Best Smartphones In The Market Right Now – It’s difficult to pick with confidence, the best smartphones in the market right now. And that’s only because of the differences between iOS and Android OS platforms — not to mention all the other choices to choose from (camera, gaming, bank-budget, and display size and resolution). Sometimes, taste is as inconsistent as Coke vs. Pepsi. You don’t know why you wish it — you just do it.
That said, there are some definite winners in each section — winners that, we think, boast the correct specs, design components, and features to satisfy the global buyers. We have a separate buying guide for smartphone shoppers on a budget, and we also have an article on the best mid-range smartphones, for folks not looking to spend a small fortune. If you want to know the Best Smartphones In The Market, have a look at the list below.
Best Smartphone In The Market Product: Rank: Rating: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 1st 9.5 out of 10 Apple iPhone XS Max 2nd 9.4 out of 10 Google Pixel 3 XL 3rd 9.3 out of 10 Huawei Mate 20 Pro 4th 9.3 out of 10 Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus 5th 9.2 out of 10 OnePlus 6T 6th 9.2 out of 10 LG G7 ThinQ 7th 9.1 out of 10 Apple iPhone XR 8th 9.1 out of 10 Huawei P20 Pro 9th 9 out of 10 ASUS Zenfone 5Z 10th 8.9 out of 10
Top 10 Best Smartphones In The Market Right Now
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 Factory Unlocked Phone with 6.4" Screen and 128GB (U.S. Warranty), Midnight Black
9 used from $479.99
- The largest battery in a Note, ever. When you have a long-lasting battery, you really can go all day and all night.
- The Note9 has twice as much storage as the Note8, which means more music, more videos, more pictures, and less worry when it comes to space on your phone.
- The Note9 gives you a quick network connection for incredibly fast streaming and downloading, so you can do more, uninterrupted.
- Still amazing on screen, but now the S-Pen has more power off screen. Remotely control different applications and use the S pen to capture shots from far away, scroll, and play music.
2 used from $1,265.00
- 6.5" OLED screen, HDR and 3D Touch
- Water Resistant for maximum depth of 2 meters up to 30 mins
- Dual 12 MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras
- Face ID
- Wireless Charging
4 used from $705.62
- FDD-LTE: Bands⁷ 1*/2*/3*/4*/5/7*/8/12/13/17/18/19/20/25*/ 26/28/29/32/66*/71 TD-LTE: Bands 38*/39/40/41*/42/46. GSM+CDMA unlocked
- 6.3 inch Amoled screen. Direct from Google
- 4GB ram, Snapdragon 845
- 3430 mah battery
Huawei Mate 20 Pro LYA-L29 128GB + 6GB - Factory Unlocked International Version - GSM ONLY, NO CDMA - No...
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 3G bands: 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 4G bands: 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(900), 7(2600), 8(900), 9(1800), 12(700), 17(700), 18(800), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 32(1500), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300)
- AMOLED 6.39", 1440 x 3120 pixels
- HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm), Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55), Mali-G76 MP10
4 used from $696.25
- Super Speed Dual Pixel Camera with Rear Dual Camera
- Infinity Display: edge-to-edge immersive screen, enhancing your entertainment experience**
- IP68 rating: withstands splashes, spills, and rain so it can take a dip, worry-free***
- Internal Memory 64 GB. Expandable Storage up to 400GB****
- Fast Wireless Charging: Avoid the wires and power up quickly by placing your phone on a Fast Wireless Charger.*****
OnePlus 6T 128GB Storage + 8GB Memory Factory Unlocked 6.41 inch AMOLED Display Android 9 - Mirror Black US Version
3 used from $548.99
- OnePlus 6T US Version, Operating System: OxygenOS based on Android 9 Pie, CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (Octa-core, 10nm, up to 2.8GHz), 8GB Memory + 128GB Storage, Sensors: In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, Hall, Accelerometer, G-sensor, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, RGB, Sensor Hub. Dual SIM - works with GSM carriers in US and worldwide including AT&T, T-Mobile, Cricket, Straight Talk, NET10, MetroPCS and more.
13 used from $434.96
- 6.1" QHD+ full vision display with notch
- Super bright Camera
- Dual 16MP/16MP wide rear Camera w/ real glass lens
- Boom box speaker
- DTS: x 3D Surround
- 6.1" LCD screen
- Water Resistant for maximum depth of 1 meter up to 30 mins
- 12 MP camera
- Face ID
- Wireless Charging
- Kirin 970, the world's first AI processor for Smartphone with a dedicated Neural Network Processing Unit (NPU)
- Leica triple Camera with VARIO-SUMMILUX-H lenses 40 MP (RGB, f/1.8 aperture) + 20 MP (Monochrome, f/1.6 aperture) + 8 MP (Telephoto, f/2.4 aperture), AI stabilizer
- 24MP selfie camera with AI beautification and 3D portrait lighting | Support dual 4G and dual VoLTE with LTE Cat.18
- 6.1 inch OLCD FHD with FullView Display | Built in 4,000mAh battery and support HUAWEI SuperCharge
ASUS ZenFone 5Z (ZS620KL-S845-6G64G) - 6.2” FHD+ 2160x1080 display - 6GB RAM - 64GB storage - LTE Unlocked Dual SIM...
