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While most can get by with a single SIM handset, there’s something to be said about the flexibility that comes with a dual SIM device. A dual SIM setup lets you have two different phone numbers, while also letting you use one SIM for data and another for calls/texts. We’ve rounded up a list of the best dual SIM Android phones currently available on the market. Be warned that some networks and markets might only offer a single SIM version of the phone listed here, so you should ask your local service provider or retailer before splashing out cash.

The best dual SIM Android phones:

Editor’s note: We will be updating this list as more dual SIM devices hit the market.


1. Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei P30 Pro dual SIM phone

The Huawei P30 Pro is one of the best phones around. Its great design, powerful specs, and leading-class camera give it plenty to love. The P30 Pro features four cameras on the back — a primary 40MP one with an f/1.6 aperture, an ultra-wide 20MP lens with an f/2.2 aperture, an 8MP 125mm telephoto lens, and a ToF camera.

The flagship is blazing fast, has great battery life, and is water and dust resistant thanks to its IP68 rating. The Huawei P30 Pro utilizes a hybrid SIM system, which means one of the slots can either hold a SIM card or a memory card. It uses Huawei’s proprietary nano memory technology, so don’t go buying a microSD card!


Huawei P30 Pro specs:

  • Display: 6.47-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: Kirin 980
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256/512GB
  • Cameras: 40, 20, 8MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Battery: 4,200mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

2. OnePlus 7T and 7T Pro

OnePlus 7T with support for dual SIM

The OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 7T Pro are the best devices OnePlus has made in years. They have some of the best specs available on the market, the latest Android has to offer, and solid camera systems.

Specs on the regular OnePlus 7T include the almighty Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a 6.55-inch Full HD+ screen, and a 3,800mAh battery. Upgrading to the OnePlus 7T Pro will get you a larger 6.67-inch QHD+ screen, 256GB of internal storage, and a heftier 4,085mAh battery. The phone also sports a curved display and a pop-up selfie camera. Of course, both also come with dual SIM capabilities.

As with previous OnePlus devices, the 7T and 7T Pro don’t have an IP rating or support wireless charging. But they do have affordable price tags.


OnePlus 7T specs:

  • Display: 6.55-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Cameras: 48, 12, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 3,800mAh
  • Software: Android 10

OnePlus 7T Pro specs

  • Display: 6.67-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Cameras: 48, 8, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4,085mAh
  • Software: Android 10

3. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus

Best dual SIM Android phones -- Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus were two of the most anticipated releases of last year. The phones take a bit of new look compared to the Note 9, including a new camera setup and housing, a range of bright and bold color options, and an overall slimmer look yet with more display real estate than ever before.

There’s no risk of compromise in terms of hardware as far as the Galaxy Note 10 is concerned. You get the Snapdragon 855 or Exynos 9825 processor depending on the region, backed by 8GB of RAM. The standard Note 10 comes with 256GB of storage, while the Note 10 Plus offers 512GB of built-in storage. Keeping everything running is a 3,500mAh battery or a 4,300mAh cell in the Plus-sized model. The Galaxy Note 10 also features one of the best smartphone displays around, faster wired and wireless charging capabilities than its predecessor, and HDR10+ certification for HDR video.

The dual SIM (dual standby) versions of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 phones are only available in certain markets and limited to the Exynos models. There’s no dual SIM availability in the US market. If you want to have the Snapdragon 855 version with dual SIM, your only option is to import the device from China. The dual SIM version is also of the hybrid slot variety where the second SIM slot also serves as the microSD card slot. So users have to make the choice between expandable storage and dual SIM capabilities.

Keep in mind that Samsung has recently announced the Galaxy Note 10 Lite, which also supports dual SIM, but the phone hasn’t gone on sale yet.


