For the first time ever, smartphones outsold regular phones in mid-2013, and consumers flock to the most popular models, such as the iPhone and the latest Samsung Galaxy S versions, but are they necessarily the best smartphones? According to the reviews we monitor, not exactly, and this list aims to guiding you towards the best smartphones in a scientific way: By averaging and compiling smartphone review scores.
So, here are the best smartphone models overall, according to our ranking system:
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
Its 5.5-inch LTPS Full HD display is covered by a damage-resistant Gorilla Glass 3 finish, with multimedia specs like a 16-megapixel 4K-video dual-flash camera and an audio system made up of the CDLA (Continual Digital Lossless Audio) and Dolby Atmos technologies tagging along. It also has a fingerprint sensor below its rear camera, an 8-megapixel selfie cam above its display, and 64GB of non-expandable memory under the hood. Speaking of its hood, this 2016 LeEco model is fitted with a brushed metal body, which is available in gold and grey.
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