The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2016

The first quarter of 2016 came to an end and managed to make us good and interesting news from the world of high technology. Most companies showed their new flagships at the exhibition MWC 2015, and CES 2015, and some have submitted them in the past few...

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the First quarter of 2015 came to an end and managed to make us good and interesting news from the world of high technology. Most companies showed their new flagships at the exhibition MWC 2015, and CES 2015, and some have submitted them in the past few months.

Someone met our expectations, and someone has disappointed us, but in any case, there are already a certain number of gadgets that deserve the attention of critics and buyers.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

Probably one of the most anticipated products of the year were the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. These gadgets Samsung is positioned as the most revolutionary and advanced in the market. In addition, since the Samsung Galaxy S is the main competitor of Apple iPhone.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

Finally, at MWC 2015, we saw a new generation of the popular flagship smartphone and its version with "curved" display. Recall that both devices are equipped with a 5.1-inch SuperAMOLED display with a 2K resolution of 2560×1440 pixels, 64-bit 8-core processor with a clock frequency of 2.1 GHz and 3 GB of RAM.

in addition, the smartphone is available in versions with 32 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB of internal memory UFS 2.0. The battery capacity is 2550 mAh battery in Galaxy S6 2600 mAh and the S6 Edge. Screens innovations are protected by a durable glass Corning Gorilla glass 4. At the moment, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are already available, and the majority of the owner reviews we can conclude that this time Samsung did the right thing. Almost all users are satisfied with their purchase. To access the network, you can select the rates for five years.

HTC One M9

the New HTC One M9, though not made the revolution, but was quite high-quality and powerful device. Smartphone have left the same signature design line One, but improved in technical terms. The One M9 is equipped with a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, 20.7-megapixel main camera (HTC has decided to abandon its "Ultrapolling" technology in favor of a sensor from Toshiba) and 4-Ultrapolling "frontalka".

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

responsible For performance 64-bit processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 with a clock frequency of 2 GHz, a graphics accelerator Adreno 430 and 3GB of RAM. Powered smartphone battery capacity 2840 mAh.

Recall that after the start of official sales, users began to complain about the great overheating of the gadget that HTC immediately responded and promised to fix the "illness" which, in their opinion, is hiding in the operating system. For the version with 32 GB of internal memory, the manufacturer is asking $700, and the 64GB version is about $750.

the Huawei P8

Huawei a few weeks ago, pleased fans of fresh P8, which has impressed all the admirers of the company. In technical terms, the smartphone is equipped with 5.2-inch Full HD display (424 ppi), which is covered with a protective glass Gorilla glass 3, 64-bit OCTA-core processor HiSilicon Kirin 930 (4xCortex A53 with a frequency of 2 GHz, 4xA53 with 1.5 GHz and graphics chip Mali T628.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

memory installed 3 GB and internal is 16 GB or 64 GB to choose from. There is support for microSD-cards. The main camera has a 13 megapixel matrix from Sony, supports image stabilization. It's all powered from a battery capacity of 2600 mAh. As OS the manufacturer installed a fresh Android 5.0 Lollipop with the shell EMUI 3.1.

ZTE Nubia Z9 Max

ZTE, in turn, surprised everyone with a new Nubia Z9 Max, which has become one of the most powerful smartphone in the benchmark AnTuTu. Manufacturer "stuffed" the new 5.5-inch FHD display, flagship 64-bit chip Snapdragon 810, 3 GB of RAM, 16 GB internal, expandable via memory card, and battery 3000 mAh. And, as the Huawei P8, the main camera is the Sony 16 MP. Onboard installed Android 5.0 Lollipop.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

According to the latest data, the price of the device will be about $450, which is much more affordable than the flagships of other popular brands. It is worth mentioning that, in the synthetic test AnTuTu, Nubia Z9 Max scored an impressive 56892 points, which placed it between the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge (70 939) and the HTC One M9 (57945).

Xiaomi Mi4i

Xiaomi introduced, though not the flagship, but only a new modification, but it more than deserves attention. Mi4i smartphone was announced a couple of weeks ago on a huge Xiaomi event in new Delhi. The device received an interesting, eye-catching and concise design.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

In technical terms, the joy even more: 5-inch FHD display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (4 cores Cortex-A53 1.7 GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 1.1 GHz), graphics chip Adreno 405, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage with microSD support.

About photo enthusiasts, the manufacturer has not forgotten: 13-megapixel main camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual-LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera just the perfect options for a smartphone in this price range. It is worth mentioning the support of two SIM-cards and battery 3120 mAh. The main highlight of Mi4i was its price, which is only $200. Even do not need to explain.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015


LG has introduced his "hero" later other producers, however, the smartphone has become the most awaited flagship of the beginning of the year. Several times the producer shifted the release date to the time of the presentation to focus all the media attention and potential buyers on on your gadget. Frankly, the Koreans did it.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

the novelty was enough high-quality device. LG G4 has received a 5.5-inch Quad-HD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels and a pixel density of 538 ppi, six-core Snapdragon 808 Qualcomm processor (two cores A57 and four A53 cores), 3 GB RAM, 32 GB of internal storage with microSD card slot, 16-megapixel wide angle main camera with laser autofocus and aperture of f/1.8 that will allow you to take pictures for 0.6 seconds and an 8-megapixel selfie camera. In addition, the main camera supports video recording in 4K.

Eats all this power using the battery at 3000 mAh. Also LG has not skimped on promotion. When purchasing new items each user receives as a gift a 100 GB cloud storage Google Drive. As the OS uses the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop with a proprietary interface LG UX 4.0. One of the special features was the design of the case.

The best smartphones of the first quarter of 2015

Besides the standard black, brown, red, light blue, sand and yellow, the manufacturer offers to buy the LG G4 leather back cover. Despite all this wealth, it is difficult to find an alternative to new items, so most users will not hesitate're processing pre-orders.


a Great contribution to the development of technology began to make a Chinese company. Literally in a very short time, such manufacturers as Huawei, ZTE and Xiaomi ripped the world apart. Only for these few months, they've introduced a device that can compete with global brands like Samsung, Sony, HTC and others. Different Chinese new excellent ratio quality-performance-price.

Yet, in our opinion, this is the best smartphones in the current year. But do not forget that this year we will have many of the promised innovations, including the new iPhone, the OnePlus Two, a new flagship Lumia 940, and other flagship devices.

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