1. Samsung Galaxy S10 Plue
Simply put The best smartphone around
Release date: March 2019
Weight: 175g | Screen size: 6.4-inch | Resolution: 1440 x 3040
CPU: Snapdragon 855 / Exynos 9820 | Dimensions: 157.6 x 74.1 x 7.8mm
OS: Android 9 | CPU: Snapdragon 855 / Exynos 9820
RAM: 8/12GB | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP + 16MP
Front camera: 10MP + 8MP | Storage: 128/512GB/1TB
- The best smartphone screen around
- It’s not cheap
- Awesome Live Focus images from front-facing camera
- Design offers little grip
The Super AMOLED 6.4-inch display has been measured as the very best around, with great dynamic range ,super colours and, essentially, the very best viewing experience you can have on a mobile phone and best smartphone screen
Plus, there’s a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display.
The trio of cameras on the Galaxy S10 Plus are among the best on the market, building on the excellent setup on the S9 series by offering more features, shooting modes and overall clarity.
The larger 4,100mAh battery inside. It’ll easily charge with double power
The S10 Plus also offers Samsung’s new Wireless PowerShare, allowing you to wirelessly charge other devices on the rear of the handset.
The Galaxy S10 Plus is packed full of the best Samsung has to offer, and it comes together to give you the best cell phone experience around right now.
2. HUAWEI MATE 20 PRO
Very nearly the best smartphone
Weight: 189g | Resolution: 1,440 x 3,120
Dimensions: 157.8 x 72.3 x 8.6 mm | OS: Android 9.0 Pie, EMUI 9.0
Screen size: 6.39 inches | CPU: Kirin 980 | RAM: 6GB
Storage: 128GB | Front camera: 24MP | Rear camera: 40MP + 20MP + 8MP
Battery: 4,200 mAh
- Eye-catching design
- Display ‘only’ Full HD
- EMUI lacks polish
- Fantastic cameras
The large 6.39-inch screen on the Mate 20 Pro may ‘only’ have a Full HD+ resolution, but it’s bright, clear and colorful providing an excellent canvas for your apps and games.
There’s no worry when it comes to the Mate 20 Pro potentially running out of juice, the battery life here is excellent. We regularly got to the end of the day with 30% or more left in the tank.
The cameras are the Mate 20 Pro’s real party piece, providing staggeringly good 5x and 10x zoom, and a digital 50x zoom with gets you insanely close to objects far off in the distance. Its low-light capabilities are also top-notch.
The P30 Pro not only sets a new standard for Huawei, it sets a new standard for the entire mobile industry. Its cameras are quite simply astonishing, the design is eye-catching and the power plentiful. It’s a true flagship smartphone.
3. GOOGLE PIXEL 3 XL
The best smartphone camera gets even better
Weight: 184g | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64/128GB
Dimensions: 158 x 76.7 x 7.9mm
OS: Android 9.0 | Screen size: 6.3 inches
Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels | CPU: Snapdragon 845
Battery: 3430mAh | Rear camera: 12.2MP f/1.8 | Front camera: 8MP f/1.8
- Fantastic camera
- Pure Android experience
Google Pixel 3 XL is powered by a 2.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 845 processor that features 4 cores clocked at 2.5GHz and 4 cores clocked at 1.6GHz. It comes with 4GB of RAM..
Google Pixel 3 XL smartphone was launched in October 2018. The phone comes with a 6.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440×2960 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9.
The Google Pixel 3 XL runs Android 9.0 and is powered by a 3,430mAh non-removable battery. The Google Pixel 3 XL supports wireless charging, as well as proprietary fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Google Pixel 3 XL on the rear packs a 12.2-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture and a pixel size of 1.4-micron. The rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus. On the front, the Google Pixel 3 XL packs an 8-megapixel primary camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a second 8-megapixel camera with an f/1.8 aperture. The front camera also features autofocus.
4. SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9
A top smartphone with plenty of power
Weight: 201g | RAM: 6/8GB | Storage: 128/512GB
Battery: 4000mAh | Rear camera: 12 MP f/1.5-2.4 + 12MP f/2.4
Dimensions: 161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8mm | OS: Android 8.1
Screen size: 6.4 inches | Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels
CPU: Exynos 9810 or Snapdragon 845| Front camera: 8MP f/1.7
The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is one of the best phones we’ve ever tested – and also one of the most expensive.
However, for that money you’re getting an extraordinary spec list, including the first mainstream phone to offer 1TB of storage and an incredible screen.
third of three fantastic flagship phones Samsung put out in 2018, the Note 9 excels in every department, from the quality of the components under the hood, to the fit and polish of the design, to the impressive results you can get from the dual-lens camera.
With a screen size of 6.4 inches, and a 4000mAh battery inside, this is a phone that you can get some serious work done on. There’s also some excellent audio capability packed in here, with Dolby Atmos and UHQ upscaling included. Whichever part of the Note 9 you look at, it ends up impressing.
5. iPhone XS
Best mobile phone in the world
Release date: September 2018
Weight: 177g | Dimensions: 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm | OS: iOS 12 | Screen size: 5.8-inch Resolution: 1125 × 2436 | CPU: Exynos A12 Bionic | RAM: 4GB | Storage: 64/256/512GB Battery: 2,658mAh | Rear camera: 12MP + 12MP | Front camera: 7MP
There’s a new hero for iPhone fans, with the iPhone XS offering the best mix of features and price from Apple.
The larger screen and battery of the iPhone XS Max may attract some, but the standard XS provides better bang for your buck if the huge display isn’t a must for you.
Apple iPhone XS smartphone was launched in September 2018. The phone comes with a 5.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1125×2436 pixels at a pixel density of 458 pixels per inch (ppi).
Apple iPhone XS is powered by a hexa-core Apple A12 Bionic processor.
The Apple iPhone XS supports wireless charging.
Apple iPhone XS based on iOS 12 and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage. The Apple iPhone XS is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and eSIM cards.
The Apple iPhone XS measures 143.60 x 70.90 x 7.70mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 177.00 grams. It was launched in Space Grey, Silver, and Gold colours. It features an IP68 rating for dust and water protection.
Connectivity options on the Apple iPhone XS include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, Lightning, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer. The Apple iPhone XS supports face unlock with 3D face recognition.
As of 19th April 2019, Apple iPhone XS price in India starts at Rs. 99,900.