Top 10 Best Smartphones

Smartphones extend the way you communicate not just texting or phone call but also through e-mail, social media, video calls. It also provides other functions such as entertainment, education, etc.

So if you like to enjoy the benefits mentioned above, and looking for the best smartphone, the list below will simplify your search.

1. Samsung Galaxy S5 (under $171)
Pros
• Reliable processor that will blaze through anything you throw at it.
• Waterproof chassis.

Cons
• Cheap and flimsy plastic construction.
• Lack of software improvements.
Features:
• Reviewed by 5.215 verified buyers – 3.7 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Display: 5.1-inches
• Camera: 16-MP
• Processor Speed: 2.5 GHz
• OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 0.3 x 5.6 inches ; 5.1 ounces
           

2. BLU Advance 5.0 (under $55)
Pros
• No lag, runs pretty smoothly.

Cons
• A bit hard to insert the battery.
Features:
• Reviewed by 4.714 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Unlocked dual SIM Android 5.1 Lollipop smartphone
• Mediatek 6580 Quad Core 1.3 GHz Processor with arm Mali-400 GPU
• 5.0" IPS display: 5MP Main Camera with LED flash and 2MP Front Camera; 4GB Internal memory 768MB RAM Micro SD up to 64GB
• GSM Quad band HSPA+ (850/1700/1900): US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Straight Talk, Pure Talk USA and others
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches; 3.36 ounces
           

3. Motorola Nexus 6 (under $330)
Pros
• Great performance with long battery life.
• No bloatware.
• Excellent multitasking.

Cons
• Heating issue sometimes.
• Terrible camera software.
Features:
• Reviewed by 3.490 verified buyers – 4.1 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 64 GB Unlocked Android 5.0 Lollipop Smartphone
• Brilliant 6" screen and dual front-facing stereo speakers make content shine
• 3220 mAh battery (mixed usage up to 24 hours*) and turbo charging
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 3.1 x 0.4 x 6.3 inches; 1.09 pounds
           

4. Motorola Moto G (under $140)
Pros
• Great performance with solid build.
• The screen is bright and the colors are vivid and punchy.

Cons
• Some users report that the phone freezes up sometimes and need to be restarted several times a day.
• No NFC & 4G.
Features:
• Reviewed by 3.354 verified buyers – 4.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Unlocked 8GB Android 4.4, KitKat Smartphone
• Front ported stereo speakers
• All-day 2,070 mAh battery
• Corning Gorilla Glass 3
• Optimized to work with 3G (UMTS/HSPA+) networks when roaming outside the US. Only supports 2G coverage on T-Mobile
• Wall charger included
• Compatible with GSM carriers like AT&T and T-Mobile as well as with GSM SIM cards (e.g. H20, Straight Talk, and select prepaid carriers).
• Optimized to work with 3G (UMTS/HSPA+) networks when roaming outside the US. This product is not LTE(4G) enabled.
• 5-inch 720p HD display
• Front-ported stereo speakers
• Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2 GHz quad-core CPU
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 3.2 x 2.8 x 5.6 inches; 5.3 ounces
           

5. Huawei Nexus 6P (under $172)
Pros
• Sturdy & sleek.
• Solid speakers.
• The camera performs great in all kinds of lighting.

Cons
• Design is a little drab.
• No dual SIM port, expandable micro SD
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.258 verified buyers – 3.5 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 64GB unlocked android 6.0 marshmallow smartphone
• All-metal design Unlocked, LTE smartphone with a powerful 2GHz Snapdragon 810 V2.1 Processor.
• A 5.7-Inch, high-resolution WQHD AMOLED display and front-facing stereo speakers to experience your photos and videos in cinematic quality.
• The powerful 12 MP camera was built to capture your world in true-to-life detail. Larger 1.55 ┬ÁM pixels absorb more light¹ in even the dimmest conditions to make your photos Brighter.
• Quicker access and more security with a fingerprint sensor placed on the back to complement the way you naturally hold your Phone.
• Long lasting 3,450 mAh battery with quick charging USB Type-C plug. it's reversible, so there’s no more guessing which way is up.
• Model Nin-A12; compatible with nano SIM Cards
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 6.3 x 3.1 x 0.3 inches; 6.4 ounces
           

6. LG G3 (under $148)
Pros
• Very good user interface design.
• Customizable keyboard.
• The camera takes beautiful pictures, thanks in part to its optical image stabilization and dual-LED flash.

