Best Smartphone to look forward in 2016/2017

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As 2016/2017 year brings a great revolution in gadgets technology especially in Smartphone. So most of the devices are revolutionary & best and we want to present these in front of yourself so that you can go for it.

For the best smartphone of 2016/2017, you’ve come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time.

We continuously update these best smartphone’s feature to reflect recent launches. All the listed devices have been fully reviewed by us. Our best smartphones list covers all operating systems, all sizes, so you’ll be armed with everything you need to consider when choosing to buy your next device.

Of course, the most important factor in buying a new device is making sure you have the best smartphone for you. The best for your budget, the features you need, the size that feels right and platform that suits you best.

List of  Best Smartphone of  the Year 2016/2017

  1. GOOGLE PIXEL XL
    This device comes from GOOGLE and phone is as according to its name, PIXEL. 
    The phone is rich in the pixel. The smartphone was launched in October 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels(~534 ppi).The Google Pixel XL runs on Android 7.1 and is powered by a 3450mAh non-removable battery. It measures 154.70 x 75.70 x 8.50 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 168.00 gm.
    Its feature is really going to impress. Let’s take a look at it:

    Key Features

    • AMOLED Display, 1440 x 2560 pixels
    • Google Assistant for INDIA
    • Android OS, v7.1
    • Unlimited Storage
    • Powerful Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
    • 12 MP Rear & 8 MP Front with EIS & OIS
    • Non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mAh battery

    Specs

    Editor Rating

    Design

    Elegant design

    Display

    AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors & 5.5 inches (~71.2% screen-to-body ratio)

    Software

    Latest Android OS, v7.1 & Google Assistance

    Processor

    Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)

    Battery Life

    Non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mAh battery

    Camera

    12.3 MP & 8 MP with EIS & OIS

    Value for money

    Yes, Great phone

    PROS

    AMOLED Display, Latest Andriod v7.1, Great in Low-light Camera, Unlimited Storage, Google Assistant

    CONS

    No Radio, No Infrared port
  2. IPHONE 7 PLUS 
    This is the latest device launched by IPHONE in September 2106. The Apple iPhone 7 Plus is powered by quad-core Apple A10 Fusion processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Apple iPhone 7 Plus packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 7-megapixel front shooter for selfies. It is bit heavier i.e., 188 gm. Since it is expensive but not expensive for fans. Let’s take a look at it:

Key feature

  • Dual 12 MP  rear & 7 MP front With OIS
  • Quad-core 2.23 GHz
  • Apple A10 Fusion
  • iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 10.2
  • 3 GB RAM & 32 GB internal
  • IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
  1. Specs

    Editor Rating

    Design

    Good Metallic Design

    Display

    Decent Display (1080x1920 pixels)(~401 ppi)

    Software

    iOS 10

    Processor

    Powerful Quad-core Apple A10 Fusion

    Battery Life

    2900 mAH, Stand by 1 days

    Camera

    Great Dual 12 MP & 7 MP With OIS

    Value for money

    Yes, You can go for it. But Expensive

    PROS

    Great performance,Excellent battery life, iOS10(timely updates), Great picture quality photo

    CONS

    No Card slot, Radio & Infrared port, Single Sim, No USB
  2. SAMSUNG GALAXY S7 EDGE
    This was the flagship device launched by Samsung in  February 2016. Its Curved edge screen was the wow factor t.The display is rich in detail i.e.,1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi).It comes with powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 along with  1.6GHz octa-core. It really impressed everybody. Let’s take a look at it: 

    Key feature

    • Curved edge screen
    • Super AMOLED Screen
    • Great camera, 12 MP rear & 5 MP front with OIS
    • Android OS, v6.0
    •  Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • 1.6GHz octa-core
    • 32/64/128 GB & 4 GB RAM
    • S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
    • Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Absolutely stunning Design

      Display

      Crystal clear Display,1440x2560 pixels (~534)

      Software

      Android OS, v6.0

      Processor

      powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 & 1.6GHz octa-core

      Battery Life

      Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery, Standby 1-2 days

      Camera

      12 MP & 5 MP with OIS

      Value for money

      Yes, you should go for it

      PROS

      Stunning look, Incredible camera,IP68 protection, S-Voice natural language commands & dictation

      CONS

      No Infrared port & Radio
  3. ONE PLUS 3
    OnePlus 3 smartphone was launched in June 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels(~401 ppi).The OnePlus 3 is powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage cannot be expanded. It is a flagship device by this company.
    Its feature would really impress you. Let’s take a look at it:

