4 Smartphones You Should Buy If You Want To Upgrade

By Kachi Ojieh Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Not sure of the next smartphone to upgrade to? We at Techisbae is here to help. Read on quickly and make a choice for yourself.

#1SAMSUNG GALAXY S8/S8+


samsung galaxy S8/S8+
Photo credit: Engadget

PROS:
- You will love the fantastic design.
- No problem when holding it as it feels comfortable in your hands.
- You can choose between two sizes and a few color options.
- They are water resistant. They are also dust resistant.
Not convinced? See the full specifications of Samsung S8/ S8+ and tell us what you think.

CONS:
- Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with 3000 mAh battery while Galaxy S8 Plus comes with 3500 mAh battery.
- Both come with tons of bloatware.
- While some of the pre-installed apps can be useful, many others are just a waste of space.

WHY BUY:
Even though there are pros and cons, these phones are almost perfect. We are sure you will enjoy using it.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link 1: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus - Jumia
Link 2: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus - Konga
Link 3: Samsung Galaxy S8 - Konga

#2LG G6


LG G6

PROS:
- Big screen in one-hand friendly design.
- The unique 18:9 aspect ratio on the LG G6’s quad HD+ allows for more viewing space on movies and shows.
- Even if you want to use it while in the shower, you are covered because it is water resistant.
- G6 features dual 13-megapixel cameras, which shoots 125-degree, wide-angle shots.
- Gorilla Glass 3 protection on front and Gorilla Glass 5 on back.

CONS:
- No IR Blaster
- LG G6 is still using last year’s Snapdragon 821 Processor.
- There is only a single speaker on the bottom of the phone.

WHY BUY:
LG G6 is a beautiful device with an excellent display and great camera. it is less expensive than Samsung’s Galaxy S8 but almost have similar features with it.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link 1: LG Phones - Konga
Link 2: LG G6 - Jumia

#3SONY XPERIA XZ PREMIUM


sony xperia xz premium

PROS:
- 5.46 inches 4K HDR Immersive Display with 807ppi pixel density.
- 19MP Primary Camera can shoot videos at 960 frames per second.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection covering the mobile from the front as well as well rear.
- The body of smartphone is IP68 certified dust and water proof.

CONS:
- Camera is not up to the standard for taking night photos when compared to Galaxy S8.
- Many users found the phone to be heavy.
- Battery capacity is 3230 mAh which is insufficient for such a high end phone.

WHY BUY:
Sony Xperia XZ Premium allows you to watch 4K videos on your smartphone. it supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, NFC, GPS, USB, 3G, 4G.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link: Sony Xperia XZ Premium - Jumia

#4HTC U11


htc u11 silver color smartphone

PROS:
- 2 MP Primary and 16 MP Secondary Camera.
- It supports Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).
- The phone has Loud & crisp speakers and 4 mics to record very clean distortion free 3D Sound.
- Charismatic Liquid Surface design blending metal with 3D Glass.
- IP67 certified water & dust resistant.

CONS:
- No 3.5 mm Headphone jack.
- Hybrid Dual SIM support (Can't use SIM 2 with SD card)
- It is a glass built phone which can be easily damaged if not handled carefully.

WHY BUY:
It features Snapdragon 835 and  6 GB RAM which will help you enjoy running heavy apps without any worries. Camera is also great having DxO mark rating.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link: HTC U11 - Jumia
best smartphones 2017

Not sure of the next smartphone to upgrade to? We at Techisbae is here to help. Read on quickly and make a choice for yourself.

#1SAMSUNG GALAXY S8/S8+


samsung galaxy S8/S8+
Photo credit: Engadget

PROS:
- You will love the fantastic design.
- No problem when holding it as it feels comfortable in your hands.
- You can choose between two sizes and a few color options.
- They are water resistant. They are also dust resistant.
Not convinced? See the full specifications of Samsung S8/ S8+ and tell us what you think.

CONS:
- Samsung Galaxy S8 comes with 3000 mAh battery while Galaxy S8 Plus comes with 3500 mAh battery.
- Both come with tons of bloatware.
- While some of the pre-installed apps can be useful, many others are just a waste of space.

WHY BUY:
Even though there are pros and cons, these phones are almost perfect. We are sure you will enjoy using it.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link 1: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus - Jumia
Link 2: Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus - Konga
Link 3: Samsung Galaxy S8 - Konga

#2LG G6


LG G6

PROS:
- Big screen in one-hand friendly design.
- The unique 18:9 aspect ratio on the LG G6’s quad HD+ allows for more viewing space on movies and shows.
- Even if you want to use it while in the shower, you are covered because it is water resistant.
- G6 features dual 13-megapixel cameras, which shoots 125-degree, wide-angle shots.
- Gorilla Glass 3 protection on front and Gorilla Glass 5 on back.

CONS:
- No IR Blaster
- LG G6 is still using last year’s Snapdragon 821 Processor.
- There is only a single speaker on the bottom of the phone.

WHY BUY:
LG G6 is a beautiful device with an excellent display and great camera. it is less expensive than Samsung’s Galaxy S8 but almost have similar features with it.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link 1: LG Phones - Konga
Link 2: LG G6 - Jumia

#3SONY XPERIA XZ PREMIUM


sony xperia xz premium

PROS:
- 5.46 inches 4K HDR Immersive Display with 807ppi pixel density.
- 19MP Primary Camera can shoot videos at 960 frames per second.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection covering the mobile from the front as well as well rear.
- The body of smartphone is IP68 certified dust and water proof.

CONS:
- Camera is not up to the standard for taking night photos when compared to Galaxy S8.
- Many users found the phone to be heavy.
- Battery capacity is 3230 mAh which is insufficient for such a high end phone.

WHY BUY:
Sony Xperia XZ Premium allows you to watch 4K videos on your smartphone. it supports almost all connectives like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB, NFC, GPS, USB, 3G, 4G.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link: Sony Xperia XZ Premium - Jumia

#4HTC U11


htc u11 silver color smartphone

PROS:
- 2 MP Primary and 16 MP Secondary Camera.
- It supports Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0).
- The phone has Loud & crisp speakers and 4 mics to record very clean distortion free 3D Sound.
- Charismatic Liquid Surface design blending metal with 3D Glass.
- IP67 certified water & dust resistant.

CONS:
- No 3.5 mm Headphone jack.
- Hybrid Dual SIM support (Can't use SIM 2 with SD card)
- It is a glass built phone which can be easily damaged if not handled carefully.

WHY BUY:
It features Snapdragon 835 and  6 GB RAM which will help you enjoy running heavy apps without any worries. Camera is also great having DxO mark rating.

WHERE TO BUY:
Link: HTC U11 - Jumia
Kachi Ojieh
Kachi Ojieh

"Tech Is Before Anything Else since 2017". Kachi Ojieh is the CEO and Founder of Tech Is Bae. An enthusiastic blogger with the heart to unify all tech lovers across the globe. Currently working to make sure readers keep coming back for more.

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