Experts Roskoshestvo in conjunction with the International Assembly of the consumer tests (International Consumer Research and Testing, ICRT) introduced an updated rating of the most popular smartphones on the Russian market, with recommendations on how to choose the right device.
Just at the moment Roskoshestvo tested 474 of smartphones, but 106 of them are already out of sale, therefore, on the organization’s website, you can choose any smartphone they 368 the models. “Anyone can pick up a smartphone that meets specific needs, putting the appropriate options in the filters of rating”, – noted on the website of Roskoshestvo.
In the autumn the study of the most popular smartphones included 23 new models, but the latest new products from Apple, of course, not yet. The research results iPhone 11, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max, the presentation of which took place this week, promised to publish in mid-October.
Roskoshestvo all tested devices have been tested for 231 parameter in the same laboratory conditions, and the main evaluation criterion was the camera. “Thus, the most significant parameters in the study of innovation was the development of the quality of photos and video, display, performance, quality music listening and phone calls, ease of use, durability and battery life”, – stated in the message.
As a result, the top position is Samsung Galaxy S10+. “Since the summer of 2019, the leader of the ranking has not changed is Samsung’s Galaxy S10+, but the top best smartphones stormed and occupied high positions two new products from Samsung: Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+. This is the most expensive smartphone line of Samsung, which replaced the Galaxy Note and 9 showed the best results thanks to the excellent capabilities of the camera,” notes Roskoshestvo.
In addition, in the top ranking are OnePlus 7 and 7 Pro, Asus Zenfone 6, Sony Xperia 1, Oppo Reno, Google Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, Xiaomi Mi 9T, Samsung Galaxy A80.
The new OnePlus 7 Pro, Xiaomi Mi 3 Mix (5G), Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ and 10, Asus Zenfone 6 and OnePlus 7 were the most productive smartphones.
Experts say that smartphones fairly quickly lose value as a result of constant updates of its – more than 30% of the original price for two years from the date of purchase.
“Curiously, Samsung, Apple and Sony for the first year produce a significant drawdown in price in two periods: 10%, 5-6 months after the release of the model and by 20% in 9-10 months. At Huawei and Xiaomi clear periods with lapses at a price not seen” – told “Izvestia” CEO aggregator Price.ru Elena Sukhova.
After the release of the Phone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max prices for iPhone smartphones of previous years, including the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus as well as last year’s iPhone XR decreased sharply. If two years ago, the 64-Gigabyte version of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus cost in Russia of 57 and 65 thousand rubles, now only 40 thousand and 45 thousand, respectively. Budget iPhone model XR, cost at the start of sales 65 thousand, has fallen in price to 50 thousand.
Results Roskoshestvo have caused doubts among some experts
Expert in mobile technology have questioned the rating of smartphones from Roskoshestvo. As stated in an interview with the Nation News is an expert in the field of mobile electronic devices, the inventor of the Mobile Imho Andrey Solovyev, worrying that the first three positions of the ranking are occupied by smartphones same company.
“I am skeptical about Roskoshestvo: just gathered people who decided to create the rating. On the basis of which it is made, what parameters were compared to the smartphones? I understand when compared to a better camera or better processor – so ratings can be trusted, and that there are conventions. In this ranking we see that the first three positions the phone the same company with different screen size. It indicates the affiliation of this list,” – says Soloviev.
In his opinion, the rating is worthy to include representatives from Apple and Xiaomi, showing excellent build quality. Besides, special attention should be paid to the samples from Nokia and Huawei.