In 2016, we saw so many new smartphones with feature packed specifications and value for money offerings. Some of them went unnoticed despite high-end features, while some caught our attention. We have listed here top 10 smartphones of 2016 that marked their presence and offered real value for money.
Top 9 Hot and Swanky Smartphones of 2016
Apple iPhone 7:
Apple’s iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus were the most awaited phones, and when launched, they stole the show. The highlight of iPhone 7plus was its dual rear camera and as expected, the phone got great reviews for its all-round performance and swanky features. iPhone 7 and 7 plus were Apple’s first flagship duos launched with 256 GB storage capabilities.
Google Pixel XL:
In 2016, Google entered the smartphone segment with its two Google branded smartphones Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. These fully loaded phones received huge applauds from critics, especially for their snappers and Google assistant.
The phone was launched earlier this month. LG V20 is the first non-Google device that is available with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. If you are crazy about the music and don’t compromise with the notes and beats, its integration with Band & Olufsen for audio output makes it an ideal choice for audiophiles like you. The phone, when launched, got a wholesome response for its best processor, QHD Display, long lasting battery and dual rear cameras.
Huawei P9 was another much hyped smartphone that made the buzz. The phone comes with dual rear camera and guarantees much better performance in quality when compared with other snappers of contemporary phone brands. Its 12 MP rear cameras deliver beautiful colour reproduction, manual controls and image detailing.
Motorola Moto Z:
Ace smartphone maker Motorola too made a mark in 2016 with its flagship device Moto Z. The company claims it the slimmest smartphone ever and boasts of its top quality camera. Another highlight of the phone is its modular and compact body. The smartphone comes with several modules that eventually help users to add/enhance features of the device.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge:
The Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge was launched at MWC 2016. The main highlight of the phone is its dual-curved screen display and the new UI. Clubbed with a slim body and metal-based build, the Galaxy S7 edge helped Samsung have a great start in Indian smartphone market.
One Plus 3T:
The One Plus 3T is a successor of One Plus 3 and is largely an upgraded device. The smartphone has top-end specifications. With a 29,999 price tag, the phone is said to be one of the most affordable smartphones with QHD display, 6GB RAM and Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3:
Redmi Note 3 comes as a dream deal for the budget segment smartphone buyers. The device reportedly offers the best specifications in this price segment. Some of the key configurations of the device include Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 650 SoC, 5.5-inch full-HD display, fingerprint sensor, 4050mAh battery, 16MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera and 4G support.
Asus Zenfone 3 Max:
Next phone in our list is Asus Zenfone 3 max. The phone was launched in India at a price tag of Rs 17,999 with a massive 4100 mAh battery that is claimed to offer 30 days of standby time. This mid range specs-heavy smartphone comes with 3GB RAM, fingerprint sensor, 5.5-inch full-HD display and 32GB expandable storage.
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