What phone has impressed you the most so far in 2016?

So far in 2016, we've welcomed an intriguing selection of new phones, most of which were quite anticipated in the months immediate to their release. You know what phones we are talking about - Samsung, HTC, and LG's flagships, which are usually released in the first half of a given year and this is unlikely to change in the immediate future...
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21. Phonehex

Posts: 758; Member since: Feb 16, 2016

Removing price from the equation , What in Xiaomi Mi5 impressed you in comparison with S7/S7 Edge and HTC 10 . ?

16. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Honestly the G5 is the most impressive with it's modular design and great camera. Unfortunately I don't like the design of the phone so I wouldn't buy It but I did just vote for it.

20. XaErO

Posts: 353; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

S7 and Redmi Note 3 definitely .. One offers extreme flagship level performance (battery, camera, UI, water-resistance etc.) and other one offers best configuration on budget (fast processor, really long lasting battery) !!

22. Gadgety

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

I'm sorry, there's nothing that impresses me or gets me excited. Incremental improvements all around. Show me a really large Note phablet with a foldable screen for pocketability and I'll bring out the wallet. Samsung, and LG have shown off prototypes for years.

51. techietech

Posts: 29; Member since: Jan 24, 2016

I know right? Nothing really "wow"-ed me. Hoping Note wouldn't disappoint

24. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

HTC 10, for they made just the biggest comeback and best Android they've ever released.

25. SIGPRO

Posts: 2815; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Wow that coming from a ifan.......what happened? Somebody hit you on the head, or are your eyes finally open?

32. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

dear, I have 5 Android (all still f**king active) phones and 1 iPhone, I have negative zero idea why you are accusing me of such, but thanks for giving me the 'ifan' moniker though.. :)

39. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Because in many of your post, you sound like a typical iPhonaddict. WoW! I think I just coined a new word - "iPhonaddtic"

67. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Let's just say I'm indeed having fun with my iPhone but I always try to stay as neutral as I can be, although I do admit sometimes I try to "save" Apple, it was because the other side of the fence is getting too ahead of themselves :)

28. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

I'm not sure that making a competent phone equals greatest comeback

36. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Good one, they're different though, one is giving a reason to make customers upgrade and stick around, while the other is demands people to jump back to their brand. Not sure of my answer but that's what I perceived

44. joeytaylor

Posts: 957; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

Haha.. .gotcha....i give them credit for making a good phone.....what it does is push everyone to make awesome phones....it's good for everyone

27. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S7/edge shouldn't impress everyone.. no major change from Galaxy S6/edge with the re-introduction of key Samsung features (in other-words the Galaxy S7/edge, should of been the Galaxy S6/edge). M10 to me seems to be the only phone that really did a come back and impress me comparing where they came from.

35. jellmoo

Posts: 2563; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Why? And I say this as somebody that likes the M10. What did it do that's so much more impressive than the S7/edge?

64. phichart

Posts: 335; Member since: May 03, 2014

the front of M10 is ugly.. S7 edge is the most beautiful phone.. and best camera, last longer battery, best performance with Exynos. HTC 10 has batter speaker only but not that much..

68. Ahovking

Posts: 711; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

How did the S7 edge "Impressed" you? We have seen the design before, All the S7 is the S6 with S5 features.. how does the added features of expandable storage "Impressed" you when for a samsung phone it should of been stranded and never should of been dropped? Its performance is not "Impressive" compared to previous years, the same goes with battery and i could say the Note 4 has a much better camera, apart from night time shots.

29. darthmaul

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

How brainwashed can someone be to vote for icrap SE? :))

40. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

I didn't see an icrap SE on the list? Where were you looking? Oh wait, I see, you've used icrap instead of iPhone, that's hilarious, amazing, witty, hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. Ooh my sides are hurting, where do you guys come up with such great humour!? :D

54. kiko007

Posts: 7493; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

As brainwashed as Darth thinking his opinion matters ;).

56. AlikMalix unregistered

No freaking way, call the cops, darthmole. There's a huge market for a 4" phone - and so far the manufacturers skimped out on performs e for these. iPhone SE is probably the fastest and future proof device because they got latest iPhone internals (which is already crazy fast) and a screen that doesn't tax the battery and processing speed. I know it's not a difficult to make this phone fast - the sum of its parts are basically pulled off the shelf - but it's gonna make a lot of people happy - especially those that prefer iOS but don't want a big phone.

30. hgvenom

Posts: 11; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

god..., i hate touchwiz, otherwise maybe s7, but I loved my htc one m8, so i'm going with the htc 10

31. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

Iphone 5se, for sure, that is something amazing top company selling product which has been around for years, with new revolutionary colour options, pink(rose gold).. this is something i will newer understand.

33. jellmoo

Posts: 2563; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

It doesn't really seem fair to have offerings from companies like Xiaomi and Meizu in the same list as legitimate manufacturers and their real flagship devices...

34. villagerguyz

Posts: 96; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

If I can place two votes, definitely S7 Edge & HTC 10.

42. Oneiric

Posts: 5; Member since: Mar 01, 2013

Htc 10 all the way

43. rsiders

Posts: 1934; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

LG V10.

47. arcmess007

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 19, 2015

Sure HTC 10 over any other crappy ones.

49. iApologistsAreRetards

Posts: 37; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

iPhone se? Bwahahahaha! What a joke! Absolutely zero innovation.

50. techietech

Posts: 29; Member since: Jan 24, 2016

Nothing impressed me so much that I would buy it rightaway or has thrilled me so much. S7/edge got my attention though. G5 is meh (V10 is way better). HTC 10 is almost. SE is idk. Sony needs more something "exciting". Others are doing fine i guess
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