Top 10 Best High End Cell Phones of 2017 reviewed and compared

LAST UPDATED: 09/15/2017

 

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Google Pixel

Apple iPhone 7 Plus

Apple iPhone 7

LG V20

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge 

Samsung Galaxy S7

HTC 10 

Oneplus 3T

Motorola Moto Z

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gistGear Recommended Buy (1-6 on the Dice)
Differenciating Features
👍Best smartphone camera ever.
👍 Very high build quality
👍Google assistant buildt in
👍Always the latest Android version
👍Great battery life
👍Color rich 2560x1440 AMOLED display

👎No expandable storage
👎Not water resistant
👍Best smartphone camera ever.
👍 Very high build quality
👍 Google assistant buildt in
👍 Always the latest Android version
👍 Great battery life
👍 Color rich AMOLED display

👎 No expandable storage
👎 Not water resistant
👍The newest best iPhone
👍Great build quality
👍Extremely fast and smooth performance
👍Color rich display
👍Camera second only to Google Pixel phones

👎No headphone jack
👎Camera bump
👎Lower resolution display compared to competing Android phones.
👍The newest best iPhone
👍Great build quality
👍Extremely fast and smooth performance
👍Color rich display
👍Camera second only to Google Pixel phones

👎No headphone jack
👎Camera bump
👎Lower resolution display compared to competing Android phones.
👍Great all-round android phone with top of the line specs
👍Great Hi-Fi Audio. The best phone out there for audio entusiasts.
👍Very fast.
👍Good photo quality, but still behind Pixel and iPhone
👍Has expandable storage.
👍Replacable battery.

