What an amazing year was 2017. The year was awesome for smartphones as it offered some of best smartphones at the most affordable prices. Almost every company including Samsung, Xiaomi, Lenovo, and Vivo offered at least one best option for buyers in every price range. Let’s have a look at the most premium phone of the year and the best entry level phone launched in 2017.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Best premium High-End Smartphone
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is one the best premium smartphones you can buy at present. It is a small bezel phone, almost bezel less as compared to a regular 6-inch display phone. Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3 inch HD screen with 2960 x 1440 pixel resolution. The smartphone is featured with Samsung always-on functionality.
Galaxy Note 8 is powered with an octa-core Exynos 8895 processor with 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat and supports dual sim and 4G connectivity. It is likely to get updated with Android Oreo in 2018. The smartphone is backed by a 330 mAh battery that supports fast charging.
Xiaomi Redmi 5A Best Entry Level Phone
Xiaomi launched the Redmi 5A at an introductory price of Rs.4999/- that seems to be an updated version of Redmi 4A. Xiaomi has become a largest selling smartphone company in India within a span of three years. It has launched the most affordable and feature-filled smartphones to capture the Indian market. The smartphone is specially designed for Indian customers.
Just because Redmi 5A is an entry-level phone, that doesn’t mean it lacks anywhere in specifications. The phone comes featured with a 5 inch HD display with 720-pixel resolution. Powered by a 1.4 GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon processor the phone features 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage expandable up to 128 GB through micro SD card.
Redmi 5A features 13MP rear camera with Phase Detection Autofocus and LED flashlight. On the front, it has a 5-megapixel selfie shooter and is backed by a 3000 mAh non-removable battery that offers 8 days of standby time on a single charging as claimed by the company. Xiaomi has offered the best in class features in Redmi 5A in this price segment. It is the best entry-level smartphone that you can buy at this price range.