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The best Android smartphones to buy in 2018

If you’re looking for a new smartphone, you’ve probably wondered  what’s the best Android smartphones I can buy with my budget?  “. Here are the best Android 4G smartphones that you can get at the moment according to the different price brackets.

The best Android smartphones

Huawei P20 Pro

The Huawei P20 Pro is the first smartphone to have a configuration with triple back sensors for its camera. A configuration that has stood out for the quality of the clichés it is able to offer, especially in the night when other smartphones fade very quickly. Our Huawei P20 Pro test also showed us that it knew how to handle heavy tasks while offering excellent autonomy thanks to its large 4000 mAh battery.

It is sold at a price of 899 euros, but it can be found cheaper with several offers of recovery .

P20 Pro

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

Like the Galaxy S9, the S9 Plus impresses with its design , its beautiful screen, its excellent performance and of course the quality of its photos. In addition to the back of the Galaxy S9 which has the distinction of offering a double mechanical opening, the Galaxy S9 Plus offers a second 12-megapixel rear sensor opening at f / 2.4. What take beautiful shots in macro and beautiful pictures despite an environment with low light.

Proposed at 959 euros, the Galaxy S9 Plus should quickly benefit from multiple promotions.

Galaxy S9 Plus

Huawei Mate 10 Pro

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is an excellent 6-inch phone that is very pleasant to use due to its well-crafted design, near-perfect screen, very high performance and excellent photo quality . Its dual sensor manages to capture excellent images and benefits in addition to an image recognition able to understand the scene photographed and to adapt the rendering in function to improve the result.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is priced at 799 euros, but it is not uncommon to find it for fifty euros less.

Mate 10 Pro

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung requires, the Galaxy Note 8 is the benchmark of major smartphones (6.2 inches). Easily distinguishable with its stylus and jack that it does not sacrifice unlike more and more competitors, it has the merit of offering great performance in photo thanks to its dual sensor – a first at the Korean manufacturer – very well-groomed.

Sold initially at 1 009 euros, the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is today between 700 and 800 euros, sometimes even 670 euros.

Galaxy Note 8

The best medium-sized smartphones

Huawei P20

The Huawei P20 is beautifully equipped with “only” a double rear photo sensor, its camera is far from disappointing and ranks among the best on the market according to DxOMark. Add to that an efficient design, smaller than the Pro model but just as well finished, and you have a companion of choice for your everyday life. His SoC Kirin 970 coupled with 4 GB of RAM will not disappoint you, waiting for a new generation at the end of the year.


Samsung Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 impresses at first glance with its beautiful finishes and superb AMOLED screen that has nothing to envy to those of other smartphones. It is also distinguished by its performance boosted by the latest SoC proposed by Samsung, the Exynos 9810 and with its very good dorsal photo sensor that can open manually at f / 1.5 or f / 2.4.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 is still marketed for 859 euros, but many promotions are looming on the horizon.

Galaxy S9

The best  flagships at broken prices

The famous  flagship killer , these smartphones with big features, but whose price does not reach those of standard-bearers.

OnePlus 6

Worthy heir to a long line of smartphones with excellent value for money, the OnePlus 6 has it all. It is without a doubt one of the best performing smartphones of 2018 thanks to its SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and the optimizations provided by OxygenOS, the home interface of OnePlus which is close to Android Pure. At 529 euros at its release, it is a solution to study before investing on a more expensive smartphone.


Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s

Xiaomi’s first high-end smartphone has been officially released in France, and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s is turning the Mix trial into a success. Powerful thanks to its Qualcomm 845 SoC, autonomous thanks to its battery of 3400 mAh and its efficient software optimizations, and proposing an excellent solution in photo (even if it hardly a little in low light), the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2s is the one of the best smartphones available on this price range.

Mi Mix 2s

Samsung Galaxy S8

Probably the smartphone with the greatest notoriety in the Android universe, the Samsung Galaxy S8 was a sensation in its release in 2017 and is currently a very good alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S9. Its design and comfort in hand are particularly neat and it is the first device of the brand to have adopted the ratio 18.5: 9. Add to that a flawless screen and a robust SoC and you get a very good device.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is today far from the 809 euros originally requested. Resellers make it available for less than 600 euros.

