The world has been confined with the of introduction of technology and it is moving along rapidly towards a point where there will be no gap whether you are sitting in Africa or Asia. Smartphones are becoming more and more popular among people as the big giants i.e. Android and iPhone have acquired the whole market.
Android is the world’s largest smartphone OS and there are thousands of companies manufacturing Android devices over the years. So, there is a race to surpass and set at the top. Samsung is the master in this area and it has taken itself to a point where it is still undefeated. But, we can’t ignore other manufacturer’s who are too close to get ahead of Samsung. So, here are the 5 best Android Phones of 2015.
Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge
It may seem strange or even somehow corrupt to have two phones sharing the top spot, but the sheer quality of the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge – and their similarity to each other – means they both deserve it. After a couple of years of resting on its laurels with the ‘S’ series design, Samsung has finally listened to its fans and create a phone that has a look to match its next-generation hardware. It’s an elegant, glossy combination of glass and metal that eradicates the memory of Samsung’s previous plastic flagships.
Bravely, Samsung has done away with a microSD slot and removable back cover, which is a powerful way of saying that everything you need in a phone is already contained within the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. A non-removable battery seems all the braver given the phones’ QHD displays, but it does a great job, and is boosted by a one-hour fast-charge function. The S6 duo are also by far and away the fastest phones in the world thanks to the latest model of Samsung’s octa-core Exynos chipsets.
Top-of-the-market quality comes at a price. The Galaxy S6 price starts at 699 USD in the US and 599 GBP in the UK, while S6 Edge is quite a bit pricer, starting at 899 USD and 699 GBP.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
The Galaxy Note 4 has been a truly satisfying release from Samsung where the Korean giant has done almost everything right: it has continued to focus on the basics, which the company first told us about when they released the Galaxy S5. What Samsung failed to achieve with the S5 it has done fantastically with the Note 4. Samsung clearly listened to what fans have to say about bloatware and design.
This focus on the basics has endowed the Galaxy Note 4 with an exceptional camera, excellent battery, brilliant screen, great specs, minimal bloatware, revised design and updated TouchWiz user interface. But the Note series has always been about the S Pen stylus, and the Note 4 has simplified, improved and perfected the S Pen and software that supports it. This is an extremely good phone, and can now be bought for around 620 USD for an unlocked international version, and 500 GBP in the UK.
The LG G4 is a beautiful, mildly curvaceous device. Taking some cues from the crescent-shaped G Flex 2 as well as the popular G3, LG has got that bit closer to perfection with the G4.
On paper, the 5.5-inch QHD display on the LG G4 display seems similar to its predecessor’s, but LG manages to squeeze even more brightness and more natural colors out of it on the G4. The LG G4 turned its back on eight-core power and opted for the six-core Snapdragon 808, showing that it can do the job nearly as well. The camera has also taken a bump up to 16MP, and the fancy camera tech really shines through in the snaps you take (see picture above). The LG G4 price isn’t bad either, starting at 649 USD/500 GBP for the plastic-backed variant, and 699 USD/525 GBP for the seductive leather version (which we recommend).
It’d also be remiss of us not to give a nod to the brilliant LG G3 here, which remains a top phone and can be picked up for around 400 USD or 300 GBP these days – an absolute bargain.
An improvement over the Nexus 5 in every way, the Nexus 6 is rocking a QHD display, and what better way to show it off than on a huge 6-inch screen. Stock Android 5.0 Lollipop straight out of the box, one of the best processors currently on the market, and a 13 MP camera with OIS and dual-LED flash round out specs on a device worthy of its 649 USD price tag. The fact that it’s water resistant, and you can pump around 6 hours of battery into it in just 15 minutes thanks to its included turbo-charger only sweetens the deal. The Nexus 6 price ranges between 250 USD on contract, to 650 USD outright (32 GB) or just over 1000 USD (64 GB). UK buyers can find it form around 500 GBP.
HTC One M9
The poor HTC One M9 in some ways had the toughest job to impress us. Its predecessor – the One M8 – was lauded for its stunning design, and HTC made the decision to keep the external look more or less the same for the One M9. Not only that, they’ve stuck to the same 5-inch Full HD display while other phones have moved towards QHD. The familiar look of the One M9 meant that it had no chance to dazzle us quite like its predecessor a year ago.
Despite keeping things as they were externally – albeit with a bit more sheen – the HTC One M9 is still one of the most powerful and eye-catching phones around. HTC’s decision to move the 4MP UltraPixel camera round to the front of the phone was a good one, leaving the back of the phone with a 20MP snapper. Its Snapdragon 810 chipset ranks the One M9 just short of the Galaxy S6 in terms of power, and it offers crisp stereo audio thanks to upgraded BoomSound speakers.
Premium quality comes at a premium price, so you can expect to pay 650 USD in the US, and around 580 GBP in the UK for the One M9.
So, there are also other phones that can be considered in the list of 10 best android phones. These phones are worth of money and in fact, these are the future.
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