Updated on 1 December 2015 by

2015 has been the year of large screen cellphones. Whereas 4+ inch screen was the norm in the best phones of 2014, 5+ inch screen is the new normal for 2015 and by the looks of it the screen sizes seem to be only inching upwards.


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Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
LG G5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Moto X Force
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
LG G5
Huawei Nexus 6P
Moto X Force
$645 - $1,087
$753 - $1,264
$630 - $800
$499 - $889
$650 - $850
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Release Date
Mar 2016
Mar 2016
Mar 2016
Sep 2015
Feb 2016
Screen Size(Diagonal)
5.1 inch
5.5 inch
5.3 inch
5.7 inch
5.4 inch
Digital Camera Resolution
12.0 MP
12.0 MP
16.0 MP
12.3 MP
21.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
3.0 GB
Front Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
8.0 MP
8.0 MP
5.0 MP
Processor Type
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, 1.6GHz octa-core
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 1.55 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A57
Battery Capacity
3000.0 mAh
3600.0 mAh
2800.0 mAh
3450.0 mAh
3760.0 mAh
Operating System
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Android 6.0
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Carrier
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile
Average Rating
 4.7 stars
 4.7 stars
 4.4 stars
 4.5 stars
 4.4 stars
Look and Feel
54% Positive
46% Negative
81% Positive
19% Negative
30% Positive
70% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
Camera
94% Positive
6% Negative
100% Positive
93% Positive
7% Negative
61% Positive
39% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
Display
81% Positive
19% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
66% Positive
34% Negative
70% Positive
30% Negative
Waterproof
100% Positive
100% Positive
Storage
57% Positive
43% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive

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