Except you are a staunch technology hater, you most likely have a smartphone on you at all times. And because the era of using phones to only text and call is over, smartphone users now access their virtual calendar to keep up with birthdays and meetings, keep photo and video memories and play interesting mobile games to keep them occupied in waiting rooms. To join in the fun, see our list of the Best Android Phones To Start The New Year.
1. Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus:
Even if Samsung currently offers phones with better specs or unique features, most people still believe its best Android phone is the Galaxy S22 Plus. While its camera setup isn’t as sharp as the more costly S22 Ultra, it still has a cool setup that includes its 10-megapixel front camera, 50-megapixel main rear camera, 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and 10-megapixel telescopic lens with 3x optical zoom. I
Its 6.6-inch Infinity-O FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X display looks sharp too. At the time this article was written, the price of Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus is $999.
2. Google Pixel 7 Pro:
If you are a lover of selfies, this brand helps you look amazing with fixed focus and an ultra-wide field of view. In the back, you get a 50-megapixel Octa PD Quad Bayer wide camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera with autofocus, and a 48-megapixel Quad Bayer telephoto camera with 5x optical zoom and up to 30x Super Res Zoom.
Other features include a fingerprint sensor, 12 gigabytes of RAM, either 128, 256, or 512 gigabytes of UFS 3.1 storage, a Google Tensor G2 and Titan M2 security coprocessor. At the time this article was written, the price of the Google Pixel 7 Pro is $729.99.
3. OnePlus 10 Pro:
This Android phone is home to Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor with an Adreno 730 GPU and an X65 5G chipset, and it includes the OxygenOS based on Android 12. Its 32-megapixel front camera has a Sony IMX 615 sensor and a fixed-focus autofocus feature and if you turn the phone around, you will see a 48-megapixel main camera with a Sony IMX789 sensor and multi-autofocus, a 50-megapixel ultra-wide camera with a JN1 sensor and an 8-megapixel telephoto camera.
Its massive battery and sharp fast-charging capabilities are guaranteed as well. At the time this article was written, the price of the OnePlus 10 Pro is $509.00.
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4. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4:
Mobile phones used to be extra large, and then progressively got smaller, but this particular brand brings back the “big phone” vibes in a stunning form. When folded, the Z Fold 4 has a 6.2-inch HD+ Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity-O display, while its unfolded display delivers a 7.6-inch screen and Dynamic AMOLED 2X Infinity Flex tech. Both displays come with Samsung’s beautiful 120Hz adaptive refresh rate.
Other features include a 10-megapixel cover camera, a 4-megapixel under-display front camera, and a rear camera setup with three sensors. At the time this article was written, the price of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is $1,417.11.
5. ASUS Zenfone 9:
This smartphone delivers the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor that is available in several Android phones, and you get a choice of the Adreno 730 GPU and running Android 12. Colors include Midnight Black, Moonlight White, and Starry Black too.
Despite its lower price tag, selfies are sharp with its 12-megapixel front camera with Sony’s IMX663 flagship sensor. Its rear camera setup lacks a telephoto lens though, but it is still more than capable of delivering beautiful pictures. At the time this article was written, the price of ASUS Zenfone 9 is $665.99.
Having read through this list of the Best Android Phones To Start The New Year. If you have any personal favorites we haven’t mentioned above, kindly let us know in the comment section below. We would love to hear from you.