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Top ten Android phones for 2017

Do you want to buy a new Android phone released this year? Well, I advise you to read this article in full. In the next few lines, I will list the top 10 phones issued in 2017. You can choose the right phone for you, depending on your needs and budget.

1 – Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8

Specifications:

  • Weight: 155g
  • Dimensions: 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm
  • OS: Android 7
  • Screen size: 5.8-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2960
  • CPU: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor (depending on region).
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage:  64GB of on-board storage, micro SD expansion up to 256GB
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Rear camera: 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP

Number one in this list is Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung wanted this device to contain most of the features available in the smartphone industry field in order to make this phone the first choice for customers and this has already happened. Samsung Galaxy S8 is at the forefront of the most smartphones reviews sites. The phone also achieved the highest sales rate in the smartphone market so far.

By talking about some of the specifications and features included in the phone, it can be said that the phone contained many advanced specifications and features such as iris scanner, voice assistant called “Bixby”,  Support virtual reality technology (VR), water resistance and a lot.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: amazing display, huge power, and a great camera.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: high price and irritating biometric unlocking.

Price:

$750.00 at T-Mobile USA

$749.99 at AT&T Wireless

$749.99 at Best Buy

In conclusion, I have to emphasize that Samsung S8 is the best phone for 2017 up to the moment and worth the price paid.

2 – Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phone

Specifications:

  • Weight: 173g
  • Dimensions: 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1mm
  • OS: Android 7
  • Screen size: 6.2-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2960
  • CPU: Snapdragon 835/Exynos 8895
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Battery: 3,500mAh
  • Rear camera: 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP

Samsung Galaxy S8+ came second in this list, the phone has many high specifications and advanced features for lovers of high performance, the phone also featured a larger screen size and larger battery capacity than its small brother Samsung Galaxy S8.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Best display on the market and Speedy performance.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: very expensive and flawed fingerprint sensor.

Price:

$1,176.00 at Amazon.com

$1,149.11 at Amazon Marketplace

$850.00 at T-Mobile USA

In conclusion, I should like to emphasize that this phone with its small brother Samsung S8 really deserves to be in the foreground this year.

3 – Google Pixel

Google Pixel review

Specifications:

  • Weight: 143g
  • Dimensions: 143.8 x 69.5 x 8.5mm
  • OS: Android 7.1
  • Screen size: 5-inch
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920
  • CPU: Snapdragon 821
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/128GB
  • Battery: 2770mAh
  • Rear camera: 12MP
  • Front camera: 8MP

Google Pixel has occupied the third rank in this list, the phone has many high specifications and advanced features of lovers of high performance, it is enough to learn Google is the manufacturer of this device to make sure of its superior quality, as well as to learn that you will not have technical problems regarding the device because Google is the manufacture of hardware as well as operating system. By the way, the phone came with the latest version of the Android operating system “Android Nougat 7.1”, and the device is characterized by the quality of the camera, especially when the images are taken in the quality of low light.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: supremely smooth performance and bright, colorful full HD display.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: battery life could be better and assistant yet to realize potential.

 

Price:

$739.90 at Amazon.com

$675.99 at Amazon Marketplace

$649.99 at Verizon Wireless

4 – Google pixel XL

Google Pixel XL Review

Specifications:

  • Weight: 168gm
  • Dimensions: 6.0 x 2.9 x 0.2 ~ 0.3 inches
  • OS: Android 7.1
  • Screen size: 5.5-inch
  • Display: QHD AMOLED at 534ppi, 2.5D Corning® Gorilla® Glass 4
  • CPU: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 821, 2.15Ghz + 1.6Ghz, 64Bit Quad-Core
  • RAM: 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • Storage: 32GB/128GB
  • Battery: 3,450mAh battery
  • Rear camera: 12.3MP
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Google Assistant
  • Daydream VR-ready

The fourth ranking in this list is the Grand brother of the Google phone Pixel “Google pixel XL”, Google has been keen to provide a phone with high-quality specifications and have a larger screen to meet the needs of users. The phone occupied advanced positions in most of the reviews sites and the device also recorded a good sales ratio in the smartphone market. Finally, Google aspires to have two copies better than the two copies of the smartphones of Apple (iPhone & iPhone Plus) through its phones Google Pixel and its grand brother Google pixel XL.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Google Assistant is fantastic, great display, the best version of Android yet and stunning, fast camera.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: No water-resistance and high price tag.

Price:

$819.99 at Amazon Prime (32GB version)

$1,050.00 at Amazon Prime (128GB version)

5 – One Plus 3T

One Plus 3T

Specifications:

  • Weight: 158g
  • Dimensions: 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm
  • OS: Android Marshmallow
  • Screen size: 5.5-inch
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920
  • CPU: Snapdragon 821
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Battery: 3400mAh
  • Rear camera: 16MP
  • Front camera: 16MP

One Plus 3T phone came in fifth place on our list of top 10 phones for 2017, all thanks to the high specifications of the phone such as powerful Snapdragon 821 processor backed by 6GB of RAM which allowing users to perform the required tasks with precision and speed such as browsing the web and playing games or doing several tasks at the same time.

