BGR India's Top Rated Smartphones of 2017


Here's a quick video on the top rated smartphones as reviewed by BGR India in 2017.

  • Updated: January 21, 2018 2:14 PM IST

We’ve reviewed a lot of smartphones in 2017, but there were a few that stood out. Here’s our list of the top-rated smartphones as reviewed by us in 2017. The list includes options from Samsung, Apple, OnePlus, Xiaomi and HTC, and were our favorite smartphones for a variety of reasons, including design, camera, value and more.

As has been the case for a while now, every year brings bigger, better, and more capable smartphones. With technology growing rapidly and no shortage of innovation, flagship smartphones have repeatedly redefined what smartphones can do. Certain trends have been seen on devices throughout the industry, including wide-screen aspect ratios and dual-camera setups. But the phones that truly stood out this year did so by being excellent overall packages.

Every year, we wait for companies to launch their flagship devices that have the best of everything. These smartphones invariably also set the standards that the rest then follow through the year.

The BGR India team has discussed this list at length, and here’s our list of the top-rated smartphones of 2017. No matter what your budget, you should be looking to buy one of these following smartphones, since these are what we consider to be the best smartphones of 2017.

We’ve gone through our records to compile a list of the smartphones we liked the most in 2017. While most of them are expectedly flagship devices, we’ve also included a couple of affordable options, purely for the sheer quality and value for money proposition. Here are the top-rated smartphones that we’ve reviewed in 2017.

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Android 7.1 Nougat with HTC Sense
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core 2.45GHz 64-bit Processor
12 MP with f/1.7 Aperture
Apple iPhone X


iOS 11
A11 Bionic 64-bit chipset with M11 motion coprocessor
dual 12MP camera f/1.8 and f/2.8 apertures with dual OIS
OnePlus 5T


Android 7.1.1 Nougat with OxygenOS 4.7.0
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core 2.45GHz Processor
16 MP + 20 MP with f/1.7 Aperture, Dual LED Flash
Xiaomi Mi A1


Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 Octa-Core 2.0GHz Processor
12 MP (wide-angle) + 12 MP (telephoto)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8


Android 7.1.1 Nougat with TouchWiz UX
Exynos 8895 Octa-core 64-bit Processor
12 MP (f/1.7 aperture) + 12 MP (f/2.4 aperture)
  • Published Date: January 16, 2018 9:26 AM IST
  • Updated Date: January 21, 2018 2:14 PM IST