Best Smartphones of 2016 to buy in Nepal

The year 2016 was home to several innovations and new technology in Smartphones world. In this year we saw Apple leave headphone jack, which was of course the hot talk for over months. We saw Google’s own smartphone- Google Pixel and Pixel XL, we also saw Samsung Note 7 burning down in flames. ZTE and OnePlus sold their powerful flagship devices as comparatively low price.
Nepal also attracted many companies this year. Many new products entered Nepal. Smartphone companies like Oppo, Leagoo, ZTE, HTC entered Nepal. Customers now got a whole range of devices to choose from different companies like Samsung, Huawei, Gionee, HTC, Oppo, ZTE, InFocus, Xiaomi and so on.

Overall this was a great year for Smartphones lovers in Nepal. People saw different products from different companies and could buy with their choices. The competition also increased the number of handsets arriving. Today we are writing about Best Smartphones of 2016 to buy in Nepal. It is according to our view, and so if we have missed anything, let us know in the comment section.

ZTE Axon 7

zte-axon-7-miniZTE was the talk of the town with their flagship phone – The ZTE Axon 7. This phone was recently launched in Nepal and has some killer specs under considerable price. Evolution Enterprises is the official distributor of ZTE Smartphones in Nepal. The price of ZTE Axon 7 is Rs. 58,000.

Full Specs of ZTE Axon 7:

  • 5.5-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) QuadHD AMOLED display
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Snapdragon 820 (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 20MP back camera with dual-LED (dual tone) flash, OIS, f/1.8 aperture
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • Dual Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos audio enhancement
  • Fingerprint sensor (on the back)
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MiFavor UI 4.0
  • 3,000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0

Price of ZTE Axon 7 in Nepal:  Rs. 58,000

Xiaomi Mi 5

xiaomi-mi-5-purple-price-in-nepalMany people now know the name of Xiaomi. It also has been producing some killer smartphone in recent times. MI MIX and MI Note 2 were one of the great smartphone Xiaomi released recently. Xiaomi flagship for 2016 was Xiaomi MI 5. It has 5.2-inch 1080p screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. This smartphone was priced Rs.49,999 44,999 in Nepal.  The price was recently dropped by MI Nepal.

Full Specs of Xiaomi Mi5:

  • 5.2-inch Full HD (1920 x 1280 pixels) IPS LCD display
  • 3GB LPDDR4 RAM with 32GB internal storage (no card slot)
  • 16MP back camera with dual-LED (dual tone) flash, OIS, f/2.0 aperture
  • 4MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Snapdragon 820 (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • Dual-SIM, Dual-LTE (nano-SIM)
  • MIUI 8.0 (Android 6.0 Marshmallow)
  • Fingerprint Sensor on the home button
  • 3,000mAh battery with quick charge 3.0 support

Price of Xiaomi MI 5 in Nepal :   Rs. 49,999  Rs. 44,999(New)

OnePlus 3

oneplus-3t-smartphone-price-in-nepallOnePlus is a trendsetting company now. It released some great flagship smartphone. The company produced very great premium phones at low affordable price and got the title of “Flagship Killer. It features Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and has whopping 6 GB of RAM. The price of OnePlus 3 in Nepal is Rs. 49,990. OnePlus stopped the production of OnePlus 3. An upgraded version OnePlus 3T is now available(not landed in Nepal yet).

Full Specs of One Plus 3:

  • 5.5-inch (1920×1080 pixels) Full HD Optic AMOLED display
  • Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) with Oxygen OS 3.0
  • Snapdragon 820 (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) processor with Adreno 530 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4 RAM with 64GB storage (no microSD)
  • 16-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, OIS, 4K video recording
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 3000mAh battery with Dash charging (full charge in 65 minutes)
  • Fingerprint sensor

    The Price of OnePlus 3 in Nepal is Rs. 49,900.

Huawei P9

huawei-p9-price-in-nepalHuawei P9 is the 2016 premium flagship from Huawei. Huawei is second largest smartphone brand in Nepal after Samsung. Huawei P9 features dual-camera, which is its main attractive feature. The camera is certified from Leica as a feature focus. Packing promising hardware specs, it is one of the best available smartphones in Nepal.