Samsung Galaxy Note 10 specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: SD 855 or Exynos 9825
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,500mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Plus specs:

  • Display: 6.8-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: SD 855 or Exynos 9825
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 256/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12MP, and 16MP + ToF
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 4,300mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

4. Samsung Galaxy S10 series

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus red reflection at angle

The Galaxy S10, S10 Plus, and S10e are all great devices and are suitable for demanding users. The Plus model is the best of the three, offering the largest display, biggest battery, and two front-facing cameras instead of one. Most of its other specs and features are the same as those of the regular Galaxy S10. Both sport three rear cameras, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and curved displays, among other things.

The Galaxy S10e, on the other hand, comes with two rear cameras instead of three, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a 5.8-inch display that isn’t curved on the sides. That makes it the smallest phone in the S10 lineup, as well as the cheapest of the three. However, it’s still more than suitable for demanding users.

All three Samsung Galaxy S10 handsets are available in dual SIM configurations, but it’s hard to get them in the United States. You will need to buy the phone outright and unlocked in order to enjoy dual SIM features. Regardless, it’s nice to know you can get Samsung’s flagship devices with dual SIM capabilities.

Keep in mind that Samsung has recently announced the Galaxy S10 Lite, which also supports dual SIM, but the phone hasn’t gone on sale yet.


Samsung Galaxy S10e specs:

  • Display: 5.8-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: SD 855 or Exynos 9820
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 128/256GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,100mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy S10 specs:

  • Display: 6.1-inch, QHD+
  • Chipset: SD 855 or Exynos 9820
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128/512GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Battery: 3,400mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, QHD+
  • SoC: SD 855 or Exynos 9820
  • RAM: 8/12GB
  • Storage: 128/512GB and 1TB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 16MP
  • Front cameras: 10 and 8MP
  • Battery: 4,100mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

5. Xiaomi Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 9 dual SIM phone

Those who want a flagship smartphone at a fair price can’t go wrong with the Xiaomi Mi 9. No longer do you need to pay $1,000 to get the latest tech in your phone. Instead, Xiaomi gives it to you for about a third.

Specs include a 6.39-inch AMOLED display with a 2,340 x 1,080 resolution, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor, 6/8/12GB of RAM, and a 3,300mAh battery. Xiaomi’s phone also offers a triple rear camera setup, delivering a 48MP primary sensor, 16MP ultra-wide camera, and 12MP telephoto shooter. Selfies are handled by a 20MP snapper in a waterdrop notch.

Unless there’s something missing that you just can’t live without — like a headphone jack, higher resolution, or a bigger battery — then it is a hearty recommendation for devices with dual SIM support. If you really want a device that can turn heads, go for the transparent model.


Xiaomi Mi 9 specs:

  • Display: 6.39-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6/8/12GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256GB
  • Cameras: 48, 12, and 16MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Battery: 3,300mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

6. Realme X2 Pro

Realme X2 Pro front display view of home screen top down

The Realme X2 Pro represents a change in Realme’s focus in the smartphone market and is proof that the previously budget-focused brand needs to be taken seriously in all areas. It packs some serious hardware into a device priced far lower than its competition. The phone starts at only €399 (~$445) in Europe, which is very cheap given the punch it packs.

In addition to the Snapdragon 855 Plus chipset, you also get a large 6.5-inch 90Hz display, up to 12GB of RAM, and dual SIM support. Other specs and features worth mentioning include four rear cameras, an in-display fingerprint scanner, and a 4,000mAh battery. It’s a hell of a device — we didn’t name it the best Android phone of 2019 for nothing.


Realme X2 Pro specs:

  • Display: 6.5-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • RAM: 6/8/12GB
  • Storage: 64/128/256GB
  • Cameras: 64, 13, 8, and 2MP
  • Front camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0

7. Asus Zenfone 6

Asus Zenfone 6 with support for two SIM cards

The Zenfone 6 fits the bill for an affordable flagship smartphone, including a Snapdragon 855 chipset, 6GB to 8GB of RAM, and 64GB or 256GB of expandable storage. Toss in a 5,000mAh battery with 18-watt charging and you’ve got a powerful, long-lasting phone.