Galaxy S8

The best first prize

Smartphones at low prices, there are plenty of them. However, if their prices are attractive, their quality still leaves something to be desired for a very large number of models. Here we will talk about inexpensive products that will not disappoint you.

Honor 9 Lite

The Honor 9 is known for its quality / price ratio. That of his little brother is even better. The smartphone offers a very pleasant grip, even if it gets dirty easily, an excellent screen and photo performance honorable for its price. You could possibly hesitate with the  Huawei P Smart, quite close and equally convincing.

The price of the Honor 9 Lite drops from time to time and you will find it easily around 200 euros.

9 Lite

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus is the new spearhead of the Chinese brand for the entry level. It stands out from its competitors thanks to the great autonomy delivered by its 4000 mAh battery, its 18: 9 Full HD + screen and the quality of its photos for its price .

It is found regularly below 150 euros, difficult to find competitors as viable for the price.

Redmi 5 Plus

Xiaomi Mi A1

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is the first smartphone to enjoy the Android One label that guarantees a pure Android experience and no frills perfectly suited to modest devices. It will seduce all lovers of sobriety, especially since it benefits from good finishes and a screen quality .

And the best part of all this is that it was launched at less than 200 euros. It is unfortunately necessary to go through the importation to get it – but it is still compatible with most French 4G frequency bands, except that of the 700 MHz.

Mi A1

Nokia 6.1

The Finnish manufacturer HMD, which deals with the Nokia brand, has also decided to turn to Android One as a major differentiator on the market. His effort in this direction is crystallized by the Nokia 6.1 , or 6 2018, which continues the momentum of its predecessor.

Here we have the right to a configuration based Snapdragon 630 and 3 GB of RAM that ensures a very good fluidity, and a 16: 9 ratio screen that will no doubt appeal to detractors 18: 9. Its design is very well finished, with a little look of its own that will catch the eye. It can now be found around 250 euros, when the follow-up of Android one should provide a very long life.

6 (2018)

The best quality / price ratio

Nokia 7 Plus

Alongside the Nokia 6.1 is the Nokia 7 Plus, a large format version of the same build quality and the same desire to stay on the Android experience as pure as possible with the Android One program.

However, we pass to a more powerful photo sensor and a large 6-inch screen at 18: 9 ratio. Here, the device can not help but remember a Google Pixel 2 XL, very affordable, however, since found at around 350 euros. For all these reasons, he has become the best ambassador for Android One.

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Honor 10

The Honor 10 renews Honor’s main range in 2018. It takes the elements that made the success of the Honor View 10 and Huawei P20 by offering them at a more affordable price. Therefore , its performance is provided by a high-end SoC (the Kirin 970), it incorporates a borderless screen with a notch and it offers a dual photo sensor supported by a second rendering via weak artificial intelligence. Even if the latter is not yet convincing enough, he managed to offer a very comprehensive solution for its price, namely 399 euros on its release.


Asus Zenfone 5

The Asus Zenfone 5 stands out primarily for its stunning 6.2-inch screen and generally good photos. It is one of the first Asus smartphones to benefit from the new ZenUI interface, much simpler and more efficient than in the past. Available at 349 euros at its output via 50 euros ODR, it is at this price a very good mid-range solution for lovers of screens edge to edge.

ZenFone 5 (2018)

Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018)

The Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018) offers a very pleasant user experience. He is very autonomous and, above all, he is satisfactory on almost all points (without being perfect either).

As always with this range, the phone was offered a little expensive at launch, but its price fell quickly. In addition, an ODR of 70 euros can be obtained at a very affordable price for its qualities.

Galaxy A8 (2018)


The LG G6 offers an undeniable comfort of use. In the photo especially , it is very nice to enjoy the wide-angle mode that can capture very easily a scene in its entirety. Its interface offers a multitude of customizations and its design is well finished.

The price of the LG G6 has declined much faster than that of the S8 and can be found at 400 euros, far from the 749 originally requested.


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