Cons
• Not water resistance.
• Some unnecessary software additions.
Features:
• Reviewed by 2.148 verified buyers – 3.3 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Display: 5.5-inches
• Camera: 13-MP
• Processor Speed: 2.5 GHz
• OS: Android 4.4.2 (KitKat)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.9 x 0.4 x 5.8 inches ; 5.4 ounces
           

7. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Duos (under $500)
Pros
• Beautiful screen.
• Constructed with a combination of metal and glass - feels really premium to the touch.
• Water resistant.

Cons
• Non-removable battery.
• TouchWiz software features more miss than hit.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.913 verified buyers – 3.8 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 32GB Dual SIM Factory Unlocked GSM Smartphone
• 5.5 inches with Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
• Exynos 8890 OctaCore, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU ; 32GB ROM, 4GB RAM.
• Main Camera: 12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash; Front Camera: 5 MP.
• Also include - handsfree/earphone, USB cable, charger.
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.9 x 0.3 x 5.9 inches, 5.6 ounces
           

8. BLU Vivo XL (under $124)
Pros
• No lag.
• Gorilla Glass scratch resistant screen.
• Sluggish free gaming experience.

Cons
• The battery is not user replaceable.
• No NFC support.
• The Android home, back, and recent buttons don't light up.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.702 verified buyers – 3.2 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4G LTE GSM Unlocked Android 6.0Smartphone
• Aesthetically engineered for a flawless liquid metal finish
• Vivid 5.5" display HD Super AMOLED Color + Corning Gorilla Glass 3
• 16GB Internal memory 2GB RAM and Micro SD up to 64GB
• 13MP Main Camera and 5MP Front Camera + PDAF technology and Blue lens
• MediaTek 6753 64-Bit 1.3GHz Octa Core Processor with MALI-T720 GPU
• 4G LTE, (2/4/7/12/17), 4G HSPA+ (850/1700/1900/2100). GSM Quad band: US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Straight Talk, Pure Talk USA, and others.
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.3 x 3.2 inches; 8 ounces
           

9. Samsung Galaxy S6 (under $243)
Pros
• Beautiful screen.
• No lag.
• Accurate fingerprint sensor.
• Supports both wireless charging standards.

Cons
• Smudge-loving surfaces.
• No micro SD card slot
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.335 verified buyers – 3.6 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• Display: 5.10-inches
• Camera: 16-MP
• Processor Speed: OCTA Core 64-bit
• OS: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 2.8 x 0.3 x 5.6 inches ; 4.8 ounces
           

10. BLU VIVO 5 (under $165)
Pros
• Premium all metal unibody design and thin side bezels.
• Gorilla Glass scratch resistant screen.
• Smooth performace with no lags.

Cons
• The battery is not user replaceable.
• No NFC.
• It has adware.
Features:
• Reviewed by 1.263 verified buyers – 3.4 out of 5 stars - READ USER REVIEWS
• 4G LTE GSM Unlocked Android 6.0 Smartphone
• Aesthetically engineered full body metal design
• 5.5" display + vivid HD AMOLED Color+ Corning Gorilla glass 3
• 32GB Internal memory 3GB RAM and Micro SD up to 64GB
• 13MP Main Camera with LED flash and 5MP Selfie Camera with Wide Angle + PDAF technology and Blue lens
• MediaTek 6753 64-Bit 1.3GHz Octa Core Processor with MALI-T720 GPU
• 4G LTE, (2/4/7), 4G HSPA+ (850/1700/1900/2100). GSM Quad band: US compatibility Nationwide on all GSM Networks including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Straight Talk, Pure Talk USA, and others.
• Also available in assorted colors
• Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.3 x 2.9 inches; 4.8 ounces
           


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