Last Updated on February 12, 2022 by Kennedy
Hello dear, you are welcome to this very great site as i will walk you through the best 6.5 inches phones in 2021 that you will love so much.
As we entered into the new year, you might be looking for a new smartphone for school or for work. That’s great indeed cause back then when i was in school, i always have this need of buying a new phone to show off in school.
Most phone users tends to go for big screen, i won’t lie that i admire big screen smartphones a lot. You can imagine that apple that is known to produce small screen smartphones have dumped it and now releasing a big screen.
And when i say big screen, i mean a 6.5 inches display phone in form of Iphone Xs Max and the 11 pro max.
The fact that since the turn of 2019, 6.5 inches display phones are very common in most smartphones released in 2019.
Samsung even went ahead to release the galaxy A70 and A80 which are 6.7 inches display. And the foldable phone is about 7.5 screen size. There’s no doubt that phone manufacturers has seen that the consumers or buyers really love such screen and went on to produce more of it.
You’ve got to agree with me cause Apple also joined the trend with the release of their 2019 flagship devices.
Let me get back to your question, what 6.5 inches display phone should i buy in 2020. Okay there’s lot’s of good quality phones out there with 6.5 inches display, but i’ve the best for you.
I decided to categorize it based on their prices, that is the best 6.5 inches phone under $500 and above $500 in 2020. So let’s get started with the high end phones that has a 6.5 inches display.
Best 6.5 inches display phones above $500 in 2021
What are the best 6.5 inches phones that is above five hundred dollars do i recommend to you in this new year.
1. Iphone 11 Pro Max (6.5 inches phones)
Can you afford the new iPhone 11 pro max smartphone? then if you can, i’m telling you to go for it cause it is the best 6.5 inches phone i’ve seen so far.
The iphone 11 pro max was released in September 2019, so it’s still much very new and has latest features that you will desire to see in a smartphone.
Is not by having a big screen display, the iPhone 11 pro max has a screen resolution of 1242 x 2688 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio and 458 ppi density.
Then the best features that were added to the screen to make it it’s display stunningly beautiful are; Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating, 800 nits max brightness, Dolby Vision, HDR10, Wide color gamut, True-tone and 120Hz touch-sensing.
Watching videos, browsing the internet or playing games are very fantastic on the apple iphone 11 pro max.
It has a three cameras of 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS, a 12 MP, f/2.0, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom and 12 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide).
Iphone 11 pro max is powered by a 64GB 4GB RAM, 256GB 4GB RAM, 512GB 4GB RAM, with a non non-removable Li-Ion 3969 mAh battery.
2. Huawei Mate 30 Pro
Forget the brouhaha google and huawei are having, the mate 30 pro is really a monster phone to behold.
Let me get this straight, you don’t like apple iphones and prefer android to it. Looking for that android phone that has 6.5 inches with other exciting specs, then the huawei mate 30 pro is a good buy for you.
This isn’t about the over hype the iPhone 11 pro max got because of it’s super camera, the mate 30 pro is the real deal.
Released the same month with the iPhone 11 pro max, the mate 30 pro runs on android 10 and will receive future updates.
The phone has a stunning 40 MP, f/1.6, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7″, PDAF, OIS, 8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4″, PDAF, OIS, 3x optical zoom, a 40 MP, f/1.8, 18mm (ultrawide), 1/1.54″, PDAF and 3D TOF camera.
The ultra wide camera and it’s optical zoom is the best i’ve seen on any android phone and even the iPhone 11 pro max.
The huawei mate 30 pro is powered by twoddifferent variants, a 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM with a battery capacity of 4500 mAh battery.
The fast charging is really one of a kind, the best so fat. You get a fast battery charging of 40W and this means that it can charge from 0 – 70 percent in just thirty minutes.
There’s other features like the IP68 dust/water resistant, up to 2m for 30 mins.
The exact screen size of the huawei 30 pro is 6.53 inches with OLED capacitive touchscreen display, with a screen resolution of 1176 x 2400 pixels. It has a screen features like the Corning Gorilla Glass 6, DCI-P3 and HDR10 which makes the display to be sharp and crisp.
3. Oneplus 7T 6.5 inches display
Another name on the list of 6.5 inches phones in 2020 is the oneplus 7T smartphone, which was released in October 2019.
The oneplus 7T has a 6.55 inches display, with a fluid AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The screen resolution is quite okay as it is 1080 x 2400 pixels.
The screen is protected with a corning gorilla glass, 5, DCI-P3 100% and HDR10+ which makes the display to look sharp and crisp.
It has a three cameras, 48 MP, f/1.6, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, 12 MP, f/2.2, 51mm (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom and a 16 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide), AF.
The oneplus 7T is powered by a 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, and runs on android android 10.0; OxygenOS 10.0.7.
For the battery, it is a Non-removable Li-Po 3800 mAh battery, with a good fast battery charging of 30W.
4. Iphone Xs Max
In as much the Iphone xs max is a 2018 smartphone, it definitely worth being on this list. You need to know that it is the best smartphone in 2018 and even mid 2019, after all it is a flagship device.
Iphone xs max has a good 6.5 inches display, with a good Super Retina OLED capacitive touchscreen. A screen resolution of 1242 x 2688 pixels, which is really stunning.
Not only that, the screen is a scratch-resistant glass with oleophobic coating. A 625 nits max brightness, Dolby Vision, a HDR10, Wide color gamut, a 3D Touch, aTrue-tone and 120Hz touch-sensing.
