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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46. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2146; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Let's just say that Apple can essentially buyout Android if it were a company.

53. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Xaiomi to me. Non look as good as the X though.

58. olayaya unregistered

the article is so enough! "who copied best iPhone x?" that is enough for copycatting companies! if the article is said, who produced original product i all say more! but its copying!

60. Harjyke

Posts: 10; Member since: May 08, 2018

Android introduced the Notch first with Essentials PH1 so, stop saying Android copied Apple please

61. twcobra

Posts: 26; Member since: Apr 25, 2012

I hate these fake news articles. Essential was the first phone with a notch. Please get the facts straight. Apple copied Essential.

73. ebilcake

Posts: 1227; Member since: Jul 16, 2016

The iPhone X wasn't first with the notch so the question is redundant. If the writer had any brains the question would have been worded differently.

78. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2146; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

The X notch is completely different than your argument of the Essential Phone notch. Go ahead and state your case why?

80. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Laughing at all this mess...If you are doing a notch, you have lazy designers that like to take short cuts...that is all. Thankfully HTC have great designers and I will never have to put up with such mediocrity.

84. RoboticEngi

Posts: 1251; Member since: Dec 03, 2014

Once again PhoneArena writes a worshipping apple article.......Where are the articles about what apple copies from android oems? It's not there because unbeaten lives so deep in apples arse, they cannot see anything but apples...Its amazing that a "neutral" website can have this kind of bias.....(I know, I know, click bait)

85. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

just like apple copied it from essential phone...

86. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Apple did not copy the essential phone. Both look completely different. People should stop saying. However the story is different when you place IPhone X side by side with Mi 8. The copying is so evident. I'm an android user but I'm ashamed of these copycat manufacturers. I applaud Samsung Sony and HTC for not copying the "trendy" in notch. If im gonna buy a phone with a notch, it will be the IPhone Xs plus. Enjoying my S9 plus at the moment.

88. sueli.smiley

Posts: 4; Member since: Oct 08, 2017

Notch is the worst thing ever

91. Bondurant

Posts: 780; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Missing the biggest point. Apple copied the essential phone.

93. mootu

Posts: 1500; Member since: Mar 16, 2017

Apple did not "invent" the notch. Hauwei was experimenting with notches around 4 years ago but didn't have the balls to release. Both Samsung and LG were granted patents for a notch in 2016. Essential and Sharp both had phones on the market before Apple. Just wait while next year when Apple "invents" the triple camera phone.

96. obedchuni

Posts: 332; Member since: Jun 16, 2014

the notch is there for the purpose, face unlock when will Android OEMS learn, Samsung too has face unlock but they didn't came up with the notch, also they didn't have the advance sensor per say, they still have face unlock but not a notch, hope notch decreases with every release of new iphones

97. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

The Mi8 is a disgusting copycat. OnePlus 6 is the best looking phone with notch

99. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

You mean the Oneplus 6 is less disgusting. Both are copycats.

101. willytbk

Posts: 252; Member since: Aug 15, 2012

Remember the days where all people mocking the iPhone X notch, and now??? Hahaha

102. Babert

Posts: 165; Member since: May 08, 2013

IMHO MI8 Explorere edition is a wonderful phone with better specs than iphone in some areas! the only thing to worry is the battery capacity and quality! it's a bit modest for 6.21" screen and SD845! other than that i don't care for 3.5 jack< wireless charging and stuff like that!

103. AstronautJones

Posts: 305; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

Who copied iPhone X best? Essential phone?

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