If you are looking for best phone to buy then here is a list for you. These are some of the best mobile phone you will find out there. There are many mobile phones to choose from and our best phone 2016 list will help you from this hustle.
You will see from our best phone list that new designs have come out and the phones have become more powerful. We shall start from Number 10 to the best phone at number 1.
Best Phone 2016 list: Top 10 Best Smartphone to Buy
10. Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
This Japanese brand phone share a lot of features with the sony Xperia Z5 and Sony Xperia Z5 Premium. However, its easier to put in the pocket due to its size. It has an impeccable design but with a challenge that faces most start phones in this list which is battery life.
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Specs
Weight: 138g | Dimensions: 127 x 65 x 8.9 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 4.6-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1280 | CPU: Snapdragon 810 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 2700mAh | Rear camera: 23MP | Front camera: 5.1MP
9. Nexus 6P
The Nexus 6P comes with new upgrades and it’s a larger phone. Compared to other smart phones, it displays sharper images thanks to its vivid QHD display. When it comes to the getting the latest version of Android first, it’s always Nexus phones. This phone comes with Android Marshmallow. It has a quick and accurate fingerprint scanner on the back.
Nexus 6P Specs.
Weight: 178g | Dimensions: 159.3 x 77.8 x 7.3 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 5.7-inch | Resolution: 2560 x 1440 | CPU: Snapdragon 810 | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32GB/64GB/128GB | Battery: 3450mAh | Rear camera: 12.3MP | Front camera: 8MP
8. iPhone 6S Plus
The iPhone 6S is still a good phone compared to others despite the competition that has come since its launch. It has all the upgrades as the smaller 6S mobile phone however its bigger. The cut out point is that the camera of 6S plus is better than the on the iPhone 6S, with optical image stabilization that provides sharper and brighter images.
The iPhone 6S Plus Specs
Weight: 192g | Dimensions: 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm | OS: iOS 9.3 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Apple A9 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 16GB/64GB/128GB | Battery: 2750mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
7. iPhone 6S
iPhone 6S is said to be the best iPhone Apple has ever made. Despite being ranked at the 7th place its still a good phone. From outside, iPhone 6S look the same as 2014’s model but there are some upgrades done to it. It is still one of the best phone many dread to have.
The iPhone 6S Specs
Weight: 143g | Dimensions: 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm | OS: iOS 9.3 | Screen size: 4.7-inch | Resolution: 1334 x 750 | CPU: Apple A9 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 16GB/64GB/128GB | Battery: 1715mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
6. Sony Xperia Z5
This is one of the best phone that comes with a lot of features. It’s made by the Japanese and Sony didn’t disappoint with their camera experience. It has a speedy autofocus compared to all the cameras on this list. The Sony Xperia Z5 has the best camera of all the smartphones. It has a great screen display, thanks to Sony Bravia technology. This is the best phone Sony has ever made.
Sony Xperia Z5 Specs
Weight: 154g | Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 5.2-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Snapdragon 810 | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 2900mAh | Rear camera: 23MP | Front camera: 5.1MP
5. LG G5
The LG G5 is quite flexible as it comes with a removable battery which most smartphones no longer have. It’s also a good phone to have.
LG G5 Specs
Weight: 159g | Dimensions: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 5.3-inch | Resolution: 2560 x 1440 | CPU: value | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 2800mAh | Rear camera: 16MP | Front camera: 8MP
4. OnePlus 3
Is one of the cheap smartphones in the market with great features. It now has a new design packed with bright and vibrant AMOLED display. OnePlus 3 also has a fingerprint scanner which is much improved and lightning fast than before. It doesn’t have micro SD car slot and the battery life is short.
OnePlus 3 Specs
Weight: 158g | Dimensions: 152.7 x 74.7 x 7.4 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 1920 | CPU: Snapdragon 820 | RAM: 6GB | Storage: 64GB | Battery: 3000mAh | Rear camera: 16MP | Front camera: 8MP
3. HTC 10
After the challenges of HTC 9 there is a lot of improvements on HTC 10. The weight of the phone, Camera and battery life makes it one of the best phone positioning at number three on this list. The Audio is great and music lovers will like this.
HTC 10 Specs
Weight: 161g | Dimensions: 145.9 x 71.9 x 9 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow| Screen size: 5.2-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 2560 | CPU: Snapdragon 820 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 32GB | Battery: 3000mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
2. Samsung Galaxy S7
The Samsung Galaxy S7 has an improved design which is waterproof. From far you might mistake it for S6 that was launched last year. It has a nice curved back that makes it stand out. The camera quality is improved but it still has a lower resolution compared to Sony.
Samsung Galaxy S7 specs
Weight: 152g | Dimensions: 142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 5.1-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 2560 | CPU: Exynos 8890 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 32GB/64GB | Battery: 3000mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
1. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
The best phone on earth now is Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Amazingly the design and the power of the phone keeps it apart from other best phones on this list. The mix of metal and glass makes the phone nice to hold, feel and use. It has a good camera and battery life. The price is quite high for this best smartphone.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Specs
Weight: 157g | Dimensions: 150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm | OS: Android Marshmallow | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 2560 | CPU: Exynos 8890 | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 32GB/64GB | Battery: 3600mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
Best Phone and Best Smartphone Tips
After looking at the best phone list for 2016, lets now share with you some of the things you can use your phone for. You can use your mobile phone in Kenya for paying KPLC Bill, Nairobi Water Bill, GOTV bill, DSTV bill and Startimes Bill. There are three main telecommunications company namely Safaricom Airtel and Orange. You can buy your sim card, register it then insert it in your new mobile phone.
If you prefer using safaricom you will need Safaricom Data Bundles to access the internet. You can also do Mpesa Transaction using your smartphone. Internet banking like Mshwari are also available on your sim card. You can learn how Mpesa Works to use additional features well. Read more about Mpesa rates and Lipa na Mpesa as these are great tools for Mpesa transactions in Kenya.
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