With the high demand for smartphones and the widespread growth of technology that has characterized this market, 2015 has experienced a very intensive smartphone market competition. As expected, there have been winners as well as losers in this race.
This post outlines the top 5 most popular smartphones 2015 in a list that features popular brands such as iPhone, Samsung. HTC, Sony Xperia and LG.
1. Most popular smartphone 2015: Apple iPhone 6
The iPhone 6 is a great phone released late 2014 by Apple and is arguably the most popular smartphone 2015. The phone comes with a sharp display, an excellent body design and very light for its relatively large screen.
The iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch IPS display with a capacitive touchscreen and a pixel density of 327ppi. It is comfortable to hold and is only 6.9mm thick.
The iPhone 6 sports a dual-core A8 CPU that is backed by 1GB RAM, upgraded graphics and also an improved M8 motion co-processor. Apple offers variants with 16GB, 64GB and 128GB of internal storage. It comes with a non-removable Li-Ion battery that offers an impressive battery life. The phone also features a powerful 8MP rear camera.
In a summary, the iPhone 6 is a slick and beautifully designed handset whose performance and display are top-notch.
2. Most popular smartphone 2015: Samsung Galaxy S6
This is another excellent handset that has proved to be very popular among smartphone users mainly due to the powerful features that come with it. The phone has an excellent design that entails an all-metal band and a strong glass case.
It has a 5.1-inch screen making it comfortable to hold. Its display features a super AMOLED technology that displays very clear images even in dark scenes. It also has an excellent resolution of 577ppi that offers one of the sharpest displays on the market.
An outstanding feature of Galaxy S6 is perhaps its fingerprint scanner that is incredibly accurate. Besides, it also features the latest Android version Lollipop 5.0.2 with an almost guarantee of upgrading to Android M version once it is launched. Other notable features include a powerful 16MP rear camera and a 5MP secondary camera. Additionally, the handset is powered by an octa-core Exynos 7420 chipset-based processor that is backed by 3GB RAM. It also comes with a great battery although non-removable. Simply put, Galaxy S6 is an all-around phone that features powerful specifications and thus the likely reason behind its massive popularity.
3. Most popular smartphone 2015: LG G4
LG G4 is another handset that has gained widespread acceptance in the smartphone market mainly due to the outstanding specifications it features. First, LG offers the phone in two unique designs, one with a leather back and the other version with a polycarbonate back.
The phone comes with a 5.5-inch screen that is slightly curved to make its hold on hand more comfortable. A remarkable feature of the LG G4 is arguably its awesome display that features the new Quantum IPS display technology to offer an excellent contrast ratio and an impressive resolution of 538ppi. The handset is powered by a unique Snapdragon 808 Quad-core A53 processor and an Adreno 418 GPU. Besides, it also comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Other notable features include a 16MP rear camera and Android Lollipop 5.1 operating system.
Its major downside, however, is its relatively weak battery. Apart from that, it is a great phone.
4. Most popular smartphone 2015: HTC One M9
The key strengths of HTC One M9 are in its design and camera. The smartphone features a one-piece fascia that is complemented perfectly by a sleek metallic rim. The phone comes with a 5-inch screen with a 1080p Super display that is covered in Gorilla Glass. It also has a decent display with a resolution of 441p.
HTC One M9 is powered by a Snapdragon 810 chipset based processor that is backed by 3GB RAM. It also comes with the latest operating system, Android Lollipop. Other features of this popular smartphone include a considerable battery life and an amazing 20.7MP primary camera.
5. Most popular smartphone 2015: Sony Xperia Z3
Sony Xperia Z3 is a direct upgrade of the Sony Xperia Z2 with only a handful of features added to this popular smartphone. Perhaps the most notable addition is the Remote Play feature that allows PS4 gamers to use the handset to play the games. Other features of this Xperia Z3 include a powerful 20.7MP primary camera that comes with its own Exmor RS sensor and an impressive 3100mAh battery.
Overall, Sony Xperia Z3 is a decent phone with great features and thus worth its massive popularity.