Consumers nowadays prefer to do everything on their smartphones. They are the perfect choice as they are handy and provide on the go services. Netflix, a few months ago announced an update for HDR 10 for smartphones as well. The feature allows you to have a life-like multimedia experience. Later the company announced its support for Dolby Vision as well. Smartphone manufacturers have started pushing smartphones with great displays for people to have the best multimedia experience on like Netflix. Here is the list of our top picks to binge Netflix shows on.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G starts from Rs 1,05,999 for 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, and there’s a second option priced at Rs 1,16,999, which has 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Along with its support of HDR 10+ and Dolby Vision, the screen is a 6.8-inch AMOLED display that gets incredibly bright, and colours look rich and punchy. The QHD+ resolution offers very good sharpness, which is useful for beautiful Multimedia consumption.
The biggest new feature is the use of a 120Hz refresh rate at the native resolution which the phone adapts automatically to 60Hz. The phone supports Spen out of the box and runs on One UI based on Android 11. The primary camera is a 108MP followed by a 12 MP ultra-wide and two telephoto lenses. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is powered by the Exynos 2100SoC. To make sure you never run out of battery juice the company fitted a 500 mAh battery that supports a fast charge up to 25W.
Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra
The smartphone is famous for its huge camera bump that holds a small OLED display. The main display on the front uses a 6.81-inch QHD+ (3,200×1,440) AMOLED panel with a 120Hz variable refresh rate, a 480Hz touch sampling rate, and support for popular HDR formats such as HDR10+ and Dolby Vision so streaming Netflix is easy on it.
On the specs front, one can say it’s a Snapdragon variant of S21 Ultra, but with a cheaper price tag of Rs 70,999. The Mi 11 Ultra uses Qualcomm’s current top-end Snapdragon 888 5G SoC that supports a total of 13 5G bands. The stereo speakers are tuned by Harman Kardon, Hi-Res Audio support for both wired and wireless headphones, a linear haptic motor for more precise vibration feedback and an IP 68 rating.
The rear holds a 50 MP primary sensor along with a 48 MP ultra-wide and telephoto. On the front side is the 20MP selfie camera. The phone is powered by a 5,000 mAh battery that can support wireless charging up to 67W.
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Apple makes sure there is no compromise made in the features of their smartphone range. iPhones are famous for their compact size and speedy performance. The 12 pro max does not fit in the small form factor category. The phone has a 6.7-inch OLED Super Retina XDR OLED panel, as compared to 6.5-inches of last year’s Max model. It also has a higher resolution of 2,778×1,284 pixels compared to the iPhone 12 Pro, which results in a slightly higher pixel density.
iPhone 12 Pro Max has loud speakers and the screen supports the contents of HDR and Dolby Vision. The pricing of the phone starts from 128GB for Rs 1,29,900, 256GB for Rs 1,39,900, and 512GB for Rs 1,59,900. The camera sensor on the phone holds a triple camera setup which gives competition to some of the best cameras in the market being the primary camera along with a telephoto and ultra-wide camera.
The phone is powered by a 3,687mAh battery, which seems small but the phone optimisation makes it run long. The chipset used in the new iPhone is the company’s flagship chip for phones i.e. A14 Bionic SoC paired with 6GB of RAM. For consumers who don’t want to run Android and want to switch to iOS for the best experience, this phone is surely for you.
Oppo Find X3 Pro (available internationally, in India expected soon)
Oppo Find x3 pro is the current flagship by the company. It is a big-screen phone with beautiful cameras. The two big snappers use identical 50MP Sony IMX 766 sensors, with different optics next we have a 13MP 2x telephoto and a 3MP micro with 60x magnification and a LED rim. The front holds a 32 Mp pixel wide camera for selfies. The phone is sold in a single flagship configuration of 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB of UFS3.1 storage.
For multimedia, you get Dolby Atmos-certified stereo speakers and a large 4,500mAh battery with the latest 65W VOOC fast charging. Paired with the speakers is a big 6.70″ LTPO AMOLED display having a 120Hz refresh rate, support of HDR10+ at 1440×3216 px resolution. Currently, the phone is not available in the Indian market but the company may release it and it deserves a good spot within this list.
Asus ROG 5
Yes, it is a gaming phone but there is no doubt that it can be used for an immersive multimedia experience as well. The phone starts at Rs 49,999 for 8GB RAM and 128 GB storage version, which goes all the way up to an Ultimate version that is an 18 GB RAM variant. Thanks to a 6,000 mAh battery it ensures that you never run out of battery with a 65W charging brick inside the box.
For the display, the company used a 6.78-inch super-smooth Samsung AMOLED display with 2,448 x 1,080 resolution to enjoy your Netflix shows. That display’s 144 Hz refresh rate makes it a smooth viewing experience for users. Paired with stereo front-firing speakers, they are loud and perfect for your entertainment needs.
The camera of the phone is not so great as compared to other phones on the list, but will do a decent job in a day to day scenario. The main camera is 64-megapixels, next to which are a 13MP ultra-wide angle camera and a 5MP macro sensor. The phone is powered by a top of the line Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC.
These are the top picks of phones that will give you a good experience of multimedia as well as Netflix shows on the fly.
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