We are that time of the year when the biggest phone brands release the latest and greatest models of their most popular phones ahead of the holiday shopping rush. In recent months, we have seen the launch of the Google Pixel 7 lineup and the iPhone 14 series, so we expect more unveilings before the years runs out. To take advantage of this, here are the Best Smartphones To Gift Out This Christmas.
1. Google Pixel 7 Pro:
This device is the most recent addition to the Pixel family and it is filled with features like brilliant battery life and a trio of powerful cameras. This is the premium Pixel 7 model and it stands out from the basic model with an additional 48 MP camera with a telephoto lens, a larger display with higher resolution and a larger battery. At the time this article was written, the price of Google Pixel 7 Pro is $899.
2. iPhone 14:
The fact is that the standard iPhone 14 doesn’t have all of the capabilities of the iPhone 14 Pro or iPhone 14 Pro Max, however, this 128 GB model is $200-$300 cheaper than the more expensive counterparts. So except you really want a telephoto camera or extended battery life, it will be a good buy.
The device comes with an Apple A15 Bionic processor, therefore your tasks will always be completed as soon as possible. At the time this article was written, the price of iPhone 14 is $800.
3. Google Pixel 7:
This 128GB model is actually less costly than the Pixel 7 Pro with the same amount of storage. For its price, you will surely have a more than respectable gift to hand over to a loved one. It delivers the same main, front-facing, and ultrawide cameras as the Pixel 7 Pro, but it does not come with a telephoto camera.
You also get the same Tensor G2 processor as the more expensive model. At the time this article was written, the price of Google Pixel 7 is $600.
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4. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra:
This device is filled with features like a Bluetooth stylus with a built-in storage silo/charging station, two telephoto cameras and two wide-angle cameras. On top of that, you get the option of choosing a massive 1TB of storage.
It is home to an extremely capable 40MP front-facing camera that is visible under the display. It also supports 8k video. At the time this article was written, the price of Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is $1,200.
5. Sony Xperia Pro-I:
This device is every photographer’s dream because its rear-facing cameras include an ultra-wide with 124 degrees of view and a dual-aperture camera. Lovers of camera will appreciate its microSD slot, 3.5mm audio port, and camera shutter button.
It is unique with its standard software (Photo Pro, Cinema Pro, and Video Pro), which gives you control over every aspect of the cameras. At the time this article was written, the price of Sony Xperia Pro-I is $1,100.
Having read through this list of the best smartphones to gift out this Christmas, 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.