Ten Best Smartphones To Buy in 2016

Ten Best Smartphones To Buy in 2016

Smartphones have become an essential item in almost all walks of life on Earth today, from school going children to working adults everybody needs them and everybody have them. Everyday companies launch new models of smartphones with latest features and gadgets to attract consumers in buying their smartphones.

 

Currently there are so many companies that feature multiple models of smartphones that it can be a daunting task to select one for a consumer. Most consumers are interested in smartphones with fast speed, bigger memory and latest cameras, but it is hard to find a smartphone that has all the features that the consumer demands.

 

To help the consumers in making that decision here are the top ten smartphones of 2016.

10. Sony Xperia Z5

Weight: 154g

Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.2-inch

Resolution: 1920 x 1080

CPU: Snapdragon 810

RAM: 3GB

Storage: 32GB

Battery: 2900mAh

Rear camera: 23MP

Front camera: 5.1MP

 

This smartphone has a number of great features and it is right now the flagship model for the Japanese company. In the right light atmosphere Sony Xperia Z5’s camera is second to none, even with numerous openings the waterproofing on this smartphone is amazing.

 

This smartphone also features an amazing fingerprint sensor and a strong battery life, previously the price was an issue but recently the prices have gone down making it more accessible. The one drawback of the phone is that it heats up with extensive use.

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9. LG G5

Weight: 159g

Dimensions: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.3-inch

Resolution: 2560 x 1440

CPU: value

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB

Battery: 2800mAh

Rear camera: 16MP

Front camera: 8MP

 

The LG G5 is a modular phone which means that you can attach and remove modules to enhance the performance of the phone in certain areas like the camera or the sound. You can also remove the battery pack which is good because most phones do not have a removable battery pack.

 

LG will introduce more modules in future as it plans to make G5 a totally customizable phone, however improvement is needed in the battery life and the designs of the modules as the camera module completely changes the dimensions of the phone.

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8. ONEPLUS 3

Weight: 158g

Dimensions: 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.5-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 1920

CPU: Snapdragon 820

RAM:6GB

Storage: 64GB

Battery: 3000mAh

Rear camera: 16MP

Front camera:8MP

ONEPLUS smartphones are known as “flagship killers” and the ONEPLUS 3 is no exception, the company has improved upon a number of features that the consumers had demanded. Keeping the price down is one of the main features of the new model.

 

The ONEPLUS 3 has better AMOLED display and a smoother fingerprint scanner increasing the overall speed as compared to its predecessor. There are a few drawbacks however, having no microSD card and poor battery timing are the main issues, however it still deserves to be in the list of best smartphones of 2016.

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7. HTC 10

Weight: 161g

Dimensions: 145.9 x 71.9 x 9 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.2-inch

Resolution: 1440 x 2560

CPU: Snapdragon 820

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB

Battery: 3000mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 5MP

HTC has made a huge comeback with their latest HTC 10 and it has defied the impression that after the lukewarm reception of HTC M9 the company was done for. The HTC 10 has an extremely beautiful design, improved battery life and an impressive camera.

 

The main feature which confirmed its place in the best smartphones of 2016 is the sound quality, the Hi-Res audio makes HTC 10 the best smartphone for listening to music and there is no other phone on the market that can compete with it when it comes to audio.

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6. Motorola MOTO Z

Weight: 136g

Dimensions: 153.3 x 75.3 x 5.2 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.5-inch

Resolution: 1440 x 2560

CPU: Snapdragon 820

RAM:4GB

Storage: 32/64GB

Battery: 2600mAh

Rear camera: 13MP

Front camera: 5MP

 

The second modular phone on the list, Motorola MOTO Z is not only the best modular smartphone in the market it is also the thinnest. Moto Z has much better modular designs than the LG G5 and it offers better add-ons, giving it the capability to take new forms at any given time.

 

The fact that it is the thinnest smartphone in the market comes at a price, the battery size had to be very limited and the headphone jack was also removed. Such issues could be troubling for the potential buyers but none the less the Motorola MOTO Z is still a great choice.

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5. iPhone 7

Weight: 138g

Dimensions: 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1mm

OS: iOS 10

Screen size: 4.7-inch

Resolution: 750 x 1334

CPU: Apple A10 Fusion

RAM: 2GB |Storage: 32/128/256GB

Battery: 1960 mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 7MP

The latest iPhone 7 has fell short of many expectations as it comes with almost the same design and with the same look and feel of its predecessor. However, it is still a great phone with more powerful CPU than the previous model, water resistance and camera upgrade.

If you are already using an iPhone 6S you do not have any need to upgrade ot iPhone 7, but anything older than the iPhone 6 should be upgraded. Although the battery life is improved but it is still not enough and the phone also lacks clear upgrades.

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4. Samsung Galaxy NOTE 7

Weight: 169g

Dimensions: 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.7-inch

Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels

CPU: Exynos 8890

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB

microSD slot: Yes

Battery: 3500mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 5MP

 

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 may not be for everyone due to its large size and high price, but for those who can afford it, the Note 7 is an amazing smartphone. It features 5.7 inch curved display and an S Pen stylus.

 

The plus points of Note 7 are its curved elegant design, a great camera and a water resistant micro SD card while the drawbacks include speaker at the bottom, capacitive buttons and the high price range.

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3. iPhone 7 Plus

Weight: 188g

Dimensions: 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3mm

OS: iOS 10

Screen size: 5.5-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 1920

CPU: A10 Fusion

RAM: 3GB

Storage: 32/128/256GB

Battery: 2900mAh

Rear camera: 12MP+12MP

Front camera: 7MP

Undoubtedly the best iPhone available in the market, the iPhone 7 has massive power, two rear cameras and a water resistant body. Although it has the same design as the previous model the one major change is the lack of a headphone jack.

 

Instead of a normal headphone Apple has introduced wireless earbuds, however you can attach the regular headphones with the help of an attachment. The latest iPhone 7 comes with great features but all those features come with a high price.

 

2. Samsung Galaxy S7

Weight: 152g

Dimensions: 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.1-inch

Resolution: 1440 x 2560

CPU: Exynos 8890

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB/64GB

Battery: 3000mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 5MP

 

To find out how different the Galaxy S7 is from the S6 you will have to hold the smartphone in your hand, the first thing you will notice is the more nicer and curved back. The Galaxy S7 comes with a water resistant micro SD slot and a lower megapixel but improved quality camera.

 

The Galaxy S7 has a magnificent screen and a powerful CPU plus the design is greatly improved as compared to previous models. However the Galaxy S7 is very expensive and the surface of the phone is a magnet for fingerprints.

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1. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Weight: 157g

Dimensions: 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm

OS: Android Marshmallow

Screen size: 5.5-inch

Resolution: 1440 x 2560

CPU: Exynos 8890

RAM: 4GB

Storage: 32GB/64GB

Battery: 3600mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 5MP

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is the best smartphone of 2016 as it combines its superb power with the extremely beautiful design of the previous model Galaxy S6 Edge. The phone gives a great feeling when holding its beautiful metal and glass mixed body.
The S7 Edge also features a great camera, the smartphone has improved almost every feature offered in the S6 Edge. Some people have complained that it gives a plastic feel and the price is very high, but other than that this is an amazing smartphone.

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