Full Specs of Huawei P9:

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD NEO-IPS display
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Kirin 955 (4x 2.5GHz A72, 4 x 1.8 GHz A53) processor with Mali T880-MP4 GPU
  • 12MP dual back cameras with dual-LED (dual tone) flash, f/2.2 aperture
  • Back camera: Co-engineered by Leica
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with EMUI 4.1
  • 3,000mAh battery with fast charging
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • Fingerprint sensor

    The Price of Huawei P9 in Nepal is Rs. 59,999.

Sony Xperia Z5

sonyx-xperia-z5-price-in-nepal-2016Sony Xperia Z5 is the premium smartphone from Sony. It is dust and water resistant. It features a 4K (3840 x2160) display. It is although powered by older Snapdragon 810 chipset. It is powered by 3430 mAh battery that runs well.

Full specs of Sony Xperia Z5 Premium:

  • 5.5-inch (3840×2160 pixels) Triluminos IPS Display at 806 PPI
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 810 processor with Adreno 430 GPU
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with upgrade to Marshmallow 6.0
  • 23MP rear camera with Exmor RS sensor, 1/2.3″ sensor, f/2.0 sensor, G lens, 4K video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera with Exmor R sensor, 25mm wide-angle lens
  • Dual SIM
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 200GB via microSD card
  • IPX5 / IPX8 rating for dust and water resistance
  • 3430mAh Battery with STAMINA mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
  • Fingerprint sensor

    The Price of Xperia Z5 in Nepal is rs. 85,000.

iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

iPhone 7 Price in Nepal, iPhone 7Plus Price in NepalApple ditched headphone jack on it’s latest smartphone iPhone7 and 7 Plus. This, however, didn’t affect the love for iPhone among people and is one of the best selling smartphones of 2016.
iPhone 7 Plus features a 5.5-inch 1080p full HD display with dual camera. The dual camera has 10x optical zoom. The device is powered by Apple’s A10 chip and runs iOS 10.0.1.

Full Specs of iPhone 7 and 7 Plus:

  • 4.7-inch 750 x 1334 pixels/5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 pixels LED-backlit IPS LCD
    3D Touch display & home button
  • Quad-core Apple A10 fusion processor with 2.34 GHz clock speed
  • 12 MP with f/1.8 aperture, phase detection autofocus, OIS, quad-LED (dual tone) flash for iPhone 7;
  • Dual 12 MP, (28mm, f/1.8, OIS & 56mm, f/2.8), 2x optical zoom, quad-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 7 MP, f/2.2 aperture, HDR, panorama
  • 2GB/3GB RAM, 32/128/256 GB internal memory
  • iOS 10.0.1, upgradable to iOS 10.1
  • IP67 certified – dust and water resistant
  • Nano SIM
  • Fingerprint sensor (on the home button)
  • 1960mAh/2900mAh battery

     The Price of iPhone 7 in Nepal starts from Rs. 92,550; iPhone 7 Plus starts from Rs. 1,13, 550

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

galaxy_s7_and_s7_edge_price_in_nepalSamsung Galaxy S7 and S7currently tops the list for the best smartphone to buy in 2016. These are the best smartphone from the Samsung and one of the most trusted company. Despite the Note 7 issue, Samsung had a very good year with it’s products.
Both the devices sports Octa-Core Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (2.3 GHz Quad + 1.6 GHz Quad) processor. It is paired with 4 GB of RAM a Mali-T880 MP12 GPU. They have one of the best camera on the smartphone.

Full Specs of Galaxy S7/S7 Edge:

  • 5.1-inch/5.5-inch Quad HD (2560×1440 pixels) Super AMOLED display
    Curved edge screen on the S7 Edge
  • Exynos 8 Octa 8890 [Quad-core (2×2.15 GHz Kryo & 2×1.6 GHz Kryo) Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)] processor with Mali-T880 MP12 GPU
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable up to 200GB with microSD
  • 12MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS, f/1.7 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/1.7 aperture
  • Hybrid SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • IP68 ratings water and dust resistance
  • 3000mAh/3600mAh battery, Fast Charging both on wired and wireless charging
  • Heart rate sensor, Fingerprint sensor, Barometer

    The price of Samsung Galaxy S7 is Rs. 67,990 / S7 Edge Price: 78,900