Samsung didn’t just take away the bezels on this phone; it crafted a space-age work of art with a new infinity display that stretches from edge to edge.The Galaxy S8 not only has a slightly bigger screen-to-body ratio than LG’s phone but also looks sleeker because of the way the Gorilla Glass curves toward the edges on the front and back.), and with the LG G6, it has opted for a more unusual 18:9 format rather than the standard 16:9.
Other Android phones look like blah, flat slabs by comparison. While pricey, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 are the best Android phones you can buy, offering the sleekest designs ever, near-perfect displays, very fast performance, top-notch cameras and long battery life.Mark Spoonauer is the editor in chief of Tom's Guide and has been covering technology for more than 15 years.This means it can take on the watery elements to a depth of 1m for up to 30 minutes.Both its USB-C port and headphone jack are completely waterproof, so no need for fiddly protective covers.Though there isn’t much 18:9 content currently available, LG tries to make the most of the larger screen with built-in app scaling technology.
You can set each app individually, choosing between 16:9, 16.7:9 (which leaves the bottom for the navigation bar) and the full 18:9 ratio.Stars in a night sky, for example, look clearer and better defined than they do on Apple’s handset.This is no doubt helped by the phone’s brighter screen overall, which it needs to support the peak brightness levels found in HDR10 and Dolby Vision HDR content, which the G6 supports.It also means you get more screen on a phone that feels no bigger in your hand than the phone’s 5.2in predecessor, so one-handed use is well within reach.With more space, the resolution takes a jump up, moving from a 2560 x 1440 resolution to 2880 x 1440.Starting at a fairly steep 0 and 0, respectively, Samsung’s new flagship phones forge a beautiful new path for smartphone design by stripping away unsightly bezels with their respective 5.8- and 6.2-inch infinity displays, and these are the first handsets to boast Qualcomm’s beastly Snapdragon 835 processor for speedy performance.