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Today in fashion so-called “frameless” smartphone. These are models in which virtually absent side of the screen. A few days ago was announced a very interesting new product Xiaomi Mi Mix, which has no upper limits.
Something like we have seen in the Sharp devices, but they were intended for the domestic market of Japan. So Xiaomi Mi Mix deserved paid attention to him.
In our new leadership, we decided to collect together the most interesting “frameless” smartphone. And to their comparison more objective, we have calculated the thickness of the part for each model. And in conclusion explain why pay this aspect much attention.
Xiaomi Mi Mix
to open a selection oskaronosnyj smartphones will provide: still this model attracted our attention and prompted to put together a similar device.
the Novelty attracts attention to the lack not only of the side frames, but also the top. There is not even the speaker. It replaces the piezoelectric acoustic: by and large, to make sounds to be the screen itself. We can’t wait to personally try this technology in action. The screen diagonal of 6.4 inches occupies almost the entire frontal surface.
attractive design For front facing camera Xiaomi Mi Mix fitted bottom. Another feature of the device is ceramic housing. In the photos it looks stunning, but it can withstand a fall? Pictures split Xiaomi Mi Mix is already in the network.
by the Way, the side frame in Xiaomi Mi Mix, and not the small: according to our calculations, they amount to 2.92 mm.
will Not disappoint Xiaomi Mi Mix and terms of toppings. Screen resolution is Sharp 1080 x 2040 pixels, with a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8996 821, few can compete. The latest device to be used or 6/256 4/128 GB memory. MicroSD card slot is not provided. In addition, Xiaomi Mi Mix has got camera resolution 16.0 and 5.0 megapixels and battery capacity of 4 400 mAh.
sales of the Xiaomi Mi Mix in China starts today, the fourth of October. Version with 4 GB RAM and 128 GB of permanent memory priced at 3 499 yuan (about 32 000).
Sharp Aquos Crystal Sharp Aquos Crystal X
After Xiaomi Mi Mix it is logical to pay attention to some of the models are Sharp, because they served as the inspiration for new items. Moreover, in the Mi Mix is used the display Sharp.
Model Sharp Aquos Crystal was introduced in 2014, but it now looks very fresh and unusual. The thing is that its display is almost completely devoid of the framework, and not only the sides but also from above. Only in the lower part of the smartphone there is a small block, which housed the camera, sensors and the manufacturer’s logo.
the Screen takes up 78.5% of the front surface of the Sharp Aquos Crystal, the thickness of the side part — 2.37 mm.
But from the point of view of the hardware of the Japanese gimmick not be surprised. For Sharp Aquos Crystal set to the most mundane Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 and 1.5 GB of RAM. And resolution five-inch screen is quite modest — only 720 x 1280 pixels.
For fans of more powerful devices we can recommend to start looking for the Sharp Aquos Crystal X. This device has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 and 5.5-inch screen with Full HD resolution, while it is made in the same style.
the thickness of the side part for Sharp Aquos Crystal and Sharp Aquos Crystal X is respectively 2.37 and 2.26 mm.
Sony Xperia XA
Another Japanese manufacturer that pays attention to “frameless” smartphone is a Sony. In 2026, the company introduced several of these models, one of which is.
the Novelty has received five inch HD screen. It occupies 71.8 % of the front surface: the figure is not a record. However, in this case the side frames are rather thin — 2.27 mm.
From the point of view of the hardware Sony Xperia XA is average. The smartphone received the latest MediaTek chip MT6755 Helio P10, which combines eight cores Cortex-A53 (2.0 GHz) with graphics Mali-T860MP2. In addition it has 2 GB RAM and 16 GB permanent memory. To this you can add up to 200 GB on the map microSD.
Sony Xperia XA is applied by the battery capacity of 2300 mAh, and the resolution of the two cameras is 13.0 and 8.0 megapixels. The OS version is fresh enough — Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.
resultswe still managed to find fault with the Sony Xperia XA: cheap display, low autonomy when the load on the GPU and a noticeable self-discharge of the battery.
In the Russian retail prices on Sony Xperia XA start from 19-19 thousand rubles.