Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016

When we usually talk about smartphone companies and their products, the first think which comes to our mind is their top notch flagship devices, which are basically the high end future ready smartphones, but most of them comes with a very high price point, but after its successor gets released the prices of these old flagship smartphones are slashed down, as a result they are available at much cheaper price.So in this post, we are going to discuss the top 10 old flagship smartphones that are still worth buying in 2016.          

So, here is the list of top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016 –

 Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-S6-Edge

1.Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

It was almost a year ago, when Samsung released their brand new flagship device for 2015; the Galaxy S6 Edge, the device sports a 5.1 inch screen having a Super AMOLED display, design wise it is one of the best-looking smartphone ever launched, and what makes it more attractive and desirable is its edge display.As far as O.S is concerned, the device runs on Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop),when it comes to processing, Samsung has fitted its own Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, supported by 3 GB of RAM and a Mali-T760MP8 GPU, the device gives a top notch performance in every aspect.

                  Another great thing about this device is it’s 16 MP rear facing camera and 5 MP front facing camera, the camera quality on this device is very impressive and probably is better than most of the flagship phones available in the market right now. It gets a 2550 mAh battery which gives a decent usage. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is now priced around Rs 40K in online stores.

specification:

General
Device name Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
Released Date April,2015
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 132g
O.S Android v5.0.2(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.1 inch
Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Hardware
Processor Octa-core (2.1 GHz 1st four cores)
(1.5 GHz 2nd four core)
Exynos 7420
GPU Mali-T760MP8
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32/64/128 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity sensor,Barometer
Heart rate,Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 16 MP
Resolution 2988×5312 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@30fps
Features LED flash,panorama,auto focus
Optical Image stabilization,face detection,Geo-taging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes,
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
FM Radio No
NFC Yes
IR Yes
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 17 h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 40,900Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-HTC-One_M9+

2.HTC One M9 Plus

After launching the One M9; HTC soon came up with an upgraded version of One M9; which is the One M9 Plus.When it comes to looks, the device is one of the best-looking device available in the market. The One M9+ flaunts a 5.2 inch Super LCD display, featuring a resolution of (1440×2560 p). Out of the box, the device runs on Android v5.0.2(Lollipop). At the heart of the device, there is a powerful Mediatek MT6795T Helio X10 octa-core processor, along with 3 GB of RAM which gives you a  rich multi-tasking experience and for graphics it packs a Power VR6200 GPU.

             The M9 is equipped with a 20 MP + 2.1 MP primary camera and a 4 MP secondary camera, the camera  takes high quality pictures with very good amount detailing, but due to lack of OIS, the device struggles to perform in low-lighting conditions. The plus point of the device is the dual stereo speakers which comes with DOLBY ATMOS support. Coming to the battery, the One M9+ packs a  2840 mAh battery giving the device a good backup. With the HTC 10 getting released, the price of One M9+ has been slashed down to 44K.

specification-

General
Device name HTC One M9+
Released Date March,2015
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 168g
O.S Android v5.0.2(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.2 inch
Display Type Super LCD3
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Hardware
Processor Octa-core 2.2 GHz MT6795T
GPU PowerVR G6200
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable memory up to 128 GB
Sensors Compass,Proximity
Gyro,Accelerometer,Fingerprint
Camera
Primary Camera 20+2.1 MP
Resolution 5376×3752 pixels
Secondary Camera 4 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@30p
Features Dual LED flash,panorama,touch focus
face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
NFC Yes
IR Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack,DOLBY ATMOS
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 2840 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 17+ h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 44,800Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Galaxy s6

3.Samsung Galaxy S6

Along with the S6 Edge, the S6 was also launched almost a year ago, the device sports a 5.1-inch screen having a Super AMOLED display.  It runs on Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop) when it comes to processing, Samsung has fitted its own Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, which is getting supported by 3 GB of RAM and a Mali-T760MP8 GPU, the device gives a top notch performance in every aspect.

