Let us look at the below list of Top 10 Most Popular Best Selling Smartphones In The World in 2016 and 2017. Smartphones have become an essential part of modern life. Not owning a phone in 2017 can be a significant disadvantage.
However, you must do a lot of research before buying any gadget. Using worldwide sales figures and reviews from reputable sites we have put together the year’s best phones.
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- 10. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3(Price:$ 179.42)
- 9. Moto X Pure Edition (Price:$222.55)
- 8. LG Nexus 5X(Price:$388.63)
- 7. Samsung Galaxy S6(Price:$506.91)
- 6. Sony Xperia Z5(Price:$597.97)
- 5. Samsung GALAXY Note 5(Price:$850.84)
- 4. Huawei Nexus 6P(Price:$598.11)
- 3. LG G5(Price:$520.36)
- 2. Apple iPhone 6s(Price:$797.90)
- 1. Samsung GALAXY S7(Price:$850.84)
List of the world’s top 10 most popular best selling smartphones in 2016-2017.
10. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3(Price:$ 179.42)
Manufactured by Xiaomi and part of the Redmi series, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 features an Android 5.1.1 Lollipop Operating System. Running on a quad-core 1.4GHz Cortex A-53 and Dual-core 2.0GHz Cortex-a72 processor, it also has a GPU, the Adreno 510. It has a powerful 4050 mAh battery and a 5.5 inch 1080p screen. The rear facing camera is of 16 MP has a dual LED flash while the front facing camera is 5 MP. Available only in India and China, it has gained wide popularity in these two countries.
9. Moto X Pure Edition (Price:$222.55)
It is known outside of the United States as the Moto X-Style; this phone was released late last year. The successor to the highly successful to the Moto X, this 6-inch phone is more a phablet. Running on Android’s 5.1.1 Lollipop OS, the phone is upgradable to Marshmallow. It runs on 3GB of RAM and a 1.8GHz 64-bit processor. It has a dedicated GPU, Adreno 418 and a battery of 3000 mAh. The 21 MP back camera and 5 MP front camera shoots crystal clear pictures and is perfect for taking selfies.
8. LG Nexus 5X(Price:$388.63)
Manufactured by LG Electronics and co-developed by Google Inc., the LG Nexus 5X is the current flagship and a part of the Nexus line of smartphones. Launched along with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow, it features a reinvigorated user interface and is also one of the few phones that can connect to Project Fi. Running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 SoC and a 1.8 GHz hexa core CPU, it executes programs flawlessly and smoothly. The 12.3 MP back camera with IR laser-assisted autofocus provides for brilliant images.
7. Samsung Galaxy S6(Price:$506.91)
The 6th installment in Samsung’s pioneer Galaxy series, the Samsung Galaxy S6 was launched in April last year. Running on Samsung’s Exynos 7 Octa 7420 SoC and an Octacore 64 bit CPU, it is one of the fastest smartphones ever from Samsung. With a 2500 mAh battery and 5.1 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display, it is unbelievably light weighing only 138g. The 16 MP Sony Exmor RS rear camera has Auto HDR and optical image stabilization enabling users to capture high-quality images with comfort.
6. Sony Xperia Z5(Price:$597.97)
Produced by Sony and part of the Sony Xperia Z series, the Sony Xperia Z5 was launched globally in September 2015. A 5.2 inch TRILUMINOUS Display provides stunning screen visuals. It also features an Octa Core 64 bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU and an Adreno 430 GPU. Expandable up to 200 GB, it also features a 23 MP 4K video recording rear facing the camera with Hybrid Autofocus which provides for graphic pictures. It is water and dust resistant and is packed in an aluminum frame with a frosted glass backing.
5. Samsung GALAXY Note 5(Price:$850.84)
An Android phablet smartphone, the Samsung GALAXY Note 5 runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating System. The ExynosOcta Core 7420 processor and a 4GB RAM ensure smooth, fast and lag-free user interface and gaming. Released in 2015, it has a 5.7’’ Quad HD Super AMOLED display with a metal unibody frame. The rear camera is 16 MP and has tracking autofocus and optical image stabilization. The Dolby Digital Sound 2.0 speakers ensure all your movies provide a theatre-like experience.
4. Huawei Nexus 6P(Price:$598.11)
Manufactured by Huawei, the Nexus 6P is an Android smartphone belonging to the Nexus family of flagship phones. Officially released late last year, it runs on Android’s Marshmallow operating system and has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor on board. With 3GB of RAM and a dedicated Adreno 430 GPU, you can run the best games with ease. It has an AMOLED display, supports wireless charging and even recognizes your fingerprints. It has a 12.3 MP front camera and 8 MP back camera.
3. LG G5(Price:$520.36)
This premium Android smartphone came from the house of LG Electronics and was launched in early 2016. With an aluminum chassis and exquisitedesign, it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Marketed as a successor to the LG G4, this phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chip and independent GPU, Adreno 530. It supports external memory up to 2TB and has a build in the storage of 32 GB. The 4GB RAM and the 16 MP camera set the phone apart from its rivals.
2. Apple iPhone 6s(Price:$797.90)
Apple lives up to its name of producing groundbreaking smartphones with its latest flagship of the iPhone series, the iPhone 6S. Launched at the end of September of last year, it sold over 13 million units in just the first week. The gadget weighs only 143 grams, but it is one powerful phone with 2GB RAM, 1.8 GHz dual-core64-bit processor and runs on the latest software iOS 9.0. It comes with a 12MP rear camera capable of shooting 4K videos and also slow motion videos.
1. Samsung GALAXY S7(Price:$850.84)
The 7th device of Samsung’s iconic GALAXY product line is the Samsung GALAXY S7 which was released in March 2016. The screen packs a Super AMOLED capacitive display with 577 ppi providing spectacular visuals. The 4GHz Octa core processor enables the user to multitask and run high graphically demanding games with relative ease. The 12-megapixel primary camera comes with a dual-pixel image sensor giving images astonishing quality. It also retains the features of the Galaxy S5 such as water and dust resistance and expandable storage.
Those were the phone models that have sold most units this year. Although some of them might be priced quite high, you can be assured you are buying absolute top quality when you buy any of these best selling smartphones.