Most underrated phones of 2017

We’ve been looking at the field of competitors we checked out through the course of the year, and these five smartphones manage to stand out the most as being underrated.
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16. SaRPeR

Posts: 141; Member since: Mar 02, 2017

Actually KEYone's battery life is average. Not really bad but not really good either. It's battery life is around same as iPhone 8 Plus and slightly worse than Galaxy S8.

18. meanestgenius

Posts: 22075; Member since: May 28, 2014

No, it is NOT average. It got a SOT here of 12 hours on this very site. Other sites have rated it's battery life to be great as well. Your lack of knowledge about the device is showing.

24. jellmoo

Posts: 2588; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Every review I've seen disagrees with this. Battery life has been a consistent high point for the KEYone.

14. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The standard iPhone 8, should be on this list.

20. Ralph.

Posts: 249; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

All iPhones should be on the list. Most underrated and a ripoff featureless phone.

31. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You clearly don't understand what "underrated" means. Then again... you don't know what most words mean, either, so I can hardly blame you.

34. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

He’s just a stupid racist bro. You know that’s arte8800 right? He tossed all that racism at you and I, and now thinks we wanna converse with him. He can go to hell.

41. Ralph.

Posts: 249; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Lmfao says the migrant whose still studying and taking English lessons..... in USA. Just graduated recently Dumb fool It's, contempt, derision, ambivalence.

43. Ralph.

Posts: 249; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Also you advising and telling me what words mean. An iFanatic. LMAO.

45. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

iPhone should be on overrated list

25. L0n3n1nja

Posts: 1560; Member since: Jul 12, 2016

So will the iPhone X be featured in a most over rated phone of 2017 list?

32. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

It'd better be. Right next to the Pixel 2XL AND Note 8.

36. darkkjedii

Posts: 31055; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

How and why on earth, would you think the iPhone X is overrated dude? Sure it lacks a few features I’d love it to have, but it makes up for them elsewhere. The Note 8 lacks features, and Samsung Cloud is a joke compared to iCloud. Maybe the Note 8 should be on that list as well. I’m gonna keep it 100, neither the X or Note 8 are perfect, but both are great. I wish they could merge the two, cause they complement each other very well.

42. Ralph.

Posts: 249; Member since: Dec 20, 2017

Apple products, especially iPhone, are overrated. And it's embarrassing for anyone to be wasting $1,000 for stolen, exaggerated, reused and useless features.   Apple has been trying to sabotage Samsung and Android for a while now. And for a company that has the leading edge in the market, it surely takes a lot from its nearest competitor, and then has the nerve to charge $200 - $300 more for eerily similar features. But Apple has a very strong marketing scheme that causes people to go crazy over them. I don't know how they do it, but congrats to them. They can keep it, though. I'll be just fine with my Samsung Galaxy Note8, that still works fine after a few months, with no shattered screen, something you have to always be in fear of with an iPhone.

44. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3137; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This year I've owned the XZP, Galaxy S8+, KeyONE and Nokia 6. I can honestly say that while the S8+ has wonderful battery life, the KeyONE smokes it badly. Even a Mate 9 I also had this year outperforms the S8+. Those ignoramuses that claim the Galaxy has better battery life than the KeyONE can all go s**k a d**k. I was less than thrilled with the Nokia 6's camera as it exhibited too much softness in well lit shots. That's understandable in low-light scenes but not for shots in natural light. The XZP was nothing short of fantastic if not for Sony's issues with working fingerprint scanners for US-bound models. It's a piece of cake to flash the Central Europe ROM to activate it but you lose Band 12 for T-Mobile and AT&T.

46. fam1987

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 31, 2017

Why Sony XZP is underrated? This phone built quality, performance and battery life is good but just the camera software consider is underrated. Honor is Huawei's subsidiary brand and the phone is for mid range user. The phone spec and software consider is good based on the sell price. For my opinion, Iphone 8 / X is most underrated phone compare to all the android phones listed in this article because of the phone OS limitation. If compare the IPhone price with other brand flagship model based on built quality and overall function, IPhone considered is overprice. I know most of the IPhone supporter doesn't agree with my opinion but I just say the truth.

50. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

I think underrated means it's real good but majority of people don't give it enough credits.

49. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 576; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

Hmm LG V30?

51. hurrycanger

Posts: 1761; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

I think the Honor 7x is overrated. XD It's almost perfect but the lags ruin it all. It lags too much. Not most of the time, but enough to turn me from love-it on the first two days to I-wish-i-could-love-it. Camera takes some wonderful photos. Portrait mode with front cam is on point. Works so well for such a cheap phone, but camera app lags so much sometimes I tap and it doesn't take photo until 5 sec later. Or sometimes I launch the app and it takes 5-10 sec until the camera is ready to take photos. This same issue exists on the Honor 6x I had as well, and they couldn't fix it for the 7x. Sometimes other apps have bad lags as well, but not to the point to make me dislike the phone. The camera lag is a deal breaker for me. For the price range I would say the Moto G5s Plus beats the hell out of it. Photo quality of the 7x is better, but the G5s Plus does better in everything else.

52. Tahir215

Posts: 31; Member since: Jan 14, 2014

Xiaomi Mi A1 and of course, LG V30

53. Humanoid

Posts: 1226; Member since: Dec 11, 2017

Honor 9 is better than 7x

54. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

Should have mentioned the HP Elite X3
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