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Most people look for phones that have great cameras for selfies or smart business features to stay organized, but then there are movie buffs. They’re a special type of phone consumer who knows they need more than decent resolution and average load speeds to complete their viewing experience. Today’s customers expect a quality HD experience in the palm of their hand and they won’t settle for anything less. If you’re a movie customer who wants more out of your phone, keep reading for the best phone options on the market.
LG G Flex 3
Announced in February 2016, the LG G Flex 3 is one of the first curved smartphones to debut on the market. This one follows the G Flex 2 — also curved — with optimized and upgraded features. LG has yet to launch this phone, which has lead many bloggers to wonder when it will hit store shelves and how it will perform.
According to the latest rumors, the LG G Flex 3 will run on the Snapdragon 820 chipset, which is Qualcomm’s next major mobile processing unit and which is 30% faster than the Snapdragon 810. The processing speed along with the curved screen makes the Flex 3 a perfect device for movie lovers. You can feel like you’re actually in the theatre, and the streaming is seamless with faster processing. It’s also expected to have a 6-inch display, making it one of the larger smartphone screens on the market.
HTC One M10
When a phone first debuts, many bloggers rush to evaluate its performance and features, soon moving on to other devices and new options to try. However, the HTC One is known for its long-term performance, with bloggers continuing to use it for months on end without any problems. This device uses the Snapdragon 820 processor and boasts lightning-fast app load times with minimal crashes or glitches. This, combined with the 5.2-inch display, makes it an ideal movie lover’s phone. No one wants their streaming app to crash during the climax of a scene or right before a big reveal. If you want reliability, this phone is for you.
Samsung Galaxy Note5
The Samsung Galaxy Note5 has a 5.7-inch screen with a 2560 x 1440 high-resolution display. Samsung uses Quad HD Super AMOLED technology, which means that anything you stream will look crystal clear, as if you’re in the movie itself. The device adjusts to any light, so you can see the images perfectly whether you’re watching a movie in bed or sitting on a park bench. Even if you’re just showing a quick clip to a friend, you never have to worry about adjusting your location to find the right light.
This Samsung model continues to be one of the highest rated phones on the market. Expert reviewers and customers alike are drawn to its glass and metal design, which is a marked improvement from the plastic of the Galaxy Note 4. While the size and weight might not be for everyone, this model is perfect for fans who want to use their phones on the go as mini movie screens.
Sony Xperia X Performance
Launched in the summer of 2016, the Xperia X Performance boasts a 23-megapixel rear-facing camera and a 13-megapixel front-facing camera, making it perfect for selfies and travel photos alike. By looking at the cameras alone, you can see the care that Sony invested in this model to make it the perfect tool for people who care about image quality.
This phone also runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, boasts a 1080 x 1920 pixel screen resolution, and offers a 5-inch screen for your viewing pleasure. If you’re worried about dents and scratches ruining your movie experience, consider the Xperia X Performance for its scratch-resistant glass and oleophobic coating, so you don’t feel like you’re watching your favorite films behind dirty glass. With this device you can travel the world, taking pictures and watching all of the best shows on a beautiful display.
With the power of these phones in your hand, you should be able to comfortably watch whatever you want, wherever you are. So check your local listings for features coming to a palm near you.