Android Phones-largest secret to hold the largest share of smart phone market is its internal competition. Samsung, One Plus, Google, Huawei, LG and many more are competing against each other to become best seller of android smart phones every year. Samsung clearly hit home runs in last few years with phone like Samsung Galaxy S6-S7 and edge versions of both phones.
Currently there are 6 phones I recommend you to buy in 2017. These phones are the best available smart phones of android. All these Android phones are flagship release with premium design. So let’s check out the top 6 best Android smart phones of 2017.
Samsung Galaxy S8 And S8 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 plus is available in markets all over the world from 21, April 2017.
Samsung Galaxy S8
The Price is fairly on the higher side. The SIM free Samsung Galaxy S8 phone is available in US for $725. In Australia anyone can buy SIM free phone by spending AU$1200.
Note: Early orders are going to get gifts from Samsung and priority access as well.
This phone is not the cheapest but surely one the best buys for Android users in 2017. The main specifications of Samsung Galaxy S8 are Android Nougat 7.0 version, 5.86 inch screen height with 2.68 width super AMOLED screen, gorilla glass back, single SIM support, 1440 x 2960 resolution, Qualcomm 835 Snapdragon processor, 4×2.3 & 4×1.7 GHz kyro CPU for US model and 4Gb ram. Other main features are 64 GB Internal memory with SD card Support, 12 MP Rear, 8MP front camera and 3000mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
Samsung changed just changed the name from edge to plus not the design of Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus. Both phones are pretty much the same. The differences are 6.2 inch larger screen of Samsung Galaxy S8, mAh 3500 battery and price. Both phones are of same thickness but different length and width. Both Latest phones of Samsung Galaxy series supports curved screen feature adopted by Samsung Galaxy edge phones. Other specifications of Samsung galaxy S8 are 4 GB Ram, 64 GB internal memory with SD support up to 256 GB, AMOLED screen, Android Nougat 7.0 and more similar features to its younger sibling.
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You can buy Samsung Galaxy S8 for USD 820. People in Australia can buy it for AUD 1349.
Note : Samsung also launched extra accessories with Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus. Few of them are as following.
List of accessories with Samsung Galaxy S8 you can buy
- Samsung DeX dock.
- Gear 360 camera.
- Gear VR headset.
List is expected to grow bigger in second part of 2017.
LG G5 Struggled last year in sales as compared to other competitors like Galaxy S & HTC 10. This is mainly because of LG modular approach. LG G5 also lack the premium looks for a flagship phone. Surely LG learned the hard way and they are back with basic smart phone approach with LG G6.
LG G6 is released in march in markets all over the world. You can buy LG G6 in US only with carrier support from AT&T, Verizon, U.S Mobile, T-mobile and Sprint. Price range is from $720. Specification of LG G6 are 4Gb RAM, Snapdragon 821 processor, 5.7 inch Quad HD LCD screen with 18:9 aspect ratio and rounded corners, Android Nougat 7.0 and mAh 3300 battery. Other specs are 13 and 5 MP front and back cameras, 32-64 GB internal with up to 256 GB SD card support. LG G6 got IP68 rating for water and dust resistance.
Wireless charger is available only with US, Hi-Fi Quad DAC for South Korea and some other Asian markets. Overall LG G6 makes a good comeback for LG android phones in 2017. LG G6 may seems expensive but the worth it.
Google Pixel & Pixel XL
Google Pixel and pixel XL are flagship phones by Google. This is the first time that Google released Android OS latest version in their own manufactured smart phones. These phones comes with Google assistance on board and you can see the purest form of Android nougat on Google Pixel and Pixel XL.
Common features of Google pixel and Google Pixel XL
- Both phones come of the box with Android Nougat 7.1 version.
- Snapdragon 821 Qualcomm processor.
- 4 GB RAM.
- 32,64 and 128 GB internal memory.
- AMOLED display.
- 3 MP rear camera.
- 8MP front camera.
- IP53 rating for dust and water resistance. Which is low as compared to other.
- Premium design.
- Android Nougat in its real form.
The rate in United states is around $650 for both Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.
Differences between Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL.
- Google Pixel display is 5 inch with 1920 x 1080. On the other hand, Google pixel display is 5.5 inch with 2560 x 1440 resolution.
- Non removable batteries in both Google Pixel phone. Google pixel comes with mAh 2770 and Google pixel XL comes with 3450 mAh battery.
- Google pixel XL is also heavier than its sibling.
Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are the best android smart phones of 2016 for sure. Samsung simply maintain the best design and added and SD card slot to increase memory. The camera bump on back is also fixed. Bigger batteries also cause the design to become a little thicker.
Common features of Samsung Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 Edge
- Quad High definition super AMOLED display with 2560 x 1440 resolution.
- Snapdragon 820 processor by Qualcomm.
- 4 GB RAM.
- 12 MP rear camera.
- 5MP front camera.
- 32 GB internal memory with SD card support up to 256 GB.
- Android Nougat 7.0 in both phones.
, great 12 MP rear-facing cameras and run the latest version of Android. Instead of featuring the same screen sizes this time around though, Samsung kept the S7 at a smaller 5.1 inches, while the S7 Edge has been bumped up to a larger 5.5-inch panel.
Major differences between Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.
- Screen size with Samsung Galaxy S7 with smaller 5.1 inch and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge with bigger 5.5 inch screen.
- Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge holds larger battery of 3600 mAh and S7 battery is 3000 mAh.
OnePlus comes with a surprise Launch of OnePlus 3T as the second flagship phone in 2016. Many people are surprised by this release. But it surely makes into Top 6 android best smart phones of 2016-2017 session.
One Plus is always known for launching phones with Higher RAMs then their competitors. They maintain their persona and gives us the powerful 6 GB ram in OnePlus 3T. 3400 mAh battery is also bigger than many of its competitors. This phone also supports dual SIM which makes it the only Dual SIM phone in top Android smart phones category. Price range is similar to that of other flagship phones of its era.
The major specifications of OnePlus 3T are 6Gb ram, 64 & 128 GB internal memory, 16 MP camera on front and back, non removable 3400 mAH battery, Android Nougat 7.0, 2.35 GHz Qualcomm snapdragon 821 processor and 5.5 inch display with 1920 x 1080 resolutions.
This phones surely hold the highest RAM in flagship android phones.
Hawaii is making huge ripples in Android flagship phones market with Their P10 and its Sibling P10 Plus. But Hawaii Mate 9 take this last spot on our best android smart phones list.
This is majorly because of its big 5.9 inch screen which makes it only second to Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus in screen size. Hawaii Mate 9 comes with dual SIM support. Mate 9 comes with a powerful Kirin 960 processor. There are some other designs of Mate 9 also offered to customers. The one which makes an impression is Porsche design Mate 9. It also comes with dual cameras (20 and 12 Mp) on back to give larger aperture and better quality of pictures and 8MP camera on front. It comes out of the box with android nougat 7.0. It also holds mAh 4000 battery which is the biggest in flagship phones. Mate 9 offers 64 GB of internal storage. You can also expand it to add 256GB SD card. The only drawbacks of Hawaii Mate 9 is its 190 Gram weight and only 1080 p resolution on big screen.
Here the The 6 best android smart phones in 2017 up till now.
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