👎Not as polished and smooth as the Pixel and iPhones.
👎Boring aperance



Links
- Google
- Antutu Benchmark (141,367 Score)
- Google
- Antutu Benchmark (140,340 Score)
- Apple
- Antutu Benchmark (181,316 Score)
- Apple
- Antutu Benchmark (172,001 Score)
- LG
- Antutu Benchmark (139,554 Score)
- Samsung
- Antutu Benchmark (135,261 Score)
- Samsung
- Antutu Benchmark (135,261 Score)
- HTC
- Antutu Benchmark (133,310 Score)
- Oneplus
- Antutu Benchmark (163,013 Score)
- Motorola
- Antutu Benchmark (148,820 Score)
Title
Google Pixel XL G2PW210032GBBK Factory Unlocked Smartphone, 32GB, 5.5-Inch Display - U.S. Version (Quite Black) Google Pixel Phone 128 GB - 5 inch display ( Factory Unlocked US Version ) (Quite Black) Apple iPhone 7 Plus Unlocked Phone 32 GB - US Version (Silver) Apple iPhone 7 Unlocked CDMA/GSM 32GB A1660 MNAC2LL/A - US Version (Black) LG Electronics V20 - Factory Unlocked GSM Phone - Titan Grey (U.S. Warranty) Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge G935F Factory Unlocked Phone 32 GB, No Warranty - International Version (Black Onyx) Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930F 32GB Factory Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Single Sim Smartphone (Black) HTC 10 32GB ROM 4GB RAM 5.2-Inch 12MP 4G LTE Factory Unlocked International Stock No Warranty (GLACIER SILVER) OnePlus 3T Gray, 6GB RAM, 64 GB, 5.5 Inch International Version Moto Z Unlocked Smartphone, 5.5" Quad HD screen, 64GB storage, 5.2mm thin - Lunar Grey - 64GB (U.S. Warranty)
Features
  • Unlimited Google Storage
    • 5 inch 1080P display
    • 2770 mah battery
    • FDD LTE: B 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/12/13/17/20/25/26/28/29/30 TDD LTE: B 41, CDMA: BC0/BC1/BC10
    • Snapdragon 821, 4GB ram
    • 128GB storage. Google Store dev version.
      • Keep everything you love about iPhone up to date, secure, and accessible from any device with iCloud.
      • Multi-Touch display with IPS technology.
      • With just a single press, 3D Touch lets you do more than ever before.
      • The 12-megapixel iSight camera captures sharp, detailed photos. It takes 4K video, up to four times the resolution of 1080p HD video.
        • Unlocked for use with the carrier of your choice. Compatible with Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Tracfone, Family Mobile, Cricket, Straight Talk, and other GSM carriers worldwide; not with CDMA Sprint.
        • An entirely new camera system. The brightest, most colorful iPhone display ever. The fastest performance and best battery life in an iPhone. Every bit as powerful as it looks.
        • 7MP FaceTime HD camera with Retina Flash • Splash, water, and dust resistant • 4K video recording at 30 fps and slo-mo video recording for 1080p at 120 fps • Touch ID fingerprint sensor built in
        • New 12MP camera, optical image stabilization, Quad-LED True Tone flash, and Live Photos • LTE Advanced up to 450 Mbps and 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO • iOS 10 and iCloud
        • A Verizon SIM card is included but the phone is not tied to any account (discard the Verizon SIM). SIM cards must be nano SIM size to be compatible (a larger SIM can be cut down to size if needed).
          • Clearly Capture Life in Motion - Steady Record 2.0 analyzes each frame to provide smoother playback of your video recordings. Record smoother, clearer videos-even when you're on the move
          • Get an incredible listening experience with Hi-Fi Quad DAC playback, allowing you to hear crisp, clear sound that is closer to the source
          • Capture higher quality sound with a wider dynamic frequency range using 3 sensitive AOP mics and incredible Hi-Fi Recording including the ability to record over a separate audio track
          • 5.7" QHD Display, 3200 mAh Removable Battery, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.15 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB Internal Memory with micro SD Card Slot up to 2 TB (not Incl.), Android 7.0 Nougat
          • 5 Megapixel Front Camera with Wide-Angle Lens, 120 degrees, f/1.9 low light; Selfie Light, Gesture Shot
            • 5.5-inch QHD sAMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution (534 ppi pixel density) + Corning Gorilla Glass 4 (Back Panel) w/ Always-on Display, TouchWiz UI, Curved Edge Screen
            • Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Chipset: Exynos 8890 Octa, Processor: Octa-Core (Quad-Core 2.3 GHz Mongoose & Quad-Core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53), GPU: Mali-T880 MP12
            • 12 Megapixel Camera with Dual Pixel Autofocus, OIS, F/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, LED Flash, 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama + 5 Megapixel Front Camera with F/1.7, Selfie Flash, 22mm Lens, Dual Video Call, Auto HDR
            • Internal Memory: 32GB, 4GB RAM - microSD Up to 256GB
            • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot; Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, LE, apt-X; GPS: with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS NFC; USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Host
              • 5.1-inch QHD sAMOLED, 1440 x 2560 pixel resolution (~577ppi pixel density) + Corning Gorilla Glass 4 w/ Always-on Dispay
              • Android v6.0 Marshmallow, Chipset: Exynos 8890, Processor: Octa-Core (Quad-Core 2.3 GHz Quad & Quad-Core 1.6 GHz); GPU: Mali-T880 MP12
              • 12 Megapixel Camera with f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash, 1/2.5" sensor size, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama + 5 Megapixel Front Camera with 1/4.1" sensor size, 1.34 µm pixel size, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR; Video Capture: 2160p @ 30fps, 1080p @ 60fps, 720p @ 240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
              • Internal Memory: 32GB, 4GB RAM - microSD Up to 256GB
              • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot; Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX; GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS; USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Host
                • DOES NOT WORK with CDMA carriers (Verizon, Sprint, US Cellular etc). Nano SIM; ONLY 3G works with GSM carriers (AT&T, T-Mobile etc.). 4G LTE does not work in USA.
                • 5.2 inches Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
                • Dual-core 2.15 GHz & Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 CPU
                • 32 GB Internal Storage, 4 GB RAM
                • Camera (Main): 12 MP, f/1.8, 26mm, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash; Camera (Front): 5 MP.
