2015 has seen the launch of some impressive smartphones and many of these run on the Android operating system. Android are certainly giving other operating systems a run for their money, so it’s worth taking a look at the best Android phones out there. Here’s a rundown on five of the best Android phones available on Three this year.
Sony Xperia™ Z3.
The Z3 from Sony has great battery life and some really nifty behind-the-scenes features. It has a quad-core 2,5GHz processor and the Adreno 330 graphic processing unit that, coupled with a full 1080p resolution, gives you brightness and vivid colours, so great for films, games and images. It’s a slim, stylish design with a premium feel, and is water and dust resistant.
The Z3 runs on Android 5 Lollipop OS. It’s slicker, faster and easy on battery life, which makes the Z3 a great choice for people who travel or need a phone to last the distance.
HTC One M9.
It has a really good 20.7MP camera and a 4MP UltraPixel front-facing camera for selfies. You also get the BoomSound speakers which give you an unbeatable audio experience, whether you’re streaming, chatting or playing. And the stunning 1080p Super LCD 5in display and “jewellery-grade” design are not to be overlooked.
Samsung Galaxy S6.
Samsung have really upped their game with the S6. Not only is it good-looking with a premium glass and metal design, it also has an impressive 5.1in QHD display. Samsung is known for brilliant screen technology and the Super AMOLED display gives you a clear, vivid picture. The 16MP rear camera is impressiv,e and you also get a 5MP selfie camera. The S6 comes with loads of extras, like super-fast charging, a fingerprint ID scanner and a powerful octa-core Exynox processor.
This is another phone that runs on Android 5 Lollipop, so you can enjoy all the slickness of the OS with added power, performance and good looks.
The camera on the LG G4 is perhaps its strongest feature. There’s a 16MP rear camera and a massive 8MP front-facing camera – perfect for selfie-lovers everywhere. The 5.1 OS is the first big ‘maintenance release’ for Lollipop by Android, fixing bugs and improving performance and stability over the original 5.0 release. You also get HD voice built into the operating system.
The LG G4 has a unique, curved design and a removable battery that makes it a winner for people who worry about the performance of their handset and its strain on their battery life.
Samsung Galaxy Note 4.
The Note 4 has an impressive 5.7in screen and is a cross between a phone and a tablet – often referred to as a ‘phablet’. The large display gives you beautiful images thanks to Samsung’s Quad HD Super AMOLED technology. Released on Android KitKat 4.4, the Note 4 can be upgraded to the super slick Android 5 Lollipop OS to get things done even faster.
The Note 4 also looks as good, thanks to a sleek aluminium frame. If you’re looking for the ultimate device for getting things done, the Note 4 is probably your best choice.
Android have really pushed the boat out so far in 2015, and all budgets and preferences are catered for. Luckily, all of our plans come with 4G at no extra cost, so you can get the best of the internet as it was intended once you’ve decided on your Android of choice.
Why not check out the top Android mobile phones for yourself in your nearest Three store.