A secondary camera, generally front-facing, is convenient for video conferencing over Skype and of course, selfie shots. Our list of Selfie phones with a decent front-facing or secondary camera includes only models whose selfie cam has at least 8 megapixels since today's video call requirement are above the grainy images we used to have a few years ago and selfies deserve better quality if they are to serve as souvenirs. Besides, larger data plans, 4G smartphones and the increased availability of Wi-Fi makes it more realistic to make Skype calls or other video calls at a better image resolution.
Considering this phone's average ranking of 92%, we are confident that the is, as of now, Phonerated's best phone 2018. Furthermore, we think that our 339 reviews sampled from our sources give us a high confidence level that justifies making it a "no-brainer best choice."
With its star rating of 4.5 over 338 reviews, here is second best phone. * This list, by the way, is based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of Selfie phone reviews from across the web.
The Huawei Honor View 10 makes a beeline for the flagship phablet shelves, with specs like a 16- plus 20-megapixel dual camera, an AI-imbued 2.36GHz (top speed) eight-core Kirin 970 engine, and 6GB's worth of RAM in its arsenal
The Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of Samsung's two MWC 2018 entries that skirt ultra-high-end smartphone territory with specs like a 5.8-inch 18.5:9 570ppi display, a 12-megapixel Dual Pixel cam with Super Slow-mo (960fps), and an eight-core chip clocked at 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz.
The BLU Vivo X is a flagship-class 6-inch 18:9 520-nit-bright phablet whose biggest specs include a promising dual front camera (20- and 8-megapixel lenses), a 13- plus 5-megapixel dual rear cam, and a 2.6GHz eight-core Helio P25 processor.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus is an enlarged version of Samsung's flagship S9 smartphone whose specs include a 6.2-inch 18.5:9 1440p screen, a dual 12-megapixel camera with Super Slow-mo and Dual Aperture Mode, and a 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz octa-core engine.
The Huawei Honor 7X looks to join other 2017 multimedia-oriented phablets, with specs like double rear cameras (16- plus 2-megapixel), a 5.93-inch FHD+ FullView screen with a wide 18:9 aspect ratio, and an octa-core engine clocked at 2.36GHz + 1.7GHz in tow.
The 5.9-inch Huawei Mate 10 Lite aims for a spot among high-class camera phones, with specs like a 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel rear cam system, a 2.36GHz (top speed) octa-core engine with 4GB of RAM, and a 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel front cam setup in its arsenal.
The XZ1 Compact smartphone manages to keep the XZ1's flagship-class specs, including its 19-megapixel rear cam (with a 960fps slow-motion video feature) and 3D Creator app, despite dropping to a 4.6-inch 720p display.
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a 6-inch (FullView OLED) smartphone that builds around its Kirin 970 eight-core AI processor (2.36GHz + 1.8GHz) with specs like a Leica Dual Camera setup (20-megapixel + 12-megapixel) and 6GB of RAM.
The Asus ZenFone 5 ZE620KL is a massive 6.2-inch 19:9 Super IPS+ smartphone whose key specs include a 12- plus 8-megapixel dual-lens rear cam with AI-aided scene selection, a 3300mAh battery aided by AI Charging (for optimizing battery life), and 6GB of LPDDR4X RAM.
The Asus ROG Phone is a gaming smartphone that introduces AirTriggers (ultrasonic sensors for gaming) alongside premium-caliber hardware specs like a 2.96GHz octa-core engine, an 8GB RAM, and a 512GB memory.
The LG Q Stylus is a 6.2-inch phablet tailored to digital artists, featuring specs like a creativity-driven stylus pen, a 64GB memory expandable by up to 2TB, and a 16-megapixel primary camera.
The Nokia 3.1 is a mid-level sequel to a less-ambitious smartphone of roughly the same name (Nokia 3) that ties specs like a 5.2-inch display with an 18:9 aspect ratio, a 1.5GHz octa-core engine, and a 2990mAh battery pack together.
