Applications for tablets and smartphones can be beneficial both before leaving and even while you are traveling. The majority of devices are pre installed with applications that could come in handy on a journey (just like an alarm clock, navigator, calculator, weather, and most importantly audio tour guide apps).

While it is useful to be able to access this kind of information, you will find a catch: For a lot of mobile phone applications, you have to be online to download the most recent voice tour application. With all the prevalence of Wi-Fi in many sides of South Africa, it is generally not an issue – simply look for a hotspot and download it. However the real problem is the smartphone itself. The capabilities of your phones can greatly affect the experience you will have in your tour.

Here are the lists of the best phones for voice tours to help you enjoy all of the spots and attractions without wasting time in navigation and speculating which phones are best.

iPhone 6s

The iPhone 6s features a decent sound and is definitely great for voice tours. Listening to the iphone’s speakers within a crowded or loud surroundings could be enjoyable. Not to mention its fast navigation and high resolution.You can download the apps via iTunes.



Google Nexus 6P

The Google Nexus 6P comes with a loud speaker audio quality. It has dual front-facing speakers helping in overall experience of watching and listening to content in your mobile phone while walking into different spots. When it comes to navigation and resolution, this could compete with iPhone.

HTC One M9

The HTC One M9 won’t let you down on its speakers’ audio quality and thus great for voice tours. The dual front-facing dual stereo speakers helps make it perfect for viewing and listening to videos and audio guides. Volume was significantly lower than the much louder Google Nexus 6, however in general it features a great sound signature.




You’ll be  impress by the LG G3’s overall loudness as well as its high-end frequency extension. The phone is loud enough to enjoy an outdoor adventures, making your tour more fun and enjoyable.

Samsung Galaxy S7

The Samsung Galaxy S7 overall volume and audio quality is spectacular, which makes it suitable for us to enjoy audios from the voice tour applications.