Samsung Galaxy S8:
The best smartphone of 2017 is Samsung Galaxy S8. Its Dazzling, bezel-less Infinity display and superb camera are its strength. The phone has 1440 x 2960 resolution, 148.9 x 68.1 x 8mm dimensions, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage, 3000mAh battery, 12MP rear camera and 8MP front camera. Currently amongst all other phones the battery and screen quality of Samsung Galaxy S8 in the best.
Google Pixel 2 XL:
The smartphone camera of 2017 is of Google Pixel 2 XL. As for its specifications, the phone has a resolution of 1440 x 2880 pixels, 4GB RAM, 64/128GB storage, 3520mAh battery, 12MP f/1.8 rear camera and 8MP f/2.4 front camera. The software of the phone plus its superb camera is the reason for you to purchase it.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
The recent best release at the end of 2017 is Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Its key features are four unlocking methods that are facial recognition, iris scanning, fingerprint detection, or typing in a password. Innovative dual camera along with a wide angle and telephoto lens, each with 12-megapixel sensors and optical image stabilization. Also, the Note 8 stylus pen is better, smoother and more accurate. The screen of the phone is 6.3-inch, resolution 1440 x 2630 pixels, 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB storage, 3300mAh battery, 12 MP f/1.7 rear camera and 8 MP f/1.7 front camera.
iPhone 8 Plus
The phone has an excellent camera and reasonable wireless charging system. It has dimensions 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm, display 5.5-inches, resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 3GB RAM, 64/256GB storage, 2691mAh battery, dual camera 12MP rear and 7 MP f/2.2 front camera. Those who prefer Apple over Android, this is the phone for you but you will have to ignore iPhone X, its controversies, and overall disappointment factor.
Affordable yet best phone in terms of performance is One Plus 5. It has dual lens camera and simply superb performance. Its resolution is 1080 x 1920, 6GB/8GB RAM, 3300mAh battery, rear camera 20MP and front camera 16MP. The phone offer users with best Android experience at an affordable price.
Some phones worth mentioning here are LG G6, HTC U11, Huawei P10, Honor 9, iPhone 7 and 7 plus, and Sony Xperia XZ. As per your own experience and choice any of the above-mentioned phones can replace the top 5.