Top 10 Smartphones 2018

Following on from the launch of the latest generation of Apple smartphones, we thought we’d bring you our top 10 smartphones of 2018.

We must point out that some of these handsets are yet to be announced, so the specs and information may differ from what is announced on the final product.

Finally, these smartphones are ranked in no particular order…

iPhone X
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  1. iPhone X
  • Battery: Up to 21 hours talk time
  • Camera: 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
  • Operating system: iOS 11
  • Security: FaceID
  • Display: 2436×1125-pixel resolution 5.8-inch OLED
  • Storage: 64GB/ 256GB
  • Design: With iPhone X, the device is the display. An all-new 5.8-inch Super Retina screen fills the hand and dazzles the eyes.
  • Colours: Silver/ Space Grey
  • Other notable features: Animoji…
  • Released: November 2017

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iPhone 8 Plus
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  1. iPhone 8/ Plus
  • Battery: Up to 21 hours talk time
  • Camera: 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras/ 12MP camera
  • Operating system: iOS 11
  • Security: TouchID
  • Display: 1920×1080-pixel resolution at 401 ppi 5.5-inch LCD/ 1334×750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi 4.7-inch LCD
  • Storage: 64GB/ 256GB
  • Design: The most durable glass ever in an iPhone, front and back. A colour-matched, aerospace‑grade aluminium band.
  • Colours: Silver/ Space Grey/ Gold
  • Other notable features: Wireless charging
  • Released: September 2017

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 - shop.bt.com
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 – shop.bt.com
  1. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Battery: Up to 22 hours talk time
  • Camera: 12MP
  • Operating system: Android Nougat
  • Security: Iris/ Fingerprint Scanner
  • Display: 1440×2960-pixel resolution at 521ppi 6.3-inch AMOLED
  • Storage: microSD, up to 256GB
  • Design: The innovation of the InfinityDisplay Galaxy Note8’s design makes more possible with the 6.3″ Infinity Display. It’s the biggest ever for a Galaxy Note—giving you more screen for a bigger view and more space to use the S Pen.
  • Colours: Midnight Black/ Maple Gold
  • Other notable features: S Pen
  • Released: August 2017
Samsung Galaxy S8/+ - shop.bt.com
Samsung Galaxy S8/+ – shop.bt.com
  1. Samsung Galaxy S8/ +
  • Battery: Up to 20/ 24 hours talk time
  • Camera: 12MP
  • Operating system: Android Nougat
  • Security: Iris/ Fingerprint Scanner
  • Display: 5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960×1440) 570 ppi/ 6.2″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED (2960×1440) 529 ppi
  • Storage: microSD, up to 256GB
  • Design: The Infinity Display sets a new standard for uninterrupted, immersive experiences. It enables an expanded screen size without necessitating a larger phone. So while the view is grander, Galaxy S8 and S8+ feel small in your hand, making them easy to hold and use.
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, Maple Gold, Rose Pink
  • Other notable features: Rain and dust proof with IP68-rated performance.

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Google Pixel - shop.bt.com
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  1. Google Pixel 2/ XL – official announcement October 4th
  • Battery: n/a
  • Camera: n/a
  • Operating system: n/a
  • Security: n/a
  • Display: n/a
  • Storage: 64GB/ 128GB
  • Design: n/a
  • Colours: Just Black/ Black & White
  • Other notable features: n/a
  1. Huawei Mate 10 – arriving 16th October
  • Battery: n/a
  • Camera: n/a
  • Operating system: Android 8 Oreo
  • Security: 3D Facial Recognition
  • Display: 5.9-inch display with 2,160 x 1,080
  • Storage: n/a
  • Design: n/a
  • Colours: n/a
  • Other notable features: n/a
Nokia 8 - shop.bt.com
Nokia 8 – shop.bt.com
  1. Nokia 8
  • Battery: n/a
  • Camera: 13MP
  • Operating system: Android Nougat
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 5.3-inch 1440×2560 pixels 554ppi
  • Storage: 64GB internal & up to 256GB (microSD)
  • Design: The Nokia 8 undergoes a rigorous 40-stage process of machining, anodizing and polishing to ensure its distinctive design pairs flawlessly with the polished aluminium unibody.
  • Colours: Polished Blue, Tempered Blue, Steel, Polished Copper
  • Other notable features: #Bothie (use both front and rear camera at same time)
LG V30 - shop.bt.com
LG V30 – shop.bt.com
  1. LG V30
  • Battery: n/a
  • Camera: 16MP
  • Operating system: Android Nougat
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 6-inch 2880×1440 OLED
  • Storage: up to 2TB
  • Design: Behold the bezel-less beauty. With its seamless curves and balanced 2:1 ratio, the LG V30 gives you full immersion while still fitting in your hand.
  • Colours: Blue/ Silver
  • Other notable features: Gorilla Glass
Sony Xperia XZ
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  1. Sony Xperia XZ
  • Battery: Up to 17hrs 30 mins talk time
  • Camera: 23MP (13MP front)
  • Operating system: Android Nougat
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 5.2-inch Full HD 1080p
  • Storage: 32GB internal, up to 256GB (microSD)
  • Design: Xperia™ XZ is available in a range of stunning colours, and the back is made from polished ALKALEIDO™ metal. And there’s more to Xperia™ XZ than meets the eye.
  • Colours: Black/ Silver/ Blue
  • Other notable features: Gorilla Glass
HTC U11
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  1. HTC U11
  • Battery: Up to 24.5 hours talk time
  • Camera: 12MP with Dual LED flash
  • Operating system: Android Nougat (with HTC Sense)
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Display: 5.5-inch 2560×1440 pixels
  • Storage: 64GB internal, up to 2TB external (microSD)
  • Design: With a stunning 3D liquid glass surface, the highest DxOMark ever awarded to a smartphone camera with our new UltraSpeed Autofocus, the purest audio you can find with active noise cancellation, all wrapped in a beautiful water resistant package, HTC U11 sets a new standard of what you can expect from a smartphone.
  • Colours: Red/ Silver/ Black/ Blue
  • Other notable features: World’s first smartphone with hands-free Amazon Alexa

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