A higher-specked follow-up to the 2017 Nokia 5 smartphone, the Nokia 5.1 offers specs like a 16-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 5.5-inch FHD+ (2160 x 1080) screen, and an octa-core processor clocked at 2GHz.
The Samsung Galaxy J8 is a photography-first semi-high-end phablet equipped with specs like a 16- plus 5-megapixel dual rear camera, a 6-inch 18.5:9 720p display, and a 16-megapixel flash-rigged selfie cam.
The Lenovo Z5 is a high-tier phablet that houses specs like a 16- plus 8-megapixel dual camera, a 6GB RAM, and a 6.2-inch 18.7:9 display between back-to-back 2.5D glass layers.
The Samsung Galaxy J7 2018 is a middle-class 5.5-inch smartphone rigged with specs like a 13-megapixel selfie camera, a 3300mAh battery promising up to 20 hours of continuous video playback, and a 1.6GHz octa-core processor.
The 2018 Samsung Galaxy A8 Star is a photography-first smartphone whose specs are headlined by a dual rear camera (24- and 16-megapixel lenses), a 24-megapixel selfie cam, and a large 6.3-inch Super AMOLED display.
The BlackBerry KEY2 is a business-first smartphone offering specs like BlackBerry's DTEK security-monitoring toolkit, a trademark 35-key physical QWERTY keypad, and a dual 12-megapixel rear camera setup.
The LG V35 ThinQ joins other 2018 flagship smartphones from LG by listing a 6-inch 1440p 538ppi display, a dual 16-megapixel rear camera with AI features, and a 2.8GHz + 1.7GHz eight-core processor among its key specs.
The Motorola Moto Z3 Play is a multimedia-oriented eight-core phablet whose specs include a 12- plus 5-megapixel dual rear camera, and a 6-inch FHD+ 18:9 Super AMOLED display, and support for the brand's Moto Mods slap-on accessories.
The HTC U12 Plus is a premium-tier phablet whose specs include a 6-inch 1440p Super LCD 6 screen, a dual selfie camera (twin 8-megapixel lenses), and the Edge Sense 2 pressure-sensing gesture suite.
The 2018 LG Q7 is a rugged middle-class smartphone whose IP68-rated water-tight housing is accompanied by a 5.5-inch 18:9 FullVision display and a 64GB/32GB internal memory extendable by up to 2TB.
A high-endurance multimedia-focused phablet, the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1's specs are headlined by a 5000mAh battery promising a 199-hour music playback time, a 6-inch 18:9 1080p display, and a Bokeh-enabled 13- plus 5-megapixel dual-lens rear camera.
The 2018 Sonim XP8 is a high-stamina smartphone designed for first responders and industrial workers, offering specs like a 4900mAh battery, a shock-resistant (MIL-STD-810G) housing, and an eight-core processor peaking at 2.2GHz.
The LG G7 ThinQ is a premium-class phablet whose specs include a dual 16-megapixel rear camera with AI-infused features, a 2.8GHz eight-core processor, and a 1000-nit-bright 6.1-inch 19.5:9 display.
The waterproof Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury expands the brand's lineup of 2018 phablets with specs like a 5.8-inch 18.5:9 screen, a 64GB memory extendable by up to 400GB, and a 16-megapixel UHD-video-capable rear camera in its arsenal.
The Samsung Galaxy J6 sits on a mid-level smartphone shelf spot with specs like a 5.6-inch 18.5:9 Super AMOLED screen, an 8-megapixel selfie camera with a front-firing LED flash (three brightness levels), and an eight-core processor running at 1.6GHz.
The OnePlus 6 is a large-screen smartphone whose semi-premium-class specs include a 2.8GHz eight-core Snapdragon 845 processor with 8GB of RAM, a 6.28-inch 19:9 Optic AMOLED display, and a 16- plus 20-megapixel dual-lens rear camera.
The Samsung Galaxy A6 Plus 2018 is a high-end, photography-first phablet whose 6-inch 18.5:9 screen is accompanied by specs like a 24-megapixel LED-flash selfie camera and a dual rear camera (16- plus 5-megapixel lenses).