5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

This is the year of slim phones with small bezels and dual cameras. The first half of the year was dominated by the bigger names such as the LG G6, OnePlus 5 and Galaxy S8 and smaller offering by Moto and Xiaomi. We are still waiting for the new flagships from Apple, Samsung and Google. Still, there are many excellent smartphones is the market to choose from. Read more to find 5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

Moto G5 Plus

While flagship devices are facing a tough competition from the cheaper options from OnePlus and Honor. The midrange segment still lacks the efficient devices. The Moto G5 offers quite premium specs at a much lower price (starts from Rs 14,999).

5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

The Motorola Moto G5 Plus features a 5.20-inch display with a full HD resolution. It is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage (expandable up to 128GB).

On the camera front, it combines a 12-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Android (7.0) smartphone is backed by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. The dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G as connectivity options.

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LG G6

5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

The LG G6 is a competitive device which comes with unique features such as a wider aspect ratio. It features a 5.7-inch display with a Quad HD resolution. The LG G6 price in India starts from Rs 38,788. It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 SoC and 4GB RAM. The 32GB internal storage can be further expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the LG G6 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the LG G6 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Android (7.0) handset is backed by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. The single SIM (GSM) smartphone includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G as connectivity options.

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OnePlus 5

The flagship killer improves upon its successors and offers high-end specs. However, the new handset lacks waterproofing, Quad HD screen or wireless charging. It comes with a 5.5-inch full HD display. The Indian price starts from Rs 32,999.

5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

The OnePlus 5 is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor along with 6GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage (non-expandable). It also offers an 8GB RAM/ 128GB storage option.

On the camera front, the OnePlus 5’s dual camera setup combines a 16MP wide-angle lens (f/1.7 aperture) with a 20MP telephoto one. There is also a 16-megapixel front camera on the device. The Android (7.1.1) device is backed by a 3300mAh non-removable battery. The dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G as connectivity options.

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HTC U11

5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

The HTC U11 is a beautiful device with features like a squeezable Edge Sense feature. However, it is priced on the expensive side. The HTC U11 price in India starts from Rs 51,990.

Launched in May 2017, the HTC handset features a 5.5-inch display with a Quad HD resolution. It is powered by a 2.45GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and 6GB RAM. The 128GB internal storage can be expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the HTC U11 packs a 12-Ultrapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the HTC U11 sports 12-Ultrapixel rear camera and a 16-megapixel front camera. The Android (7.1) device is backed by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. The dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G as connectivity options.

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Samsung Galaxy S8

5 Best Smartphones Of 2017 So Far

The Galaxy S8 is a solid achievement by Samsung back into the fold. After the whole battery fiasco, Samsung won back its users with a beautiful, nearly bezel-less design and high-end specs. Its price in India starts from Rs 57,900.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 sports a 5.8-inch display with Quad HD resolution. It is powered by a 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and 4GB RAM. The 64GB internal storage can be further expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

On the camera front, the Samsung Galaxy S8 features a 12-megapixel rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera. The Android (7.0) handset is backed by a 3000mAh non-removable battery. The single SIM (GSM) handset includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G and 4G as connectivity options.

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Conclusion

All devices on this list offer a great combination of design, features, and performance. These can fulfil almost all your required smartphones tasks with ease. While it is harder to choose the five best, it is even harder to choose the one. Which of the above would you go for? Let us know in the comments section below.

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