Aqeel: March 15, 2019
The Rise Of Flagship Killer Phones:
Smartphones! The term smartphones is synonymous today with the tech world. From the launch of the iPhone in 2007 and Google’s announcement of offering the Android mobile OS for free, smartphones have been the part of the history of the most competitive technology market in the world. With the changing dynamics of the modern world, smartphones have both evolved over the last decade and become the core of the communication structure among masses allover the world be it through the mainstream media or social media platforms, the latter getting developed on the foundations of mobile devices. The world has become smart and mobile at the same time and that is what has catapulted the unrivaled rise of smartphone industry.
With the evolution of technology, smartphones have become more and more advanced coping up with the market trends. Amidst all the change there is one thing that has risen higher and higher each year, the cost of owning a latest piece of technological marvel. Mainstream brands such as Apple, Samsung and Google have always catered to the premium category of smartphones and have succeeded in it too. Samsung though has en cashed their brand name and come out with lower end and mid-range segments of phones too. Each year there is a hype for the next flagship from these companies that is followed up leaks, renders and so called inside news about what is expected and what is to come.
Enter OnePlus, the phone that changed it all. OnePlus One was the phone that revolutionized the concept of a budget smartphone. With top of the line specs, brilliant marketing it quickly became the hot cake of the smartphone industry and the best part that it had a price tag half the other big brand flagships. It truly was a “flagship killer”. The company riding on the success of OnePlus One has never looked back and have been manufacturing amazing smartphones, OnePlus 2, OnePlus3/3T, OnePlus5/5T, OnePlus6 and 6T that can be bought in half the price of what Apple, Samsung and Google offer.
The success of OnePlus as a consumer friendly and lovable brand has led to a trend that has never lost its buzz. Today there are other smartphone companies, the likes of Xiaomi, Honor which are producing quality smartphones in budget prices for the consumers and that has given the consumers with a flurry of options to choose from. The phones such as the POCO F1, the Mi Mix series, the Honor 10 Lite, Honor Play and the list goes on have made the ownership experience of smartphones easier. They have also turned the heat on the big boys of the industry.
Here are our Top 5 picks for the flagship killer phones for the 2018.
Reasons to buy: Oxygen OS, Face Unlock, 6-8GB of RAM, Great Camera and Dash Charge. https://amzn.to/2THnFKr
2. Xiaomi Mi Mix 2:
Reasons to buy: Stunning Bezel-less Design, Snappy Processor, Good Battery life and Quick Charge 3.0 https://amzn.to/2TCk3Jz
3. Honor Play:
Reasons to Buy: Great Display, Very good Cameras, IR blaster, Super Charge from Huawei. https://amzn.to/2TAHrHg
4. Motorola G7 Power:
Reasons to buy: Very good Camera with 4K Video capturing, Massive battery with fast charge, Splashy design. https://amzn.to/2XYNVhS
5. Nokia 8:
Reasons to buy: Unique looks, Great battery, Android One (means timely updates). https://amzn.to/2TCZtJa
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