Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
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IPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus lost the quality of the line Samsung smartphones, says expert the conclusion of Roskoshestvo on the results of studies of new models of smartphones. YotaPhone at a few positions ahead of iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge and quality music listening
ANO “Russian quality system”, subordinated to the Ministry of industry and trade, presented the results of studies of new models of smartphones in 2016. Were analyzed a total of 250 smartphone models for 274 indicators of quality, including durability, sound quality and video, performance, processing speed, functionality, battery life, etc.
The highest scores of experts in a summary rating scored phablets (gadgets with a diagonal screen from 5.4 inch and more) and smartphones (display size from 4.6 to 5.4 in) Samsung: Galaxy S7 Edge (32 GB), Galaxy Note 3 SM-N9005, Galaxy Note 4 SM-N910 °F, Galaxy S7 (32GB), Galaxy S4, SM Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.
Next come the phablet LG G4 H815 and the range of models of Apple (iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus).
The lowest scores in the combined rating remained for Acer Liquid Z220, Alcatel Pixi 4, Nokia X Dual SIM, Nokia Asha 311, Samsung Galaxy Fame Lite, Huawei Ascend, ZTE Blade L2, Acer Liquid Z3, LG K5, ZTE Blade G Lux, Nokia Lumia 530, ZTE Blade L3, the Microsoft Lumia 535.
Each model involved in the test, was placed in a special stand, which with the help of normal water and system of scatterers was simulated the effect of rain. Under this stream every smartphone kept for five minutes, and then evaluated the performance of the apparatus after one, two and three days after the test.
According to the organization, top waterproof phones consist of Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S7, Motorola Nexus 6, Sony Xperia Z2, Samsung Galaxy Xcover 3, HTC Desire 816, Sony Xperia Z3, Premium Sony Z5, Sony Xperia acro, Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia V LT25i, Lenovo Moto Play Z and finally, the iPhone 7.
Strength and ergonomics
Leaders of the General test for strength of steel the device Sony Z5 Premium, Apple iPhone 4s, Sony Xperia Z3, One Plus X and the Motorola Nexus 6. As noted by the representative of Roccasecca, this is the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus significantly ahead of the Samsung Galaxy S7. The testing included the “determination of the resistance to scratching” with a pencil, kicking, and falling into the drum pipe with a height of 80 cm, and the test of resistance to moisture penetration.
Sony Z5 Premium
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“Virtually all models of modern smartphones are prepared for the downs, — explains Eldar Murtazin, leading analyst Mobile Research Group. — In the merit of the material from which made the housing, high — strength aircraft aluminum, and monolithic chassis in which the impact loading is distributed evenly. Evolved and glass. Glass Gorilla Glass, which not only are “carpophilinae”, but also have a high resistance to impact, today “survive” in most situations. And, of course, there was a powerful protection against water in the form of membranes Gore-tex on the speakers and the microphones. All of these materials come to the world of mobile devices recently, so the evolution is clear.”
Best gadgets for ergonomics among the phablet of steel Sony Z5 Premium, Apple iPhone 7 Plus, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge. The most convenient among the smartphones was the iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S5, iPhone 6s, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One, Google Pixel XL. The uncomfortable gadgets Roskoshestvo calls Alcatel Pixi 4, Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini, LG K5, Acer Liquid Zest 4G and others.
The camera quality
Also experts Roskoshestvo analyzed several characteristics of the cameras: the resolution of the obtained images, color reproduction, the ability to create wide-angle photos, zoom, speed, shutter lag and speed shooting a series of images.
iPhone 7 Plus
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Top rankings for the quality of the camera led the Apple’s smartphone, significantly ahead of all present models of Samsung. The best “photo” of steel iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 5s. In this model, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus lost one position to Nokia Lumia 1020. The latest smartphone has headed a rating of the quality of the resulting images.
Separately, experts have studied the characteristics of the front camera. According to the organization, the best “selfie” make the following smartphones: HTC Desire Eye, iPhone 7, 6s, 6s Plus, 7 plus from the Apple LG G4. Rounding out the top Samsung Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 Edge, LG G5, LG V10 and two models of Google: Pixel XL and Pixel.
The best quality sound when playing music (play the works of Handel, Bach and Pink Floyd) have become models Nokia: Lumia 1020, Lumia 920, Lumia 925 and Lumia 830. They significantly outperformed models: iPhone 7 & Samsung Galaxy S7 Galaxy S7 Edge. Russian YotaPhone on a few positions ahead of a quality music listening experience iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge.
High-quality sound when you call the experts noted on the smartphone HTC Desire Eye, HTC One M8, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, HTC One M9 and iPhone 6s Plus.
Previously, Apple overtook Samsung in the number of smartphones in the world. In the fourth quarter of 2016, shipments of iPhone increased by 9% compared with the same period in 2015, amounted to 438,7 million units, estimated the research firm Strategy Analytics. The share of Apple had 17.8% of the total quantity of supplied smart phones, to share Samsung with 17.7%. The latter, therefore, gave the American company the title of leader of the smartphone market. By the end of 2016 Samsung, however, retained first place on the market. Its share was 20.8%, Apple is 14.5%.