The most popular smartphones 2018

There are many different ratings regarding the popularity of smartphones. Interestingly, almost all of them provide different data, apparently, the technology differs when creating each individual rating. Based on these ratings, we’ll try to predict which smartphones will be popular..

iPhone 7 32Gb

Of course, one of the most popular smartphones is the iPhone 7, even though it is generally one of the most expensive devices on the Russian market..

The smartphone itself does not seem to have changed much compared to the 6s. Let’s say even more – the case is the same, although the company slightly changed its design and added new color shades. Of course, there is news on the hardware. For example, the processor was updated, stereo sound appeared. Alas, the smartphone lost its headphone jack, but received protection from drops of water and dust.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1334 × 750
  • Weight: 138g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • Processor: Apple A10 Fusion
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1960 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy S7 32Gb

Although the Samsung Galaxy S8 is due to be released in the near future, the Galaxy S7 model is one of the most popular in the Samsung lineup..

The device is very cool. Screen size – 5.1 inches, resolution – 2560 × 1440 pixels, processor – Samsung Exynos 8890, 4 GB RAM, 32 GB main memory.

Of the chips, we note a very cool camera, a case using glass and metal, a fingerprint scanner, the Always-On Display function.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.1 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 2560 × 1440
  • Weight: 152g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Samsung Exynos 8890
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 4 GB
  • Battery capacity: 3000 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 32Gb

Xiaomi’s new generation Redmi Note is gaining momentum. It is not surprising, because for a small cost you get a powerful and high-quality device, which for some “branded” manufacturers will cost one and a half to two times more.

The smartphone is indeed interesting. Screen size – 5.5 inches, resolution – Full HD, uses a 10-core processor MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797), 3 GB of RAM, 32 GB of main memory.

Additional features: cool metal case, powerful 4100 mAh battery, fingerprint scanner, Android 6.0.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 175g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio X20 (MT6797)
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Meizu M3 Note 32Gb

A similar model from Meizu. Both smartphones are almost the main competitors in the market, so it is not surprising that they are so similar in characteristics. About them – just below.

Meizu uses proprietary Flyme firmware, while Xiaomi uses MIUI. The case here is also metal, but it looks completely different. In terms of performance, both smartphones are at approximately the same level. All this suggests that both devices are good and which one to choose, it’s up to you.

Note that Meizu from official deliveries, as well as Xiaomi, are more expensive.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1920 × 1080
  • Weight: 163g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)
  • Memory capacity: 32 GB
  • RAM capacity: 3 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4100 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

iPhone 6S 16Gb

Surprised? There is nothing to be surprised at: the demand for the iPhone is stably high, and the 6s is much cheaper than the iPhone 7, therefore it is in great demand..

Interestingly, the 6S is not so worse than the “seven”, because the latter is an upgraded version of the iPhone 6s. So, there is still excellent performance, an excellent camera (for a minute, one of the best on the market in general), a fingerprint scanner, a wide selection of color shades.

  • Screen diagonal: 4.7 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1334 × 750
  • Weight: 143g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 1
  • CPU: Apple A9
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 1715 mAh
  • Camera: 12 MP
  • Memory card support: no
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime SM-G570F / DS

And one more Samsung. True, this time we will focus on the budget model, which is in stable demand..

This smartphone has a 5-inch screen with HD resolution, the processor is Exynos 7570, 2 GB of RAM, 16 GB of main memory. Two good cameras are installed, there is a slot for a memory card, support for LTE.

The characteristics are not the most outstanding, but the cost is relatively low..

  • Screen diagonal: 5 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 143g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: Exynos 7570
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 2400 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

ASUS ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL 16Gb

ASUS introduced many new models and one of them – ZenFone 3 Max ZC520TL.

This is a 5.2-inch smartphone with a resolution of 1280 × 720 pixels. It features good solutions like a MediaTek MT6737T processor, 2 GB of RAM, LTE support, a fingerprint scanner, and a metal case. And all this at a pretty “tasty” cost.

  • Screen diagonal: 5.2 inches
  • Screen Resolution: 1280 × 720
  • Weight: 148g
  • SIM Card Quantity: 2
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6737T
  • Memory capacity: 16 GB
  • RAM capacity: 2 GB
  • Battery capacity: 4130 mAh
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • Support for memory cards: yes
  • Support for 4G networks: yes

By the way, check out the Antutu popularity rating (the rating includes smartphones on which users run the Antutu application).