New Delhi, December 27: The year 2017 has seen some big smartphone launches right from Apple iPhone X, OnePlus 5 series to Google Pixel 2. While there are a variety of smartphones to choose from, some of the best devices are listed below. The eye-catching feature of the smartphones that have been launched this year is that the camera quality has improved massively, and is steadily progressing with the launch of each new smartphone. The newly launched smartphones offer the right mix of performance and features that one should definitely go for!

Apple iPhone X:

The smartphone was launched in September 2017. The iPhone X costs Rs 89,000 in India for the 64GB variant while the 256GB version will cost Rs 102,000. The smartphone has been made available in India from November 3. The pre-order of the device will began from October 27. Apple offers an edge-to-edge 5.8-inch display and an OLED display for the very first time, calling it the Super Retina Display. The latest feature in iPhone X is that it will not have a home button. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Apple iPhone X packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 7-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

iphone x

 The iPhone X runs iOS 11 and is powered by a 2716mAh non-removable battery and measures 143.60 x 70.90 x 7.70 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 174.00 grams.It is also water and dust resistant. It’s made from surgical-grade, stainless steel and comes in two finishes: space gray and silver. The phone comes with a 5.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1125 pixels by 2436 pixels. The smartphone is powered by hexa-core Apple A11 Bionic processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. It packs 64GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded.

Google Pixel 2:

Google Pixel 2

The Google Pixel 2 smartphone, launched in November 2017 comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display. In India, Google Pixel 2 price starts from Rs 49,999. The smartphone is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. The smartphone runs on Android 8.0.0 and is powered by a 2700mAh non removable battery. The Google Pixel 2 packs a 12.2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The Google Pixel 2 is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM.

Honor 7X:

Honor 7X Features

The much-touted Huawei smartphone- Honor 7X smartphone was launched in October 2017. In India, the price of the Honor 7X smartphone starts from Rs 12,999. The phone comes with a 5.93-inch touchscreen display and is powered by 1.7GHz octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 659 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The smartphone runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 3340mAh non removable battery. Honor 7X features a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

Xiaomi Mi A1:

Xiaomi Mi A1

The Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone was launched in September 2017. In India, the Xiaomi Mi A1 price starts from Rs 13,999. The smartphone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display and is powered by 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM and packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.2 and is powered by a 3080mAh non-removable battery.

Nokia 6:

nokia 6

The Nokia 6 smartphone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. The smartphone was launched in January 2017.  Nokia 6 price in India starts from Rs 13,499. The smartphone is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The smartphone runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. The Nokia 6 features a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

According to a recent study by Singapore-based market research firm Canalys, India has pipped the United States to become the world’s second-largest smartphone market, after China, with over 40 million units shipped with 23% yearly growth in the third quarter of 2017.  As per reports, the findings were similar to those of Hong Kong-based Counterpoint Research, which said India shipped a record 84 million units – smartphones and feature phones – during the quarter ended September, and 75% of the units were locally made.