In 2014, great high-end devices were launched, such as the Galaxy S5, Moto Maxx and Xperia Z2, for example. These smartphones can serve very well to several users who are looking for more advanced options today and, therefore, with more attractive prices than their initial launch values. Some manufacturers continue to stick to their update schedules as early as 2015, making most of these devices queued to receive Android 6.0 Marshmallow. We have prepared a special selection with the best offers of today for the top-of-the-line smartphones that were launched last year. Check it out below.
If you’ve always wanted a top-of-the-line smartphone, this may be the perfect time for you to acquire it. The price is not the only argument that justifies its new acquisition, but the similarity between specifications with the high-ends launched in 2015 is also another point that can be taken into account. Great cameras, enough RAM and a robust processor are common points in most of the devices that we will present in this article, which should be more than enough for everyday tasks and running heavier games today.
We carried out a survey with all the top-of-the-line smartphones launched in Brazil in 2014. Our research concluded that veteran devices have a good cost / benefit ratio today. Check the table below:
|R $ 2,600.00||R $ 1,319.12||50%|
|R $ 2,199.00||R $ 1,499.99||32%|
|R $ 2,299.00||R $ 1,069.99||53%|
|R $ 1,499.00||R $ 1,196.10||20%|
|R $ 2,299.00||R $ 1,345.50||41%|
|R $ 2,699.00||R $ 1,699.99||37%|
|R $ 2,899.00||R $ 1,929.89||33%|
|R $ 3,299.00||R $ 2,682.30||18%|
|R $ 2,099.00||R $ 1,218.99||41%|
|R $ 2,699.00||R $ 1,799.99||33%|
As we can see, all top-of-the-line devices had significant drops in their values this year, some adding up to 50% discount. Sony’s models were practically the ones that had the most reduction in their market values, followed by the LG G3 with 53% drop in price. Motorola’s coveted Moto X 2014 maintained its well-valued market price even a year after its official launch.
So, which of these devices would you add to your wish list?