1 used from $401.90
- 6.2" IPS FHD+ Full View Display (2160x1080)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 - Octa-core 2.8Ghz
- 6GB RAM / 64GB Storage
- 3300mAh Battery; Operating System - Android O
- 8MP Front Cameras / 12MP with OIS/EIS+ 8MP Wide-angle Rear Cameras
- Dual Nano SIM slots and MicroSD Card Slot (up to 2TB)
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (US Version) Factory Unlocked Phone - 6.3" Screen - 64GB - Midnight Black (U.S. Warranty)
21 used from $519.99
- 6.3" Dual edge super AMOLED Quad HD+ display
- 64GB memory with removable Micro SD slot (up to 256GB), 6GB RAM
- Water and dust resistant (IP68)
- Dual 12MP rear camera's with OIS. 8MP front Camera with auto focus
- Built in s pen
LG V30+ H930DS 128GB/4GB Dual Sim Factory Unlocked GSM Smartphone - International Version - No Warranty in the US (Black)
1 used from $699.00
- Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by), GSM only, no CDMA (won't work with Sprint, Verizon, Boost, etc.). Please check available bands in the description.
- 6.0 inches screen, 1440 x 2880 pixels, 18:9 ratio
- Android 7.1.2 (Nougat), Dual 16MP+13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
- Octa-core (4x2.45 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), 128GB ROM, 4GB RAM
- Factory Unlocked International Version, has no warranty in the US
4 used from $1,109.99
- An all‑new 5.8‑inch Super Retina screen with all-screen OLED Multi-Touch display
- 12MP wide-angle and telephoto cameras with Dual optical image stabilization
- Wireless Qi charging
- Splash, water, and dust resistant
- Sapphire crystal lens cover
Pixel 2 XL Phone (2017) by Google, G011C 128GB 6.0" inch Factory Unlocked Android 4G/LTE Smartphone (Just Black) - International...
1 used from $899.50
- 6.0" inch, QHD+ (2880 x 1440) pOLED at 538ppi, 3D Corning Gorilla Glass 5
- Network Compatibility : 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 and/or 3G 850(B5) / 900(B8) / 1700|2100(B4) / 1900(B2) / 2100(B1) and/or 4G LTE 700(B12) / 700c(B13) / 700(B17) / 700(B28) / 700(B29) / 800(B20) / 850(B5) / 850(B26) / 1700|2100(B4) / 1700/2100(B66) / 900(B8) / 1500(B32) / 1800(B3) / 1900(B2) / 1900(B25) / 2100(B1) / 2300(B30) / 2600(B7) : TD-LTE : 2300(B40) / 2500(B41) / 2600(B38)
37 used from $399.99
- Infinity Display: a bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge screen. Default resolution is Full HD+ and can be changed to Quad HD+ (WQHD+) in Settings
- Camera resolution - Front: 8 MP AF, Rear: 12 MP OIS AF
- Memory: Internal Memory 64 GB, RAM 4GB
OnePlus 6 A6003 128GB Storage + 8GB Memory Factory Unlocked 6.28 inch AMOLED Display Android 8.1 - US Version with...
- OnePlus 6 US Version, Operating System: OxygenOS based on Android 8.1 Oreo, CPU: Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 845 (Octa-core, 10nm, up to 2.8GHz), 8G Memory + 128G Storage, Sensors: Fingerprint, Hall, Accelerometer, G-sensor, Electronic Compass, Gyroscope, Proximity, Ambient Light Sensor, RGB, Sensor Hub. Dual SIM - works with all GSM carriers in US including AT&T, Cricket, Straight Talk, NET10, T-Mobile, and MetroPCS and more. "NOT COMPATIBLE WITH VERIZON AND SPRINT".
1 used from $1,049.77
- This refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, and may arrive in a generic box
So, these were our choices for the Best Smartphones In The Market Right Now. All these phones come under our flagship category and hold the advanced software and hardware specs. If you need a best overall phone from this list, then go with either Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 or the Google Pixel 2 XL. Looking for an affordable and premium smartphone, then OnePlus 6T is up to your alley. For Apple fans, the Apple iPhone XS Max is the best alternative, followed by the Budget Apple iPhone XR.
Let us know your perspectives on our Best Smartphones In The Market Right Now list. Till then, stay connected for more smartphone buying lists.
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