    Key Feature

    • 5.5 Inch  Optic AMOLED display
    • 1.6 GHz quad-core
    • 6GB RAM & 64 Internal storage
    • Andriod v6.0 & upgradeable to v.7.0
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • 16 MP rear & 8 MP front With OIS & EIS
    • Dash Charging

    Specs

    Editor Rating

    Design

    Excellent Metallic Design

    Display

    Vivid Display (1080 x 1920 pixels) (~401 ppi )

    Software

    Android 6.0.1 & OxygenOS 3.2.8

    Processor

    1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

    Battery Life

    Good Battery life(3000 mAH), standby 1-2 days

    Camera

    16 MP & 8 MP With OIS & EIS

    Value for money

    Yes, It is superb device

    PROS

    Great design and build, Performer, Superb software, Fast & accurate fingerprint sensor, Support NFC

    CONS

    No Infrared port, card slot & FM
  4. LG G5
    LG G5 smartphone was launched in February 2016. The LG G5 is the successor to last year’s LG G4 but it seems to be completely different from G4 considering features and design. The LG G5 is powered by 2.15GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM.The phone comes with a 5.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (~554 ppi).
    The interesting part is that phone have fewer cons. Let’s take a look at it:

    Key Feature

    • 5.3 Inch IPS Display with 1440×2560 pixels
    • 16 MP rear & 8 MP front with  OIS,  laser autofocus
    • 32 GB & 4 GB RAM
    • Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • Android 6.0.1
    • Handy ( 159 gm)

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Decent Design

      Display

      Crystal clear display

      Software

      Android 6.0.1 & Optimus UI 5.0

      Processor

      Powerful 2.15GHz quad-core & Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

      Battery Life

      Normal Battery life, standby less 1 days

      Camera

      16 MP & 8 MP with OIS (3-axis)

      Value for money

      Yes, you can go for it. But Expensive

      PROS

      Fantastic performance, Good fingerprint sensor, Support NFC, Infrared

      CONS

      Poor Design & Battery life
  5. HTC 10
    This is a flagship device from HTC. Here, 10 stands for perfect & company says that device would offer great user experience.It was launched in April 2016 & HTC 10 will be available in India in (Carbon Grey, Topaz Gold) colors. HTC 10 flaunts 5.2 inch display with 2560 x 1440p resolution and 565 ppi. It comes with Gorilla Glass 4 Protection. The smartphone is beautifully crafted with All Metal unibody. Let’s take a look at it :

     Key feature

    • Android 6.0.1 & upgradeable to v7.0
    • 5.2 Inch Super LCD5 screen
    • Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • 1.6GHz quad-core
    • 12 MP rear & 5 MP front With OIS
    • Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Brilliant design

      Display

      Vivid display, 1440x2560 pixels (~564 ppi)

      Software

      Android v6.0 & HTC Sense

      Performance

      1.6GHz quad-core & Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

      Battery Life

      Normal battery life (3000 mAH), standby 1day

      Camera

      12 MP rear & 5 MP front With OIS, laser autofocus

      Value for money

      Little bit as Expensive

      PROS

      Speedy performance, Very good audio, Support NFC

      CONS

      No Infrared, Single sim
  6. MI 5
    This is latest flagship device from XIAOMI. It borrows design elements from
    the Mi Note, & it have ‘Zirconium 3D ceramic body’. It is incredibly light (129 g) & thin (7.25 mm). 
    It is an extraordinary work by Xiaomi to fit in a large capacity battery in this thin frame and maintain a very low weight.The other major reason for the smartphone to be so popular among Indians and other countries is the affordable price with its Powerful & Premium Look Smartphone. Let’s take a look at it:

    Key feature

    • Very Light ( 129 g) & Thin ( 7.25 mm)
    • 16 MP & 4 MP with OIS ( 4-axis)
    • Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • 1.3 GHz quad-core
    • Android OS, v6.0
    • 5.15 Inch IPS Display Screen

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Excellent Design

      Display

      Vivid Dispaly,1080 x 1920 pixels (~428 ppi)

      Software

      Android 6.0 & MIUI 7 upgradble to MIUI 8

      Performance

      1.3GHz quad-core & Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

      Battery Life

      Good Battery Life (3000 mAH), standby 1-2 days

      Camera

      16 MP & 4 MP with OIS ( 4-axis),

      Value for money

      Yes, you should go for it.

