smartphone turned out to be interesting, and it looks great.

The slider mechanism is similar to that used in Mi Mix 3. The device received a large 6.39-inch screen, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of main memory, the flagship HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor, a triple rear camera, wireless and fast charging, as well as protection from water level IP68.

Fingerprint Scanner – Onscreen.

Nokia 8110 4G

As a bonus – a slider phone from Nokia (not a smartphone), the model of 2018, which is very popular.

Among the features it is worth highlighting the availability of support for Wi-Fi and 4G networks.

  • Screen diagonal: 2,45 inches
  • Resolution: 320 × 240
  • Weight: 117g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Ringtone Type: Polyphonic
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Internet access: 3G, 4G LTE, LTE-A Cat. 4, VoLTE
  • Slot for memory cards: yes
  • Battery capacity: 1500mAh