2018 is, without a doubt, a great year for exceptional smartphones as we got our hands on classically-styled flagship devices such as most recently announced Samsung Galaxy Note 9, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, Google Pixel 3 XL and, of course, Huawei P20 Pro (a couple of months old). There is an extensive amount of subversive options as well e.g. OnePlus 6T, Oppo Realme 2 Pro and Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1. We’ve compiled a list of quite a few best smartphones of 2018 to decide which one is best for you.
However, if you’re scouting for something that’s a little bit lighter on your wallet, have a look at our Best Budget Smartphones of 2018 round-up and if you don’t mind spending few more bucks, how about checking listed below best smartphones of 2018?
1: OnePlus 6 (Price $529-579)
The first and foremost flagship killer is OnePlus 6 – launched just a few months back, offering some much-needed improvements as compared to its predecessor. The handset is available at almost the same cost as OnePlus 5T (last year’s smartphone). The company has managed to booze a gorgeous and bright 6.3-inches AMOLED screen with a notch similar to Apple’s iPhone X. The brain behind OnePlus 6 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 which is patterned with a hefty 6GB/8GB of RAM and has some improvements to its rear sensors – especially when it comes to low-light photography.
The key specifications on OnePlus 6 include 6.3” screen (2160 x 1080 Pixels), Snapdragon 845, 16MP + 20MP Rear Camera, 64GB/128GB/256GB Storage and Android 8.1 Oreo operating system.
2: Huawei P20 Pro (Price $1,110)
The second most interesting flagship smartphone launched in 2018 is Huawei P20 Pro – houses a tri-camera configuration. Huawei believes that adding another camera to a mix is exactly that thing to get thinkers hot under the collar. The most interesting move from Huawei is the inclusion of an external memory card slot as Huawei is using its own Nano memory card instead of a standard microSD card. The 6.39-inches AMOLED-based screen is available on the front alongside Midnight Blue, Pink Gold, Twilight and Emerald Green color options.
Android 9.0 Pie OS powers up the things whereas EMUI has also been updated to the latest version 9.0. Other key specifications of Huawei P20 Pro include HiSilicon Kirin 970 Processor, 6.39-inches Screen (2244 x 1080 Pixels), 40MP + 20MP + 8MP rear Cameras, 64GB/128GB of ROM and Android Pie 9.0 OS.
3: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (Price $1,000-1,250)
Unsurprisingly, Samsung latest flagship device named Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is an exquisite Android smartphone backed by S Pen Stylus which has been now upgraded with Bluetooth functionality. The Note 9 is obviously a plus-sized smartphone only for high-end users with a properly -high asking price to match.
Being the best smartphone of 2018 so far, Galaxy Note 9 boasts an exceptional performance, eye-catching design, long-lasting battery, 6.4-inches Super AMOLED screen, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Chipset.
If you have got four figures of cash burning a hole in your wallet, look no further as no other smartphone right now available on a market which matches Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9’s high praise. Other key highlights of Galaxy Note 9 are related to 6GB/8GB of RAM, 128GB/512GB of ROM, 12MP + 12MP rear Cameras, 4000mAh non-removable battery, and Android 8.1 Oreo operating system.
4: Apple iPhone XS (Price $999-1,149)
Would you mind spending plentiful bucks for Apple’s latest flagship? Well, wallet-scaring configuration aside for a short while, Apple iPhone XS is company’s first IP68-rated handset alongside biggest and bright screen, long-lasting battery and its screen is manufactured with an HDR 10 panel.
Naturally (in short as usual), Apple iPhone XS is the costliest smartphone around and if you’re looking for 512GB iPhone XS Max (more screen with extra pixels resolution), you’ll be looking to spend approximately $1,449. Still, with iPhone XS, you do get lots of for the price ($999-1,149) and to be honest, you would be lucky enough to have that much cash to burn for the latest upgrade as it’ll serve you better. The key specifications of Apple iPhone XS include Hexa-core Apple A12 Bionic Processor, 5.8-inches 1135 x 2436 Pixels screen, Dual 12MP rear Camera, 64GB/256GB/512GB of ROM and Apple iOS 12 OS.
5: Motorola Moto G6 (Price $249.99)
Why did we call Motorola Moto G6 as a flagship smartphone? It’s because Motorola’s aim with Moto G line to bring those fully-baked features one would normally expect on highly priced and high-end smartphones to cheaper devices. Though Motorola Moto G6 won’t give users the same experience as going for a genuine flagship smartphone, but it enables you to get a little bit taste of those groundbreaking features without leaving a solid dent on your wallet.
The handset is powered by a quality-oriented camera, capable of capturing gorgeous Instagram-worthy images for its super-low rate. The display is quite colorful and bright even with great sunlight legibility. A bunch of other highlights of Moto G6 is related to 5.7-inches IPS LCD screen, Android 8.0 Oreo OS, Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 Chipset, 3GB/4GB of RAM, 32GB/64GB of ROM, 12MP + 5MP rear Cameras and 3000mAh battery – non-removable.
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