      PROS

      Good design, Blazing fast performance, Great battery life, Accurate fingerprint sensor, Support NFC & Infrared

      CONS

      No Card slot, FM, Hard to buy as in Flash sale, No higher variant available at time of launch
  7. REDMI NOTE 3
    Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched in two variants in India and it will compete against the Lenovo K4 Note & LE 1S. The smartphone even in August 2016 stays out of stock mostly and there is still too much demand which Xiaomi is unable to full-fill in the Indian market. It is most selling phone of 2016. Let’s take a look at it:

    Key feature

    • 5.5 Inch IPS Display
    • 16 MP rear & 5 MP front
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 650
    • Andriod v5.0 & upgradable to v6.0
    • 1.4GHz hexacore
    • Powerful 4050 mAH battery

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Good Design

      Display

      Vivid Display

      Software

      Android 5.1 & MIUI 7 & upgradable to v6.0 & MIUI 8

      Processor

      1.4GHz hexa-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 650

      Battery Life

      Good Battery life (4050 mAH), standby 1-2 day

      Camera

      16 MP & 5 MP, auto face/smile detection

      Value for money

      Yes, go for it

      PROS

      Strong CPU performance,Very good battery life, Accurate fingerprint sensor, Support Infrared

      CONS

      Camera struggle in low light, Expandable storage limited to 32GB No NFC, Hybrid sim slot

     

  8. LE ECO-MAX 2
    LeEco Le Max 2 smartphone was launched in April 2016.
    The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels (~515 ppi). LeEco Le Max 2 price in India starts from Rs. 17,999.  Let’s take a look at it:

    Key feature

    • 5.7 Inch LTPS IPS LCD Display
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • 2.15GHz Kryo + 1.6GHz Kryo
    • 21 MP & 8 MP with OIS
    • Android OS, v6.0
    • Li-ion 3100mAH

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Decent Design

      Display

      Crystal clear display

      Software

      Android 6.0 & eUI 5.6

      Processor

      Powerful 2.15GHz Kryo + 1.6GHz Kryo ,Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

      Battery Life

      Decent battery (3100 mAH), stand by 1 day

      Camera

      21 MP & 8 MP with OIS

      Value for money

      Yes, go for it

      PROS

      High-fidelity audio,Good performance

      CONS

      No NFC & Infrared, No card slot, Heavy

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  9. LENOVO Z2 PLUS
    Lenovo launched the Z2 Plus in India with prices starting from Rs 17,999. This smartphone is basically a rebranded ZUK Z2, which first launched in China. For the Indian market, Lenovo seems to have dropped the ZUK branding. As the name suggests, the Z2 Plus is the successor to the ZUK Z1 that launched in mid-2016. The Lenovo Z2 Plus is available for buyers in two variants differentiated on the basis of storage and RAM.Let’s take a look at it:

     Key feature

    • 5.0 Inch LTPS IPS LCD Display
    • Android OS, v6.0 & upgradable to v7.0
    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
    • 13 MP & 8 MP
    • 3500 mAH Battery

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Good Design

      Display

      Vivid display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi)

      Software

      Android 6.0.1

      Processor

      2.15GHz quad-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

      Battery Life

      Good Battery (3500 mAH), standby 1-2 day

      Camera

      13 MP rear & 8 MP front

      Value for money

      Yes, go for it

      PROS

      Convenient size & good build quality,Excellent performance,

      CONS

      No NFC & Infrared,No card slot
  10. OPPO F1 PLUS 
    The oppo F1 plus is that device that uplifted company among user. The company believes that this device is a game changer.It was launched in March 2016.
    The first thing that comes to mind on seeing the Oppo F1 Plus is the serious resemblance its design bears with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Although like many other companies’ devices the Oppo F1 Plus isn’t a cheap iPhone rip-off, but the inspiration is definitely there.Let’s take a look at it:

    Key feature

    • 5.5 Inch AMOLED Display
    • Android OS, v5.1 & upgradable v6.0
    • MediaTek MT6755
    • 13 MP rear & 16 MP front
    • 2850 mAH Battery

      Specs

      Editor Rating

      Design

      Good design

      Display

      Vivid display, 1080x1920 pixels (~401 ppi )

      Software

      Android 5.1, ColorOS 3.0 upgradable to v6.0

      Processor

      2GHz octa-core, MediaTek MT6755

      Battery Life

      Normal battery ( 2850 mAH), standby

      Camera

      13 MP rear & 16 MP front

      Value for money

      Little bit expensive

      PROS

      Very good build quality, Fast charging, Decent software

      CONS

      No AC WIFI card, Weak low-light camera performance, Hybrid sim slot, No NFC & Infrared, No Compass/ Magnetometer sensor & FM

     

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