The smartphones these days are becoming more and more powerful, as time goes they improved a lot regarding everything. So In this post, we are going to discuss the current best smartphones available in 2017 -2018. List of devices contains only rumored specs from the market, anyway if we talk about phones they are always best from its previous series or smartphones. So let us have a look below to the best smartphones in 2017 and 2018.
List of best Smartphones in 2017 -18
OnePlus is a well-known smartphone manufacturer in the world, and the company is only known for its premium smartphones. If we talk about OnePlus 5, so it is a successor device to its previous device named OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. So let’s take a look at the specifications of this best smartphone.
It comes with a 5.5-inch optic AMOLED full HD (1920×1080) resolutions Capacitive touchscreen display with 16M colors that makes the screen more vivid and colorful. For the protection of the screen is has Gorilla Glass 4, which will resist the device from scratches and-and little shocks.
It is boosted by a Snapdragon 8351 Quad-core processor clocked at 2.45GHz. The phone comes powered by 6GB and 8GB RAM variants, which feels powerful combination, it can perform heavy multitasking. It has Adreno 540 GPU which is good to make your gaming experience more smooth.
The best flagship device of 2017 or we can say the best flagship killer named OnePlus 5 rocks a dual camera of 16MP and 20MP which can shoot 2160P (4K) recordingS, while with this device can take some amazing bokeh effect pictures. OnePlus 5 has a 16MP Front camera which can shoot 1080P recordings and be very useful for taking selfies.
The OnePlus 5 runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat Oxygen OS. The device has a 3300mAh battery which additionally bolsters dash charging like the OnePlus 5; dash charging is a highly fast charging technology, which can charge your device quickly in less time.
It also comes with a fingerprint scanner implemented at home screen which is now compulsory these days on all smartphones. In the Department of connectivity, OnePlus 5 comes with 4G LTE (with support for India’s LTE groups), Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and GPS/A-GPS. It device comes in 152.7×74.7×7.35mm in size.
The OnePlus 5 offers 64GB and 128GB of internal storage and the device is non-expandable means you can not expand it through microSD.
So if are running and low-budget and can’t afford to go with phones like iPhone 7, then for sure it’s a good phone to get, and no other best Android phone in our list offers that much regarding price tag which you are paying.
You are paying almost half compared to other flagship devices, and getting specs like SD835, 6GB/8GB RAM and the most awesome is it has 16/20MP dual rear cameras. Also, you can’t complain about its built quality it is a full metal constructed device, which feels nice to hold in hands.
So if you want to get a real premium best smartphone in 2017 at low-budget then don’t hesitate to go for it, till the OnePlus 6 comes in 2018 OnePlus 5 will be the best smartphone in the category. Check the latest price of the smartphone below if you are a serious buyer.
Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+
As we have seen Samsung Galaxy S7, it’s not so unique regarding design. But the new galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is a pure beauty which will make you to fall in love with its design. Samsung had first introduced 6GB RAM with its device named Galaxy C9, and this continues with S8+ also. So let us check the specifications of this smartphones.
For the specifications, the S8 sports a 5.8-inch Quad HD+ display, while the S8+ has a bigger 6.2-inch Quad HD+ display to give you more vivid and crisp experience. Both of these Galaxy smartphones are boosted by Exynos 8895 octa-core processor.
The S8 is powered by a 4GB of RAM and the S8 Plus comes in two variants 4GB/6GB of RAM. The smartphones offer 64GB of storage, while the S8+ variant also comes in 128GB storage, both variants is expandable up to 256GB.
The Galaxy smartphones run on TouchWiz UI (Android 7.1 Nougat) out of the box. The smartphone rocks a 12MP rear camera with LED flash and also there is an 8MP selfie camera. The smartphones also have a Fingerprint sensor at its rear and also sports Iris scanner security.
It is a fully waterproof smartphone which is IP68 certified. It is fueled by a 3000mAh battery (non-removable) also comes with Fast charging (both wired and wireless).
Connectivity department of these smartphones include 4G VoLTE, 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band) MU-MIMO Bluetooth 5.0 LE, USB Type-C, GPS with GLONASS, NFC and ANT+. If you need the best smartphone which will be good in terms of looks got a great camera, display and power then you can choose this.
iPhone 7 plus
If you are still unaware of Apple iPhone 7, then the World will call you as a fool haha, yeah that’s because it’s one of the finest or you can say it’s yet best smartphone 2017 present in the world right now. Apple is a world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer, which is much larger than Samsung, LG, and HTC.
So let’s comes to the point iPhone 7 Plus was launched back in 2016, and if we talk about the correct date, it was on 16th September. And it takes around a month to come to India. Let’s talk about its specifications below.
It offers a crisp and clear 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display panel with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, and the screen also comes along with the density of 401ppi, while it has 3D-Touch functionality inbuilt too.
The Apple iPhone 7 Plus is boosted by Apple’s A10 Fusion 64-bit Quad-Core chipset with a Hexa-Core GPU and along with it also has M10 co-processor inbuilt. The processor of this device is clocked at 2.3 GHz A10 which is a quad-core processor.
If we take a look at the processor then we could say it’s a monster ever created, the device is capable of running any game present in the world for IOS right now. The power of this phone could be imagined after looking at its monstrous Antutu benchmarking; it hits 178397 scores in benchmarking which represents its power and capability, that makes us keep this monster in our list of best smartphones of 2017.
