Smartphone of the year 2017

Apple Iphone X (Pronounced “Ten”)

IPhone-XPROS: Immersive Retina Display, Face ID, Excellent Camera, Powerful Processor
CONS: Expensive, No touch ID, Difficult to repair
BOTTOM LINE: You can say it’s the best Smartphone of the year 2017 and currently has the most powerful processor. You’ll need few hours of learning curve to get used to the gestures as the front home key is removed. It is available for $999 for 64GB and $1149 for 256GB variant.

KEY SPECIFICATIONS
Display: 5.8 inch 2436×1125 px OLED
CPU: Apple A11 Bionic 2.39 GHz hexa-core 64-bit
RAM: 3 GB
Storage: 64GB or 256GB
Camera: 12 Megapixel wideangle & telephoto
OS: iOS 11
Battery: 2716 mAh Li-ion

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Google Pixel 2 XL

OnePlus 5T

Smartphones officially announced in August 2013

1. 1st August 2013 – Motorola Moto X
Moto X is the first phone released after Google bought Motorola for USD 12.5 billion in 2012 . It is a compact smartphone with 4.7 inch curved screen and 10 MP Clear Pixel camera. Moto X doesn’t offer the latest hardware specs, however it has a decent hardware for smooth user experience. The best part of Moto X is the extensive customization possible.

Pros: Compact, Always on voice command, Active Display
Cons: No full HD, No microSD slot, Only dual core

Quick 8 Specs
Display: 4.7″ AMOLED HD 720p
CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon Krait 1.7Ghz dual-core
GPU: Adreno 320
RAM: 2 GB
Storage: 16 GB or 32 GB
Camera: 10MP CLEAR PIXEL / 2MP
OS, UI: Android 4.2.2
Battery: 2200 mAh

HTC Butterfly S

Summary: HTC Butterfly S is a good looking phone and comes with ultra pixel just like the HTC One.
Pros: Super LCD 3 1080p display, Fast processor, UltraPixel Camera (good low light image)
Cons: Unlike HTC One’s metal body it has Plastic body, fingerprint magnet, No optical image stabilization

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Screen
Display Size: 5.0 inch
Display resolution: Full HD 1080p

LG Optimus G Pro – Technical Specifications

Summary: LG Optimus G Pro is a flagship phone from LG released in 2013. It has 5.5″ 1080P full HD IPS display with 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 2 GB RAM.
Pros: 5.5″ 1080P FULL HD IPS SCREEN
Cons: No stylus
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Screen
Display Size: 5.5″ True HD IPS LCD
Display resolution: 1920 x 1080 Full HD IPS Display
Pixel density: 400 PPI
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 2
Processor & Memory
CPU: 1.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 320
RAM: 2 GB
Storage
Internal: 32 GB
Memory Card Slot: MicroSD upto 64 GB
Camera
Main camera: 13.0/8.0 MP (market dependent)
Secondary camera: 2.1 MP

Nokia Lumia 1020 – First Windows Phone with Pureview Pro camera 41 MP

Summary: Nokia Lumia 1020 is Nokia’s first Windows Phone with Pureview Pro camera (41 MP). It looks awesome and comes in three colors, Black, White & Yellow. It has 4.5 inch AMOLED 720p/WXGA display with Gorilla Glass 3.
Pros: 41 MP PureView Pro Camera, Looks, HERE Maps (Nokia Maps)
Cons: No Full HD (1080p) display
Technical Specifications
Screen
Display Size: 4.5 ” AMOLED, Multitouch, Super-sensitive touch
Display resolution: 1280 x 768 – WXGA
Pixel density: 334 ppi
Processor & Memory
CPU: 1.5 GHz Dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
GPU: Adreno 225
RAM: 2 GB RAM
Storage: 32 GB
Free cloud storage: 7 GB
Camera
Main camera: 41 MP PureView, Carl Zeiss optics, Optical Image Stabilization, Xenon flash
Secondary camera: 1.2 MP

Samsung GALAXY S4

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Samsung GALAXY S4 is the Flagship Phone of Samsung. It was released on 26 April 2013.
Pros: 1080p 5″ SuperAMOLED Screen, Superfast Processor, Excellent Camera, size & weight 
Cons: Feels cheap due to plastic body, Expensive

Specification

Display
5inch Full HD Super AMOLED (1920 x 1080) display, 441 ppi

Processor
1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor / 1.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor

Network
2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G (HSPA+ 42Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G (LTE Cat 3 100/50Mbps) : up to 6 different band sets (Dependent on market)

OS
Android 4.2.2 (Jelly bean)

Nexus 4

Nexus 4Nexus 4 is the 4th Nexus Branded Mobile Phone by Google. It was released on Nov 13, 2012 and came with Android Jelly Bean 4.2.
Pros: Pure Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2, IPS Display, Not Expensive, Unlocked, 2GB RAM
Cons: No Official LTE support, Camera, No FM Radio, Over heating

Technical Specification

Screen
4.7″ diagonal
1280 x 768 pixel resolution (320 ppi)
WXGA IPS
Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2

Dimensions
133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
139g

HTC One (Previously knows as M7)

HTC OneHTC One is finally official and is the Flagship phone of HTC.

SIZE: 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3mm
WEIGHT: 143g
DISPLAY: 4.7 inch, Full HD 1080p, 468 PPI

CPU SPEED: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600, quad-core, 1.7GHz
OS: Android™ with HTC Sense™
SIM CARD TYPE: microSIM
MEMORY: 32GB/64GB
RAM : 2 GB DDR2

NETWORK
HSPA/WCDMA:
Europe/Asia: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Samsung Galaxy S3 GT-I9300 *#0*# LCD test

*#0*# LCD testThere is a very easy way to check if Samsung Galaxy S3’s screen and other functions are working fully. Just go to the “Keypad” under “Phone” and type *#0*#. There will be various test available. Just click on one of the button to test that particular test.

The test available are
1. Screen Color
2. Screen dimming
2. Vibration
3. Speaker
4. Sensors test
5. Notification light

Note: This test also works on previous galaxy series phones

Plz leave your experience in the comment