One of the greatest features of this phone is that it contained a long-life battery. It is enough to charge your phone battery once a day for the tasks you want and enjoy your phone without worrying about the battery charge.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Premium build, fast performance, affordable price and great battery life.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: No micro SD slot, slightly more expensive and Camera could be better.

Price:

$439.00 at OnePlus

6 – LG G6

LG G6

Specifications:

  • Weight: 163g
  • Dimensions: 148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9mm
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat
  • Screen size: 5.7-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2880
  • CPU: Snapdragon 821
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 3300mAh
  • Rear camera: 13MP
  • Front camera: 5MP

LG G6 phone came in sixth place on our list of top 10 phones for 2017. The phone came with a gorgeous design, QHD display, Snapdragon 821 processor, 4GB of RAM, plenty of on-board storage, water resistance and a lot.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Great screen, water-resistant body, and unique wide-angle camera.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: Older chipset, Camera isn’t a huge improvement and Expensive for what is it.

Price:

$567.49 at Amazon.com

$567.49 at Amazon Marketplace

$500.00 at T-Mobile USA

7 – Huawei P10

Huawei P10

Specifications:

  • Weight: 145g
  • Dimensions: 145.3 x 69.3 x 7 mm
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Screen size: 5.1-inch
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 3,200mAh
  • Rear camera: Dual 20MP + 12MP, f/2.2, OIS, Leica optics, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
  • Front camera: 8MP, f/1.9

Huawei P10 came in seventh place on our list of top 10 phones for 2017. The phone came with premium design, a variety of beautiful colors, full HD display, fingerprint scanner at the front of the phone to provide high security and privacy, dual camera at the rear of the phone (12MP RGB sensor working alongside 20MP monochrome shooter) from Leica to provide a wonderful photography experience, HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor backed by 4GB RAM to provide high performance and a lot.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Solid design, excellent camera performance, clever fingerprint scanner and expandable storage is a bonus.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: battery life isn’t great, not water resistant, no Google Assistant or Daydream expensive.

Price:

$679.99 at Amazon

8 – Huawei P10 Plus

Huawei P10 Plus

Specifications:

  • Weight: 165g
  • Dimensions: 153.5 x 74.2 x 7 mm
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Screen size: 5.5-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB
  • Storage: 64GB/128GB
  • Battery: 3750 mAh
  • Rear camera: Dual 20MP + 12MP, f/1.8, OIS, Leica optics, phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash.
  • Front camera: 8MP, f/1.9

Huawei P10 Plus came in eighth place in the today’s list. The grand brother for Huawei P10 came with excellent features and specifications such as:  gorgeous design, a variety of wonderful colors, QHD display to ensure superior display quality, fingerprint scanner at the front of the phone to provide high security and privacy, dual camera at the rear of the phone (12MP RGB sensor working alongside 20MP monochrome shooter) from Leica to make photography really enjoyable, often with pro-level results, HiSilicon Kirin 960  processor backed by 4GB RAM in (L09) version and also, backed by 6GB RAM in (L29) version to ensure superior performance and a lot.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Thin, well-built body, feature-dense camera, much improved software and fast charge.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: Poor standby times, no HDR, not waterproof and speakers could be much better.

Price:

$849.99 at Amazon

9 – HTC 10

HTC 10

Specifications:

  • Weight: 161g
  • Dimensions: 145.9 x 71.9 x 9 mm
  • OS: Android Marshmallow
  • Screen size: 5.2-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560
  • CPU: Snapdragon 820
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Rear camera: 12MP
  • Front camera: 5MP

HTC 10 came in ninth place on our list of top 10 phones for 2017. The phone came with advanced specifications and features such as a 5.2-inch 2K display which makes watching videos a great experience, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset backed by 4GB of RAM Makes it possible perform multiple tasks at the same time smoothly, the rear camera resolution is estimated at 12MP while the front camera resolution is estimated at 5MP, internal storage varies between 32GB/64GB depending on the phone version and a lot.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Fantastic version of Android, iconic design, Best selfie camera on the market and amazing audio.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: Some camera niggles, Slight bugs still in the system.

Price:

$443.99 at Amazon (32GB version)

$733.65 at Amazon (64GB version)

10 – Lenovo P2

Lenovo P2

Specifications:

  • Weight: 177g
  • Dimensions: 153 x 76 x 8.3 mm
  • OS: Android Marshmallow
  • Screen size: 5.5-inch
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • CPU: Snapdragon 625
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 32GB
  • Battery: 5100mAh
  • Rear camera: 13MP
  • Front camera: 5MP

Lenovo P2 came in tenth place in the today’s list. The phone came with good specifications and features such as Snapdragon 625 processor backed by 4GB of RAM, the rear camera resolution is estimated at 13MP while the front camera resolution is estimated at 5MP, internal storage is estimated at 32GB, a good battery life up to 2 days of working without the need to recharge and a lot.

1 – The strengths of the phone are: Best battery life of any phone and attractive metal build.

2 – The weak points of the phone are: Heavy, limited camera and not running latest Android version.

Price:

$164.99 at Amazon

Conclusion, this is not the final list of the top ten Android phones for the year 2017 because it is expected that the issuance of new devices in the coming days and months may change the order of the elements of the list mentioned above or may lead to change some elements.