                  Another great thing about this device is it’s 16 MP rear facing camera and 5 MP front-facing camera, the camera quality on this device is very impressive and is probably superior than most of the flagship phones available in the market right now. Fuelling the Galaxy S6 is a 2550 mAh battery which gives a decent usage. After Samsung released the S7, the price of the Galaxy S6 has been cut down to Rs 33K.

specification:

General
Device name Samsung Galaxy S6
Released Date April,2015
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 138g
O.S Android v5.0.2(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.1 inch
Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Hardware
Processor Octa-core 2.1 GHz Octa-core Exynos 7420
GPU Mali-T760MP8
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32/64/128 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity sensor,Barometer
Heart rate,Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 16 MP
Resolution 2988×5312 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@30fps
Features LED flash,panorama,auto focus
Optical Image stabilization,face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetootd v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
IR Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 17 h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 22,999Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Galaxy-Note4

4.Samsung Galaxy Note 4

It was back in October 2014 when Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 4, the device boast a big 5.7 screen having a Super AMOLED display. The O.S running on this device is Android v4.4.4(KitKat), the device features a powerful Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz  with 3 GB of RAM and an Adreno 420 GPU,which gives a very smooth multi-tasking and gaming experience without any kind laginess.

           The Note 4 is equipped with an 16 MP primary camera and 3.7 MP secondary camera ,the camera takes very good quality images in both indoor and outdoor conditions. At the back of the device there is a 3220 mAh battery. If you are looking to buy a high end featured phone then the Note 4 is the device to get. The  device price starts at Rs 34,000 in online stores.

specification-

General
Device name Samsung Galaxy note 4
Released Date September,2014
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 176g
O.S Android v4.4.4(Kitkat)
Display
Screen Size 5.7 inch
Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Hardware
Processor 2.7 GHz quad-core
Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 420
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
Expandable up to,128 GB
Sensors Compass,Proximity sensor,Barometer
Heart rate,Accelerometer,Gyro
gesture,UV
Camera
Primary Camera 16 MP
Resolution 5312×2988 pixels
Secondary Camera 3.7 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@30fps
Features LED flash,panorama,auto focus
Optical Image stabilization,face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
IR Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3220 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 14+h (3G)
Store & Price
snapdeal Rs 34,999 Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Apple-iPhone6+

5.Apple iPhone 6 Plus

There is a reason why Apple’s flagship phones are the best-selling smartphones in the world, and the iPhone 6 Plus is a perfect example of it. The device sports a  5.5-inch screen having a IPS LCD display .It runs on the latest iOS 8.0, powered by  Apple’s own Dual-core processor clocked at 1.4 GHz, which is getting supported by 1 GB of RAM which gives a very smooth multi-tasking experience .When it comes to graphics it gets a PowerVR GX6450 GPU.

             The iPhone 6 Plus is equipped with a 8.0 MP rear facing camera, whereas, the front houses a 1.2 MP front facing camera which lets you take very good quality pictures with good amount of detailing even in low lighting conditions. Keeping the device life is a 2950 mAh battery, which gives a very good usage. Apple recently slashed the price of the iPhone 6 Plus to 48K.

specification-

General
Device name Apple iPhone 6 Plus
Released Date September,2014
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 172g
O.S iOS 8.0
Display
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Protection Ion-strengthened glass
Hardware
Processor 1.4 GHz Dual-core
Apple A8
GPU PowerVR GX6450
RAM 1 GB
Internal memory 16/64/128 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity sensor,Barometer
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 8 MP
Resolution 3264×2448 pixels
Secondary Camera 1.2 MP
Video HD recording at 1080p @60fps
Features LED flash,panorama,auto focus
Optical Image stabilization,face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.0
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 2915 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 22+ h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 48,990Click here to buy
amazon Rs 49,999 Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Moto-X-Style

6.Motorola X Pure

After coming up with the Moto X Play, Motorola came up with the another device; the Moto X Pure, the device packs a large 5.7 inch IPS grade display, which offers a resolution of (1440×2560 p), out of the box, the device runs on Android v5.1.1(Lollipop), and as far as hardware is concerned, the device packs a Snapdragon 808 hexacore processor, which is getting assisted by 3 GB of RAM, for graphics, the device gets an Adreno 418 GPU.

