Top 5 Smartphones of 2016 & Check out why these are the best

Top 5 Smartphones
Top 5 Smartphones

Top 5 smartphones of 2016

Check out top 5 smartphones which are manufactured by world’s best manufacturer as their flagship. And also get information about the smartphones and what makes them best and check out the pro and cons of them.

1. Apple iPhone 7 plus

In terms of size iPhone 7 plus is similar to iPhone 6s Plus. It’s a very solid constructed smartphone thanks to the aluminum body and 2.5 D curved glass. Its looks very great from close and distance because of the aluminum body. iPhone 7 plus is IP 67 water and dust resistance, it survived under the water for 30 minutes. New force touch home button, but the other physical buttons are not easily reachable its still an issue. Iphone 7 plus have a camera pump and no headphone jack. Apple iPhone 7 plus is powered by new A10 iOS with 3GB of RAM and 32GB, 128GB or 256GB storage option and 2900mAH battery. 3D touch, typing, Maps, imassages and speaking to Siri is also improved. The speed is awesome with great fluidity and you can play the graphic games without any interrupting. The major change which apple is done, it’s in terms of camera. iPhone 7 plus has a 12 MP camera with f2.1 aperture. Great color saturation at daylight and low light. Smooth stabilization in video and it make a fine footage with full zoom.

Apple iPhone 7 plus
Top 5 Smartphones of 2016 Apple iPhone 7 plus

Pros –

  • Battery Life has Improved
  • Sound Quality Improved (Proper Dual Speaker setup)
  • Waterproof
  • 3D touch
  • A10 Chipset (which makes it very fast)
  • Camera (Improved a lot with 12MP rear facing and 7MP front Facing)
  • Audio Pickup

Cons –

  • Home button (does not feel like proper button its a force button)
  • Design is same as 6S Plus (Its looks as iPhone 6 Plus)
  • Price is very high (Starting 750$ + Tax)
  • Headphone Jack  (3.5mm headphone jack is removed you need to use dongle to connect headphones)
  • Charging speed (Still you will get a slow charger)

2 Google Pixel XL –

Google Pixel XL is latest google device and its a best android smartphone in the market with google support. Because it’s manufactured by google so it will get every update earlier than other android device. Google Pixel XL is designed by google and manufactured by HTC. The phone looks like as Apple iPhone 6s and having bug bezel in top and button without having any home button not even fingerprint design. The overall design of this phone is average. But Google Pixel XL is not about design it’s all about performance, it has 821 snapdragon processor and 4GB RAM on board which makes it fast in routine tasks or high load tasks. It’s a fastest android phone in terms of app opening, gaming. Google Pixel XL has latest android 7.1 Nougat. The best part of Google Pixel XL is google assistance which answers the questions better than the PS and it’s even activated when a device is asleep. Let’s talk about the camera, the camera is working very well in both low light and daylight. And the focusing speed is super fast. Google Pixel XL has EIS (Electronics Image Stabilisation) which makes it better than Galaxy S7 in 4K video recording. Pixel XL comes with 5.5″ QHD screen which super quality. Google Pixel XL has 3500mAH battery with fast charging. The optimization on this phone is best in terms of software and camera.

See full Specs and Features ->> Google Pixel XL

Google Pixel XL
Google Pixel XL

Pros –

  • 3D Touch
  • Multiscreen
  • Storage  (You will get google cloud to store your files)
  • Camera Quality (Camera quality is much improved even best camera in android smartphones)
  • QHD screen looks beautiful
  • Fast Processor
  • Battery life
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Google Support

Cons –

  • Not water resistance
  • No wireless charging
  • No OIS (But it has EIS)
  • No Expansion (Can not support Micro SD Card)
  • Price (Price is bit high)
  • Design (Same as Apple iphone 6s Plus)

3 Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

This year will get two flagships from Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy s7 Edge. Galaxy S7 Edge is better than the Galaxy s7 in term of size and design too. Galaxy s7 Edge has a big 5.5″ QHD super AMOLED curved display without a bezel. Galaxy s7 Edge design is better because of it having a curved display which makes it unique. Galaxy s7 Edge is .2 mm thinner and 5gm heavier than Galaxy s7. Galaxy s7 Edge is very comfortable in hand, Galaxy s7 Edge has a Non-removable Li-Ion 3600 mAh battery which makes it better than previous.  Galaxy S7 edge is powered by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 and its has Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow). It has 32/64/128 GB storage option and 4 GB RAM on board. In part of camera Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge has a 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash rear facing camera and 5 MP, 1/4.1″ sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR front facing camera.  Its a fully loaded device with Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2. The strongest part of this smartphone is Camera and Design which makes it beautiful.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge


  • Design (Premium metal/glass build & Comfortable)
  • Display 
  • Camera
  • Samsung UI
  • Micro SD
  • Wireless Charging
  • Water Resistance
  • Battery


  • Slippery
  • Speakers
  • Fingerprint magnet
  • RAM Managment
  • Fingerprint scanner (Slower than the competitors) 

4. OnePlus 3T

The OnePlus 3T is just comes after the launches of OnePlus 3. The design and processor of OnePlus 3T is same as OnePlus 3, same thickness. Only the change in term of Battery, Color and Camera. OnePlus 3T has dark metal gray which makes it looks cool. OnePlus 3T also have the same body hardware buttons for power, volume, and the home button is also same. OnePlus 3T has a 5.5″ 1080P super Optic AMOLED. 3T is powered by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821 and having Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) and upgradable to v7.0 (Nougat). 3T has 64/128 GB storage and 6 GB RAM which makes it snappy but it does not have a Micro SD slot. The main improvement is the section of camera and battery, 3T has a 16 MP, f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash rear facing camera and 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0 µm pixel size, 1080p a front facing camera. 3T has big Non-removable Li-Ion 3400 mAh battery which gives it high battery backup almost 24hr battery backup.

See Full Specifications & Features ->>> OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T
OnePlus 3T


  • Camera (Improved front camera mainly at low light)
  • Battery
  • Storage and RAM (RAM makes it faster)
  • Processor (Fast processor)
  • Affordable Price
  • Dash Charger (Fast charger charges 0-100% in 30 mins)
  • Android Nougat Upgradable


  • Full HD Display
  • Micro SD Card Support

5. HTC 10

HTC 10 has an all metal build which makes it look very beautiful and solid,  and the main thing with metal body its still an underweight device only 161 g. In the team of the display, HTC 10 has a 5.2″ inch QHD display which makes it beautiful, its looks very color accurate. Htc 10 is powered by Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 processor and it has Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) and upgradable to v7.0 (Nougat). In Htc 10 you will get 32/64 GB storage and 4 GB on board RAM. Htc 10 has a decent camera with 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash rear facing camera and 5 MP, f/1.8, 23mm, OIS, autofocus, 1.34 µm pixel size, 1080p, HDR front facing camera. This phone have a very storage Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery which gives a quite better backup. Htc 10 comes in 4 color options Carbon Gray, Topaz Gold, Glacier Silver, Camellia Red. Overall HTC gets many right things which make it better than other.

HTC 10
HTC 10


  • Design & Build Quality
  • Software
  • Display
  • Performance
  • Processer
  • Android UI


  • Camera
  • No Always on Display
  • Front Speakers
  • Audio Quality
  • Battery