Smartphones are rapidly taking a wave in tech and telecommunications. The new smartphone devices happen to carry more storage and battery capacities in contrast to those that came before making it easier to use and store data. Below are some of the best smartphones in 2018.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 runs Android 8.1 OS and is powered by Octa-core (2.7 GHz, Quad core, M3 Mongoose 1.7 GHz, Quad core, Cortex A55) processor, comes with a fingerprint scanner at the back of the device and an Iris scanner in front for security.
It has a front camera of 12MPs as well as an 8MP selfie camera for selfies and video calls having 4000 x 3000 Pixels image resolution. It comes with a dual optical image stabilization, LED Flash with HDR mode and can record 4K videos at 60FPS. The device has a 6.4” (16.26 cm) display with 2960 x 1440 screen resolution that is water resistant in a depth of 1.5m for about 30mins as well as dust proof. Battery capacity is 4000mAh, internal storage of 128GB and microSD of up to 512GB with 6GB RAM and more.
Huawei P20 Pro
Huawei P20 is an Android device with dimensions (155.00 x 73.90 x 7.80) with 6.1-inches screen size and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2440, at 408 PPI. It is powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core (4×2.36GHz + 4×1.8GHz), Kirin 970 processor and runs Android 8.1 Oreo along with the Huawei EMUI 8.1 skin.
The device comes with a rear camera of 40 megapixels and 20 megapixels as well as a rear flash. It has an internal storage memory of 128GB and a 6GB RAM. The system has Wi-Fi connections (820.11 b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth v 4.2.
Huawei P20 comes with two Nano-SIMS each having 4G LTE support and has a GPS. Its battery capacity is 4000mAh. The sensors available on the device are Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
Samsung Galaxy S9/S9 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S9 has a 5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, (2960×1440) at 570 PPI while the Galaxy S9+ has a 6.2″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display, (2960×1440) at 529 PPI. They are both dust and water resistant (1.5m depth for about 30 minutes) at an IP68 rating. Both run the Android 8.0 Oreo and are powered by Exynos 9810 Octa – EMEA and Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845.
They both have dual rear cameras, both of 12 MP while the front camera is 8 MP. The Galaxy S9 has an internal storage of 64GB while the Galaxy S9+ has an internal storage of either 64GB or 128GB depending on the region.
The battery capacity for S9 is 3000mAh while for S9+ is 3500mAh.
Apple iPhone X
Apple iPhone X has a 5.8-inch front display, has less bezels but does not have a front home button. It uses a Samsung OLED Multi-Touch display, a screen resolution of 2436 x 1135 at 458PPI and it also uses True Tone Technology.
The rear camera is a 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras (Wide-angle: ƒ/1.8 aperture; Telephoto: ƒ/2.4 aperture) that features Apple’s Portrait Mode while the front camera is a 7MP TrueDepth camera, that is also simpatico with Portrait Mode and it is the only camera that works with Apple’s new Animoji feature. The device is capable of 4K video recording at 24 fps, 30 fps, or 60 fps as well as 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps and 720p HD video recording at 30 fps.
iPhone X has splash, dust, and water resistance, an internal storage of either 64G/256GB.
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Samsung Galaxy note 8 is a device that runs the Android 8.0 Oreo and Samsung Experience 9.0 operating system. It has a 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display of 2960 x 1440. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor or Samsung Exynos 8895. The device’s internal storage is 64GB for users in the US however, for international models, the internal storage is 128/256GB, microSD card capacity is 256GB with a RAM of 6GB.
The dual rear cameras: one being a 12MP f/1.7, Dual Pixel auto focus, OIS, and the other a 12MP f/2.4 telephoto, auto focus, OIS and a single selfie camera: 8MP f/1.7, auto focus. Battery capacity is 3300mAh, the device is water resistant – IP68 rating – and it has a one-touch fingerprint sensor along with an Iris scanner and Samsung KNOX for security.
For connectivity: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, MIMO Bluetooth 5.0 LE and charging: USB-C, supports fast charging, Qi wireless and Powermat wireless and more.