The year 2021 was very exciting for smartphone lovers. Because of the Covid-19 situation, fewer smartphones were launched than in 2020. As a result, other well-known smartphone brands, including Samsung, Apple, Vivo, and Oppo, have been launching a series of smartphones since the beginning of this year to fill last year’s deficit. When it comes to bringing new smartphones, the demand of the buyers is given priority. With the new features, as well as the exterior design of the phone, being the buyer’s eye now, tech brands are especially keen to come up with attractive and exceptional design smartphones.
In 2021, more than one such stylishly designed smartphone has entered the world market. But to find out which of them won the hearts of most buyers, the Android Authority conducted a survey at the end of the year. It has been seen that people have shown more confidence in the total 4 smartphones of Google, Oppo, and Realme brands as ‘Best Design’ handsets and have given a place in the top-4 list by voting. Let’s find out in detail what these 4 selected smartphones are and why they won the title of ‘Best Design’.
These four models won the title of ‘Best Design’ Smartphones of 2021.
Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro: Google’s own smartphone series Pixel 6 entered the global market on October 20. In this survey by the Android Authority, in the ‘Reader’s Choice’ category, about 90% of the people have preferred the unique design of the two models of the Pixel 6 series. The rear panel of the models under this series has been given a ‘unique’ and stylish camera unit, which has attracted the attention of phone lovers. Also, another reason to like the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones is that both models come with multiple attractive color options.
Features: In addition to the exterior design, their features are also impeccable. For example, the Google Pixel 8 has a 6.4-inch Full HD Plus Smooth display with a 90 Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, the Google Pixel 6 Pro will have a larger, 6.6-inch QHD + LTPO display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. For fast performance, both smartphones use Google-made chipsets with 10 core GPU – Tensor.
The Pixel 6 Series runs on the latest Android 12 operating system. In terms of camera front, the Pixel 8 and Pixel 6 Pro smartphones have a 50-megapixel dual rear camera and triple rear camera setup, respectively. Speaking of power backup, the Pixel 8 Pro has a 5,003 mAh capacity battery that supports 23 watts of fast wireless charging. The Pixel 8, on the other hand, comes with a 4,614 mAh capacity battery that supports 21 watts of fast wireless charging.
Oppo Find X3 Pro:
Oppo Find X3 Pro is launched in the first quarter of this year i.e. on 11th March. The glass back panel, unique camera bump, and sloppy design of this device are especially eye-catching. And that’s why, according to a survey conducted by the Android Authority, this handset has become one of the top 4 ‘Best Design’ smartphones of 2021.
Features: The Oppo Find X3 Pro has a 6.6-inch Ultra HD Plus (3,216×1,440 pixels) E4 OLED curved edge-to-edge display. The display will support 1,300 net peak brightness, 120 Hz refresh rate, 10-bit color depth, 525 PPI pixel density, and HDR10 + technology. The phone uses Snapdragon 8 processor. It will run on Android 11 based ColorOS 11.2 custom skin.
For photography, the Oppo Find X3 Pro has a quad rear camera setup with a 50 megapixel Sony IMX766 primary sensor. Again, it has a 32-megapixel front camera for selfies and video calling. It has an in-display fingerprint sensor as a security feature. This premium phone has a 4,500 mAh capacity battery for power backup. It has an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance.
Launched on 16th August 2021, the Realme GT smartphone has become very popular in the market. In that case, people liked the yellow color variant very much, and basically, the smartphone got a lot of votes in the survey for this particular color.
Features: In addition to the design, the features of the Realme GT smartphone are also quite great. As such, it has a 6.43-inch Full HD Plus (1,060×2,400 pixels) Super AMOLED display. The display has an aspect ratio of 20: 9, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, a touch sampling rate of 360 Hz, and a screen brightness of 1,000 knots. This 5G phone uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 SOS. And it will be powered by Android 11 based Realme UI 2.0 (Realme UI 2.0) custom OS skin.
The phone features a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel Sony IMX682 primary sensor. Again, for the convenience of selfies or video calling, there is a 16-megapixel front-facing camera. An in-display fingerprint sensor will be available on the device for security. For power backup, the smartphone comes with a 4,500 mAh capacity battery with support for a 75 watts super dirt charge and fast-charging technology.