Giving your loved ones the gift of a smartphone this Christmas is not just a way to stay connected. It offers your family experiences with music, games, social media, apps, photos, and more. Here is a list of the best smartphones available to help you find the perfect gift for your loved ones.
iPhones by Apple
The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 plus, in addition to the high dollar, limited edition iPhone X, are the hot new Apple smartphones. The 8 line has shatterproof glass backing, making it possible for wireless charging. These devices also have better cameras and faster processors than previous models. Apple claims that these phones are 70% faster due to the A11 bionic chip. Another special feature that the 8 line has is “True Tone,” which automatically adjusts the “white balance” to the light surrounding you. This gives your screen a paper like appearance.
The biggest standout of the iPhone X is the realization of a vision by the design department at Apple. That goal was to have a smartphone that was “all display.” It features an edge-to-edge screen, and the “home” button has disappeared. The price is just under $1,000, which puts this device in the exclusive category. Apple got rid of the touch ID feature on this phone as well, replacing it with facial recognition technology to enhance security.
Galaxy by Samsung
People enjoy Android Galaxy phones because of their design, speed, and quality. This model is one of the most used and well known of all Android smartphones. Samsung’s flagship model is the Galaxy S, but if you need a larger screen, try the Galaxy Note. It has the nickname “phablet,” because its size brings to mind a half smartphone, half tablet device.
Pixel by Google
Google designed this smartphone model to compete with phones from Apple and Samsung. It has an Android operating system and claims to have the best camera in the industry. The Pixel has an easy to use interface, and is a great device for those who are fans of Google productivity apps like Docs, Drive, and Sheets. This smartphone would make a great gift for an organized or business-minded individual.
One by HTC
If you are buying for a tech-savvy or photo-loving person this year, consider the HTC One. The user experience is speedy and simple. According to the manufacturer, you can capture very clear and stunning images with the 16 megapixel front facing camera and the 12 ultrapixel rear camera.
Xperia by Sony
This smartphone model by Sony is probably not a tech competitor with Apple products or the Galaxy. However, it is an option if you need a more affordable gift this holiday season. It is a durable and reliable smartphone, with a scratch resistant and beautiful screen.
Aurora by BlackBerry
The BlackBerry name has always been associated with business professionals. When it came out with a full analog keyboard, handheld computing life became much easier. This keyboard made it possible to fill in calendar appointments, write emails, and send texts efficiently. Recently, BlackBerry has integrated their devices with the Android operating system on Aurora models. This contributes to the Aurora’s ease of use and versatility. Another appealing feature is its affordable price. This smartphone has several convenient features and is a great organizational tool.
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