                   Now, coming to the camera section, the rear of the Moto X Pure features a 21 MP rear facing camera and a 5 MP front facing camera, the camera does a decent job, at the back of the device, there is a 3000 mAh battery which offers a decent usage.

specification-

General
Device name Motorola X Style
Released Date September,2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 179 g
O.S Android v5.1.1(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.7 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Hardware
Processor 1.8 GHz Hexa-core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808
GPU Adreno 418
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 16/32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes
micro-SD slot Yes,up to 128 GB
Sensors Compass,Proximity,
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 21 MP
Resolution 5248×3936 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@30fps
Features Dual tone-LED flash,panorama,touch focus
,face detection,Geo-taging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes,
Bluetooth v 4.0
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 18+ h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 26,999Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Motorola-Nexus-6

7.Google Nexus 6

Google collaborated with Motorola for the  Nexus 6 which  was launched in October 2014. The device  comes with a 5.96-inch screen having an AMOLED display. The device runs on Android v 5.0(Lollipop), at the heart of the device, there is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 quad-core processor clocked at 2.7 GHz , accompanied by 3 GB RAM and for graphics it houses an Adreno 420 GPU,so when it comes to performance, this device is one of the best device available in the market.

                   It has a 13 MP primary camera and a 2 MP secondary camera, the camera takes very good pictures with good pictures even in artificial lighting conditions. The Nexus 6 comes with a 3000 mAh battery. The Google Nexus 6 is now price around 20K.

specification-

General
Device name Motorola Nexus 6
Released Date October,2014
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 184g
O.S Android v5.0(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.96 inch
Display Type AMOLED
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Hardware
Processor 2.7 GHz Quad-core
Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 420
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32/64 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity sensor,Barometer
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 2 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@30fps
Features Dual LED flash,panorama,auto focus
Optical Image stabilization,face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3220 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 22 h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 19,999Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-OnePlus-One

7.OnePlus One

OnePlus made their entry in the Indian market in 2014 with their flagship device One. The device has a  5.5-inch screen having an LTPS LCD display. The OnePlus One runs on Android v4.4.4(KitKat) ,when it  comes to the  hardware, the device boasts a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor which is getting assisted  by 3 GB of RAM, and for graphics it features an Adreno 330 GPU, so when it comes to handling  high-end games or task  this device will give you a rich experience without much lags or shutters.

              The OnePlus One is equipped with an 13 MP primary camera and a 5 MP secondary camera,the camera produces very good quality images with very good amount of detailing. At the back, the OnePlus One comes with  a 3100 mAh battery ,giving a very good backup. The OnePlus One sits with a price tag of Rs 19000,available only on Amazon.

specification-

General
Device name OnePlus One
Released Date June,2014
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Micro
Weight 162g
O.S Android v4.4.2(KitKat)
Display
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Display Type LTPS LCD
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Protection Corning Corning Glass 3
Hardware
Processor 2.5 GHz quad-core
Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 64 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160p@30 fps
Features Dual LED flash,panorama,touch focus
face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 15+ h (3G)
Store & Price
snapdeal Rs 18,499 Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-LG-G4

8.LG G4

LG’s flagship devices might not be as popular as the other top companies, but they surely know how to make smartphones with great looks and its new flagship phone the G4 is a good example of it. The device sports a 5.5-inch screen having a IPS LCD display. The G4 runs on Android v 5.1(Lollipop) , coming to the hardware ,it comes with a powerful Snapdragon 808 quad-core processor clocked at 1.8 GHz , accompanied  by 3 GB RAM, and for graphics, it packs an Adreno 418 GPU.