3GB of RAM also powers the iPhone 7 and you people might think that oh man it just a 3GB RAM, but let us tell you that Apple’s 3GB RAM is stronger than Android’s 6GB and 8GB RAM.
The smartphone runs on latest iOS 10. For the storage the device offers 32/128/256GB inbuilt space, that is non-expandable in which you can’t expand the storage via external source like by inserting microSD card.
The most attractive part of iPhone 7 is its dual rear camera setup, it comes with 12MP back cameras with Quad-LED True Tone flash. The rear cameras of the device feature f/1.8 aperture lens and the another lens with f/2.8 aperture, 6P Lens and also it has OIS Optical image stabilization.
The rear camera of this phone is capable of taking some amazing shots. In the front of the device, it has a 7MP selfie camera with Retina flash.
The device comes with a Touch ID Fingerprint sensor security which is present at the home button. The device is IP67 certified which means that it is a waterproof phone, but however, there is no warranty coverage for water damage from Apple.
For the connectivity, the device offers 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, NFC.
It is fueled by a 2900mAh battery (non-removable). Check the latest price of this smartphone below.
Google is also the well-known company in smartphones industry, and we shouldn’t forget that they are behind the birth of Android which is the largest used OS in the world. Google doesn’t make lots of smartphones; they are only focused on high-end and mid-range category most of the time.
Google is known for its quality and premium phones, yes it’s true that they create less but when they create they create top in class. So how we could be left with this best smartphone of 2017 in our list, without Google’s latest Pixel smartphone the list of best phones in 2017.
So let’s check what we are getting regarding specs.
The phone comes with only single SIM capability, and it supports 4G connectivity. In the engine of the smartphone, you are going to get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821(64-bit) Quad-Core processor, that is timed at 2.35Ghz.
4GB of RAM powers it alongside with Adreno 530 GPU which will help in extreme gaming with this device and also you can have heavy multitasking too.
One of the greatest highlights of this device is that it has an alternate UI which was not seen before in other smartphones from Google. The favorable position is that it highlights practically stock Android experience with some new components.
So this is the reason that why we can call it one of the best smartphones in 2017 you can get. It comes with various storage variants like 32GB and 128GB, and the storage of the device is expandable.
In the Display segment, it sports a 5.5(inch) Quad-HD AMOLED screen with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolutions, along it has an Oleophobic covering, 534ppi pixels density. The screen of this smartphone is one of the best-experienced screen ever it has pretty crisp and clear viewing experience.
The device rocks a 12.3MP snapper with Aperture f/2.0 lens, PDAF, Laser AF, Dual-LED Flash. For selfies and video calling in the device, it has 8MP snapper.
It is one of the best smartphones that keeps running on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. Surprisingly the fingerprint of this smartphone is set at the rear side, and if we look at another flagship device.
In the battery department, it is fueled by a 3450mAh battery, which can last long for a day easily. The Google Pixel comes in Black and Silver colors with a price tag of Rs, 66,000 INR in India and for 3GB variant, you need to pay Rs. 54,000. If you an international buyer then it will cost you around $869.
If you are looking for a premium display, massive power smartphone, along with some excellent custom UI features, then it can be yours for sure. However, the price keeps on changing, and if you are serious, then you can check the phone’s price.
No need to introduce this brand, it is a world-famous consumer electronics brand present everywhere from TV to PC, Laptops and from Laptops to Smartphones. LG V30 is LG’s most recent flagship device which we can also call a successor device to LG V20.
In the engine of the smartphone, it has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor clocked at (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo). The smartphone is powered with 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM for gaming and graphical experience it packs Adreno 540 GPU.
The new LG’s phone V20 offers 64GB/128GB of internal storage, which you expand it up to 256GB via micro-SD Card. It runs on Android 7.1 Nougat out of the box.
The smartphone comes with a bigger 6(inch) 81.2% screen-to-body ratio P-OLED display with the resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The density of its screen is 537ppi, and it is premium bezel less phone which feels great in hands. LG V30 has Dolby Vision/HDR10 compliant, Always-on display which is great and LG UX 6.0+. It is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
The LG V30 also offers some excellent audio feature like 3.5mm jack. In the Camera Department of the device, it rocks a Dual-Rear camera setup of 16MP+13MP and also it packs some camera features like Laser AF, PDAF,f/1.6, OIS, 3-axis, Dual-Led Flash.
In the front of the device, there is a 5MP front camera for selfies and video calling, and it packs some features like Wide-Angle lens, f/2.2 Aperture.
The V30 is fueled by 3300mAh battery that can last long for a day easily; the device also packs Quick Charge 3.0 technology and supports wireless charging. In the connectivity department, it comes with 4G, NFC, USB Type-C, GPS, Bluetooth v5.0, etc.
So if you want a phone with excellent dual rear cameras along also want to experience LG’s great bezel less display, then it can be yours, and it has SD 835 processor and 4GB RAM which will help get good gaming and multitasking experience. For now, it is going to be the best smartphone in 2017 and 2018, we can expect to get some new upgrade in 2018 in our list. Check the latest price of this smartphone below.
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