Smartphones are our daily drivers. We take them to work, to vacations, to parties, almost everywhere we go, even the washroom. Our smartphones always stay in our pockets. Which smartphone you have speaks a lot about you and your personality. If you use an iphone, you are seen as rich, if you use a smartphone with a large screen, you are seen as a tech savvy person and if you use an old smartphone you are seen as old-school. Today’s smartphones all do the same work. You can use Facebook, Instagram and YouTube on any smartphone and each any every smartphone nowadays can do emails and click pictures. It comes down to the design and user interface, and it makes you choose the one.
Best Smartphones 2019
Here’s the list of the top 10 best smartphones in the world:
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 ($999)
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the best smartphone ever made by the company. After many years of engineering and R&D, Samsung has unveiled the latest member of the Note series, the Note 9. It comes with a 6.4 inch Super Amoled display with 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution and it is curved on the sides. The display is nothing but pure pleasure to look at. The performance is unmatched, with an Exynos 9810 chipset and 8GB Ram. This smartphone has everything you can ask for, the best display, the best performance, water resistance, stereo speakers, a huge battery, upto 512GB of storage capacity and much more.
iPhone XS/XS Max ($999)
There are no words to describe this smartphone. The latest iphone by the Trillion Dollar company. This smartphone will surely exceed your expectations. The latest iphone comes in 2 screen sizes, a 5.8 inch XS and a 6.4 inch XS Max. These displays are made by Samsung and you can count on them as one the best display ever used in a smartphone. The viewing experience in videos, games and almost everything is through the top. These iphones come with the new A12 Bionic chip by Apple which by all means, beats any other smartphone on the market easily. The highlight, the iphone XS and XS Max come with cameras that produce such real looking photos that you will never switch back to any other device.
Huawei Mate 20 Pro ($899)
Huawei is one of the top 5 smartphone makers in the world. Huawei has a business model similar to the one of Samsung, they use their own processors in their smartphones. Huawei latest flagship smartphone, the Mate 20 Pro runs on the latest Kirin 980 chip, made in house by Huawei and it beats any chips used by smartphone makers including Snapdragon 845. The display on this smartphone 6.39 inch Amoled panel. It comes with all the latest specs including Android 9 Pie, upto 8GB Ram and 256GB Storage, a huge 4200 mAh battery. The highlight being the 40 MP rear camera with a triple camera setup that takes amazing shots and comes with a Night mode that takes unbelievably lit shots in less lit environments.
Google Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL ($799)
Google entered the smartphone business in 2016 with the first generation Pixel smartphone. The Pixel lineup was well-received by the consumers who loved Android OS. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are the latest flagship smartphones by Google and they come with everything you expect from a flagship device. The Pixel 3 smartphones come with a single rear camera in the world of dual cameras and still beat the competition to the core. Pixel 3 has the best performing camera on a smartphone. The Night sight is an added benefit, it can shoot pictures even in the darkest times. The key highlight here, is the software experience. Google owns Android, and thus a smartphone from Google itself means the best of Vanilla Android experience with regular updates.
OnePlus 6T ($549)
OnePlus is the leader of performance devices in the flagship markets. OnePlus makes smartphones that have what’s required without any extra expenses on marketing or advertisement. This strategy allows them to make some smartphones with flagship hardware that cost almost half the price of any modern flagship smartphone. Their latest smartphone, the OnePlus 6T comes with all the latest specs including a 6.41 inch FHD+ display, 8GB Ram, some killer cameras, a glass back design, a big 3700 mAh battery. Their battery charging tech is the fastest in the world. All this in a package that costs only $549.
iPhone XR ($749)
The iphone XR is the least expensive of the iphone trio launched in September 2018. This smartphone is Apple’s attempt at making a smartphone in a budget, for the mainstream consumers. The iphone XR costs quite comparably to other flagship smartphones but costs a lot less than the XS and XS Max. The iphone XR comes in some very exciting colors including Blue, White, Red, Yellow etc. This smartphone shares a lot of specs with its more expensive brothers including the cameras and the chipset. The display in the XR is a scaled down version with less resolution leading to less pixels per inch. Still a good buy at the price, if you want an iphone in this budget.
LG V40 ThinQ ($899)
LG smartphones are not bought by a ton of people as of today, but trust me, LG makes some really good smartphones. You should surely look at the LG V40 ThinQ, it’s a pleasure to use. The LG V40 ThinQ comes with a Triple camera setup on the rear to shoot wide angle as well as portrait shots. The front also has two cameras to add the depth of field effect. This smartphone offers everything you can think of, a stunning display, superb cameras, water and dust resistance, even a headsmartphone jack that you can’t take or granted nowadays.
Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus ($719)
The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus smartphones are the latest contenders of the mainstream flagship market by Samsung. The S9 (5.8 inch) and the S9 Plus (6.2 inch) both come with all the bells and whistles of the Galaxy Note 9 except the larger screen and some things like the S-pen. Apart from that, the S9 is an excellent piece of craftsmanship. It is a near perfect smartphone with the latest cameras, screen and performance. It is indeed a beautiful smartphone too and it is cheaper than the competitors.
Oppo Find X ($779)
The Chinese brand Oppo is known for making smartphones with high spec selfie cameras for the Asian markets. Oppo plans to change this perspective by launching this smartphone. The Oppo Find X does what no company has done until now, it has a bezel-less display. The display has no notch whatsoever. The front camera is housed in a motorised platform that is raised on the press of a button. This smartphone looks brilliant with the bezel-less display. Other than that, it comes with flagship specs, a Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB Ram, 256GB Storage.
BlackBerry Key2 ($649)
This is the most unique smartphone of this list. The BlackBerry Key2 is a smartphone for business individuals. It comes with a physical keyboard for the tactical typing experience. Other specs are modern including a 4.5 inch FHD display and a Snapdragon 660 processor with 6GB Ram. The cameras are quite good too. This smartphone focuses on security. It runs on Android and BlackBerry claims that it is the most secure smartphone. If you care about the security or you are BlackBerry fan, this smartphone is your best bet.