Top 10 Best GSM phones 2016




#1. The iPhone 6S

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Average Rating:
90%



Description:

The 1st best GSM phone claims an up-to-70% more efficient task-handling performance with its 64-bit A9 CPU (M9 coprocessor), as opposed to the iPhone 6 with its A8 chip.

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#2. The ZTE Axon

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Average Rating:
82.3%



Description:

The 5.5-inch CGS (WQHD resolution) ZTE Axon sends a flagship-level impulse to the Android market, with specs like a dual-lens 4K-enabled back camera (13-megapixel + 2-megapixel), a 2GHz eight-core CPU chip, and a 4GB RAM. ZTE also slaps an 8-megapixel selfie cam onto its facade, with a Hi-Fi sound system (with free JLB earphones) rocking from under the hood. Supporting its high-class feature set is a 3000mAh battery adorned with Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0. The Axon is pretty much limited to a 32GB memory, as it has no microSD card slot on board. It is available in Ion Gold, Phthalo Blue, and Chromium Silver.

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#3. The Huawei P8

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Average Rating:
83.8%



Description:

The Huawei P8 packs a 5.2-inch 424DPI of 424DPI display and an octa-core Hisilicon Kirin 930 (64bit) 2Ghz processor with 3GB of RAM. The 13-megapixel main camera comes with a dual-temperature flash and records videos at 1080p while the selfie one offers eight megapixels. All of this sits in a 6.4mm-thick casing, which is among the thinnest smartphones currently available. Put aside a rather meager 2680mAh battery (considering the ambitious 5.2-inch display and octa-core processor), the rest of the Huawei P8 specs are pretty typical of flagship-grade phones for 2015.

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#4. The Apple iPhone 6

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Average Rating:
92.4%



Description:

Shortly after several Android-run flagships were unveiled during the IFA 2014, Apple reveals the follow-up to the 4-inch iPhone 5. The iPhone 6 sports a larger 4.7-inch Retina HD display, lining up with most premium Androids from other brands. Along with its 5.5-inch big brother, it introduces Apple Play - a digital payment system based on NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

Looking under the hood, its A8 processing chip and iOS 8 makes it one of the first 64-bit devices from Apple. They also re-engineered the classic iPhone design with its outward flowing iron-strengthened glass, blending seamlessly with the 6.9mm aluminum casing. Camera detail is also a classic ring for iPhone fans, as the iPhone 6's 8-megapixel camera comes with perks like Focus Pixels and Cinematic Video Stabilization. A fingerprint-dependent TouchID also adds a nice touch of security to it.

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#5. The HTC One M9

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Average Rating:
84.3%



Description:

Unveiled a day before the MWC 2015 in Barcelona, HTC's 5-inch One M9 is bound to be of flagship stature with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core 64-bit processor, 20-megapixel sapphire-protected 4K-recording camera, and Sense UI v7.0. Its premium-class specs also include an UltraPixel selfie cam, a 3GB RAM, as well as a blend of HTC BoomSound and Dolby 5.1 on the audio front.

We found a 32GB on-board memory and a 2840mAh battery on this ultra high-end Android, which is crafted with a dual-tone metal (single colors are also available) unibody design. The One M9 is the first HTC phone to wear the second edition of the brand's Dot View Smart flip case.

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#6. The LG G4

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Average Rating:
81.2%



Description:

Officially entering the flagship market in April 2015, the 5.5-inch IPS Quantum Quad HD LG G4 is the brand's sequel to the G3. This Android 5.1 Lollipop model is powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 hexa-core CPU chip running at 1.8GHz with 3GB's worth of RAM helping it along. It comes with a 32GB internal memory that can be expanded to a whopping 2TB through its microSD slot.

The G4 brings back LG's laser autofocus technology via its 16-megapixel 4K rear camera and 8-megapixel soft-light-equipped selfie cam. It also introduces new case options -- Brown or Black leather.

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#7. The Huawei Ascend Mate7

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Average Rating:
92%



Description:

Huawei's IFA unveiling comes with several previously seen features, but might still serve the phablet market well with its focus on performance. The Mate7's 4100mAh battery supports roughly 8 CPU cores of Huawei's Kirin 925 processor, with Mali-T628 graphics as well. It also borrows from the iPhone, coming in with its own security features built around a fingerprint sensor. Other high-end specs include the 6-inch FHD display, 13-megapixel camera and 5-megapixel selfie camera. The Emotion UI 3.0 also promises to keep its high-end experience simple.

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#8. The Motorola Moto X Style

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Average Rating:
80%



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.

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#9. The Sony Xperia Z2a

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Average Rating:
94%



Description:

As far as smartphones go, the Xperia Z2a's 20.7-megapixel snapper has one of the highest resolutions out there. It also comes with 4K video recording (roughly four times FHD), an 8x digital zoom and a pulsed LED flash. Like many other Xperias from Sony, the Z2a is geared towards multimedia with its PlayStation certification and 3D graphics, running on a quad-core 2.3GHz processor and a 3GB RAM. In addition, its 16GB native memory is expandable to up to 64GB via microSD. It includes the classic Xperia feature set, including the TRILUMINOS display and LTE connection.

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#10. The LG G Flex2

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Average Rating:
84%



Description:

LG's G Flex series makes a 2015 comeback with the 5.5-inch G Flex2, a 64-bit 2GHz octa-core-powered model whose ultra high-end specs are sandwiched inside a curved P-OLED Full HD display and a self-healing back cover. The meat in between includes an LTE Cat9 adapter with a 450Mbps maximum data rate, a 2GB RAM capacity, and a whopping up-to-2TB support for external storage. It sports a 13-megapixel laser autofocus rear camera that records 4K videos, and packs a 3000mAh battery that promises to charge up to 50% in just 40 minutes of charging.

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