Who knew that mobile phones would be one of the most powerful devices that people would innovate? Almost everyone in the world has mobile phones that some even own more than one. It’s the gadget that most people nowadays can’t go a day without. The Internet was already the big thing that created and transformed the online world for us. Now, because of mobile phones, we hold this world literally in the palm of our hands.
Our messages travel as fast as almost real-time even if the receiver is across continents. We have captured moments through pictures and videos and have shared them with the world. Mobile phones are that powerful that breaking news can be reported through phones. In times of crisis and emergencies, sometimes our phones are the only ones that can save us when we need to call for help. Entertainment, art, business, and more. It’s all possible with a mobile phone.
With this, what you need is a phone that can cater to your needs, performs well, and is within your budget. There are many existing brands for phones, and it is difficult to differentiate these unless there is a clear significance in its design or the things you can do with it. More so, if you don’t have any technical background on the specs of phones, it’s more possible that you will get to buy a phone not knowing that it has an even better version of it at the same price or even lower. Well sometimes, it just all boils down to the user’s preferences.
Below is a list of the phones most included in the top 10 best mobile phones 2020 reviews from different experts:
1. iPhone 12
Reviewed to have the world’s fastest mobile phone processor to keep you on track with the future, iPhone 12 is known as the must-have phone! Apple has upgraded iPhone 12’s internet connectivity capabilities for 5G internet connections. iPhone 12 has an improved screen and camera from iPhone 11. the iPhone 12 has a clearer camera with new tricks introduced and can take great pictures on any kind of light with its dual-lens camera rear system. Its new A14 Bionic processor is top in the industry with more power than ever.
Moreover, Apple’s iPhone 12 is now sleeker with a flatter design and new choices of cool colors which include black, white, blue, red, and green.
2. Samsung Galaxy S20 / S20 Plus
In other reviews, Samsung Galaxy S20 and S20 plus tops Apple’s iPhone 12 with being provided greater value-for-money. The screen display on the S20 and S20 plus is impressive with the Infinity-O AMOLED. It also has upgraded to be ready for 5G Internet connectivity. With the S20 Plus starting at $1,199 and the S20 at $999, you can get all these together with more internal storage and a slot for a microSD card for expandable storage. The highlight of the cameras on S20 and S20 plus is their 64MP telephoto with a 3x optical zoom. Its main shooters, the 12 MP and the 10MP front camera also work together with filters.
3. iPhone 12 Pro
The iPhone 12 Pro is the evolution of the iPhone 12 with all the features from iPhone 12 boosted when it comes to the 12 Pro. The iPhone 12 Pro and the 12 Pro Mas is known to be the most dynamic and powerful iPhone to this day. They are also the most expensive ones in the company. Its A1 Bionic processor is top in its game and the iPhone 12 Pro is future-proof with its 5G internet connectivity capability. Its screen is a 6.1-inch OLED screen and it’s amazing for gaming and video streaming. Although its battery is only at 2,815 mAh, it’s one of the best-performing battery life in Apple phones. Its triple camera setup is one of the most impressive performances on mobile phone cameras. It has a LiDar sensor which allows you to have portrait mode shots even in Night mode or at low light.
4. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra
A phone that has it all. Although the Samsung S20 Ultra is known to have the best specs on paper, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra almost has the same specs and may probably have the same performance. Well, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra can do more because of its S Pen which has now more tricks on its sleeves like recording voice notes and being able to sync them with handwritten notes. The Note 20 Ultra has a screen of a 6.9-inch AMOLED display and a 120 Hz refresh rate. It is larger than the 6.8-inch Note 10 Plus screen by a fraction of an inch. Its battery life is also fantastic at 4,500 mAh, and now, your Note 20 Ultra has the best camera among Android phones with its 5x optical zoom and 50x digital zoom. More than its main shooter of 108MP, it also has the best ultra-wide camera as sharp as 12MP. The only factor that may make you hesitate is that it’s also “ultra” expensive.
5. OnePlus 8 Pro
Even with having lower prices than the premium flagships, this model thrives among the top phones even as it costs less. It has an amazing and bright 120Hz display. It also has a long battery life with four rearview cameras that can produce pictures close to and sometimes with the same results as the cameras of premium flagships. It has a long battery life and the only issue is the 5G feature that it doesn’t have. When you’re looking for an Android phone, give the One Plus 8 Pro a chance and get to know better about it.
6. Samsung S20 Ultra
The phone with the best specs ever? It’s a Samsung S20 Ultra. It’s the ultimate Samsung phone and it’s the evolution of the optimum-specced Samsung Galaxy S10 5G that was released last year. Its screen has an amazing display of a 6.9 inch Infinity-O AMOLED. Its resolution is a WQHD+ at a 3200×1440 resolution. Its maximum refresh rate has been upgraded to 120 Hz with an in-screen fingerprint sensor. Samsung S20 Ultra’s battery life is one you can boast about with its 5,000 mAh battery. Its main shooter is the massive 108MP that enables you without much distortion to crop into pictures. Its ultra-wide lens is a 16MP shooter. One of the highlights of S20 Ultra is its Space Zoom which can go as far as 100x. It’s amazing what the S20 Ultra can do and it’s also ready for 5G connections. The only downside to this is that its price starts at $1,399.
7. iPhone SE 2020
You may question why iPhone SE is on the top, but with its price that starts from $399, it’s the phone for people looking to buy a new one but is on a budget. Moreover, for people who like smaller phones, the new iPhone SE would probably be the one for you. It’s one-hand friendly being the same size as the iPhone 7 and 8 with its 4.7-inch screen. Its battery has the same length of life as an iPhone 8 which is 1,821 mAh.
8. Google Pixel 5
Google Pixel 5 is one of the latest models of mobile phones to be released in 2020. Although with fewer features, it is an upgrade of the Pixel 4 and the Pixel 4 XL. It costs less due to the lessened features, but can now be included in the category of affordable flagships. Among the Google phones, the camera software in Pixel 5 is better than ever. Google’s amazing software optimization paired with a 12.2MP sensor and the 16MP ultra-wide that enables you to have a view with expansive fields.
9. Samsung S20 Fan Edition
With a large screen of 6.5-inch Infinity-O AMOLED at Full HD plus, Samsung Galaxy S20 is also a budget-friendly phone. It is the later versions of the S10 Lite and the S10e. Although a few features were trimmed down so it costs less, it has a huge battery that can last longer than the Galaxy S20 Ultra. It also has a camera of 12MP as its main shooter, 8MP with 3x for telephoto, and 32MP for the front view camera for selfie shooters. The drawback from Pixel 4 which is the battery life is addressed in Pixel 5 with its 4,050 mAh battery capacity.
10. Moto G Power
Looking for a phone that can last all day long? Moto G Power has the best battery life tested by experts. Its battery life is a whopping 5,000 mAh battery which has endured more than 16 hours on a battery test. The battery test consisted of the phone surfing the web on LTE and it lasted up to 16 hours. It has a 6.4-inch LCD display with a resolution of 2300×1080. Its cameras perform as well as other phones in its price range. Its main shooter is 16MP, ultra-wide-angle at 8MP, and a front camera of 16MP. Other than the battery, the best thing about the Moto G Power is that it’s one of the cheapest phones in terms of specs and features. It’s even cheaper than the iPhone SE.