Buying a new smartphone in 2018 can be a really confusing task as there are hundreds of options available in the market but don’t worry as you have just landed on the right page. We have rounded up five of the best smartphones to help you make a perfect choice. So without further ado let’s get started
Pixel 2 And Pixel 2 XL:
The first and the best Android smartphone on our list is the Google Pixel 2, it comes loaded with all the beastly specs and an industry leading 12 megapixel shooter that captures some mind-blowing images. This phone comes unlocked means that it can be used with any carrier or network. Also, since it is a Google device, it will be the first to get any software update or security patch and offers the cleanest user experience without any bloatware.
It is powered by a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor paired up with 4 Gigs of RAM and 64 Gigs of internal storage. You get the dual front-facing speakers which provide really impressive surround sound. The build quality is also great and the phone is IP67 certified dust/water resistant. The battery life is fantastic and will last more than a day. The only down points of this phone are that it does not have a 3.5mm headphone jack and a microSD card slot.
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+:
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is the most recent phone on our list and is the first to feature a variable aperture camera. This phone is one of the best looking devices that you can get your hands on thanks to Samsung’s Infinity Display. It sports the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 CPU which is currently the best performing chip on the market. You get 4 Gigs of RAM with the Galaxy S9 and 6 Gigs with the S9+.
Its 12 megapixel primary shooter has a variable aperture lens that can switch to wide f/1.5 in low light situations allowing you to shoot in extremely dark conditions. The built quality feels really premium and it features IP68 dust an water resistance. The best thing about this phone is that it has a microSD card slot for expandable storage and a 3.5mm headphone jack. So if you still love wired your high-end wired headphones then this would be the right choice for you. The only down point of this device is that you would not be getting software updates soon, however, the company does deliver updates to their flagship smartphones few times a year.
Apple iPhone 8:
If you don’t like Android devices and are an iOS fanboy then iPhone 8 is the best deal for you. We do love the iPhone X but it did not make up in our list since it offers almost same specs as the iPhone 8 at a much higher price. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are two amazing devices that are powered by the Apple’s latest A11 Bionic processor. It features a 12 megapixel back camera which captures really amazing shots, the 8 Plus has dual camera setup which offers Portrait mode effects and 2x optical zoom.
It runs on the all new iOS 11 and the good thing about Apple devices is they provide their phones years of security and software updates. The only real downsides of this phone are that it lacks headphone jack and micoSD card but no newer iPhones have that anyway.
Looking for a budget-friendly device that offers all the top of the line specs? If so then OnePlus T would be the right option for you. It sports an Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 processor paired up 8 Gigs of RAM 128 Gigs of internal storage. The camera is also decent considering its price, it has dual lens setup having primary 16 megapixel sensor and a secondary 20 megapixel sensor.
This phone does not feature dust and water resistance but that should not be a problem considering its price. The best thing about this device is the Dash charging which offers the fastest charging time than any other phone. It also has a 3.mm headphone jack but lacks the memory card slot.
Motorola Moto X4:
If you are in the market for a good cheap Android smartphone then this device is for you. The Motorola X4 offers a lot of high-end features and even runs the latest version of Android Oreo from Google. It sports a mediocre Snapdragon 630 processor but you do get 6 Gigs of RAM and 64 Gigs of internal storage. You also get dual camera setup with this device that captures some decent looking images.
This phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack, microSD card slot, fingerprint scanner and waterproof glass and metal design. The battery life is also great and the phone will easily last.
So this was our list of the best smartphones of 2018 that you can get your hands on. I hope you enjoyed the roundup, if you know any phone that you think should be featured on our list then make sure to tell us about it in the comment section below.