Five Best Smartphones of 2017

December 20, 2017 by
Top 5 Smartphones 2017

Continuing our wrap up of 2017, we've picked the five best Smartphones released this year. Of the 38 phones released in Canada this year we feel that these are the best of the bunch. Compare all five right now through our site by clicking here.


Apple iPhone X


Apple's 10th anniversary iPhone X is packed with innovative technology that would be impossible to exclude from our list.
  • 5.8" Super Retina HD Display
  • Capable of wireless charging with Qi chargers
  • Facial recognition technology and Animoji
  • Available at Bell and Bell MTS Mobility, EastLink, Fido, Freedom Mobile, Koodo Mobile, PC Mobile, Rogers, SaskTel, Tbaytel, TELUS, Videotron and Virgin Mobile
  • Released in November

Apple iPhone 8


The iPhone 8 - and 5.5" iPhone 8 Plus - utilize Apple's latest operating system, iOS 11.
  • 4.7" Retina HD Display
  • Compatible with AR Kit
  • Dual 12 MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras with Dual OIS, HDR, quad-LED True Tone flash, optical zoom and 10x digital zoom, plus a 7 MP front-facing camera
  • Available at Bell and Bell MTS Mobility, EastLink, Fido, Freedom Mobile, Koodo Mobile, PC Mobile, Rogers, SaskTel, Tbaytel, TELUS, Videotron and Virgin Mobile
  • Released in September

Samsung Galaxy S8


Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ devices feature bezel-less Quad HD+ "Infinity" displays to get the most out of your screen space.
  • Dual Pixel 12 MP camera with an f/1.7 aperture, plus an 8 MP front-facing camera
  • Fast and wireless charging capabilities
  • Facial recognition technology to quickly unlock your device
  • Available at Bell and Bell MTS Mobility, EastLink, Fido, Freedom Mobile, Koodo Mobile, PC Mobile, Rogers, SaskTel, Tbaytel, TELUS, Videotron, Virgin Mobile
  • Released in April

Samsung Galaxy Note8


Samsung's Galaxy Note8 comes with an S Pen Stylus so that you can take notes, send messages and much more in your own handwriting.
  • 6.3" Quad HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity Display
  • Iris scanning for airtight security
  • IP68 water and dust resistance rating
  • Available at Bell and Bell MTS Mobility, EastLink, Freedom Mobile, Koodo Mobile, Rogers, SaskTel, Tbaytel, TELUS, Videotron
  • Released in September

Pixel 2 XL Phone by Google


Google's Pixel 2 XL comes with a built-in Google Assistant to make your life easier.
  • 6.0" QHD+ pOLED display
  • Compatible with Google's Daydream Virtual Reality
  • Pixel Imprint back-mounted fingerprint sensor for quick unlocking
  • Available at Bell, Fido, Freedom Mobile, Koodo Mobile, Rogers, TELUS, Videotron
  • Released in September

Need to see them side by side? Compare the Apple iPhone X, Apple iPhone 8, Samsung Galaxy S8, Samsung Galaxy Note8 and Pixel 2 XL Phone by Google

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