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Mobile phones Rocked 2016
Mobile phones Rocked 2016: If not Saturation point was anything then stagnancy is at the doorstep. Well yes, it’s almost the gospel truth, the most touched, watched loved and one which humanity can’t live without the MOBILE is in that phase.
A minor tweak here and little gimmick there that’s about as anything for the mobile producers to showcase.
Let’s go through some of the if not game changers but the shining armors in the not so great year.
BEST PHONE OF THE YEAR
GOOGLE PIXEL XL
At last, Google came up with its own 5.5 inches AMOLED SCREEN and not adopted babies and truly didn’t disappoints if debut performance is taken into consideration.
Ball rolling- From elite metal and glass design to rare android 7.1.1 it had it all including unlimited storage facility.
Usual suspects – 32 GB ROME, 4 GB RAM,Google assistant,snapdragon 821 processor.
STAND OUT- when your 12 megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front shots have better quality and quantity (unlimited storage )than others, that’s the phone for all ANDROID USERS and those who fed up and looking to switch from IOS due to its snail pace year after year developments.
Pocket friendly-Definitely not then all best things come at a hefty price.
ONE PLUS 3T
One company which truly set the eyeballs rolling and lines falling even before demonetization with their product.
They even used a DRONE to create the excitement such was 1st time with relation to out of the box innovation.But what was commendable they delivered what they promised THE BEST FROM ALL FLAGSHIPS gelled into one like AMOLED screen, 1080 HD display, snapdragon 821 chipsets,16 MP rear and front camera,64/128 GB ROM,64 GB RAM,3400 nonremovable battery at price range of almost 30K.
One and only- TURBO CHARGING provider.
Should you buy- If your budget is not so high but want the best in your pocket to give run for their money and more to whosoever comes in competition then this-this your NEXT PHONE.
I PHONE 7S & 7
Many yes still there are many who will crib what about IPHONE 7S it’s like are you allergic to IOS or paid by opponents ,well no that’s not the case APPLE is still a very important part of a healthy diet oops sorry I meant TECHNOLOGY WORLD,it’s just that once you taste an apple you will swear by it no matter how much it disappoints with regard to just minor tweaks and nothing substantial off late like the giving away the 3 mm jack
Those who didn’t no iPhone 7s is water resistant, OK something is happening don’t get it wrong but in reality, we expect APPLE to be the one to show everyone the way, but all is not lost we still have hope the EMPEROR WILL STRIKE BACK.
LG makes a comeback
LG has everything a trusted brand should have, the best after sale service, but somewhat it just doesn’t cut through the competition, maybe this time it’s finally caught the eye of the buyers as this V20 in addition to on par with other flagships has a fantastic offering as in DUAL SCREEN
which makes the application handling smooth and pleasing besides MILITARY GRADE SHOCK PROOF BODY and REMOVABLE BATTERY which is a rarity thus making it a front runner in 2017 since it released late 2016 so has time to flourish.
BEST LOOKING PHONE
SAMSUNG 7 EDGE
You can’t ignore them can you even after the NOTE 7 fiasco which gave ammunition companies complex, Samsung still gave the world a great product which though released early 2016 but still remains in preference when looking for a great phone.
BEST PHONE UNDER 20K
Let’s be very clear if someones think that mid-range phones have the same to offer as the high range then they will be disappointed, to say the least, because though the difference has reduced it’s more to do with high-end flagships not going great guns but the difference is still quiet evident.
The biggest jump has been in the under 20K range if quality is the benchmark and some of those who have really made the mark –
LeEco le Max 2
At a price point of 18K the consumer is showered with 5.7 inch IPS QUAD HD display,1440×2560 pixels density, 3100 mah nonremovable battery, octagonal core Snapdragon 820 processor, 32 GB ROM and incredibly 4 GB RAM I what more can you wish.
But if wishing more than the makers are in SANTA mode and here are the goodies –
Free online content for a year, Audio via type -c and the rare innovative jump by Apple which others were bound to follow -No 3.5 mm jack just like the big daddy of all APPLE, some may be skeptical if it’s as good as them but trust us it’s not far behind.
Hot shots -21 megapixel rear and 8-megapixel front are vibrant and as good as it gets in this group.
If total package is what one is looking for then this is the leader under this price range.
Others which are not far behind, in fact, the difference is minimal so depends on preferences and some of the other good ones are –
ALCATEL- IDOL 4
Marketing and After-sales service -This should have been THIS IS IT had it not been the unknown brand popularity when compared to its peers.
At the price point of 17K if besides the usual suspects of great screen ROM and RAM and fine clicks if the box contains JBL headphones with speakers, BOOM key feature and VR Headset it’s a catch for music and movie lovers.
Others which can be considered, it all depends on choices
and brands one prefers.
Moto G4 play
Samsung J7 prime
BEST PHONE UNDER 10K
Here the clear winner was
XIAMOI Redmi 3S prime
It’s got what can be expected in such category nothing extraordinary but value for money definitely.
Moto E3 power
Coolpad note 3 plus
Leno of k6 power
are some of the players which are making a mark in this price range.
2017 hopefully will be a watershed year at least in terms of truly where no mobile company has ever gone before not in terms of gimmicks but day to day usage.