4 Best Incoming Smartphones in 2017

The year of 2017 has come. The world has been colored by optimism and enthusiasm and it is also felt by tech world. 2016 was so colorful with many product launches such as iPhone 7 and Samsung S7, not to mention other competitors also try to grab the tech market through their bombastic product specs like what had been done by Xiaomi, Oppo, Huawei and many more. 2017 would be another year to test their opportunity to gain a better prospect and profit. Well, eventhough 2017 has just been started, but tech world won’t be that colorful if it is not spiced with prediction. Prediction about new products will always attract and amaze people and it is something common because technology indeed always makes a surprise. Today, we would like to highlight about 4 best Incoming Smartphones in 2017. Let’s check them up here!

1. Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

It can be said that iPhone 7 was very successful in 2016. The enthusiasm of market to welcome the new iPhone generation used to be something that is so predictable. In 2018, that shocking moment would be repeated as Apple Inc. as the manufacturer of iPhone will launch the next generation of iPhone 7; iPhone 8. Well, there have been too many rumors outside regarding to the new features that will be owned by iPhone 8 such as:

  • It will use A-12 processor
  • 5” – 5.5” 4K screen corning, retina display
  • The censor features will consist of Barometer, compass, dust-proof, heart rate, shockproof, SPO2, thermometer
  • There will be three phones, including one codenamed ‘Ferrari’ (i.e. the anniversary iPhone)
  • The main logic board will be in two pieces instead of the traditional one
  • Apple may move the SIM tray to the bottom edge (this could be to allow room for other internal components or to include a Smart Connector)
  • Wireless charging is very likely to feature, and could even have long range, up to 15ft away
  • A glass back may be used instead of metal to facilitate wireless charging

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And many other predictions on spec of iPhone 8. Well, whatever people predict, it has always been the privilege of Apple to make it secret until the launch time.

2. Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung could be said failed in 2016. The presence of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in 2016 had ruined their market since there were some accidents that involved their new product. But if we talk about Galaxy S7, it could be said that they were successful. Now, in 2017, Samsung will try to regain their reputation after a down fall of 2016 Note failure and it is Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will be their main weapons. The rumors has been spread out about the spec and design of both newly Galaxy series. Here they are:

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Galaxy S8

Dimension                          : 140.1 x 72.2 x 7.3 mm (5.52 x 2.84 x 0.29 in)
Build                                    : Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM                                      : Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Technology                         : GSM / HSPA / LTE
OS                                         : Android OS, v7.0
Chipset                                : Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU                                      : Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU                                      : Adreno 540
Primary Camera                 : 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Secondary Camera             : 8MP
Sound (3.5mm jack)          : Yes (24-bit/192kHz audio) and (Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic)

Galaxy S8 Plus

Dimension                           : 152.4 x 78.5 x 7.9 mm (6.00 x 3.09 x 0.31 in)
Build                                     : Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
SIM                                       : Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
Technology                          : GSM / HSPA / LTE
OS                                          : Android OS, v7.0
Chipset                                  : Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
CPU                                       : Octa-core (4×2.45 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
GPU                                       : Adreno 540
Primary Camera                 : Dual 12 MP, phase detection autofocus, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Secondary Camera             : 8 MP
Sound (3.5mm jack)          : Yes (24-bit/192kHz audio) and (Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic)

3. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Although Galaxy Note 7 faced a failure in 2016, but it doesn’t drain the spirit of Samsung to produce the next generation of Note; Samsung prepares for Galaxy Note 8 in 2017. Of course an abundant improvement has been attached on this new Note as the main benefit from the failure. Like any other rumored incoming smartphone, Galaxy Note 8 also has many additional and powerful specs. Let’s check them:

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Physical size       : 8.0 inch
Resolution          : 1280 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density      : 189 ppi
Camera                : 5 megapixels
System Chip       : Samsung Exynos 4 Quad 4412
Data                      : HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Speakers              : Earpiece, Stereo speakers

4. LG G6

Well, although LG is not as big as Samsung and Apple, LG still has its own market segment in smartphone arena. With its G series, LG can sustain its competitiveness in a wild competition among the smartphone manufacturers. In 2016, LG launched LG X300 and LG Stylus 3 which had a sufficient good response from the market. The new challenge in 2017 is ready to be faced by Korean manufacturer and is ready to continue its G series through LG G6. The rumors have been loomed that LG will launch G6 as soon as possible (September 2017). Here are the specs of LG G6:

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Processor                 : Snapdragon Qualcomm Octa-core 3.0 GHz processor
RAM                          : 5 GB RAM
Screen Display        : 5.6” 4K display with a 4096 x 2160 screen resolution
Front Camera          : 7.0 Megapixels
Camera – Rear        : 24 Megapixels
Memory                  : 32, 64, and 128 GB internal memory and expandable to 128 GB with dual micro SD cards
OS                              : Current Android 6.0 Operating System