3 Best 2016 phones you’ve never heard of
Vernee is Chineese phone manufacturer that is producing some pretty impressive phone at very competitive price points. The Vernee Mars is looks and feels like an iPhone and at a price of $270 that is an impressive feat. In addition to nailing the industrial design, the Mars features a Helio P10 64-bit octacore processor coupled with 4GB RAM. It comes with a 13MP Sony sensor and a side mounted finger print reader. Not bad at all.
Vivo Xplay 5
The Xplay 5 phone has it all, the looks and the fire power on the inside. With metal on the back and a beautiful quad HD curved display on the front this phone is bound to feel nothing less that premium in hand. Underneath the beautiful exterior, the Xplay 5 rocks a Snapdragon 652 octa core processor with 4 gigs of RAM, enough to provide a seamless user experience and gaming support. Xplay 5 comes in another higher powered variant for the spec heads called the Xplay 5 Elite. The Elite version comes with a Snapdragon 810 and 6 gigs of RAM. Both variants comes with 128GB of internal storage which is more than one would need in this day and age of free cloud storage. There is also a 16MP primary camera and a 8MP front facing camera. The Xplay 5 comes in at around $450.
Just as the name and the looks suggest, the Elephone S7 draws its inspiration from the Galaxy S7 Edge. The phone comes in two sizes 5.2” and 5.5” and in 4 different colors, Black, Golden, Green and Blue. With a price tag of less than $200, the S7 packs quite the punch with a Helio X20 deca core processor, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM.