Top 10 Best GSM phones 2017




#1. The iPhone 7 Plus

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Average Rating:
94%


Description:

The 1st best GSM phone is hailed as being twice as fast as the iPhone 6, with a 64-bit A10 Fusion chip and an M10 motion coprocessor under the hood.

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#2. The Huawei Mate 9

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Average Rating:
91%


Description:

Huawei's Mate 9 is a 5.9-inch phablet that banks on several premium-class specs, such as a 20-megapixel (monochrome) + 12-megapixel (RGB) dual-rear-camera setup, a 3D fingerprint reader, and a split-eight-core Kirin 960 engine coupled with an i6 co-processor.

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#3. The Huawei Honor 8

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Average Rating:
94%


Description:

Standing at 5.2 inches (Full HD screen), the Huawei Honor 8 boasts a swarm of high-end specs, led by two 12-megapixel rear cameras with hybrid autofocus and a dual ISP system, 3D fingerprint identification, and a chipset composed of an eight-core Kirin 950 CPU running at 2.3GHz + 1.8GHz, an i5 co-processor that controls the phone's sensors, a 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, and a Mali-T880 GPU.

Adding to the aforementioned features, this Honor edition also delivers Huawei's dual antenna switch design for strengthening signal reception alongside an 8-megapixel camera with 1.4-micron pixels and a 3000mAh Smart Power 4.0 battery, while in charge of storage is a 32GB memory expandable by up to 128GB. It comes with front-and-back 2.5D glass layers and is offered in colors like Sapphire Blue and Sunrise Gold.

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#4. The iPhone 7

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Average Rating:
88%


Description:

Apple's very first splash-ready (IP67-grade) iPhone, the iPhone 7, responds to the bevy of 2016-released high-end Androids with its solid-state Taptic Engine Home button (with Touch ID), 4.7-inch LED-backlit 3D Touch Retina HD screen, and 12-megapixel sapphire-covered camera with 4K video support and a quad-LED-light true-tone flash system.

Claiming to be twice as fast as the iPhone 6, it introduces the A10 Fusion chip accompanied by an M10 motion coprocessor, while a mammoth 256GB of non-expandable memory (128GB and 32GB versions are also offered) takes charge of the storage front. Additionally, the iPhone 7 is the first iPhone to sport a 7-megapixel FaceTime HD camera rigged with wide color control and a Retina Flash.

A few more of its specs include a stereo audio system, an up-to-450Mbps LTE connectivity, and a bundle of Wi-Fi Calling, VoLTE (Voice over LTE), and FaceTime audio. Lastly, it claims to pack the best iPhone battery yet (as of September 2016), with 780 minutes of video playback and an 840-minute Wi-Fi browsing time under its belt.

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#5. The Motorola Z Play

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Average Rating:
94%


Description:

Using the IFA 2016 in Berlin to make its entrance, the 5.5-inch Full HD Motorola Moto Z Play boasts a swarm of flagship-caliber specs, including the slap-on Moto Mods accessories as well as the Motorola Mobile Computing System, which is composed of a 2GHz eight-core Snapdragon 625 CPU, a 3GB RAM, an Adreno 506 GPU, and Motorola's signature Natural Language and Contextual Computing engines.

The Z Play owns a 4K-video-capable 16-megapixel camera with the popular high-end (as of its release) autofocus types that are phase-detection and laser-aided, a 32GB memory extendable by up to 2TB, and a fingerprint scanner. It also delivers the TurboPower technology through a 3510mAh battery promising up to 50 hours of usage in one charge. Rounding out its features are a water-repellent finish, a 5-megapixel 85-degree-wide selfie camera, and a three-microphone setup.

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#6. The Samsung Galaxy On7

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Average Rating:
92%


Description:

With a 4G adapter and a 3000mAh battery in tow, the 5.5-inch HD Samsung Galaxy On7 is bound for mid-level shelves. Its specs also include a 13-megapixel camera (5-megapixel sub-cam) and the Samsung Smart Manager application, with functions like traffic monitoring and virus protection. Over on the hardware front, we found a basic 1.2GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1.5GB's worth of RAM. It has 8GB of native memory and an up-to-128GB microSD support.

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#7. The Motorola Moto G4

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Average Rating:
86%


Description:

Headlining its specs with the Moto Maker (+) that enables rear, front, as well as accent color customization and a 3000mAh TurboPower battery, the Moto G4 is a surefire high-ranking 2016 Marshmallow-sporting Android. It is fitted with a water-repellent finish, while a 1.5GHz eight-core processor, an Adreno 405 GPU, and a 2GB RAM are bundled together on the hardware front. It has a 13-megapixel FHD-video camera at the back, while a 5-megapixel f/2.2 sub-cam sits atop its 5.5-inch Full HD display. It comes with either 32GB or 16GB of on-board memory.

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#8. The Sony Xperia X Compact

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Average Rating:
99%


Description:

Revealed during the IFA 2016, the Xperia X Compact squeezes a high-end bundle of specs inside its compact -- considering that most flagship Androids have at least 5-inch screens -- 4.6-inch HD TRILUMINOS display. It comes with a similar 23-megapixel rear-facing camera with the triple image sensing technology and predictive hybrid autofocus as the higher-class Xperia XZ, but forgoes its sibling's 4K-2160p video-capture mode. Under the hood, it rocks a six-core Snapdragon 650 CPU (dual 1.8GHz + quad 1.4GHz), a 3GB RAM, and a 2700mAh battery with Qnovo Adaptive Charging. On storage duties is a 32GB memory, which you can expand by a mammoth 256GB, with fingerprint identification, LTE Cat 6 connectivity, and Sony's PS4 Remote Play (for playing PS4 games with your phone) joining the mix as well. It dons a 5-megapixel f/2.0 selfie camera and is available in Mist Blue, White, and Universe Black.

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#9. The BlackBerry DTEK50

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Average Rating:
99%


Description:

The 5.2-inch BlackBerry Neon (initially known as the DTEK50) is a high-powered Android centered on business and security. It delivers DTEK by BlackBerry, which is an inbuilt software that lets you track down your overall privacy risk rating and provides options on how to address it. On the hardware level, it comes with BB Encryption and BB Password Keeper, both aimed at making sure that only the right people can access the device, while signature apps like BBM and BlackBerry Hub headline its business adoption suite.

As for its technical specs, the DTEK50 boasts a 64-bit octa-core processor, a 3GB RAM, and a 550MHz Adreno 510 GPU on the processing front, while a 16GB native memory expandable by up to 2TB is in charge of storage. It sports a 13-megapixel PDAF camera with a two-tone LED flash and an 8-megapixel flash-rigged frontal sub-camera.

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#10. The Motorola Moto G4 Plus

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Average Rating:
86%


Description:

This step-up model of the Motorola Moto G4 boasts a 16-megapixel camera with a color-balancing dual-LED flash, a 1.5GHz Snapdragon 617 octa-core CPU with 4GB of RAM, and a 3000mAh battery aided by the brand's TurboPower technology (6 hours of power in just 15 minutes of charging). Listed among those flagship-class specs are a 5.5-inch Full HD screen, a water-repellent nano-coating, and a 64GB memory expandable by up to 128GB. The Moto G4 Plus sports a 5-megapixel selfie camera with a display flash function and it can be customized to suit your personality via Motorola's Moto Maker suite.

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