#YearEnd2017: Smartphones which failed to impress the Indian market
Updated On : 28 Dec 2017,12:10 PM
The year 2017 has witnessed some extremely featured smartphones.
Some of them made to the customers top list while some lagged behind and could not impress the market.
Even though some smartphones had really good camera quality, which has been a major attraction in 2017, they still played behind in the market.
HTC U Ultra was launched in January by the company. The phone is priced at Rs 30,299, which tamed to be higher than thought for a smartphone with less features. The device possesses a 5.7-inch Super LCD5 display with 1440 x 2560-pixel ratio. Running on Android 7.0 Nougat, the phone has a front-mounted fingerprint sensor. On the camera front, the phone features a 12-mp primary camera and a 16-mp secondary camera.
The LG G6 was released in February and priced at Rs 16,998. The 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen is said to be water resistant with a pixel resolution of 1440 x 2880. The smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset. On the camera front, the phone carries a dual-primary camera with 13-mp + 13-mp lens each, along with a 5-mp secondary camera.
Blackberry KEYone was launched in February with a 4.5-inch display with resolution pf 1620 x 1080 pixel and was priced at Rs 39,350 in India. The phone is powered by a 2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor along with 4 GB RAM. The device packs a 12-mp primary camera on the rear end and a 8-mp secondary camera on the front end.
Sony launched its Xperia XA1 Ultra in February and priced it at Rs 26,177. With a 6-inch display, the phone is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio P20 processor and comes with 4 GB RAM. The smartphone packs a 23-mp rear camera lens and a 16-mp front camera lens. The phone runs on Android 7.0.
The Asus Zenfone AR, launched in July, comes with a 5.7-inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixel. The phone is priced at Ra 49,999 in India. Powered by quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, the phone comes with a 8 GB RAM. On the camera part, the smartphone has a primary camera of 23-mp and a secondary camera of 8-mp.
Sony Xperia XZ was launched in September in the country and priced at Rs 36,990. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920-pixels. Powered by 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, the device comes with 3 GB RAM. On the camera front, the phone packs a 23-mp primary camera and 13-mp rear camera.
Vivo V7+ was launched in September with a 5.99-inch IPS LCD screen and a pixel-ratio of 720 x 1440. The smartphone runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset. On the camera front, the phone has a 16-mp primary camera and 24-mp secondary camera. Even with the good camera features, the phone failed to impress the customers. The Vivo V7+ is priced at Rs 18,799.
The Vivo V7 was launched in November priced at Rs 17,399. The phone features a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen with 720 x 1440-pixel ratio. Running on Android 7.1.2 Nougat, the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor. On the camera front, the phone has a 16-mp primary camera and 24-mp secondary camera.