Flagship phone - what is it? Overview of the best neubivaemyh flagship phones
Currently, a large number of manufacturers of mobile gadgets are satisfied with loud advertising campaigns, focusing on the uniqueness of products. Demonstrating the technologies used in this or that device, they often use the word "flagship". This term can rightly be used for any consumer electronics, but not everyone knows what it means. There is no clear definition.
The flagship phone is such a device that will be equipped with any technology not previously used in other devices. As a rule, it is the manufacturer who decides which model deserves such a title. Let's see what is hidden under this word, and also consider several models of smartphones that proudly carry this title.
The concept of "flagship"
In order to learn the official definition of this concept, you will need to arm yourself with dictionaries.Many people believe that the flagship is a military commander. But this word has another meaning. They are called a certain object, which stands out from a group of similar characteristic (unique) properties. Therefore, in each line, the best phone is the flagship.
But if you delve into the story, it becomes clear that this term has nothing to do with the mobile industry. He originated as the definition of the main ship of the Navy. Above it was the officer’s flag, indicating that it was the commander’s staff that was on it.
Having dealt with the basic meaning, one can understand why the developers used this word to advertise their products. In this way, they show customers exactly which gadget is the best and most advanced.
How to determine the flagship smartphone?
The flagship is the phone, which, according to the manufacturer, is the best at the moment. Unfortunately, in the mobile industry everything is fleeting, so this model may lose its status in just a few months, as soon as the unique technology will be used in other gadgets.
Flagship smartphones do not have to be the most expensive.Recently, manufacturers have introduced to the market interesting models that compete in a certain price segment. Naturally, they have a spectacular appearance. For example, in 2017, gadgets equipped with frameless screens began to appear on sale. Others get the status of the flagship thanks to a powerful battery. These include those in which the battery is installed on 5000 mAh or more. A prime example is the Oukitel K10000. The autonomy of the gadget is provided by the battery for 10 thousand mAh. But other characteristics are quite ordinary. The hardware platform is built on a MediaTek processor. The amount of RAM in the "younger" version is 2 GB, in Mach - 3 GB, and in Pro - 3/4 GB. Also noteworthy and neubivaemy flagship phones. Their housing is made in accordance with IP68 standard. In addition to this feature, manufacturers also use other innovative developments. Excellent models of this type are presented by Sony and Samsung. Let's take a closer look at the features of the flagship devices.
Non-killable flagship phones with a powerful battery
This category of smartphones is not in great demand, but it is not left without attention.There are several interesting non-killing flagships on the market with a capacious battery. Consider the brightest of them:
- Conquest S8 4G. The manufacturer positions this device as a tourist. It can be taken on any travel. He is not afraid of getting wet, as the case is manufactured using a special technology that complies with the IP68 standard. Also, he is not afraid of falling from a height and any kind of pollution. As for the screen, the smartphone has a display of 5 inches, the resolution of which hardly anyone would call impressive (1280 × 720 px). The same can be said about cameras. The device is equipped with optics of 5 and 13 megapixels, which is already commonplace. Efficiency provides a 4-core chipset. With increasing load, the processor accelerates to 1300 MHz. Memory: 2 GB - RAM, 16 GB - ROM. What is the flagship in this model, if all the above characteristics relate to the average level? Of course, the battery capacity. The phone has a 6000 mAh battery.
- Oukitel K10000 Max. This model, according to some criteria, has a great advantage over competitors. What is it about? About battery capacity, which is 10,000 mAh. In addition to this feature, the smartphone has a good "stuffing".The MT6753 processor on 8 computing modules operates at a frequency of 1300 MHz. "RAM" - 3 GB. The size of the integrated memory - 32 GB with the possibility of expanding up to 128 GB. The screen is great. Its diagonal is 5.5ʺ. Quality - Full HD, density - 401 ppi. The cameras are mediocre. The body, though plastic, is as protected from moisture and dust as possible (IP68).
Non-killable IP68 flagship phones
In 2016-2017 Many manufacturers have presented real non-killing flagships. Each of the models is interesting in its own way. It is not possible to describe them all, so the most popular ones will be selected for the review.
- Samsung Galaxy S8. The Korean manufacturer is not the first time pleases users of the flagship device. The novelty works on the Snapdragon 835 chip, which provides high performance. Clock frequency - 2350 MHz. A 4 GB of RAM also points to a powerful platform. Built-in memory installed 64 GB. The phone has support for 256 GB flash cards. The battery capacity is average - 3 thousand mAh. The screen is frameless, curved. Protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Manufacturing technology - Super AMOLED. Image quality is 2960 × 1440 px. The number of pixels is 568 ppi. Enclosure protection class is IP68.
- The Sony Xperia XZ Dual is the flagship phone of the 2016 release. It is waterproof. Equipped with an excellent hardware platform, which is based on the Snapdragon 820 processor.Memory - 3/64 GB. Rechargeable battery - 2900 mAh. Main camera - 23 MP with aperture F / 2.0. Matrix type - Sony IMX300 Exmor RS. Front module resolution - 13 MP.
This article has been deciphered such a thing as a flagship phone. All devices having this status are distinguished not only by modern hardware "stuffing", but also by an attractive, even effective, design. Each of them has a certain zest, thanks to which he deserved the high title of the flagship.