The Best Smartphones 2016 - 2017

The Best Smartphone 2016 - 2017
Before buying a smartphone, You have to know the best quality smartphones to suit your needs.
Smartphone with an expensive price is not necessarily the best for you, despite the well-known brands usually have good quality, but a smartphone with a new brand with a cheaper price sometimes also have good quality.

Here is a list of the best smartphones in 2016 and may still be the best until early 2017


Oneplus 3
Released: 2016, June
OS: Android OS, v6.0.1
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory: 64 GB, 6 GB RAM, No card Slot
Camera: 16 MP
Display: 5.5 inches, Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
#9 on Antutu benchmark app (December 17, 2016)
#2 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (December 17, 2016)

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Released : 2016, March
OS: Android OS, v6.0
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Exynos 8890 Octa
Memory: 4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage, microSD card slot
Camera: 12MP
Display: 5.5", Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm (5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 in)
Battery: 3600mAh, Li-Ion
#16 on Antutu benchmark app app ranking list (December 17, 2016)
#1 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (December 17, 2016)

Xiaomi - Mi 5
Released: 2016, April
OS: Android OS, v6.0
Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x1.8 GHz Kryo & 2x1.36 GHz Kryo) - Standard edition / Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) - Prime & Pro edition, Adreno 530
Memory: 128 GB, 4 GB RAM - Pro edition / 64 GB, 3 GB RAM - Prime edition / 32 GB, 3 GB RAM - Standard
Camera: 16 MP
Display: 5.15 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
#15 on Antutu benchmark app app ranking list(December 17, 2016)
#4 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (December 17, 2016)

Iphone 7 plus
Released : 2016, September
OS : iOS 10.0.1, up to iOS 10.1
Chipset : Apple A10 Fusion, CPU Quad-core 2.34 GHz, GPU (six-core graphics)
Memory : 3GB RAM, 32/128/256GB storage, no card slot
Camera : Dual 12 MP
Display : 5.5", 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in), LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : Non-removable Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery (11.1 Wh)
#1 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

Iphone 7 
Released : 2016, September
OS : iOS 10.0.1, up to iOS 10.1
Chipset : Apple A10 Fusion, CPU Quad-core 2.34 GHz, GPU (six-core graphics)
Memory : 2GB RAM, 32/128/256GB storage, no card slot
Camera : 12MP
Display : 4.7", LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Battery : 1960mAh, Li-Ion
#2 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

LeEco Le Pro 3
Released : 2016, October
OS : Android OS, v6.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, Quad-core (2x2.35 GHz Kryo & 2x2.0 GHz Kryo), Andreno 530
Memory : 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM (64GB/4GB in US)
Camera : 16MP
Display : 5.5 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : Non-removable Li-Ion 4070 mAh battery
#3 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list(Dec 17, 2016)

Xiaomi - Redmi Note 3
Released : 2016, February
OS : Android OS, v5.1.1
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650, Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72), Adreno 510
Memory : 16 GB, 2 GB RAM - Standard version / 32 GB, 3 GB RAM - High version, Special edition
Camera : 16 MP
Display : 5.5 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : Non-removable Li-Po 4050 mAh battery
#3 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (Dec 17, 2016)

Xiaomi - Mi 5s Plus
Released : 2016, October
OS : Android OS, v6.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, Quad-core (2x2.35 GHz Kryo & 2x2.2 GHz Kryo), GPU Adreno 530
Memory : 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Camera : Dual 13 MP
Display : 5.7 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3800mAh
#4 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

Samsung Galaxy S7
Released : 2016, March
OS : Android OS, v6.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 / Exynos 8890 Octa, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) / Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), GPU Adreno 530 / Mali-T880 MP12
Memory : 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.1", Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3000mAh
#5 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (Dec 17, 2016)

Xiaomi - Mi Note 2
Released : 2016, November
OS : Android OS, v6.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, Quad-core (2x2.35 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM
Camera : 22.5MP
Display : 5.7 inches, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 4070mAh
#6 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

Sony Experia Z5 Premium
Released : 2015, October
OS : Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), v6.0 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810, Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A57), Adreno 430
Memory : 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Camera : 23MP
Display : 5.2"
Battery : 2900mAh
#6 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (Dec 17, 2016)

HTC 10
Released : 2016, May
OS : Android OS, v6.0.1
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage, microSD card slot
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.2", Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 145.9 x 71.9 x 9 mm (5.74 x 2.83 x 0.35 in).
Battery : Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
#7 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (Dec 17, 2016)

Xiaomi - Mi 5s
Released : 2016, October
OS : Android OS, v6.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 64 GB, 3 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.15 inches, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3200mAh
#8 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list(Dec 17, 2016)

LG G5
Released : 2016, April
OS : Android OS, v6.0.1, up to v7.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera : Dual 16 MP
Display : 5.3 inches
Battery : Removable Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
#10 in the "TOP 10 BY FANS" at GSM Arena website (Dec 17, 2016)

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 - SM N9300
Released : 2016, September
OS : Android OS, v6.0.1
Chipset : Exynos 8890 Octa, Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), Mali-T880 MP12
Memory : 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera : 12MP
Display : 5.7 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3500mAh
#11 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

LeEco Max2
Released : 2016, May
OS : Android OS, v6.0
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM, No Card Slot
Camera : 21MP
Display : 5.7", LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3100mAh
#12 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

ZTE - Nubia Z11
Released : 2016, July
OS : Android OS, v6.0.1
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Camera : 16MP
Display : 5.5", IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3000mAh
#13 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list (Dec 17, 2016)

Lenovo - ZUK Z2 Pro
Released : 2016, June
OS : Android OS, v6.0.1
Chipset : Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820, Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Adreno 530
Memory : 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM, no card slot
Camera : 13MP
Display : 5.2 inches, Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Battery : 3100mAh
#14 on Antutu Benchmark app ranking list(Dec 17, 2016)

Note:
* List of the best smartphones above based on GSMarena's TOP 10 By Fans, smartphone review, and Antutu Benchmark's ranking list.

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