Choosing the perfect phone is not easy. With bets from major manufacturers already available in the market, it is time to ask which of the available phones offers the best results.
The absolute winner: Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 +
It was difficult to choose one of them, so we decided to put both. Both the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 + are, for us and despite their weaknesses, the best Android Smartphones available today. Both devices have two of the best technical specification tables to date and offer a unique experience. Everything you have the right to expect from a high-end terminal (original design, SD card, resistance to water and dust, spectacular screen, etc ...).
The main difference between the two is the size. The S8 + reaches 6.2 inches diagonally and the S8 reaches 5.8 inches. Due to the volume change the S8 + also has 500 mAh more in its battery than the 3000 mAh of the S8, but this increase is not reflected in a large change in autonomy.
These devices are intended to have a superior experience in games, enjoy streaming movies at the highest quality and, of course, have a futuristic feel each time you hold the phone with your hands.
Best alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S8: HTC U11
If you want to have the roundest phone of the moment, at all costs, but you do not convince any of the variants of Galaxy S8, your best bet is the U11. Its price is around the same level as the rest of the high-end phones of the main manufacturers. Its great camera does not have much to envy to the camera of the Pixel and its processor offers you one of the best performances of the year.
The best Android Smartphone (taking into account the price): OnePlus 5 or 5T
OnePlus has once again marked the mobile phone market with its wake. The OnePlus 5 is certainly the best at the moment in terms of technical features and price. Its interface is also one of the most pleasant on the market because it improves even the Android stock.
Its screen is excellent, with Full HD resolution (enough except for virtual reality) combined with AMOLED technology. Its design is not the most original, but it is nice. It is one of the most powerful phones on the market with the Snapdragon 835 and with two versions 6 or 8 GB of RAM.
The best Smartphone for professionals: Note 8
The Galaxy Note 8 is the only Smartphone on the market that includes a pencil. The S-Pen is a unique feature that can improve productivity for those who use the phone as a work tool. The stylus has a special menu that is activated automatically to take notes, expand text and even translate content much faster than with a traditional Smartphone.
In addition, the Galaxy Note 8 is one of the most powerful Smartphone in the Android universe. Take the essentials of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus and add some details such as: a double camera on the back and more RAM.
In terms of design, the Note 8 also makes a difference. We found the new Galaxy line with Infinity screen, its curved glass and an aluminum frame. It offers excellent performance thanks to its Exynos 8895 processor backed by its 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory.
The Smartphone with the best value for money: Honor 9
The second Huawei brand does not stop offering terminals with incredible features for the price it asks for them. After the success of the Honor 7 and Honor 8 , the manufacturer repeats the success with the Honor 9.
The Honor 9 has an excellent quality / price ratio. With a 5.2-inch screen, it houses LTPS technology and is especially easy to use. Honor has included a feature to increase readability in direct sunlight. In terms of design, the terminal looks like a piece of luxury with good lighting effects.
A surprising Smartphone on the outside and also inside It has the high-end processor Kirin 960 with 4 GB of RAM. It also has a dual camera with 12 + 20 MP and a guaranteed autonomy with 3000 mAh.
The Smartphone with the best camera: Google Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL
Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are two stars among the best Android Smartphone and their cameras are the best ever mounted on a Smartphone, despite only having a sensor contrary to the trend of the high range.
Google has managed to bring two smarpthones that surpass the photographic quality of the S8 and Note 8 through a perfect optimization between software and hardware. The Pixel 2 does not surprise much with its design, but it weighs more pure Android experience that you can only have with a Google phone.
The Smartphone with the best battery: Huawei Mate 10
The latest Huawei phablet offers a range that should inspire other smartphones in the market. The Mate 10 reaches about 48 hours of autonomy. The best: Huawei has its system to detect applications too intense to improve the management of resources. The 4000 mAh battery can be charged very fast thanks to Hauwei's technology (50% in 26 minutes). The two models, both Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro, are capable of recording 20 hours of video and remain alive for two days.
The rest of the Mate 10 features reveal two very complete smartphones. Both offer excellent performance with a Kirin 970 processor and their main differences lie in the shape and technology of their screens. The Mate 10 has a 5.9-inch IPS panel with 16: 9 ratios (as in Mate 9) and the Mate 10 Pro 6.0-inch AMOLED panel with 18: 9 ratios.
The best Smartphone for around € 400: Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge
Both the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge yield in so many categories that they became the most beloved smartphones of 2016. They combine great design with spectacular performance. After a year of its release you can already find it for almost half of what it cost when it came out.
His camera is spectacular, being able to capture high quality images even in nighttime environments. The performance delivered by the Exynos 8990 makes your user experience one of the most fluid. In general, both the Galaxy S7 and its Edge version is still the best one year later.
The best smartphone below € 250: Honor 7X and BQ Aquaris X
With the successor of the 6X, Honor every year sets the bar higher. The brand has once again adapted to the demands and style of the new generation of smartphones. For users looking for a good, nice and cheap phone, the Honor 7X is one of the best options. It has an elongated metal body. Its screen occupies more than 83% of the surface and has an 18: 9 format leaving tiny frames. It has the advantage of offering most features of high-end phones, such as dual camera and a very premium effect, but without sacrificing our pocket.
BQ Aquaris X
The famous Spanish manufacturer has an excellent offer for the mid-range with a very elegant design embroidered with an aluminum frame. Its main virtues are a performance above the average, good autonomy, good audio and a camera that will measure up. If all this we put an Android without retouching just with some details to improve the product is round.
The best compact Smartphone: Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact and Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
Big smartphones are fashionable. Year after year the limit of inches has been surpassed and in the last times a small terminal used to be synonymous of cheap and not of much quality. Currently there are few smartphones below five inches worthwhile, however, the Xperia XZ1 Compact is the exception that confirms the rule in the high range and for the mid-range we have the Galaxy A3 of 2017.
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Sony is the only manufacturer that bet on a Smartphone less than 5 inches but without sacrificing the power offered by a high-end Smartphone. The XZ1 Compact has the latest generation Snapdragon 835 processor and a camera capable of slow motion at 960fps and scanning 3D objects.
Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017)
This small Galaxy A3 2017 with a screen of only 4.7 inches boasts all the style of the high-end Samsung. It comes equipped with Exynos 7870 processor, 2 GB of RAM and 16 internal memory. The camera is not the best you can find but it remains in line with the price.