Roskoshestvo jointly with ICRT (International Consumer Research and Testing Ltd., International Assembly of consumer organisations testing) presented the next rating of the most popular smartphones in 2018 — according to the results, the device Samsung again beat the phones from Apple, said Roskoshestvo.
To the previous study (its results were presented in March) added 55 models of Russia’s most popular brands of phones. The novelties of the market were checked for 229 parameters of quality and security of mobile devices. The research covers categories such as ergonomics (ease of use a smart phone), camera and video calls, texting, music, navigation and Internet.
“These categories involve General criteria (power and versatility, versatility and convenience of the interface) and more specific parameters: fingerprint scanner, water resistance, durability, quality of speech transmission in a noisy environment and others,” notes Roskoshestvo.
“The results of total evaluations 2018 Roskoshestvo made the top 10 smartphones, the leading positions which took models Samsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus. Leading smartphones previous rating (Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus and S8) moved to third and fourth places respectively. Next is the iPhone 8 Plus, situated on one line above the new Huawei P20 Pro”, — stated in the message.
In turn Samsung Galaxy Note 8 takes the seventh place in the ranking, iPhone 8 — eighth, iPhone X — the ninth. Top 10 smartphones Huawei Mate 10 Pro.
One of the tests for smartphones — the water leakage test. To find out whether the smartphone to function properly after it gets water, the experts have loaded each device for 30 minutes in a water pipe.
Then the smartphone was estimated interval: immediately after the test is in 2 days and 3 days respectively. In addition, the smartphones were put to the test “in the rain”: the phone was placed on a stand, and a special apparatus was simulated impinging on a smartphone rain drops.
“Of the top 10 smartphones excellent performance on water resistance, distinguished Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and the Galaxy Note 8. Models Samsung are unable to boast of leadership in terms of quality imagery (photo and video): three leading lines of the rating of this indicator takes smartphones Apple (iPhone X in the first place, and Apple iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus the second and third place respectively),” reports Roskoshestvo.
Experts studied the usability of the smartphone as the camera in the following way: to assess the quality of the pictures pictures were transferred to computer and printed on a laser printer. Camera each smartphone was photographed in the highest possible resolution, the survey was conducted in automatic mode.
“The leaders of the overall rating of the Samsung S9 and S9 Plus the camera’s are only at the 12th and 17th places, and their cousins the Galaxy Note 8 and Galaxy S8 Plus the fifth and sixth places respectively,” — stated in the release.
However, specifies Roskoshestvo, Apple smartphones were vulnerable in the test of strength. In order to set whether the phone to withstand powerful mechanical stresses, the experts held a special “drum test”: the smartphones were placed in a rotating metal drum, the pipe, the device was subjected to attacks from different directions and fell almost a meter in height.
“Apple iPhone X could not boast of success the results of these tests; after 50 turns of the pipe in this model broke the screen — it has a green stripe, and after 100 turns — crashed back panel, and the display stopped working altogether. But with the smartphones who successfully completed this test, steel P20 Huawei Pro Huawei Mate 10 Pro”, — stated in the message.
The specialists also conducted battery tests smartphones. “By results of researches of the battery, the highest ratings in this category are Huawei Mate 10 Pro (4.5 points), Samsung Galaxy S8 (4,09) and Galaxy S8 Plus (4,01)”, — informs the organization.
“As for the other parameters of the study, are less sensitive to the touch of fingers of the TOP 10 ranking was the Apple iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and a little more difficult to use from the top ten was the model of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Galaxy Note 8 and iPhone X” — adds Roskoshestvo.
Autonomous nonprofit organization “Russian quality system” (Rascacielo) established by the government of the Russian Federation in 2015 to conduct independent studies of the quality of goods available on the shelves of Russian stores, and education of Russians in the selection of quality products and services. The best goods of the Russian Roskoshestvo awards the “quality Mark”.