11 Best gadgets of the year 2017

We are just hours away from bidding adieu to 2017 and it’s time to look back at all the gadgets that were launched this year. The year saw launches from all major brands including Apple, Samsung, Sony, LG and others. Some of the gadgets launched excelled in their performance, while the others lacked that ‘X factor’. We reviewed some of the devices launched this year and here is the list of gadgets we found as the best across categories.

Smartphone: Apple iPhone X
Apple iPhone X is undoubtedly the best smartphone of 2017. The anniversary edition iPhone from Apple comes with a starting price tag of Rs 92,430. The smartphone comes with an all glass body and bezel-less display. It runs iOS 11 and is powered by company’s own A11 Bionic chipset which is claimed to faster than its A10 chispest. The device offers dual rear camera setup and comes with facial recognition feature called FaceID. During our testing we found the smartphone to be a powerful performer.

Smartphone: Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Leaving behind all the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco of last year, Samsung launched its Galaxy Note 8 smartphone recently. It is one of the best Android smartphoneavailable in the market right now. Selling at Rs 64,900, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 offers all the high end specifications. It is the first smartphone of the company to sport a dual rear camera setup. The smartphone is ideal for those who want a big screen smartphone with support for inbuilt stylus. Running Android 7.1 Nougat operating system the smartphone comes with company’s own virtual assistant Bixby.

Headphones: Bose QC 35 II
Bose is a known brand when we talk about audio products. The company launched the successor of its Bluetooth headphones QC 35 this year. Dubbed QC 35 II, the headphones are priced at Rs 29,000 and are the best noise cancellation headphones available in the market. The device can be connected to you smartphone, tablet or laptop via Bluetooth and the Aux cable. The earcups are properly cushioned and are comfortable for prolonged usage. The headphones also enable the users to access Google assistant using them.