5 Best Smartphones of 2017 so far you can buy right now

2017 has seen some big smartphone companies coming up with their new flagship models. Business Insider takes a look at all the new smartphones released so far in 2017 and picks the top 5 on the basis of hardware, interface, battery life, overall performance and of course the cameras.

Let’s take a look at the editor’s choice of the 5 best smartphones off 2017.

5 – OnePlus 5


Despite of the data leak news, OnePlus 5 still manages to get to the top 5 list. Although missing some important features like wireless charging and IRIS scanning, the phone is not a bad bargain at $479. It’s actually $220 cheaper than the iPhone 8.

4 – The Essential Phone

Photo Credit: Android Central

Android creator Andy Rubin’s new startup called Essential has launched The Essential Phone. Its titanium frame protects against drops and enhances phone’s look. The base model begins at $699

3 – Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Note 8

The Note8 is arguably the best looking smartphone in the competition. Its beautiful edge to edge screen covers the entire front. The phone’s hardware is a state of art technology and full of new features.

This sexy IRIS backed scanner technology to unlock the screen costs $929.99.

2 – Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2 XL


The pixel runs entirely on Android that means a smooth operating system and very easy to use. The best selling point which gives google pixel 2 and pixel 2 XL an advantage over the competitors is the amazing camera. We have already covered the advanced technology used by the cameras in Google pixel phones, the shots are amazing. It costs around $649.

1 – iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

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These phones have new hardware improvements over iPhone 7 and 7 plus. The new glass back also enables wireless charging, first time Apple has introduced in its flagship models. The phones also have improved cameras for best pictures experience. The iPhone 8 price starts at $699 and the 8 Plus costs around $799.


Written by Hisham Sarwar


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