This smartphones offers a great deal when it comes to features also means that these smartphones belong in the group of budget friendly yet provides powerful specifications and sit in the mid-tier. The list in no particular order is base on the smartphones we believe are the best in 2015.
LG Nexus 5XAndroid fans of entire world waited for the most discussed Nexus smartphones. After
Nexus 6, they were frustrated with the techniques implemented by Google and Motorola, which centered about providing a high quality market. Afterwards, Nexus was lined up for being inexpensive, competitive and offering a genuine Android experience with specifications that matches many flagships.
With the product release celebration this year, it seems that Google listened to its fans and we now have LG Nexus 5X, Successor to the well known LG Nexus 5. Nexus 5X Tops out list, with a 5.2-inch and 1080p display capable of 423ppi. LG persists in its lifestyle of housing Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, as experienced in LG G4, a hexa-core processor with 2GB RAM and an Andreno 418 GPU. On the other hand, the 2GB RAM disappointed us, but it is not something that holds up the consumers from choosing to buy this handset.
With a 12.3 rear sensor capable if 4K Video and a 5MP front camera, Nexus 5X is an excellent offer. It comes with 16GB and 32GB storage options, powered by a 2,700mAh battery. With a USB Type-C port, fingerprint scanner, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and a price starting in $379 for the basic model, the costumer will get a reliable smartphone expected to last for a several period of time.
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OnePlus 2, successor to OnePlus One remains with the 5.5-inch display size, 1080p with 401ppi. It is housed with Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Adreno 430 GPU, 3GB LPDDR4 RAM in basic model and 4GB RAM in the high-end. Storage space options are 16GB and 64GB. Its overheating concerns are now settled.
OnePlus 2 packs a 13MP rear sensor with 5MP front sensor and is capable of 4K video shooting. It is the very first smartphone to house USB Type-C standard and has a finger scanner. With a 3,300mAh battery and a personalized Android 5.1 Oxygen OS, the smartphone's basic model costs $329 and $389 for 64GB storage and 4GB RAM. In able to purchase this mobile phone, the user should have an invite, on the other hand, the company has been giving a lot of invites this time for the costumer can get one easily.
Motorola revealed Moto X lined-up for 2015 and we are amazed with the devices' revelations. Moto X is available in Pure Edition, Style and Play variants. The Pure and Style are similar; the only difference is that Pue Edition is available worldwide without a contract. That's why, we choose Moto X Pure Edition for our review.
It houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, 3GB RAM and Andreno 418 GPU. It has 5.7-inch display, 1440p resolution capable of 520ppi that makes Moto x the top smartphone on the list. Its camera is housed by an amazing 21MP rear sensor and a 5MP front sensor. Nonetheless, great photo qualities do not rely on a high MP.
Moto X Pure Edition's storage space options includes 16,32 and 64GB with MicroSD card support, supplied by a 3,000 mAh battery.It costs $399 for the basic model. Motorola also guarantees water resistant feature in the mobile phone.
Xiaomi Mi 4cWe selected Xiaomi Mi 4c, for our category of powerful devices that costs $400 and
Given it’s a low priced smartphone, users might think that this device is just an entry-level. However, Chinese compromised on the areas that would not affect the device in general. Its design and structure are not metal but a plastic polycarbonate. Xiaomi has a high quality devices like Mi Note and Mi4, which has a glass and metal body. Previously, the company is able to keep the price down all that high quality materials for all that high quality materials.
Xiaomi Mi 4c has the smallest display size of all smartphone on the list, with its 5-inch 1080p display capable of 441ppi. However it is the biggest bargain Xiaomi has made. Under the hood is Qualcomm Snapdragon 808, Adreno 418 GPU and a minimal storage of 16GB and 32 GB with no microSD card slot for extension. It also has two options for RAM, its basic model starts with 2GB while 32GB storage option has 3GB RAM.
Its camera is impressive with a 13MP rear sensor and a 5MP front camera, together with a USB Type-C port, offered for $239 for the basic model. Its high end model costs $289 for 32GB. The only challenge is buying this device in United States. Xiaomi is selling this phone on limited areas so buying it in US may add some price that makes it expensive. However, the device still drops in $400 even if users import it from China.
Microsoft Lumia 640XLWe chose to provide Windows phone an opportunity as well. The Operating System is still
battling to collect important market share and Microsoft desires items with Windows 10;we also wish they would perform far better. The Windows 10 smartphones Microsoft lately released which includes Lumia 950 and 950XL.
Microsoft has guaranteed users that other Lumia options will gradually get he upgrade to the new OS. This provides us to Lumia 640XL. The 6 set is considered inexpensive but sometimes directed to inexpensive and has low specification. However, Windows OS operates differently than Android, in can work in effectively on low specification and will not get slow at all. However, Microsoft is able to maintain the price tag lowand aspires an inexpensive phone.
Lumia 640XL come with a 5.7-inch, 720p display with 259ppi. In contrast to the competition, the pixel thickness is way low but with the company’s ClearBlack technology issues are in fact far better for the phone. Therefore, the low ppi count should not put off possible costumers. The phone houses an outdated Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, a quad-core processor capable of 1.2GHz, along with 1GB RAM. It offers 8GB storage expandable via a MicroSD card slot. Other than that, Microsoft pitches in OneDrive cloud storage space as well.
The main camera sensor is 13MP, with no 4K video shooting but a 5MP front camera. The device comes with a replaceable 3,000mAh battery, hence the consumers who are seeking for detachable battery choices can rely on Lumia phones. This is a unique environment with an application store and may not be appropriate to all. However, Microsoft desires builders to jump for more applications improvement and assistance, and Windows 10 may in fact make a Lumia line-up quite thrilling. For $250 Lumia 640XL may switch to be a good deal, if the consumers are comfortable with Windows environment.
This ends up our list of Top Smartphones under $40 in 2015. One More Smartphone, Huawei Honor 6 also provides great deal of power, is wonderful as well and it costs under $400.