Oppo A9 to Honor 20i: Smartphones with waterdrop notch design

Looking for phones with waterdrop notch design? Here are some options to consider. 

| Updated on: Aug 20 2022, 23:11 IST
Oppo A9
Oppo A9 (Oppo)
Oppo A9
Oppo A9 (Oppo)

Smartphone manufacturers are pursuing different ways to keep maximum screen to body ratio without compromising on a smartphone's features. The waterdrop notch design concept is considered to be the most minimalistic way to retain a full-screen design as well as all the features like earpiece, camera, etc. Some of the top smartphones with this waterdrop notch design are mentioned below:


The OPPO A9 comes with a beautiful design and a good battery life with its 4020mAh battery. The stereo speakers in this smartphone have good-quality sound output. Up front, it has a 16 MP front camera in the waterdrop notch along with a nice and immersive 6.5-inch IPS display. It has a dual rear camera system including 16 MP and 2 MP cameras. It is powered by a 2.1 GHz Mediatek 6771 octa-core processor with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB expandable storage.


Honor 20i

Honor 20i features a 6.2-inch full HD display that produces crisp and vibrant visuals. It is powered by 2.2 GHz HiSilicon Kirin 710 SoC octa-core processor and 4 GB RAM with 128 GB expandable storage which ensures good performance and ample storage. The Honor 20i has a good AI-enabled three-camera system comprising a 24 MP primary camera, a 2 MP depth camera and an 8 MP wide-angle camera. On its front, it has a 32 MP AI-enabled camera. The 3400 mAh battery fails to keep the smartphone charged throughout the day. The cameras also fail to achieve good quality pictures. However, this smartphone has a great performance with its processor.



Vivo Y12

The Vivo Y12 smartphone comes with a 6.35-inch waterdrop notch display which also sports an 8 MP front camera. This smartphone has immense processing power as it runs on 2 GHz MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor and 3GB RAM with 64 GB expandable storage. It encases a massive 5000 mAh battery that offers a good power backup. This smartphone has three rear cameras comprising an 8 MP primary camera, a 13 MP camera and a 2 MP camera, which are not up to the mark. Overall, this is a great smartphone.



The OPPO A7 has a modern waterdrop notch design and weighs just 168 grams. It features a 6.2-inch HD LCD with a 16 MP front camera. It runs on Snapdragon 450 octa-core processor and 3 GB RAM with 64 GB expandable storage. It has dual rear cameras of 13 and 2 MP that achieve to capture just passable quality of pictures. It has a 4230 mAh battery. Apart from having a good battery life, this smartphone fails to impress in terms of any other feature.



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First Published Date: 25 Sep, 16:27 IST