10 Best Mobile Phones of December 2016

When it comes to the smartphone market, Google’s Android OS captured a major chunk of this market. Recently, most of the Android phones are fitted with 4GB of DDR4 RAM which is equivalent to the RAM installed on a normal laptop.

You might be using a Full HD television at home, but in the latest Android phones, 2K screens are available with 4K in few other smartphones.

When we talk about camera quality of these smartphones, it has changed dramatically. With these changes, the smartphone market has seen unprecedented growth in recent times.

The major issue that confuses the potential customers are these features, their requirements and lots of options present in the market.

To tackle this problem and assisting these consumers, we have prepared a list of best mobile phones that are available in Indian market. These smartphones come with an impressive mix of features and performance. Mentioned below are the top 10 smartphones in India that you can try.

Best Mobiles in India for November 2016

1. Google Pixel XL


Google has partnered with many phone makers in recent times. However, they finally came with a smartphone made by themselves after all. From the designing of the phone to the software of the phone, everything is created by Google.

This smartphone comes with impressive Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip which is considered to be the best processor available in the market. It provides familiar design and boasts about its 2K display. The camera is of best of the best quality which can compete with Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and even iPhone 7. This phone is available in two sizes: 5 inches and 5.5-inch screen size.

Its specs are as follows:
Specs: Display: 5.5 inch, 1440p, SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 821, RAM: 4 GB, Storage: 32/128 GB, Camera: 12.3MP, 8MP, Battery: 2450mAh, OS: Android 7.1

2. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Being the first company to launch its flagship smartphone in India, Samsung offered Android phones with an updated specification sheet along with a new whole glass and metal design which was introduced with the Galaxy S6 range.

This is a waterproof phone and supports up to 200 GB by microSD cards. Samsung has introduced Exynos 8890 SoC on its Galaxy S7 Edge. It comes with 4GB of RAM with internal storage of 32 GB. It has an AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440-pixel.

However, its screen size is changed from 5.1 inches to 5.5 inches. This change allowed Samsung to bring in 3600mAh with better battery support. The major changes is the new 12MP Dual Pixel camera.

Specs: Display: 5.5-inch, 1440p, SoC: Exynos 8890, RAM: 4GB, Storage: 32GB, Camera: 12MP, 5MP, Battery: 3600mAh, OS: Android 6.0

3. OnePlus 3

This Android phone is among the best smartphone available in the market today. It provides the best performance-to-price ratio. This is an all metal phone which reminds of HTC One M9.

But it has good design and it is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC and comes with 6GB of RAM. It boasts about its 16MP camera. However, it doesn’t have a great battery.

Specs: Display: 5.5 inch, 1080p, SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, RAM: 6GB Storage: 64GB, Camera: 16MP, 8MP, Battery: 3000mAh, Operating System: Android 6.0.1

4. LG G5

This flagship smartphone from LG is the world’s first modular phone. It comes with a metal body and fingerprint sensor. This phone boasts about its Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC.

With 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, you can extend the memory by using microSD card up to 200GB. It has a 5.3-inch display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixel. It comes with a removable battery which is small.

Specs: Display: 5.3-inch, 1440p, SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, RAM: 4GB, Storage: 32GB, Camera: 116MP + 8MP, 8MP, Battery: 2800mAh, OS: Android 6.0.1

5. HTC 10

HTC 10 is among the best Android phone, and it boasts about its great design. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, along with great multi-tasking features. Its 12MP UltraPixel camera takes great images. It has a 2K display and 5.2 inch LCD5 2K resolution.

The best thing about this phone is the audio quality which is the best among the class.

Specs: Display: 5.2-inch, 1440p, SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, RAM: 4GB Storage: 32GB, Camera: 12MP, 5MP, Battery: 3000mAh, OS: Android 6.0.1

Rest of the Best Mobile Phones November 2016

6. Xiaomi Mi5

With ergonomic body and glass-and-metal chassis, this flagship smartphone from Xiaomi has been in the news for quite some time. It has a 5.15-inch display with Full HD resolution.

Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. It only has 3GB RAM with a variant having 32 GB internal storage. Its 16MP camera is quite impressive, and it comes with a 3000mAh battery.

Specs: Display-5.15-inch, 1080p, SoC-Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, RAM-3GB Storage-32GB, Camera-16MP, 4MP, Battery-3000mAh, Operating System-Android 6.0

7. Huawei P9

This flagship smartphone features all of the best hardware one can expect from this league of phones. It has a two-camera setup which facilitates best effects on the latest Android phone.

However, it is powered by Kirin 955 SoC which is not competitive enough in comparison with Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC but still delivers great performance and multi-tasking.

Specs: Display: 5.2-inch, 1080p, SoC: HiSilicon Kirin 955, RAM: 4GB, Storage: 32GB, Camera: 12MP + 12MP, 8MP, Battery: 3000mAh, OS: Android 6.0

8. LeEco Le Max 2

This is one of the most affordable devices which comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC. It comes with a bright 2K display with great viewing angles. It can tackle multi-tasks. Its 21MP camera is best in class, but its battery could have been better.

Specs: Display: 5.7-inch, 1440p, SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, RAM: 3GB, Storage: 32GB, Camera: 21MP, 8MP, Battery: 3100mAh, OS: Android 6.0

9. Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Being one of the best Android phone launched by Samsung, this phone comes with 5.7 inch AMOLED display along with the 2K resolution. It has S-Pen compatibility and good viewing angles.

This phone is powered by Exynos 7429 SoC, which properly this phone to among the league of fastest Android phones in the market. It comes with 16MP camera and also provides 4K video recording.

Specs: Display: 5.7-inch, 1440p SoC: Exynos 7420 RAM: 4GB Storage: 32GB Camera: 16MP, 5MP Battery: 3000mAh OS: Android 6.0.1

10. Samsung Galaxy S6

Even with this phone being a year old, Samsung Galaxy S6 still remains one of the best phones one can try out. Powered by Exynos 7420 SoC, it comes with 5.1inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixel.

This phone comes with 32GB and 64Gb variants. It has 3GB of RAM and can easily handle multi-tasking.

Specs: Display: 5.1-inch, 1440p, SoC: Exynos 7420, RAM: 3GB, Storage: 32GB, Camera: 16MP, 5MP, Battery: 2550mAh, OS: Android 6.0.1

These are the smartphones in 2016 so far that made us rank them with full reviews and with the year ending in few more days, we can consider these phones as the best smartphones of 2016. Do comeback to this article as we will update it on a monthly basis with new phones, reviews and lots more happening in the smartphone world on our blog.