We all engage in window shopping most of the time. And even though we may not plan to buy anything in particular, most of us enjoy the bittersweet experience of comparing features, keeping track of latest trends and even the prices (even if we are not planning to buy anything).
So if you just want to stay updated on the current top-end smartphones in the market. Or, if you are seriously considering to pick up a complete option smartphone, we present you a close look at the top specs of the most desireable devices of the time.
Consider the HTC One M9 to begin with. This smartphone was in the news for its stunning brushed metal panel and depth-sensing camera lens even before it was released in the markets in April 2015, this year. Another of its variant, the HTC One M9 Plus with a larger screen and QHD resolution LCD Capacitive touch screen was introduced into the markets recently.
Next comes the LG G Flex 2 which was also the buzz word for all smartphone geeks for its curved panel and display. The LG Flex G2 was also the first smartphone to run Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 when it was released in January earlier this year.
Then we have the Samsung Galaxy S6. This smartphone is currently the most costliest among this list. With a stunning panel made of metal and steel, the Samsung Galaxy S6 knows how to grab the attention of the customers.
Finally we bring to you the Motorola Moto Turbo. Like all of Motorola’s innovative ideas, the Moto Turbo was also a device created to amaze its customers. With a bullet-proof nylon fibre for its rear panel and a waterproof display, the Moto Turbo was able to attract quite a lot of attention in the smartphone arena.
Construction and Make
When it comes to the panel design and construction, its not hard to guess which device is the better choice. Yes, the Motorola’s flagship device - Moto Turbo is on the top. This device comes with a Black Ballistic Nylon which is generally used for bullet-proof accessories. The other alternative is a metallised glass panel that is equally tough. The rear panel is absolutely rugged and resistant to wear and tear. Even the display receives a nano-coating of water-repellent material which makes this smartphone a really strong companion. The phone packs a powerful 3900 mAh and comes with a Turbo Charger for super fast charging.
Another interesting build feature comes with the LG G Flex 2. This smartphone sports a panel with Self-Healing Technology. This technology ensures that you phone can naturally fix scratches and blemishes to help your G Flex 2 maintain its timeless look. However, the manufacturers are quick to maintain that limit of self-healing is highly dependent on ambient temperature, scratch depth and amount of wear and tear already present. Recovery from heavy scratches may be limited. The perfectly curved body of the LG G Flex comes with seamless edges and sides. There are no physical buttons on the sides making the phone easy to hold and extremely stylish to carry around. Despite it’s curvy edges, the LG G Flex 2 packs a big 3000 mAH battery.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9 are both lacking in terms of rigidity. But, when it comes to style and perfection both the devices do fairly well. The Samsung Galaxy S6 is fully inspired by glass moulding and metal sculpting techniques. The edges are perfectly rounded, smooth and every inch of the device seems to reflect the amazingly mellow colors of the display. This phone comes with a 2550 mAH battery which provides a fairly good battery life.
HTC One M9 sports a beautifully crafted all-metal body with mirrored edges and sides. This smartphone screams of style in every bit. The Unibody rear panel is curved and keeps in line with the features of the flagship One Series by HTC. HTC One M9 Plus comes with a 2840 mAH battery for all purposes.
Of all the four, it’s interesting to note that the Samsung Galaxy S6 is the lightest device at 138 grams while the Motorola Moto Droid Turbo is the heaviest at 176 grams.
All the four smartphones score full marks for their displays. At 5.5 inches, the LG G Flex 2 has the largest display. It sports a P-OLED full HD display. The curved screen accounts for better viewing angles and avoids glare and reflections to the maximum. But pixel saturation on screen is limited to 401 ppi only.
The HTC One M9 with a pixel density of 441 ppi and 5 inches long display and the Moto turbo with a 5.2 inches AMOLED full display with a pixel density of 565 ppi, come next in line.
Both the devices bear top-notch displays which are capable of replicating clear and sharp real-life images on screen.