           The highlight of this device is its  camera , on the back there is a 16 MP shooter ,which comes with a laser autofocus system, so the camera can shoot stable pictures easily, and on the front it packs a 8 MP camera. Giving the device life is a 3000 mAh battery,which gives a good backup .After LG launched the V10 & now the G5, the price of the G4 has been cut down to 30K.

specification-

General
Device name LG G4
Released Date April,2015
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Micro
Weight 155g
O.S Android v5.1(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Corning Glass 3
Hardware
Processor 2.5 GHz quad-core
Snapdragon 808
GPU Adreno 418
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32 GB
micro-SD slot Yes,up to 128 GB
Sensors Compass,Proximity
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 5312×2988 pixels
Secondary Camera 8 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160p@30 fps
Features Dual LED flash,panorama,touch focus
face detection,Geo-taging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes
NFC Yes
IR Yes
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable Yes
Talk Time upto 18+ h (3G)
Store & Price
amazon Rs 30,999 Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Xiaomi-Mi4

9.Xiaomi Mi4

The Mi4 from Xiaomi is the most affordable flagship device compared to the other smartphones . The device comes with high-end specification, despite its low price .The device houses a 5.0-inch screen having a IPS LCD display. As far as O.S is concerned, the device runs on Android v4.4.3 (KitKat), the device is getting powered by a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz, along with 3 GB of RAM, and a Adreno 330 GPU ,so when it comes to performance it gives you very smooth experience without many lags.

            The MI 4 has a 13 MP rear facing camera and a 8 MP front-facing camera, the camera quality is very good than most of the smartphones in the given price range. Giving it life is a 3080 mAh battery. The MI 4  is priced starts at around 17K in online stores.

specification-

General
Device name Xiaomi Mi 4
Released Date July,2014
Sim Dual-sim
Sim-Type Micro
Weight 149g
O.S Android v5.0(Lollipop)
Display
Screen Size 5.0 inch
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080×1920 pixels
Protection Corning scratch resistant Glass
Hardware
Processor 2.5 GHz quad-core
Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 164 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity sensor
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 13 MP
Resolution 4128×3096 pixels
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160p @30fps
Features Dual LED flash,panorama,touch focus
face detection,Geo-taging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.1
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
IR Yes
FM Radio Yes
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3080 mAh (Li-lon)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 33 h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 17,999Click here to buy
amazon Rs 17,999 Click here to buy

 

Top 10 flagship Smartphones to buy in 2016-Motorola_Droid_Turbo

10.Motorola DROID Turbo

After gaining success with  the Moto X , Motorola came up with another flagship device, the DROID Turbo. The device sports a 5.2-inch screen having a Super AMOLED display. It runs on Android v4.4.4 (KitKat),for processing it gets a powerful Snapdragon 805 2.7 GHz processor, along with 3 GB of RAM  and for graphics handling, the Droid Turbo packs an Adreno 420 GPU giving a very good multi-tasking and gaming experience .

                    The DROID Turbo has a 21 MP rear facing camera and a 2 MP front-facing camera, the camera takes very decent quality pictures  in low-lighting conditions which is a kind of setback for a flagship device. Giving it life is a huge 3900 mAh battery, which gives a  backup of around 2 days. The DROID Turbo is now available for the price of Rs 31K in online stores.

specification-

General
Device name Motorola DROID Turbo
Released Date October,2014
Sim Single-sim
Sim-Type Nano
Weight 178g
O.S Android v4.4.4(KitKat)
Display
Screen Size 5.2 inch
Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 1440×2560 pixels
Protection Corning Corning Glass 3
Hardware
Processor 2.7 GHz quad-core
Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 420
RAM 3 GB
Internal memory 32/64 GB
micro-SD slot No
Sensors Compass,Proximity
Accelerometer,Gyro
Camera
Primary Camera 21 MP
Resolution 5248×3936 pixels
Secondary Camera 2 MP
Video 4K recording at 2160@24p
Features Dual LED flash,panorama,touch focus
face detection,Geo-tagging
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth v 4.0
EDGE Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
GPS Yes
NFC Yes
FM Radio No
Audio Jack Yes,3.5 mm stereo audio jack
USB micro-USB,v 2.0
Battery
Capacity 3900 mAh (Li-Po)
Removable No
Talk Time upto 43+ h (3G)
Store & Price
flipkart Rs 31,999Click here to buy

 

These were the top 10 flagship smartphones which you can get in 2016.We hope this post was helpful.