Technology off late has become an integral part of everyone’s lives. Depending on how tech-savvy a person is, current technology can have a great impact on the daily routine of an individual. Of particular note is the constant improvement we witness in mobile technology on a daily basis. From people who use their smartphones to upload every minute of their lives to their social media profiles to those that religiously follow the latest technology news, mobile technology of the current era offers something for everyone.
There are several tailor-made apps that not only help the users follow latest technology news, but can also turn the smartphones and tablets into remote controls for high-quality equipment such as cameras and workstations. However, manufacturers of smartphones are constantly improving the design and specifications of their phones to better cater to the increasing needs of the consumers.
If you are on the lookout for a new smartphone, here are the reviews of top 10 leading smartphones. The list is arranged according to their price in India rupees.
Top Leading Smartphones You Should Check Out!
1. LG G4
LG G4 is available for Rs. 46,500. The operating system is Android 5.1 with Optimus OI. It is the first mobile phone that has 13.97CM (5.5) Quantum Quad HD IPS Display. This 4G LTE capable phone has a dual SIM and dual Standby feature, with a 3000mAh battery. Its rear camera is similar to that of Samsung Galaxy S6 with a 16MP resolution. It has a very good front end camera with 8MP. Though it is loaded with smart technology, it is a bit expensive. The battery life is also unsatisfactory for many users.
2. Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S6 operates with Android 5.0 with TouchWiz. The pros of this phone includes: Excellent camera with 16MP resolution on the rear side and 5MP on the front side which is good for taking selfies. The 64 bit Octa core processor is superfast, which is well complemented by a 3GB LPDDR4 RAM and 2550mAh battery. The company claims that the phone gets 4 hours of battery life with only 10 minutes of charging. The storage space of S6 is 32/64/128GB, but it has no microSD and is thus not expandable. The cons are as follows: The interface themes are not good. It has no memory card slot. The best price you can buy it is at Rs. 41,900. The price may vary.
3. Sony Xperia Z3
Sony Xperia Z3 runs on Android 4.4 KitKat. It has a whopping 20.7MP rear camera, which beats the resolution of most smartphone cameras. Battery capacity is 3100mAh andthus it has a long battery life of up to 2 days. It is waterproof and dust resistant. It has LTE/4G technology which supports high speed browsing. Stunning images can be captured with the camera. However, the camera app can use some improvements. You can buy it for Rs. 40,790 at their website.
4. HTC One M9+
HTC One M9+ works on Android 5.0 with Sense 7.0. It is available for Rs. 40,450 at Flipkart. It has a 20MP + 2.1MP primary camera with dual tone flash and a 4MP UltraPixel camera at the front. Other features include impeccable fingerprint sensor, bigger screen than previous versions, and 2840mAh battery. Despite boasting such features, many users call its camera unsatisfactory compared to its competitors. The phone also slows down when playing processor-heavy games and while multi-tasking.
5. Apple iPhone 6
Apple iPhone 6 is one of the most expensive smartphones. Yet, Apple lovers are fond of it. It operates on iOS8. It has an 8MP rear camera and a 1.2MP front camera. You can record HD images and video. It has 16 GB internal memory and 1 GB RAM. Its battery capacity is 1810 mAh. It has a bigger screen than last versions and is faster too. However, it has no full HD screen and waterproofing. The prices varies in different stores. You can buy it at Snapdeal for Rs. 38,988.
6. Nexus 6
Nexus 6 operates on Android Lollipop. Its battery capacity is 3,220mAH. It has a long battery life and clear loudspeakers. It has a 13MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera. However, there are some camera software related issues. It is not so great for single-handed use and also has no split-screen multitasking. It is available for Rs. 29,999.
7. OnePlus 2
OnePlus 2 is offered at Rs. 24,999. It runs on Android Lollipop with OxygenOS. It has a large screen with 5.5” display. The camera has dual tone flash with 13MP rear and 5MP front end. The pixel density of the phone is 401 PPI. Furthermore, the price is lower than G4 and S6 which delivers immense value to price sensitive customers. But the phone needs fix for some camera software issues. The HDR camera mode is unsatisfactory for many. It has no microSD slot.
8. Motorola Moto X
Motorola Moto X can bebought for Rs. 13,990. It operates on Android KitKat with a 2 GB RAM, 2200 mAH battery, dual SIM and a 10 MP rear camera.
9. Micromax Canvas Nitro 4G
Micromax Canvas Nitro 4G is sold at Rs. 10,999. It runs on Android Lollipop 5.0.2. It has 13MPAF rear camera and 5MP FF front camera with dual LED flash. Battery capacity is 2500 mAH. It has 4G LTE also. It has a good price to value ratio. It is slightly thick compared to many contemporary phones,and is known to run a lot of bloatware. Its user interface also leaves much to be desired.
10. Vodafone Smart Prime 6
Vodafone Smart Prime 6 is priced at around Rs. 8,664. Its operating system is Android Lollipop. The rear and front cameras are 8MP and 2MP respectively with single LED flash. It provides value to the customers who are price sensitive. But it is available only to Vodafone customers.
So which smartphone you are going to own?