Best Small Screen Phones: 5 Inches or Less

Best Small Screen Phones: 5 Inches or Less

Let’s face it, ever since the beginning smartphone screen size has continued to grow. The once pocket-sized device no longer fits into pocket nor your palm and handling them is a real tough job for many. Larger screens are undoubtedly attractive, but if you can’t use them with ease then there’s certainly not point using them. Hence we’re sure that several of you might want to know about smartphone models with a more manageable size.  He will have to appoint an assistant just to handle the phone for him.

All good things come in small packages and this is true for smartphones too. If you are one of those who believe in it then you should look at this article. Apple the dominator of smartphone market may have come with a huge screen iPhone X but at the same time it also brings iPhone 8.

In our list of best small screen phones iPhone 8 is the winner all thanks to the A11 bionic processor. As it makes the phone fastest small screen phone around. But this doesn’t mean that other phones don’t stand a chance to win. There are other phones too that will impress you even though they have small screen.

So, what are we waiting for let’s take a closer look at some of my favorite small screen phone that have 5 inch or smaller screen.

1.iPhone 8 (4.7 inches)

iphone 8

You may think iPhone 8 as an upgrade to iPhone 7 but that is not the case. iPhone 8 is different as it is powered by Apple’s new A 11 Bionic CPU. Plus, it supports wireless charging as it has a glass design a thing that previous iPhones don’t have. Not only this as compared to iPhone 7, iPhone 8 has a much longer battery backup that lasts for 9 hours 54 minutes and the screen size is also smaller.

See Also: iPhone X: Is It Even Worth It?

2. Google Pixel 2 (5 inches)

google pixel 2

Not an Apple fan then this is the perfect device for you. It may not be as attractive as Pixel 2 XL but is a brilliant phone with a small screen. It has a AMOLED display, a perfect camera that clicks perfect pictures irrespective of the light. Pixel 2 comes with single lens 12-megapixel camera same as Pixel XL that will not let you miss the Portrait mode as iPhone 8 users will. Plus, there is no need to compromise with the hardware even if you are going with the smaller screen phone.

3. Sony Xperia XZ1 (4.6 inches)

sony xperia xz1

Shocked to see Sony in the list of smartphones, don’t be Sony still offers smartphones. It is not out of the market. You cannot see it the often because it still makes small screen phones and is not running in the race of bigger screen phones. Sony Xperia XZ1 comes with Snapdragon 835 chipset and 4GB RAM, the screen remains at 720p but there are no compromises with the display it is still sharp. The battery of phone is 2,700 mAh and it may have some flaws as the previous ones but still it is worth giving a try. The display and storage is what makes it stand in the race.

4. iPhone 7 (4.7 inches)

iphone 7

You may be wondering why have we added iPhone 7 as it is no longer the new kid around. But let me tell you it is still a good option for small screen lovers. Especially when Apple has dropped its price and when iPhone X and 8 Plus are not able to get as many customers as there were for iPhone 7. As compared to other larger screen size phone this phone is much faster with its A10 processor. The phone has a 12-megapixel camera with wide f/1.8 aperture that lets in more light. Furthermore, iPhone 7 supports iOS 11 the latest iOS. So, if you want an iPhone why not to go with it.

5. Google Pixel (5 inches)

google pixel

Another Google phone but where will I be able to find it? Isn’t it already out of the market. No not at all you can find it easily online and with a 1920 X 1080 resolution on AMOLED display the phone is a good choice. It runs on a battery of 2,770mAh. Don’t worry about battery backup as it has smaller screen the phone won’t eat that much battery.

6. Samsung Galaxy J3 (5 inches)

samsung galaxy j3

Mostly all of us have heard about Samsung’s S series but let me tell you Samsung offers both high end and low-end phones. Galaxy J3 has a 720p LCD display and is powered by Samsung’s Exynos 7750 chipset with a 2GB RAM. It has a 16GB built in storage and a slot for memory card using which you can expand the phone memory. It is a great choice for those looking for a Samsung low-end phone.

Hope you like out list of small screens phones. These phones will not only fit in your pocket but won’t even burn them. We should always use a thing that is easy to handle and to use why to just go with looks and bear all the trouble of keeping those big screens safe from falling.

Preeti is a technical writer with Systweak. She covers new technology and troubleshooting. She loves gadgets and is an avid reader. In her free time, she likes to travel and explore new places solo.

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