top Top 10 Best Touch Phones 2017/2016 Canada

Top 10 Best Canadian Touch Phones 2017/2016



Touch phones became all the rage after the first Apple iPhone hit the market in June, 2007. To choose the best touch-screen phones, we select phones with a large touch screen and keep only the best touch phones, according to their average review score.

* By the way, this touch phone best-of also exists for all countries (includes all phones).

#1. The Motorola Moto X Style

A picture of the Motorola Moto X Style.
Average Star Rating:
91%

Description

Motorola's 2015 Moto X Style is an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop smartphone adorned with a bunch of ultra-high-end specs, which include a 5.7-inch Quad HD 520ppi screen, a 21-megapixel 4K camera with dual-color flash, and a TurboPower-Charging-equipped 3000mAh battery.

Its Mobile Computing System consists of a Snapdragon 808 1.8GHz six-core CPU, an Adreno 418 GPU, and two digital signal processors (Natural Language and Contextual Computing). This is accompanied by 3GB of RAM and a choice between a 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB native memory. You also get to choose between a Black case with a soft-feel inlay or a White one inlaid with bamboo.

Touch-phone-related features

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
Full specs





#2. The Huawei Nexus 6P

A picture of the Huawei Nexus 6P.
Average Star Rating:
90%

Description

The premium model between two 2015 Google releases (the other one being LG's Nexus 5X), Huawei's Nexus 6P features a WQHD (2560 x 1440) Gorilla Glass 4 screen, the Snapdragon 810 v2.1 64-bit octa-core CPU, and Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Flagship-tier specs like Bluetooth v4.2, USB Type-C, and fingerprint identification (with Android Pay preloaded) deck out its 5.7-inch profile as well.

Promising to capture more light than usual, the 6P's 12.3- and 8-megapixel cameras come with 1.55um and 1.44um pixels, respectively. It also gives us a 3-microphone system, a 3GB RAM, and a 128GB maximum internal memory.

Touch-phone-specific features

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
Full specs


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#3. The LG V10

Photo of the LG V10.
Average Star Rating:
92%

Description

Kicking off a flagship family outside of LG's G-series, the 5.7-inch QHD V10 introduces a few innovative technologies. One being its Second Screen feature (2.1-inch IPS Quantum 160 x 1040/513ppi), another being 5-megapixel dual selfie cameras, supporting shots of up to 120 degrees without any tweaks or accessories.

LG also satisfies us with the V10's array of premium-class specs, which include a Snapdragon 808 hexa-core CPU, a 4GB LPDDR3 RAM, and a 64GB memory expandable by up to 2TB. LG's Manual Video Mode also makes its debut alongside a fingerprint detector, a Hi-Fi DAC, and a 3-microphone system. A 16-megapixel f/1.8 4K camera tops off its offering, while a shock-proof Dura Guard frame houses its entire profile.

Touch-phone-specific specifications

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
Full specs

#4. The Samsung Galaxy Note5

Samsung Galaxy Note5 picture.
Average Star Rating:
90%

Description

Taking after the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge's top-line profile, the Samsung Galaxy Note5 banks on an S-Pen-rigged 5.7-inch Quad HD screen (with Gorilla Glass 4 protection), an Exynos 2.1GHz + 1.5GHz eight-core processing system with 4GB of RAM, as well as 16- and 5-megapixel VDIS cameras. It is also loaded with the Samsung Pay mobile payment system complemented by fingerprint authentication.

Its other high-grade features include a 32GB/64GB/128GB UFS (SSD + eMMC) memory as well as wireless charging (3000mAh battery) and music-playing capabilities.

Touch-phone-related features

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
Full specs

#5. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Active

A picture of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active.
Average Star Rating:
90%

Description

Samsung's flagship gets a rugged makeover with the Galaxy S6 Active, sporting a similar 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED screen. This variant focuses on outdoor use, being wrapped in an IP68- and MIL-STD-810G-certified shell that makes it resistant to dust and water among other threats. It also amps the battery power up to 3500mAh.

With the exception of the Active Zone, which is a collection of utilities like an LED flashlight and an e-compass, it borrows the remaining specs from the S6. These include its 16- and 5-megapixel cameras and Exynos 7420 octa-core CPU chip.

