(KRON) – Smartphones are always a hot holiday item. There are some incredible new phones on the market. The choices for Android phones have never been better. And now that most carriers are offering monthly leasing plans it’s easier than ever to get someone an upgrade without breaking the bank. Here’s a look at some of the hottest phones out there.
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1. Nexus 6P $500
The newest high-end flagship Android smartphone offered by Google. This is Google’s version of a smartphone. If someone loves Android this is the phone for them. This is an unlocked phone so it works with any carrier. Huge 5.7 screen and comes with 32GB of storage. It’s the first Nexus to offer finger print unlocking. The camera is the best I’ve seen on any Android phone.
2. Nexus 5X $380
Very much like it’s bigger brother the Nexus 6P the 5X brings the latest great features to Android, but it’s smaller and with a lower price tag. It has a 5.2-inch screen. It also has the finger print sensor. Nexus 5X offers top-line performance in a compact, lightweight device that’s ready to take on the day with you.
This is unlocked to work with any carrier. Link- https://store.google.com/product/nexus_5x
3. HTC ONE A9 Android phone $400
HTC again sets a new design standard. The HTC One A9 features a super-thin metal frame with an elegant finish, expandable SD card memory and edge-to-edge Corning® Gorilla® Glass. Available in an array of brilliant colors. This is unlocked to work with any carrier.
4. Motorola Droid Turbo 2 Android Phone $624
We’ve all had a cracked screen on our smartphone and it’s so annoying! This features the world’s 1st shatterproof display guaranteed to not crack or shatter. This also features a big 5.4-inch screen, a 48-hour battery and an impressive 21MP camera. This is unlocked to works with Verizon.
5. Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge $584
This is Samsung’s flagship Android phone and it’s awesome! The edge is curved giving you extra screen space and features. Edge Lighting changes the way you take a call—just assign colors to your favorite contacts, and watch the dual edge light up when they call. Take pictures fast, Snap in 0.7 seconds. Change the way you take pictures just by double-tapping the home button.
6. LG V10 Android Phone $672
This puppy has a lot of features the other Android phones on the market don’t like a removable battery, stainless steel body, 4K video recording, Dual front facing cameras, 3 Mics for audio capture, and military grade durability. Available with T-Mobile, Verizon & AT&T.
7. iPhone 6s $650
I’ve been testing this out for the last few weeks and it’s a great phone. If you are gifting for an iPhone user, they will love it. The new camera takes way better pictures and 4K video quality is amazing. The force touch screen feature adds a lot to the phone letting you interact with it and call out commands in new ways.