Earlier this week, we featured a blog which shared what the best innovative tech products are for 2014. We continue with this year-ender series by, this time, giving you an idea of what the best ranked smartphones are. Practically all of us own 1 or more smartphones so this blog would be quite interesting. Read on to see if your mobile made it to the list.
10. Google Nexus 5
Despite the Google’s announcement of its new Nexus 6, its predecessor is still very much loved and preferred by many. Running a genuine Android version, Nexus 5 comes with no modifications of its software. It can likewise get speedy software updates and best of all, have it unlocked for a more affordable price compared to other top-of-the-line phones. Its only drawback though is a not-so-good camera.
9. Sony Xperia Z3
With a great camera, sharp screen of 5.2 inches and water resistant feature, it’s no wonder that the Sony’s flagship Z3 phone is hailed to be among the roster of best Android phones of 2014.
8. Samsung Galaxy S5
The latest phone from Samsung is Galaxy S5, which has proven to be a good improvement compared to that of the previous year’s phone. What’s great about this model is Samsung has concentrated on enhancing features that people most cared about. Other perks that come with it are its incredible camera and of course, the best hailed screen that has ever been produced for a smartphone (so far!).
7. Nexus 6
The newest Nexus 6 phone from Google is one huge gadget with a whopping screen of 6 inches. With a brand new look, it is manufactured by no less than Motorola and the first ever phone that ran Android’s latest Lollipop version.
6. OnePlus One
Imagine having a smartphone with a massive screen of 5.5 inches, fantastic software and speedy internal specs that are competitive of current leading brands but at such an economical price? Well, with the China’s OnePlus flagship dubbed as “The One,” you most certainly can! Only $300 unlocked, it’s definitely lots more affordable over other smartphones that can run over $650.
5. Moto X
The latest offering from Motorola, the new Moto X, has proven to be quite a contender as a leading phone from Android. Much like the Nexus 5, it runs an impeccably clean Android version; hence, software updates are faster. Apart from looking good, it also comes with a screen display of 5.2 inches.
4. HTC One (M8)
Similar to the original model, the HTC One, a.k.a M8, is nicely designed with metal finish of high quality. With an extra camera at the back serving as a depth sensor, you can now not just edit your pictures, you can alter their focus as well.
3. Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Boasting a fantastic screen of 5.7 inches, it is currently hailed to be the smartphone with the best display ever. Because of the metal frame surrounding its edges, it likewise looks and feels sturdier compared to prior models. Sleek and phablet-sized, this phone is among the top choices for the year 2014.
2. iPhone 6 Plus
If you’re into phablet sized phones, then going for this phone is your best bet. While other phablet models come out as rather chunky and thick, this phone is the complete opposite. With its thin build and sleek metal design, it’s tastefully light and handy.
1. iPhone 6
And garnering the top spot for this year’s best smartphone is the iPhone 6… which is no surprise to most people. That’s mainly because of its impeccable combination of design, good selection of apps and hardware specs. One good perk is its larger screen at 4.7 inches, which is definitely bigger than the iPhone 5s’ 4-inch one.