When it comes to smartphones speeds, two factors are considered: the performance of the device’s processor and the rate at which it can transfer data. For the case of processors though, it’s easier to compare across various devices. As such, various smartphone manufacturers have constantly been improving their chips as they seek to outdo each other in terms of producing faster devices.
This post, therefore, outlines some of the fastest smartphones to look out for in 2016. Some of the key features considered when coming up with this list include the device’s RAM, processor clocking speeds, and the number of processors.
Fastest Smartphones 2016: #1 iPhone 7
iPhone 7 is rumored to be coming out later this year with multiple sources predicting that the exact date might be September, 2016. According to various reports released by fairly reliable sources, the device is expected to come with very powerful features. This is perhaps the reason most pundits already expect it to become the best performance smartphone in 2016. As such, it’s predicted that it will sport a more advanced hexa-core A-10 chip. However, it’s highly unlikely that Apple will add on its current highest RAM of 2GB in this device. The iPhone 7 Plus variant, though, might come with an extra boost in its RAM meaning it could be upgraded to 3GB. In terms of its operating system, iPhone 7 is projected to sport the yet-to-be-released iOS 9 although little is known regarding its additional features. The phone is also expected to come with a very attractive design.
Fastest Smartphones 2016: #2 Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung recently confirmed that its Galaxy S7 smartphone series will be launched during the firm’s annual MWC event to be held on February 21, 2016. However, users will still have to wait for the specified date to know the actual specifications. Early reports, however, have indicated that S7 might be the fastest smartphone ever in waiting. As such, it’s most outstanding feature is expected to be the huge 4GB RAM. Other supporting features include a octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor as well as Android M. Besides, the device is expected to come with a more “fluent” TouchWiz after Samsung reportedly reached out to Google for some assistance regarding improving this feature. Other than that, we expect to see a seamless device with an excellent design and a great battery.
Fastest Smartphones 2016: #3 LG G5
This is an amazing device that has shown promise to break the dominance of both Samsung and Apple devices that users have grown accustomed to in the last few years. The smartphone is expected to hit the market in March 2016 sporting a myriad of incredible features that will make it a worthy contender of the best performing smartphones in 2016. Some of the most notable features expected to be included in LG G5 include; a powerful 3GB RAM memory that backs a 1.8GHz Snapdragon 808 octa-core processor. Probably worthy a mention also includes the 4G LTE support that is expected to appeal most to users looking for seamless internet speeds. Besides, the smartphone is expected to come with a 5G wireless connectivity while also sporting a 3000mAh battery.
Fastest Smartphones 2016: #4 HTC One M10
HTC is a reputed smartphone company and brand that’s based in Taiwan. The firm has been releasing powerful smartphones in the last several years with most of them coming with premium features as the firm targets higher-end consumers. Recent reports claim that the firm is expected to release its One M10 later this year, barely a year after releasing the One M9. This device is expected to sport a powerful 3.1GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 820 processor which places it in the category of the fastest devices ever to be released. Besides, it will come with a 4GB RAM as well as the latest Android M. Other notable features include a powerful 20.7MP camera and a 3500mAh battery.
Fastest Smartphones 2016: #5 Xiaomi Mi6
Did you know that Xiaomi is one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone companies today? Well, the firm is set to release a new device this year labeled as the Xiaomi Mi6. The device offers premium features at incredibly budget-friendly prices. For example, Mi6 is expected to come with a 2.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Octa-core processor and 3GB RAM among other top features. Besides, it’s also projected to introduce some exceptional features, most notably the eye scanner that replaces the conventional fingerprint scanner. All these at a price range of around $400.
There you have it- a list of some of the best performance devices to look out for in 2016. All of them feature powerful processors and enormous RAM memories, meaning you will hardly experience any lag when using them.