The Asus device also stands out from others on the list thanks to its flipping camera setup, as the dual rear cameras rotate on a motorized swivel to serve as your selfie snappers. Interestingly enough, the Asus Zenfone 6’s motorized flipping mechanism is also used for panoramas, allowing you to get wide shots without having to move the phone. Heck, the mechanism can even rotate automatically for object tracking.

Read more: Asus Zenfone 6 specs: You’ll flip for these specs at this price

Thankfully, the phone supports dual SIMs and has a dedicated microSD slot too, so you don’t need to choose between more storage and an extra SIM.


Asus Zenfone 6 specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6/8GB
  • Storage: 64/256GB
  • Cameras: 48 and 13MP
  • Front cameras: Uses rear cameras
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

8. Asus ROG Phone 2

Asus ROG Phone 2 back in hand at angle

The Asus ROG Phone 2 represents a rather notable leap for gaming phones, as it was the first Snapdragon 855 Plus smartphone. The slightly upgraded chipset delivers a marginal CPU and GPU clock speed increase, which means you should enjoy slightly better performance in theory than with Snapdragon 855 phones.

Asus’ latest gaming phone is extremely beefy elsewhere, offering 12GB of RAM as standard, along with 256GB or 512GB of UFS 3.0 storage, and a massive 6,000mAh battery. The device also stands out as one of the few phones packing an OLED screen with a 120Hz refresh rate.

The ROG Phone 2 also offers air triggers that act as shoulder buttons, a 48MP+13MP ultra-wide rear camera pairing, a 24MP selfie camera, and an array of accessories. Throw in dual SIM compatibility and you can truly ask nothing else of this phone. It’s a beast!


Asus ROG Phone 2 specs:

  • Display: 6.59-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855 Plus
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 256/512GB
  • Cameras: 48 and 13MP
  • Front camera: 24MP
  • Battery: 6,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

9. LG G8X ThinQ

LG G8X ThinQ screen -- best dual SIM phone

The LG G8X ThinQ is nothing short of a high-end device. It comes with a powerful Snapdragon 855 chipset, 6GB of RAM, and a 4,000mAh battery.

One of the things that make it stand out is the Dual Screen accessory, which adds a secondary screen to the device. It’s exactly the same as the main display, meaning it measures 6.4 inches and offers Full HD+ resolution. It even has a notch, although it’s just for looks, as it lacks a selfie camera.

Screens are not the only thing you can double up on, though. The LG G8X ThinQ also comes with dual SIM support, although this feature may not be available in every market.


LG G8X ThinQ specs:

  • Display: 6.4-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Cameras: 12 and 13MP
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Battery: 4,000mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

10. Sony Xperia 1 and Xperia 5

sony xperia 5 with dual SIM support

Sony has offered dual SIM phones for a long time now. The Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 offer a hybrid SIM slot in some markets (allowing you to add a microSD card or a second SIM), but you’ll need to check with your retailer to make sure that this variant is available in your country.

The Xperia 1 and Xperia 5 are very similar phones. The latter is the more recent of the two and comes with a 6.1-inch Full HD+ display, 6GB of RAM, and three 12MP cameras at the back. It’s IP68 rated for protection against water and dust and supports expandable storage. There’s also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner on board.

The Sony Xperia 1 sports a larger display at 6.5 inches that offers 4K resolution. Due to its bigger footprint, it also has a slightly larger battery (3,330mAh vs. 3,140mAh). Most of its other specs and features, including the chipset and RAM, are exactly the same as those of the Xperia 5.


Sony Xperia 1 specs:

  • Display: 6.5-inch OLED, 4K
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 3,330mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

Sony Xperia 5 specs:

  • Display: 6.1-inch, Full HD+
  • SoC: Snapdragon 855
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Cameras: 12, 12, and 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Battery: 3,140mAh
  • Software: Android 9.0 Pie

These are our picks for the best dual SIM options Android has to offer at the moment. We’ll add more as new dual SIM phones come to market.