Manufacturers of smartphones are in an intense competition this year (2017). This competition has resulted in an influx of some of the best smartphones that the world has seen.
Some of these smartphones have been ranked in this post based on what reviewers are saying.
If you care about rankings and want to know which smartphones are doing best in the market at the moment, here are the top ten smartphones of 2017:
Rank #10: HTC U11
HTC U11 is acclaimed one of the best music phones available in the market. Apart from this notable feature, it has squeezable sides, plus a brilliant camera with a strong HDR mode.
It is a sleek 5.5″ touchscreen that features a 12MP back camera and a 16MP front camera.
Rank #9: LG G6
Like its predecessor, LG’s G6 has the same Qualcomm processor. But despite this, it remains pretty expensive. Although, because the price of LG phones keep falling, the G6 can become a better value in just few months.
In addition to all the basic functionalities packed in this phone, it has a large 18:9 screen that makes it great for watching movies or playing games. LG has also improved on the battery management.
Rank #8: Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Sony has bundled the Xperia XZ Premium with 4K resolution and HDR compatibility feature. So, it offers great video and picture viewing quality.
The camera shoots quality pictures and has slow motion capability.
Rank #7: Honor 9
Honor 9 fiercely contends with so many flagship smartphones. It makes a contender merely because its offers the same configuration with other top ranking smartphones at a much lower price.
It brings back some of the amazing features of Honor 8, its predecessor.
Rank #6: iPhone7
This is still one of the best smartphones in the world, but the high price mark of the phone has limited it from ranking high.
Many iPhone fans will not mind the cost though.
The phone is water resistant, has a good camera and power boost. It retains other key features from older models.
Rank #5: OnePlus 5
OnePlus 5 offers a combo of high-end features for a low price. Reviewers claim that it gives one of the best Android experiences.
The smartphone features a dual-back camera and users can choose between a 64GB and 128GB internal storage spec.
Rank #4: Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 is a productivity-focused phone. It has a large infinity display. The phone speed is great.
One exclusive feature of the Galaxy Note 8 is the S Pen. No other phone comes with this feature. The new camera and the stylus are all that separate this device from the Galaxy S8 duo. It is definitely a good buy.
Rank #3: iPhone 7 Plus
Rated as the best iPhone available right now, iPhone 7 Plus is a bundle of power, a water-resistant body and dual back camera.
Apple has removed the headphone jack and fitted it with wireless headphone feature. It also raised the price of the phone.
There is big improvement on the camera. Its camera outperforms the 6S Plus.
Rank #2: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus
If you are hungry for big screen, Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will satisfy your hunger.
According to review, the phone features the best display, chipset and camera of any phone in the market till date.
The phone is also water- and dust-resistant, and has 64GB internal storage
Rank #1: Samsung Galaxy S8
For so many reasons, the Samsung Galaxy S8 ranks atop of the list of the top smartphones for this year.
It has an excellent camera and a wide screen that delivers a superb visual quality.
Reviewers say, it manages deliver an impressive innovation at a time when there is little to be found in smartphones.