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2018's 10 best smartphones

Posted on Dec 17, 2018.

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There is no doubt that 2018 has been a great year for smartphone development and plenty of new releases. It has also been a rollercoaster for many of the smartphone companies that have made it into the top 10 of 2018. Never the less, here are the top 10 smartphones of 2018 (according to techradar.com):

1. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

  • 6.2-inch display

  • Super premium build

  • Excellent low-light cameras

  • Battery doesn't last as well as some others (3,500mAH battery)

  • Good price

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus The One Point Blog Post Review

2. Samsung Galaxy Note 9

  • Smaller bezels with 'wrap-around' screen

  • Much better battery with wireless charging (4,000mAH battery)

  • Improved S Pen

  • Hefty device to hold

  • Mostly iterative upgrades

  • Expensive

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3. Huawei Mate 20 Pro

  • 6.39-inch display

  • Great battery life

  • In-screen fingerprint scanner

  • Great triple cameras

  • The UI needs refinement

  • High price

Huawei Mate 20 Pro The One Point Blog Post Review

4. iPhone XS/iPhone XS Max

  • 5.8-inch OLED screen (XS) 6.5-inch (XS Max)

  • Fast operation in the hand

  • More powerful again

  • Battery life not world-beating

  • XS Max is super expensive

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5. Huawei P20 Pro

  • Amazing camera

  • Superb battery life

  • Interface isn't market leading

  • Only Full HD display

Huawei P20 Pro The One Point Blog Post Review

6. Samsung Galaxy S9

  • Premium build

  • Excellent screen

  • Battery life not great

  • Single sensor on the rear

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7. Google Pixel 3 XL

  • 6.3-inch OLED¬†display

  • Superb camera phone

  • Solid battery life

  • Notch is hard to ignore

  • No headphone jack

Google Pixel 3 XL The One Point Blog Post Review

8. OnePlus 6T

  • 6.41-inch AMOLED display

  • In-display fingerprint scanner

  • All-day battery life

  • No headphone jack

  • 'Only' full HD display

OnePlus 6T The One Point Blog Post Review

9. LG G7 ThinQ

  • 3,000mAH battery

  • Interesting Boombox speaker

  • Attractive design

  • Smart camera

  • Battery a little small

  • Performance not quite as good as other flagships

LG G7 ThinQ The One Point Blog Post Review

10. iPhone X

  • Brilliant screen

  • Powerful innards

  • Incredibly expensive

iPhone X The One Point Blog Post Review

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