2016 was definitely an important year for the growth of Virtual Reality in our lives. We saw many companies developing VR compatible hardware and software including Samsung, Sony, Nikon, MIcrosoft. We saw many India, US and China based promising startups developing AR and VR contents. A good resolution display, Powerful chipset and GPU, Gyroscope, Accelerometers are the factors that makes your smartphone a ‘VR ready’ smartphone. In this edition of weekly top 3 let’s talk about best in class smartphones from budget to high end.
REDMI NOTE 3
Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 3 a Snapdragon 650 powered smartphone last year. It has two 1.8GHz Cortex-A72 with adreno 510 that makes it a performer with antutu score of about 60k. This a year old phone is still the best budget VR ready smartphone till date.
- 5.5″ Full HD IPS display with 403 PPI density
- 3GB RAM with 32GB storage and 4000mAh battery
- 16 megapixel rear camera and 5 megapixel front camera
- Snapdragon 650 Hexa-core with Adreno 510
- Fingerprint sensor, IR Blaster
Redmi note 3 is perfectly priced starting at ₹11,999 approx. $179 and available on amazon.in in three different color variants. Xiaomi has launched Mi VR Play headset as the perfect mate for its smartphones.
One Plus 3T
One plus 3T is an upgrade to the company’s latest flagship One Plus 3 with some spects bumps but same body. One plus is well known for their quality phones in budget. One plus 3T is powered by Snapdragon 821 chipset with Adreno 530 for ultimate performance.
- 5.5″ Optic AMOLED display of 1080p resolution
- 6GB RAM with 64/128GB storage and 3400mAh battery
- 16 megapixel rear camera with OIS and 16 megapixel front camera
- Snapdragon 821, 2.35 GHz quad core with Adreno 530
- Fingerprint sensor, NFC, Dash Charging
One Plus 3T is the best phone to buy having all the killer flagship specifications starting at ₹29,999 approx $440. This phone is available on Amazon.in in two different color variants.
Google Pixel XL
Pixel XL is the first phone ever Google made phone and Daydream View compatible phone. It features the best in class screen and the highest rating camera. Pixel XL comes with unlimited google photos storage and a unique metal-glass structured body.
- 5.5″ AMOLED QHD display with 534PPI
- 4GB of RAM with 32/128GB storage and 3450mAh battery
- 12.3 megapixel rear camera and 8 megapixel front camera
- Snapdragon 821 chipset is downclocked
- Latest Android, NFC, Laser AF, Fingerprint sensor
Google Pixel XL most expensive Google phone till date Starting at ₹66,000 approx.$999. You can buy this phone from Flipkart.com with affordable exchange offers.