Which Android is the best?
Well, it's not quite as simple as that. Because it all depends on who you are and what you're into. Work out which one of these is most like you and then check out the phone we recommend for your lifestyle.
- Digital whiz
You're switched on and love to socialise. You can't imagine life without your phone and use it for streaming, shopping and staying in the know. You want tech that's ahead of the curve and looks good too. See what we recommend
- Young professional
You're career-driven, but love to make the most of your free time outside work. You're proud to own the latest tech. And you use your phone to watch shows, read articles and get organised. See what we recommend
- Busy parent
You're raising a family, and running around after the kids can feel pretty hectic sometimes. Family comes first, but you love putting time aside to treat yourself when you can. See what we recommend
- Fun lover
You keep yourself busy with hobbies and an active social life. You use your phone to connect with others and discover new TV shows and movies. And you love to get creative. See what we recommend
- Tech beginner
You know that gadgets are a part of modern life, but you prefer sticking to the basics. You value your downtime, and your priority is spending time with family and friends. See what we recommend
- Budgeting expert
You're a savvy shopper who can always find the best deal. You're more interested in home and family than flashy tech. And you love watching TV and movies. See what we recommend
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If you’re a Digital Whiz, we think you’ll love the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. It packs in the latest features, including a fingerprint scanner built into the display. It’s got a powerful Dual NPU Chipset, so you can spend the whole day multitasking. And you can impress everyone you know with Wireless Reverse Charge. It lets you power up some other devices, so you can save the day when your mates are running low on battery.
If you’re a Young Professional, we think you’ll love the Samsung Galaxy S9. It's a popular phone, and there are plenty of reasons why. First of all, it's stunning. It sports Samsung’s iconic infinity screen and curved edges, so it looks and feels luxurious. Then there are the features. It’s got a reimagined camera that takes beautiful photos in any light and can record videos in super slow motion. It’ll even let you turn your videos into gifs that could turn you into a viral sensation. And it’s perfect for taking on holiday, with an IP68 waterproof rating and a live translation feature that’ll do the hard work for you.
If you’re a Busy Parent, we think you’ll love the moto g6 play. It’s got a battery that can last up to 32 hours, so it’s perfect for when you’re too busy to think about powering up (or when one of the kids has pinched your charger). You can use fingerprint recognition to make sure the little ones can’t get into your phone without your say so. And with a rapid focus camera, it’s perfect for those spontaneous family snaps. Download the Priority app onto your phone and you’ll be able to enjoy extra treats, on us. You’ve earned it.
If you’re a Fun Lover, we think you’ll love the OnePlus 6. It’s perfect for streaming on the go, with a 6.28 inch screen and super speedy processor. You don’t have to worry if you run out of juice either. OnePlus Fast Charging gives you a day’s power in just half an hour, and it’ll keep your phone cool while it’s charging too. But the most impressive feature of the OnePlus 6 is probably its 16MP/20MP dual camera. It comes with a video editor and new bokeh effects, so you can get creative and feel like a professional photographer. And its stabilising settings will help you avoid blurry pictures. So you can capture perfect snaps for your Instagram or Pinterest.
If you’re a Tech Beginner, we think you'll love the Samsung Galaxy A6. It’s easy to switch to Simple Mode, so you’ll have everything you need in a simple format. You can take photos from the main camera or selfie camera, and then upload them to Facebook to share with your friends and family. And it packs the 5.6 inch screen into a compact design, so you'll be able to hold it comfortably in one hand.
If you’re a Budgeting Expert, we think you’ll love the Alcatel 3. It’s got all the features you’d expect from a smartphone, like face and fingerprint recognition, a FullView HD+ display and a 13MP back camera. And it looks like a premium phone too, with its high gloss finish and curved design. But don’t worry – it doesn’t come with a premium price tag, so it won’t do too much damage to your bank balance. You can even choose your upfront cost and Device Plan length, with our custom plans.
What we think
The perfect Android phone depends on who you are and how you'll use it. But it wouldn't be a proper battle if we didn't pick a winner. So we spoke to Sunil, who’s the Store Manager of our Slough, Bath Road store, to get his opinion on the best Android phone.
“I’d choose the Huawei Mate 20 Pro. It’s got a Triple Leica camera, so it’s great for taking pictures. And you can use it to charge another phone, just by placing them together.”
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Products featured in this article
- Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Discover the phone that’s powerful enough to keep up with you. Find out more about the Huawei Mate 20 Pro.
- Samsung Galaxy S9
Take stunning photos, with re-imagined camera technology. Find out more about the Samsung Galaxy S9.
- motorola moto g6 play
Get up to 32 hours of battery life and unlock it with your fingerprint. Find out more about the moto g6 play.
- OnePlus 6
Watch movies on the go and get creative with the camera. Find out more about the OnePlus 6.
- Samsung Galaxy A6
Switch it to Easy Mode to get started. Find out more about the Samsung Galaxy A6.
- Alcatel 3
Make your money go further, with a budget friendly smartphone. Find out more about the Alcatel 3.