Top 10 Best American Smartphone Phones 2018

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After the first iPhone in 2007, smartphones became the new mobile norm. They let you surf the web comfortably on a large screen while waiting at a bus station, they make email on the go almost as easy as on a computer, smartphones make your mobile life easier. But how to choose smartphone phones? Easy. Our top smartphones 2018 in the U.S.A. list saves you all the hard work by identifying the best American smartphones in worldwide reviews and listing them here, in best rating order.

* By the way, this smartphone phone best-of also exists for all countries (includes all phones).

Best Model 2018*
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Rank:
#1
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
* How do we know? Here is how we rank items...

Huawei Honor 9
12
MP
Main camera
2.4
Ghz
max CPU
5.15
in
Display

Considering its average rank of 92%, we determined that the Huawei Honor 9 is currently Phonerated's best Apple phone 2018. We also believe that our 90 reviews sampled from our sources give us a high confidence level that justifies to call it a "no-brainer best choice."

Apparently calling out to budding digital photographers, the Huawei Honor 9 is an eight-core smartphone whose specs include a dual rear camera setup (12- and 20-megapixel cams), a sizable 6GB RAM, and a 3D audio system.




Second Best
Alpha
Rank:
#2
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Huawei Honor View 10
16
MP
Main camera
2.36
Ghz
max CPU
5.99
in
Display

With its star rating of 4.5 over 1403 reviews, we rank this Huawei model second best Apple phone. * By the way, our list is based on an in-depth analysis of hundreds of reviews from multiple sources.

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


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Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#3
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
OnePlus 5T

OnePlus 5T

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(13034 reviews)
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16
MP
Main camera
2.45
Ghz
max CPU
6.01
in
Display

The 6.01-inch (Gorilla Glass 5 finish) OnePlus 5T challenges other flagship smartphones with specs like dual rear cameras (16- and 20-megapixel cams), a 2.45GHz eight-core processor aided by 8GB's worth of RAM, and a 16-megapixel selfie cam in tow.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#4
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
LG V30

LG V30

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(51 reviews)
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16-+13
MP
Main camera
2.45
Ghz
max CPU
6
in
Display

Top-notch specs like a 538ppi 6-inch QHD+ (2880 x 1440) OLED FullVision display, a quad-core 2.45GHz processor with 4GB of RAM, and a 4K-video-capable (with Hi-Fi audio recording) 16-megapixel + 13-megapixel rear camera setup make the V30 a formidable LG phone.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#5
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
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Samsung Galaxy S9
12
MP
Main camera
2.8
Ghz
max CPU
5.8
in
Display

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.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#6
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Huawei P10

Huawei P10

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(272 reviews)
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12
MP
Main camera
2.4
Ghz
max CPU
5.1
in
Display

The Huawei P10 is an imaging-first flagship smartphone equipped with a 4K-video-capable dual rear camera (12- and 20-megapixel lenses), which is bundled with specs like a 2.4GHz (top speed) eight-core Kirin 960 engine and a 128GB maximum inbuilt memory.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#7
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
Huawei Honor 5C
13
MP
Main camera
-2
Ghz
max CPU
5.2
in
Display

This high-ranking 5.2-inch FHD smartphone is home to a pair of 13- and 8-megapixel cameras, dual antennas, and a split-eight-core chip running at 2GHz + 1.7GHz.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#8
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
Samsung Galaxy Note8
12
MP
Main camera
2.35+1.9
Ghz
max CPU
6.3
in
Display

The Galaxy Note8 threatens a lot of already-established premium smartphones with a 6.3-inch WQHD+ (2960 x 1440) Infinite Display, 6GB of RAM (eight-core 10nm CPU), and Samsung's own Bixby voice assistant leading its specs.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#9
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
Great
OnePlus 5

OnePlus 5

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(15918 reviews)
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20-+16
MP
Main camera
2.45
Ghz
max CPU
5.5
in
Display

The OnePlus 5, just like its predecessor, is a bold attempt to topple the dominance of the most-premium smartphones on the market -- having top-level hardware specs (8GB of RAM and a 2.45GHz processor) a 20-megapixel telephoto lens + 16-megapixel wide-angle lens rear camera setup, and a 3300mAh battery, although its 1080p screen is not as impressive.

Also Good
Alpha
Rank:
#10
Our
Score:
4.5
Confidence
Level:
High
iPhone X

iPhone X

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(122 reviews)
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12
MP
Main camera
5.8
in
Display

Its 7-megapixel TrueDepth selfie camera, new Face ID function, and glass-and-stainless steel finish all give the iPhone X a fresh outlook on the smartphone scene, but for this most premium Apple installment of 2017, display specs are king -- as evident on its 5.8-inch all-screen OLED display.



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