Best Phones Award 2018: 8GB RAM, triple 40MP cameras and more…>
With multiple options during the last 2018, we have picked the most voted devices and listed them out today in our list of Phones Award 2018. As we learned, listed ones would feature up to 8GB RAM, triple 40MP cameras and so much more. Read the full articles to check out!
1. Best Flagship winner – Samsung Galaxy Note 9
The first device of our list of the Phones Award 2018 today must be the hottest child from Samsung manufacturer, Galaxy Note 9. In details, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs contain a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED (1440 x 2960 pixels). On the other hand, the Samsung handset goes hand in hand with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset and Android Oreo 8.1.
Mentioning the storage, the Samsung phone ships a 6/8GB RAM and 128GB/ 512GB ROM (expandable to 512GB). Besides, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 camera receives dual 12MP + 12MP rear sensors and an 8MP front camera. Else, Samsung Galaxy Note 9 battery goes with a 4000mAh capacity. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 price falls around $877 ~ Rs. 61, 900.
2. Best Flagship runner-up – Huawei Mate 20 Pro
The next device today is Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Regarding the screen, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro specs offer a 6.39-inch AMOLED with a resolution of 1440 x 3120 pixels. Moreover, Huawei Mate 20 Pro works on Android 9.0 Pie. Whereas, as for the processor, Huawei Mate 20 Pro gets power from the Hisilicon Kirin 980 chipset. Also, Huawei Mate 20 Pro has 256GB, 8GB RAM or 128GB, 6GB RAM (upgradable up to 256GB). Otherwise, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro camera features a triple 40MP (f/1.8) + 20MP (f/2.2) + 8MP (f/2.4) rear snapper and a single 24MP selfie shooter (f/2.0). Furthermore, the powerhouse of this phone is a decent 4200mAh battery capacity. Huawei Mate 20 Pro price is $991 ~ Rs. 69, 990.
3. Best Mid-range winner – Nokia 8.1
Concerning the screen, the Nokia 8.1 specs offer a 6.18-inch IPS LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 2280 pixels. Moreover, hardware-wise, the Nokia smartphone takes power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset with Adreno 616 GPU as the processor. Whereas, the Nokia phone sports 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be upgradable up to 400GB. Meanwhile, the Nokia 8.1 camera packs a dual 12MP (f/1.8, dual pixel PDAF, OIS) + 13MP lens on the back. Also, this phone has a single 20MP selfie shooter with an aperture of f/2.0. As for the operating system, the Nokia smartphone works on the latest Android 9.0 Pie and Android One. Otherwise, keeping the light on is a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh juice box with fast battery charging 2A/ 9V. Finally, Nokia 8.1 price is $385 ~ Rs. 26, 999.
4. Best Mid-range runner-up – Xiaomi Mi A2
The following device on our list of the Phones Award 2018 also belongs to another mid-range from Xiaomi! In details, Xiaomi Mi A2 specs include a 5.99-inch LTPS IPS LCD with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. Moreover, the Xiaomi device gets power from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset. Also, Xiaomi Mi A2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and Android One. Besides, Xiaomi Mi A2 comes in different variants of 128GB, 6GB RAM or 32GB/ 64GB, 4GB RAM (no card slot). Moreover, Xiaomi Mi A2 camera system equips a dual 12MP (f/1.8) + 20MP (f/1.8) rear snapper and a single 20MP selfie snapper (f/2.2). Otherwise, Xiaomi Mi A2 battery rocks a non-removable Li-Ion 3000mAh juice box. Xiaomi Mi A2 price starts at $291 ~ Rs. 20,000.
5. Best Entry-level winner – Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro
Leading up in the Entry-level segment is another Xiaomi device. In details, Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro specs a 5.84-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD with 1080 x 2280 resolution. Besides, the Redmi phone gets power from an octa-core 2.0GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. Moreover, the device comes in 3GB/32GB and 4GB/64GB memory configurations. Meanwhile, Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro camera finds a dual 12MP + 5MP rear snappers and a 5MP front camera. More interestingly, there is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, a large 4,000mAh battery. Also, the Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.6 is upgradable to the latest MIUI 10 OS on Android 9 Pie. Finally, Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro price costs Rs 12,999.
6. Best Entry-level runner-up – Motorola One
Also, Motorola One specs pack a 5.88-inch screen with a resolution of 1520 x 720 pixels. Otherwise, the Motorola handset runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 chipset. Concerning the storage, this Motorola phone comes in 3GB RAM/ 32GB ROM, 4GB RAM/ 64GB ROM, and 6GB RAM/ 128GB ROM (expand to 256GB). On the other side, the Motorola battery rocks a non-removable 3000mAh juice box and Android Oreo 8.0. Meanwhile, the Motorola One camera might pack a single 13MP snapper on the back, and dual 8MP selfie lenses. Regarding the Motorola One price, it starts around $285 ~ Rs. 19, 990.
Phones Award 2018
There we have the winners – the Phones Award 2018 have been selected. As mentioned above, Samsung takes home the prestige Flagship award. Outside of the premium category, Android One devices dominated with wins for HMD and Xiaomi. See you again next year when things get more exciting from the get-go since the CES 2019 starts on January 8 and the MWC event kicks off in late February.