Top 5 Smartphones of 2016

Top 5 Smartphones of 2016

Using an old smartphone can be a hassle! From long loading/refresh times to incompatible updates, holding onto your old smartphone may be more time consuming than it’s worth.

Smartphones are expensive but they don’t have to break the bank. If you’re thinking of updating your smartphone in the near future, have a look at the best models on the market below!

5. HTC 10

Featuring a sleek and elegant design, the HTC 10 sports a ton of impressive features. This smartphone offers a 5.2 inch display, fingerprint sensor and a USB (type C) port on the bottom.

The audio quality has been rated as one of the best on the market. In addition, the OS offers a highly customisable interface to suit your needs.

The only drawback with this handset is the limited battery life (in comparison to other competitors).

4. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

This quirky smartphone has everything you want and more! The device offers an excellent camera, incredible battery life, 5.5 inch screen, expandable storage and of course, the signature edge design.

The quick access sidebar has been further improved with this model giving you quick access to your favourite apps and tasks. You even have the option to display sports scores, new highlights and shortcuts right from the side screen.

The one drawback is the high price tag but if you have the funds, it’s a really great investment!

3. Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

If you’re looking for a smaller smartphone that offers exceptional performance, look no further than the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact. This headset runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor making it extremely powerful for its size.

This device takes great shots with the inbuilt 23 megapixel camera and features a 4.6inch screen, water resistant design, fingerprint scanner, expandable storage and great battery life.

The only downside is its blocky design which lacks the sleek appearance of its competitors.

2. Apple iPhone 6S

Apple has taken a large share of the smartphone market with its sleek shiny designs, beautiful interface and easy to use applications. The iPhone 6S is no different. Although the phone is not a huge improvement over the previous version (iPhone 6) the device is still a state of the art smartphone.

The 6S has improved speeds across the board including a new processor, faster wireless and quicker touch ID sensor. The new design also offers a sturdier body, better cameras (front and back) as well as the new addition of 3D touch pressure sensors.

The only drawbacks are the price and short battery life when compared to other devices.

1. Samsung Galaxy S7

The best all round smartphone on the market! This “medium” sized device offers a 5.1 inch screen, great camera, long battery life, microSD storage slot and it’s even water resistant. The interface is highly customisable and the OS comes with less bloatware than ever.

Those that have tested the phone have reported no lag even with extensive use and the device itself is comfortable to hold.

There are really no disadvantages aside from the shiny metal case being prone to fingerprint smudges. This issue can easily be tackled with a good case and screen protector.

We live in a great age where technology is able to assist us in almost every aspect of our lives. Investing in a quality smartphone can help you do just that!

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