Most Overrated Mobile Phone Brands


The Top Ten

1 Apple

I think Apple is not the greatest brand. Being a Android user, my phone cost me only $130 and it has a nice camera, a screen as big as a iPhone 6, and it it's a very nice phone in general. Apple, on the other hand, charges $750 for a phone with: a "upgraded" camera, and better network mobility, and "better" battery life. My old phone had better battery life than a 6! Some of the other products, such as macs, are also nice, but everything in Apple is just a name brand. I mean, beats are trash (seriously. They cost only $18 to make and they charge like $300 for it! ) and etc. I now realize I'm starting to rant, but even though Apple makes nice products, I just don't understand why I see 5 year olds holding their 6s plus phones, laughing at me because I don't have a iPhone.

In general, I just think Apple is too overrated and expensive in my taste.

People Think apple is great but they are just buying it for the brand :(

Not only are they money hungry greedy bastards, but the phones themselves are literally for idiots. No customization and stuff compared to other phones like androids. Only way I recommend them is if it's to someone that's technologically ignorant (like my great grandmother)

People just buy iPhones to fit in

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2 Samsung

I'm tired of hearing " Samsung is Better". No, I'm not an Apple fanboy. I just don't like it when people think they are better than someone just because they have a Samsung. - Pony

The rep told me the S4 was the best phone ever when he convinced me to have it over the iPhone or xperia. It's the worst phone I've ever owned for glitches, battery life. Sometimes it just decides to leave things running, gets red hot and drains itself in less than hour. Magnificent stuff. I've been counting down the days to upgrade for a while now and am nearly there. I won't own one of these again. HTC, Sony or Apple next time.

Samsung does nothing to stand apart from the crowd. They just did the jump to sleeker phone designs first and now they're getting all the credit for it.
There are many better alternatives to Samsung for the same or lower price, like the Moto X by Motorola.

Overpriced, run old software and laggy

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3 Blackberry

People still buy Blackberry phones? They were big like 10-8 years ago. My mother used to have one when I was little. - PerfectImpulseX

I thought Apple was pretentious, but this company takes it to a whole new level.

The most stupid smart phone in the market!

"blackberry, the most unique smartphone on the universe"

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4 Nokia

Very nice company and brand I love you nokia

My word, these things are stupid. Make it do something and it always forgets what you want done! Useless things!

Yeah it's overrated but what will you use after a nuclear apocalypse? The Nokia 3310


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Very good quality phones

6 Nexus
7 Sony

They ask top shelf price for basically a plastic phone with 4 years old design and 2 years old hardware. Muted speakers and weak wifi antennas. Best you can do is throw them in water.

Sony make great cameras yet their phones are playing "by-the-numbers" game and throw megapixel number at everything (without success). Great if you want to take pictures with huge filesize that fill your storage fast, full of noise and bad dynamic range, using confusing and irritating camera interface. Oh and theirs' is only "flagship" that cannot save RAW format.

It's really good working phone

Sony makes the best phones.

Sony's are a good priced phone and are good quality too

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8 OnePlus
9 Windows

Windows, a computer company, shouldn't make phones. - Pony

Still better than Apple at much better price.

Descendent of windows. Enough said

No, not enough said. Windows is the best, now windows 8, but windows 10 will be.

Ughhh phone is crap...Microsoft should not making phone os! - wenkernboys01

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10 Cherry Mobile

This brand is affordable and very useful to dual-sim users so that they will no longer maintain two phones or swap their sims from time to time using only one phone

Terrible and laggy phones that break easily and force you to buy a new one.

I recently bought a cherry mobile flare j5 and to compare this to other brands this brand is just too underrated and the battery is like 10 times better than any iphone and one of the best things about it is almost stock android and the free sim card where you can text to all networks for free
this brand gives very good smartphones for the very low price

The Contenders

11 Kyocera

Remember the awkward looking Echo?

12 Motorola
13 LG LG

How is this not in the top ten?

LG products is not good as compared to Sony - wenkernboys01

LG has overpriced low cpu power phones :l

14 NET10
15 Xiaomi

Worst Chinese company by far.. COPY CATS!

Its ok if you are tired of your phone and want to spice things up a bit. - PokemonRPGbro

I know that it's not better than I phone but 200 million people knows
that it's very better than Samsung

Mokka phone

16 Lenovo
17 Huawei

They made in china...huaweI is crap - wenkernboys01

Huawei are amazing; 40 mp cameras, long-lasting batteries and versatility. Just, WOW

18 Asus Asus ASUSTeK Computer Inc., (stylized as ΛSUS) is a Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company headquartered in Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan.

Wait? ASUS make phones? - PerfectImpulseX

Ughh its crap...ASUS phone is crap...but ASUS PC also crap too...piece of shame - wenkernboys01

19 ZTE
20 SKK Mobile
21 Alcatel
22 Razer
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6 years, 158 days old

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