Top 10 Smartphones of 2017 to buy in UAE

Planning to buy a smartphone? Here we have listed out best smartphones that you can prefer buying in this 2017. The list is sorted based on the display, design, features, specification, camera and most importantly the value for money on every handset.


With the availability of n number of smartphones in UAE, it is quite difficult to decide the best. Here we have specified everything that you need to know before buying one.

Apple iPhone X

There is so much to admire about the Apple flagship iPhone X. It holds the best features as in the new facial recognition technology that no other device has, the overhauled design, display, and even the best camera. With all these features immersed in a single device, we can definitely expect it to be the best smartphone in Dubai, UAE.

The first thing we identify in this popular handset is the display screen. It sports 5.8 inches OLED display that is clear, crisp and does not possess any terrible colour shifts while moving it around.


The next thing to talk about is iPhone X Face ID system. The fingerprint scanner is replaced by a Facial recognition system to unlock your phone. However, there is no space for the home button as well.

The Face ID works in collaboration with the true depth-sensing camera that is placed at the top-notch of iPhone. This true depth camera also facilitates portrait mode that blurs the background images.

OnePlus 5T 

OnePlus 5T is one of the fastest selling devices of OnePlus. This is well known from the recent news of Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus selling off the OnePlus 5T within few minutes of its launch.

The new design with 18:9 display aspect ratio, the improved rear camera setup with the same internal specs as in OnePlus 5 make it the best Smartphone to choose from. As for the specifications, OnePlus 5T marks a 6-inches full Optic AMOLED display holding 18:9 aspect ratio. This allows the user to have an immersive viewing experience.


The new feature of “Sunlight display” lets the device to adapt automatically to the harsh light conditions. The fingerprint sensor is moved to the rear end and the enhanced secondary camera ensures superior photography in low-light conditions. Along with the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, there includes an Adreno 540 GPU that enhances the graphical performance.

The OnePlus 5T price in Dubai, UAE is AED 2299 for 64 GB variant and AED 2529 for 128GB variant.

Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 from the South Korean company is one of the best phones of 2017. Apart from the impressive display, it holds many positive features that make it the best.

One of the features to talk about is the camera quality. The screen quality is at its best and it smashed through all benchmarks. When launched in April 2017, it has a huge price tag, but now the price has been dropped.


So, you can find better value for money as Samsung managed to deliver excellent innovative technology within a single device. But the Face ID and Iris technology do not match up with Apple iPhone Face ID.

Keeping the Face ID feature apart, Samsung Galaxy S8 in Dubai, UAE would be the perfect choice as it comes with a lesser price tag.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

Looking out for a phone with long battery life? Then Huawei Mate 10 Pro in Dubai, UAE would be the best choice to pick. The great camera along with excellent battery backup makes it stand in the top pick list.


This is the phone for someone who wants their handset to last for an entire day with a single charge. It houses the big 4000 mAh battery that ensures great performance. Apart from this, the dual camera setup is another interesting feature to talk about. The camera shows its Excellency while in the manual mode. It runs on Android 8.0 Oreo update and is powered by Kirin 970 processor.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro price in Dubai, UAE is AED 2999.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The feature-rich Android Smartphone in Dubai, UAE to buy is Samsung Galaxy Note 8. The dual camera along with the excellent stylus tricks makes it more impressive. Though it is a quite an expensive phone to buy, but the features embedded make it a more popular device to pick one.


It holds one of the great displays with the top camera feature. It is an excellent mix of both power and performance. The impressive S Pen makes it really different from the slew of smartphones out there. Samsung Galaxy S8 is the nearest competitor to Galaxy Note 8 in Dubai, UAE in terms of design, display and quality.

LG V30 

Do you find Samsung Galaxy 8 Plus in Dubai, UAE an expensive gadget? Then there is an alternative option to choose from. LG V30 is one of the best alternatives available that houses huge OLED screen with a speedy processor and a great camera. The longer battery life makes it an impressive choice.


The LG V30 dual camera ensures killer photos and is much better than the Galaxy 8 Plus. The beautiful combination of metal and glass give it a classy look to hold. The display screen is quite sharp and vibrant.

Above all this, LG V30 tops the list of smartphones that holds longer battery life. The feature-rich experience with all-day battery life makes it a top pick smartphone of 2017 in Dubai, UAE.

 Nokia 8

The device from HMD Global, Nokia 8 is at its best in every aspect. The powerful processor, dual rear camera, perfect QHD display make it a unique choice. In addition to this, Nokia smartphones in Dubai, UAE are known for its durability.


It holds decent specifications and these are available to the users at a much decent price. Like others, the Nokia 8 sports a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor that ensures smooth performance. Nokia 8 holds a 3090 mAh battery that gives a decent battery life when compared to other mid-range smartphones.

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Sony Xperia XZ premium in Dubai, UAE is a premium smartphone offering a 4k display with outstanding performance. Weighing 195 g, it holds 156 X 77 X7.9 mm dimensions and runs on Android Nougat.


The device sports 5.5 inches screen bearing resolution of 3840 X 2160 pixels. The 4K display screen enhances the video viewing experience. It has19MP rear camera that is capable of clicking exceptional pictures. The capability of taking slow-motion videos makes it more impressive to choose.

Though it isn’t a big rival to other top smartphones in UAE, its features make it to the top list to choose from.

Motorola Moto E4 Plus

The Motorola Moto E4 Plus in Dubai, UAE though holds regular specs and features but stands out on the top pick list. It is one of the best budget smartphones available on the market.

Everything went well with Moto E4. Whether it could an Android 7.1.1 OS or a massive 5000 mAh battery, every aspect is crystal clear. When the OS works with the processor and display, the battery can last for two days with a single charge.


The Moto E4 Plus is a solid smartphone to choose from, because of its cost, battery life and Operating system. It is the best budget champion among the available budget smartphones.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is another best selling smartphones in Dubai, UAE. The competitive price and high-end features in a mid-range smartphone make it a better choice.

The Octa-core processor was able to handle multiple tasks at a time without any complaints. You can have fun even while playing heavy games with this powerful processor. The excellent IPS display even supports the high-resolution 4K video files as well.


The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is available in three storage variants namely, 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage; 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage; and 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. It houses the huge 4100 mAh non-removable battery that is quite bigger than what mid-range smartphones offer. The Xiaomi smartphone in Dubai, UAE scores well in the race through its design, performance and battery life.

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