                  • Comes with free tempered glass and silicone case
                    • Use Moto Mods to turn your phone into a movie projector, boom box, battery powerhouse, and more (Mods purchased separately).
                    • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 1.8 GHz Quad-core CPU and Adreno 530 GPU
                    • Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with 64GB of storage and micro SD card support
                    • Up to 30 hours (2600 mAh) of battery life² with TurboPower for up to 8 hours of power in 15 minutes of charging³
                    • 5.5" AMOLED screen with 1440p Quad HD (2560 x 1440) resolution. Please refer the User Guide before use.
                    • Unlocked and compatible with GSM networks like T-Mobile and AT&T. Not compatible with Verizon or Sprint
                      Model Number
                      G2PW210032GBBK MAIN-31784 Plus Unlocked 32 GB - US (Silver) Unlocked 32 GB - US (Black) LGUS996.AUSATN SM-G935F Galaxy S7 M10 A3010 01076NARTL
                      Salesrank in category
                      10764 18428 194058 15034 6449 8531 14004 125524 46295 20840
                      Category
                      Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, phone, Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, books 1973 and later, Wireless, wireless accessory, Wireless, wireless accessory,
                      First available on Amazon
                      2016-12-01 2016-10-02
                      Item Dimensions
                      1 x 1 x 1 inches
                      2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
                      1 x 1 x 1 inches
                      2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
                      0.29 x 3.07 x 6.23 inches
                      0.7 x 7.8 x 15.8 cm
                      0.28 x 2.64 x 5.44 inches
                      0.7 x 6.7 x 13.8 cm
                      6.28 x 0.3 x 3.07 inches
                      16.0 x 0.8 x 7.8 cm
                      5.94 x 0.3 x 2.86 inches
                      15.1 x 0.8 x 7.3 cm
                      2.74 x 0.31 x 5.61 inches
                      7.0 x 0.8 x 14.2 cm
                      0.2 x 2.96 x 6.04 inches
                      0.5 x 7.5 x 15.3 cm
                      Package Dimensions
                      2.1 x 7 x 8.2 inches
                      5.3 x 17.8 x 20.8 cm
                      1.8 x 5.8 x 6.7 inches
                      4.6 x 14.7 x 17.0 cm
                      1.8 x 3.8 x 7 inches
                      4.6 x 9.7 x 17.8 cm
                      2 x 3.4 x 6.2 inches
                      5.1 x 8.6 x 15.7 cm
                      2.4 x 3.5 x 6.5 inches
                      6.1 x 8.9 x 16.5 cm
                      2.1 x 4.1 x 6.4 inches
                      5.3 x 10.4 x 16.3 cm
                      2.01 x 3.31 x 6.1 inches
                      5.1 x 8.4 x 15.5 cm
                      3.1 x 3.7 x 6.5 inches
                      7.9 x 9.4 x 16.5 cm
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                      Size
                      155 x 76 x 7.3 mm 140 x 70 x 7.3 mm 158 x 78 x 7.3 mm 138 x 67 x 7.1 mm 160 x 78 x 7.6 mm 151 x 73 x 7.7 mm 142 x 70 x 7.9 mm 146 x 72 x 9 mm 153 x 75 x 7.4 mm 153 x 75 x5.2 mm
                      Weight
                      168 g 143 g 188 g 138 g 174 g 157 g 152 g 161 g 158 g 136 g
                      Build
                      Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum/Glass Aluminum/Glass Aluminum Aluminum Aluminum/Steel
                      Colors
                      Black, Silver, Blue Black, Silver, Blue Black, Jet black, Silver, Gold, Rose gold Black, Jet black, Silver, Gold, Rose gold Gray, Silver, Pink Silver, Black, Gold, Blue Silver, Black, Gold Silver, Gray, Gold, Pink, Red Gunmetal, Gold Gray, White, Gold, Rose gold
                      Display Size
                      5.5" 5" 5.5" 4.7" 5.5" 5.5" 5.1" 5.2" 5.5" 5.5."
                      Display Resolution (pixels)
                      2560 x 1440 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1334 x 750 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440 2560 x 1440 1920x1080 2560 x 1440
                      Display Density (ppi)
                      534 441 401 326 513 534 577 564 401 535
                      Screen Type
                      AMOLED AMOLED IPS IPS IPS AMOLED AMOLED IPS AMOLED AMOLED
                      Camera Resolution(back/front)
                      12 MP/ 8MP 12 MP/ 8MP 12 MP/ 7MP 12 MP/ 7MP 16 MP / 5 MP 12 MP / 5 MP 12 MP / 5 MP 12 MP / 5 MP 16 MP / 16MP 13 MP / 5 MP
                      Camera Aperature (rear)
                      f/2.0 f/2.0 f/1.8 f/1.8 f/1.8 f/1.7 f/1.7 f/1.8 f/2.0 f/1.8
                      Battery Capacity
                      3450 mAh 1770 mAh 2900 mAh 1960 mAh 3200 mAh 3600 mAh 3000 mAh 3000 mAh 3400 mAh 2600 mAh
                      Fast Charging
                      Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
                      Wireless Charging
                      No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes
                      CPU
                      Snapdragon 821 / 2.15 GHz Snapdragon 821 / 2.15 GHz A10 / 2.23 GHz A10 / 2.23 GHz Snapdragon 820 / 2.15 GHz Snapdragon 820 / 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 820 / 2.2 GHz Snapdragon 821 / 2.15 GHz Snapdragon 821 / 2.35 GHz Snapdragon 820 / 2.2 GHz
                      RAM
                      4 GB 4 GB 3 GB 2 GB 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB 4 GB 6 GB 4 GB
                      Storage
                      32 GB / 128 GB 32 GB / 128 GB 32 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB 32 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB 64 GB / 128 GB 32 GB / 64 GB / 256 GB 32 GB / 64 GB 32 GB / 64 GB 64 GB / 128 GB 32 GB / 64 GB
                      Expandable Storage
                      No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
                      Headphone Jack
                      Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
                      Virtual Assistant
                      Google Assistant Google Assistant Siri Siri Google Now Google Now Google Now Google Now Google Now Google Now
                      OS
                      Android Android iOS iOS Android Android Android Android Android Android
                      Release
                      2016/10 2016/10 2016/9 2016/9 2016/10 2016/3 2016/3 2016/5 2016/11 2016/6
                      Price (09/15/2017)
                      
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