Who copied the iPhone X best?

Top bezel protrusions, vertical corner camera kits, there is a veritable fashion trend among phones low and high this year. In the Android world, there are those that don't go after the iPhone X design compromise dubbed the "notch" (Samsung, Sony, HTC) and then... there is everyone else, it seems.
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103 Comments

1. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Apple propaganda!

2. Phullofphil

Posts: 1762; Member since: Feb 10, 2009

Wow the levels of stupidity are amazing.

9. yann

Posts: 612; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I bought to my daughter Huawei P20 Pro few weeks ago. She do not like iOS stupidity. P20 Pro make best pictures in low light, best zoom and have an amazing battery life. The only thing that Galzxy S9+ is better is video at 4K. With such many functions, compared to iPhone X, it is stupid to say, that Huawei is copying Apple: 1. NFC is closed on iPhone; 2. There is no IR blaster; 3. Open Bluetooth communication; 4. Real multitasking and split screen; 5. Real Black/White camera sensor; Tell me one function of iPhone, that is missing on P20 Pro! And don't tell me about ridiculous FaceTime...

12. Pabliell

Posts: 179; Member since: Mar 22, 2016

Wireless charging. New iPhones have it, Huawei doesn't. And please don't tell me it's slow or something, I know that. But if I was to accept a glass back on a phone it has to have Qi charging. Period.

23. yann

Posts: 612; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Sorry, but Huawei have fast-charging - super charge. And guess what: you don't need to buy another adapter to use it. The adapter is in the retail box. Do you have wireless charging plate in the box? Do you have even fast charging adapter in the box? Period!

76. Shubham412302

Posts: 569; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Not even 1% people use wireless charging.

83. DFranch

Posts: 532; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Not even 1% of percentages in the comment section are real.

31. AdeelSoomro

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 26, 2017

iMessage by the way Huawei P20 is stupid as you saying because it's android not iOS Android fans are dying for iOS but it's exclusive to iPhone unlike android no exclusivity

34. yann

Posts: 612; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I could buy to my daughter iPhone X or 8, but she refused, cause do not like limitation of iOS. So, you think one app make a difference? What is I message more than message apps on Android? Can you fly with it?

75. AdeelSoomro

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 26, 2017

You could buy an iPhone X but you choose an iPhone X clone for your daughter. Bravo. Wise decision. Android fans are happy with iPhone X clones

98. yann

Posts: 612; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

First: SHE choose Huawei P20 Pro and this is wise decision according functionality of the device. And it is not a clone. Or to say it in other words - the clone became better than the original in any possible way.

94. obedchuni

Posts: 332; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

then buy her one plus 6 or xioami 8 its just like iphone with no limitations

40. un-biased

Posts: 23; Member since: May 22, 2018

im not "dying" for ios. i've used it for a few years but when my 6s slooowed down (it was bad by the way) i went with samsung and you couldn't pay me to switch back.

50. Chris_ABN

Posts: 191; Member since: May 16, 2018

"Dying for iOS" I wouldn't want s**t Apple has to offer. Hell no. What are you smoking.....

77. AdeelSoomro

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 26, 2017

You don't need to use an iPhone because you are happy with iPhone clones

15. ch3mn3y

Posts: 77; Member since: Sep 17, 2017

Nobody copied iPhone here, as it's design is already a copy. But it's true. SHARP was first with notched phone, so Apple copied them with X, as well as others. As for bezeless, there was Mi Mix before anyone else Since death of Steve Apple didn't create anything: - shape - LG G6, - bezells - Mi Mix, - dual camera - LG G5, - software - Android, - pen l Samsung S Pen. Wireless charging is copied from Android as well. Apple saw that it's useful nd copied it to iphone.

17. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Mi Mix copied Sharp Crystal. Htc had dual cam before G5

20. TheOneSilveriusXZP

Posts: 64; Member since: Jul 01, 2017

Well, actually, both LG and HTC had dual cams back in 2010, LG Optimus 3D and Evo 3D respectively, in 2010 to make that 3D-movie-like

24. un-biased

Posts: 23; Member since: May 22, 2018

was the surface pen or the samsung s pen first. just wondering.

30. AVVA1

Posts: 228; Member since: Aug 01, 2017

Apple is never been first (usually) but they usually has the best implementation. Besides, most examples you gave are not accurate as well (if you are talking who did it first in mobile phones.) Dual cameras - apparently was first implemented in a Samsung phone 2007 Software - there were palm and IBM during the 90s but the first modern OS was probably Symbian. Pen - if you mean stylus then the first would probably be Styalator in 1957, stylus has been the primary input for touch screen pdas way back before having multiple touch capacitive screen. Bottom line, every companies take cues from other companies and improved upon them(usually getting patented).

33. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 670; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

It is not about being the first. It is about being the first who does it right. Apple did neither create the first smartphone nor mp3 player. But Apple created the first product that did it right so that consumers loved it. Apple was the first that did the notch design right because there is no chin on iPhone X and the notch has the right size. A chin makes the device look fat at the bottom. I find a small notch more disturbing to look at than a larger notch. A small notch looks like a foreign object on the screen while a larger notch looks like its meant to be there.

41. un-biased

Posts: 23; Member since: May 22, 2018

notch the right size?? the smaller the better not the Bigger the better

54. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 670; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

This is about aesthetics and good taste. Unfortunately, you don't have a sense for these things. You think smaller notch = larger screen = better I think: the right sized notch = larger screen than without notch = more aesthetic than smaller notch = better

56. sgodsell

Posts: 7187; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

"Apple was the first that did the notch design right because there is no chin on iPhone X and the notch has the right size." Keep drinking that koolaid. The notch is definitely the wrong size on the iPhone X, especially when there is hardly any screen space on either side of the notches. You want more proof that it's the wrong size. Apple has FORCED all of its developers to embrace the iPhone X notch to the point that your app will be rejected if it does not accommodate the iPhone X notch. I guess you have to be a Well-manicured-man because you must have a lot of brown stains all over your clothes and body.

44. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2145; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

You're in denial. No other phone on the market looked like the X, until all of the Android "Wannabes" showed up this year.

49. danny_a2005

Posts: 358; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

dual camera, HTC please

3. Boast_Rider

Posts: 534; Member since: Sep 14, 2017

If you're going by the closest copy, it's the mi8. It has similar 3D scanning, similar sized notch and same looking camera setup on the back. If you're looking for the best notched design, it's the OP6. Small notch, smallest chin and very aesthetically pleasing curves make it easily the best looking of the bunch.

4. EC112987

Posts: 1214; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Lmaooooo wow

5. YeahYeah

Posts: 250; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

None. They all copied essential phone including apple.

7. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Wrong, Sharp Aquos S was the first phone with a notch!

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