Touch-phone-specific features

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
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#6. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus picture.
Average Star Rating:
86%

Description

Following-up the S6 Edge and resembling the 2015 Note5, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus is a 5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED Android sporting two curved edges, a relatively fresh spec from Samsung. It also boasts a premium-tier hardware set, consisting of a 2.1GHz + 1.5GHz split-octa-core processor, a 4GB RAM, and a 3000mAh battery with wireless charging support.

As for its imaging, the Edge+ rocks a 16-megapixel Ultra HD rear camera, while a 5-megapixel one for selfies is perched up front -- both offer the Video Digital Imaging Stabilization (VDIS) technology. Its gives users a choice between either 32GB, 64GB, or 128GB of UFS 2.0 memory, while scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 4 pieces reinforce its 6.9mm physique.

Touch-phone-related specs

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
Full specs

#7. The Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

Description

Sony puts their Xperia Z5 at a premium (as if it was not already) with the 5.5-inch Z5 Premium, which is one of the world's first 4K Ultra HD smartphones, boasting a 3840 x 2160 resolution on a whopping 806ppi. It also amps up the Z5's battery power to 3430mAh (with QC2.0), while sporting a similar 23-megapixel 4K main camera rigged with a pulsed LED flash and hybrid autofocus. The PS4 Remote Play app for gamers comes back, too.

On the outside, the Xperia Z5 Premium sports a waterproof casing and a fingerprint-integrated power key, while on the inside, it operates on a 64-bit octa-core (2GHz + 1.5GHz) CPU coupled with an Adreno 430 graphics unit. Its 32GB internal memory can be topped-up by up to 200GB.

Touch-phone-specific features

  • Screen resolution: 3840 x 2160
Full specs

#8. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Photo of the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.
Average Star Rating:
89%

Description

Its 5.1-inch dual-curved Gorilla Glass 4 display might be the Edge's only edge over the Galaxy S6, which is similarly powered by a 14nm 64-bit octa-core processor (2.1GHz + 1.5GHz) and a 3GB LPDDR4 RAM. Just like the S6, the Edge also mixes the eMMC and SSD memory types for its Universal Flash Storage 2.0 available in 32/64/128GB.

Its similarities with the S6 also include the Samsung Pay mobile payment app, a built-in wireless charging mechanism, and the enterprise solution for business usability. The S6 Edge records 4K videos with its 16-megapixel rear camera, and snaps selfies with the 5-megapixel frontal sub-cam.

Touch-phone-specific specifications

  • Screen resolution: 2560 x 1440
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#9. The iPhone 6S

iPhone 6S picture.
Average Star Rating:
82%

Description

The 2015 edition of Apple's yearly September event introduced the iPhone 6S (alongside the 6S Plus), a slightly-thicker (7.1mm) 4.7-inch follow-up to the iPhone 6 that welcomes the 3D Touch pressure-sensing technology previously offered by other Apple products to the brand's smartphone lineup. Also, it scraps the 8-megapixel Full HD cameras on the previous four iPhones for a 12-megapixel 4K cam, with the selfie shooter advancing to 5 megapixels and its very own frontal flash, too. Another key tweak is its A9 processor in the engine room, a more capable mutation of the previous A8 chip driving the iPhone 6. The 6S also unveils the 2nd-generation TouchID fingerprint scanner.

In addition to the Space Gray, Silver, and Gold case options, the iPhone 6S offers a Rose Gold finish, fittingly tying up its premium-tier spec sheet.

Touch-phone-related specs

  • Screen resolution: 1334 x 750
Full specs

#10. The Motorola Moto X Play

Photo of the Motorola Moto X Play.
Average Star Rating:
85%

Description

Perhaps geared towards gamers and multimedia junkies, Motorola's Moto X Play offers a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core CPU, and Adreno 405 550MHz graphics engine, and two digital signal processors. This computing system is fronted by a 5.5-inch Full HD Gorilla Glass 3 screen on 403ppi. Also among its exterior specs are a 21-megapixel (5-megapixel sub-cam) Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual LED flash camera and a water-repellent coating. The Moto X Play boasts 3630mAh's worth of battery power, with Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, and LTE connectivity on board as well. It comes with either 16GB or 32GB of internal memory, both variants with 2GB of RAM to work with.

Touch-phone-specific features

  • Screen resolution: 1920 x 1080
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