Being a 2018 smartphone, the iPhone xs max only has a two cameras but they bear most new phones in 2020 hands down. The cameras are a 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS and a 12 MP, f/2.4, 52mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom.
The first apple iphone to be powered by a 4GB of ram. The iphone xs max are of three variants, a 64GB 4GB RAM, a 256GB 4GB RAM, and finally a 512GB 4GB RAM.
Note that the iphone xs max is a waterrresistant phone, with IP68 dust/water resistant and up to 2m for 30 mins.
It has a non-removable Li-Ion 3174 mAh battery and a fast battery charger of 15W. You can charge the xs max from 0 to 50% in 30 minutes and 100% in one hour.
5. Oppo Reno3 Pro
This is the fifth phone to be the list of 6.5 inches phones to buy in 2020 be it in UK, Nigeria or anywhere in the world.
The oppo Reno3 pro is currently the brand flagship device, you don’t need to argue that oppo is really come up in terms of mobile market.
The phone was released in December 2019, with a 6.5 inches display and supported by and AMOLED capacitive touchscreen.
The screen resolution is 1080 x 2400 pixels, protected by a orning Gorilla Glass 5, 800 nits max brightness, 90Hz and DCI-P3.
Most oppo smartphones are mediaTek, but the Reno3 pro is a Qualcomm SDM765 device, running on android 10.0; ColorOS 7.
OPPO Reno3 Pro is powered by a 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, making it so difficult for one to experience lagging while multitasking.
It has a four cameras, which are 48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, OIS, a 13 MP, f/2.4, 53mm (telephoto), 1/3.4″, 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom, a 8 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1/3.2″, 1.4µm and finally a 2 MP B/W, f/2.4, 1/5″, 1.75µm.
It has a non-removable Li-Po 4025 mAh battery, and a fast battery charging 30W. The phone can be charged from 0% to 50% in 20min respectively.
Let’s move over to the 6.5 inches phones in 2020 that is below $500. For those on tight budget, this will be okay for you.
Best 6.5 inches phones under $500 in 2020
If you noticed the trend in the mobile market, you will see that most phones released are of 6.7 inches, and i know that it will continue till the end of 2020.
So what 6.5 inches phones can i buy in 2020, see the best list below;
1. Samsung Galaxy A51
Samsung galaxy A51 is an average smartphone that is very good for someone on a budget. Released on December 2019 makes it the last samsung phones to be released in 2019.
The A51 smartphone is a 6.5 inches display with a super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. A moderate screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels, with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protecting it.
Being the last samsung phone released in 2019, it powered by Android 10.0 and the latest samsung One UI 2.
With a 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, it is a huge upgrade to the A50 smartphone.
The camera specs are quite exciting, a 48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF, 12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide), 1.12µm, 5 MP, f/2.4, 40mm (telephoto), dedicated macro camera and 5 MP, f/2.2, (wide), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm, depth sensor.
Samsung galaxy A51 featured only single front face camera, which is 32 MP, f/2.2, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm.
I noticed that samsung added lot’s of 4G LTE networks to the A51, compared to the number on the A50s.
The A51 has a non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery and a fast charging battery of 15W. Currently the phone is priced at $310.
2. Huawei Nova 6
Nova 6 is a 6.5 inches phones that is very good to have in 2020, and it was released in late December 2019. A very good for the low budget users.
Running on android 10.0, and huawei EMUI 10, the nova 6 featured the latest and powerful huawei chipset which is HiSilicon Kirin 990.
What i don’t really fancy is that there’s no SD card slot available, with only 128GB and 8GB RAM. You can still make use of OTG if you needed more space.
In camera, huawei nova 6 features a triple cameras with it’s specs a 40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7″, PDAF, Laser AF, 8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4″, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS, 3x optical zoom and 8 MP, f/2.4, 16mm (ultrawide), no AF.
You will also get a dual front camera specs of 32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm and an 8 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide)
The phone is build with a glass front, glass back, aluminum frame with a Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). There’s no single sim variant and i love that so much.
You will get a good battery life in the huawei Nova 6, with a Non-removable Li-Po 4100 mAh battery, and a super fast battery charging of 40W.
The nova 6 charges from 0% to 70% in 30min, seriously that’s really awesome i must say, couldn’t get such on the s10.
3. Honor V30
I must commend honor for really waxing strong in the smartphone market than it’s compatriot the redmi. In as much huawei really made them big, i always prefer their phones than the redmi which is under xiaomi.
The honor v30 is currently the cheapest 5G network smartphone in 2020 and it was launched in December.
With 6.57 inches and and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, watching videos is really okay, though there’s no HDR10 to make it look more shaper and crisp.
Just like the huawei nova 6, the honor v30 is powered by android 10.0, using huawei chipset of HiSilicon Kirin 990.
No provision for SD card slot on the v30 smartphone, you’ll only get 128GB 6GB RAM, and 128GB 8GB RAM respectively.
The camera isn’t that fantastic based on the reviews, in as much it is 40 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/1.7″, PDAF, Laser AF, the second camera being 8 MP, f/2.4, 80mm (telephoto), 1/4″, PDAF, Laser AF, OIS, 3x optical zoom and the third is 8 MP, f/2.4, 16mm (ultrawide), no AF.
It also has a dual front camera of 32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm and 8 MP, f/2.2, 17mm (ultrawide).
No water resistant, no wireless charging but it has a super non-removable Li-Po 4200 mAh battery and a fast battery charging of 40W. You can easily charge the phone from 0% to 70% in just 30 minutes.
This is where i wrap it up on the 6.5 inches phones we have in 2020. As we move further into the year with new releases, i will update this post with more phones.