Rating smartphones 2016, the best price-quality

We decided to update our smartphone, but got confused in a variety of models, we are glad to facilitate the task and offer the best smartphones in 2016.Rating( Top-10) takes into account user reviews of Yandex. Market and estimates obtained from official tests and reviews of authoritative world editions: TopTenReviews, CHIP, TechRadar and PhoneArena .The list contains the most productive and optimal price-quality models of phones.


  • Final rating of the best smartphones of 2016
    • 10. Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
    • 9. Google Nexus 6P
    • 8. Apple iPhone 6S
    • 7. HTC 10
    • 6. LG G5
    • 5. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro
    • 4.Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    • 3. Samsung Galaxy S7
    • 2. Google Pixel XL
    • 1. Apple iPhone 7( 7 Plus)
  • The best smartphones of 2016, the ranking of authoritative editions
    • Rating of smartphones 2016, version of TopTenReviews
    • Rating of smartphones 2016, version PhoneArena

The final rating of the best smartphones of 2016

10. Sony Xperia Z5 Premium

54 990 rub.

Android 5.1

What do the owners get for this price?5.5-inch screen, 23 Mp camera for envy of all self-devices( hybrid autofocus and digital noise reduction included), three GB of operative and 32 ROM memory, a 3430 mAh battery. Disadvantages: it is heated during video playback, bulky.

9. Google Nexus 6P

37 826 rubles.

Android Marshmallow 6.0

This is the first all-metal flagship smartphone from the Nexus line. It is thin, smooth and looks very stylish. The battery is built-in( 3450 mAh) and with an official charger equipped with a USB-C port, charging from 15% to 90% occurs in 30 minutes. Screen 5.7-inch, memory - three GB RAM and 32/64 / 128 GB ROM, two cameras - 12.3( with laser autofocus) and 8 megapixels. Perhaps, the optimal price / quality ratio in the smartphone rating of 2016 is .

8. Apple iPhone 6S

51 890 rub.

OS - iOS 9

The new iPhone 6S with 4.7-inch screen copes with games and programs faster than its predecessor and boasts a feature that Apple compares to the introduction of multitouch. It is called 3D Touch and allows you to perform a variety of actions in view of the strength of pressing the screen. The amount of internal memory - 16, 64 or 128 GB, operational - 2. Disadvantages: large size, the camera slightly protrudes from the case, expensive accessories.

7. HTC 10

39 990 rubles.

Android 6.0

5.2-inch smartphone with 3000 mAh battery and a sturdy metal casing. Users praise the sound from both the speakers and the headphones. Processor eight-core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976."Native" memory of 32 GB can be expanded to 2048 GB.The new smartphone HTC 11 is expected in 2017, its characteristics and appearance are still unknown.

Disadvantage: the smartphone is quite thick and heavy, but someone will like it.

6. LG G5

40 498 rubles.

Android 6.0.1

The new version of the rating, 5.3-inch model, upgraded to version 7 Android, is delighted with users thanks to top-topping( quad-core Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 processor), a removable battery( 2800 mAh), and excellent cameras16 MP + 8 MP) with laser focusing.32 GB of memory can be turned into 128 GB by buying a memory card.

The disadvantage is the slow Wi-Fi.

5. Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro

12 990 rubles.

Android 5.1

If you need a refutation of the stereotype "in China do cheaply, but badly", then buy this smartphone with a 5.5-inch display, a powerful( 4050 mAh) battery and a 6-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 processor. It will serve you no worse than the advertised European brands, and in a few years it will be possible to transfer it to grown-up children. Memory( 32 and 3 GB, built-in and operational, respectively) is enough for games and programs. And if you do not have enough, you can expand to 128 GB.

4. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

59 990 rubles.

Android 6.0

A more capacious( 3600 mAh) battery, a large 5.5-inch screen - these are the differences of this device from the number of the third of the top 10 smartphones.

3. Samsung Galaxy S7

48 450 rubles.

Android 6.0

The Samsung Galaxy S6 was the best smartphone of last season, and the smartphone rating of 2016 topped the iPhone 7. Samsung took into account what users want: longer battery life, waterproofing and a slot for memory cards. Advantages of the smartphone: 4 gigabytes of RAM and 32 gigabytes of ROM with the ability to expand to 200 memory cards, 3000 mAh battery, 5.1-inch screen, 12 megapixel camera with LED flash. Disadvantages: the glass is not too resistant to scratches, the battery is not removable.

2. Google Pixel XL

124 970 rubles.

Android 7.1

Top, status, expensive - and it's all about the smartphone "size XL"( the usual version has a smaller screen, and the battery is weaker).Advantages: very bright 5.5-inch display, 12.30 megapixel camera with laser autofocus, chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM 8996 Pro, battery 3450 mAh. That's just selling it in a small number of Russian stores, so the price is too high.

1. Apple iPhone 7( 7 Plus)

74 500 rubles.

iOS 10

One of the most beautiful and best smartphones of the beginning of 2017 in the rating. It has a 4.7-inch display( 5.5 for Apple iPhone 7 Plus), which takes into account the power of pressing, a different size of the built-in data storage( 32, 128 or 256 GB), fast quad-core A10 Fusion processor and a new touch button instead of the old Home. And a great camera( 12 MP) with optical stabilization. But there is no headphone jack, for some it's a "chip," and for others it's an annoying innovation.

The best smartphones of 2016, the rating of authoritative editions

Rating of smartphones 2016, the version of TopTenReviews

An authoritative company that conducts market research of goods, services and software. Annually experts present reviews based on consumer properties of goods, better price / quality ratio, user estimates.(more. ..)

Rating of smartphones 2016, version PhoneArena

Perhaps the most famous foreign resource in Russia, dedicated to profile reviews of mobile technology. The list of the best smartphones according to this online edition:( in more detail. ..)

As no high profile flagship announcements for 2016 are planned, we can consider this list of the best smartphones of 2016 as the final one.