The pinnacle of excellence in this range is achieved by the 5.1 inches Quad HD Super AMOLED display of the Samsung Galaxy S6. The smartphone has a pixel density of 576 ppi that gives it an almost jewel-like finish that is breath-taking. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has an impeccably sharp viewing experience, and its adaptive display provides unbeatable clarity both indoors as well as outdoors.
Most readers will be familiar with the hype surrounding the LG G Flex 2. It was the first smartphone to come with the powerful 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor.Yes, the phone does prove its mettle in providing users a truly speedy operation. Clubbed with a 2 GB RAM and an Adreno 430 graphics card, gaming is a pleasurable experience on this device. Multi-tasking and moving from one app to another without having to close any running applications is easier with the LG G Flex 2.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the HTC One M9 also belong to the 64-bit Octa Core processor running smartphones! While the HTC One M9 packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 with 3GB RAM, the Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with a Exynos 7 Octa 7420 chipset with a 3GB RAM as well. While the HTC One M9 is not much favoured for its gaming experience, it can put up a pretty decent show considering the powerful Octa Core processor. But when it comes to the Samsung Galaxy S6 its 64-bit architecture, LPDDR4 and advanced GPU delivers truly powerful performance, letting you take multitasking and multimedia functions to the next level.
The Moto Turbo packs an equally competent Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor with 2.7 GHz Quad-Core CPU with 64-bit memory access. This device delivers well on the multi-tasking front. Users can switch seamlessly between apps, enjoy richer graphics, and keep up with it all with a 3 GB RAM (LPDDR3).
The HTC One M9 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Moto Turbo come with 32GB internal memory. The Black Ballistic Nylon version of the Moto Turbo comes with an extended memory of 64GB. Only LG G Flex 2 and HTC One M9 Plus come with the option of expandable memory up to 2TB.
All the four handsets display amazing camera capabilities. The Moto Turbo comes with the highest resolution camera at 21 MP. The rear shooter comes with a Dual LED flash and Autofocus feature and the front camera sports a 2 MP lens.
The HTC One M9 Plus features a 20 MP rear camera with sapphire camera cover lens. The front shooter of the HTC One M9 Plus sports the HTC Ultra Pixel lens.
Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with a CMOS 16 MP rear shooter and a CMOS 5 MP front camera which is more preferable for selfies in comparison to other smartphones in this list. A short cut to the camera can be accessed by clicking on the home button twice.
Finally we have the LG’s superior OIS+ Autofocus technology that steadies every shot for sharp focused images. The rear camera comes with a 13 MP lens and the front camera sports a 2 MP shooter.
All these devices come enabled with Back-illuminated sensor (BSI), Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Smile detection, Touch to focus and Touch to Capture features.
All the four devices are enabled with the latest connectivity options like- NFC, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with Hotspot capability, DLNA, HDMI, MHL 3.0, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack and microUSB 2.0 (5-pin) port.
While the HTC One M9, Samsung Galaxy S6 and Moto Turbo are enabled with 4G internet connectivity, the Moto Turbo is not compatible with the 4G LTE bands in India. The LG G Flex 2 remains a 3G smartphone. The smartphones are also actively connected on the navigation systems like GPS/AGPS and GLONASS.
The smartphones that we’ve just had a look at are the dream devices for gadget freaks anywhere in the world. Each phone displays features of a truly flagship device of it’s home company and so customers are being offered nothing but the best. This makes pronouncing a final verdict a huge task.
So, we suggest that if you are searching for a really rough and tough device with longer battery life and more multi-tasking and substantial memory usage, you may like the Moto Turbo more.
But, if you are pitching your money for a really stylish device with an excellent camera, fairly good battery life and lots of memory to store your selfies and multimedia files, you will want to consider the LG G Flex 2.
For those of you looking for a premium smartphone experience in every single aspect of the device, we suggest you take a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy S6 or the HTC One M9. Both the devices score full points for their looks and outstanding performance of the chipset.
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