Best Smartphones To Keep An Eye On In 2021
Nowadays technology is moving at a breakneck pace; new phones, TVs, tablets, smartwatches, and headphones come out each year and completely overhaul the ones that came before. People are now replacing their devices yearly as new ones come out so for any tech enthusiast, it is important to keep ahead of the curb and know what’s up to date in the latest in phone technology. If you’re looking for a new phone this year, here we’ve put together a comprehensive list to suit all of your different needs.
We know many people have their brand allegiances that can be very important to some. However, as with anything, it’s important to keep open-minded about new things. You never know you may find yourself fully converting.
There are many upcoming new phones for 2021/2022 with the Google Pixel 6 expected by the end of this year as well as the new iPhones 13 and 13 Pro. However, this list is solely focused on what you can get your hands on right now. We’ve tried to take into account cost, specs and reliability so that you can make the proper purchasing decision. So without further ado, here are the top smartphones to look out for in 2021.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Samsung has been leading the way in the android market with their widely popular galaxy series. Now the new Galaxy ultra is the best smartphone on the market right now. With cameras at the back starting at 108MP+, there is no better phone camera. In spite of its phenomenal power with 12GB RAM processing, it boasts an incredible battery life. While not the cheapest on the market, so if you’re on a budget this may not be for you. However, if you want to enjoy 6.8inches of the best smartphone experience, look no further.
Apple iPhone 12
It’s no secret that Apple is the most recognized smartphone brand in the world. People line up overnight just to be one of the first people to get their hands on the latest iPhone. This time Apple has outdone itself with the iPhone 12 and its 4 iterations launched in late 2020. As with all of their releases, their models vastly range in price, with the Pro being the most expensive but boasting a 6.1-inch screen and their most powerful processing system yet. However, the standard 12 is still a fantastic choice with a range of colors to choose from, a brand new sleek design, and an excellent camera. While iPhones are never the most robust phones on the market, what it lacks in ruggedness is more than makes up for in the sleek and stylish design. And besides cell phone repair is easier than ever If you’re looking to move to iOS there’s no better time to make the switch.
OnePlus 9 Pro
The OnePlus has been the dark horse in the smartphone race. Now with the 9 pros as their flagship phone, they have improved upon the weaknesses of the previous model. Namely, their camera. Now, this new model can compete with the best of them and with a more affordable price, and its ‘Fluid Display’ the 6.7 inches 9 pros may even pip out the competition. While it doesn’t offer the best battery life; its 120Hz refresh rate makes games look much better and we use smoother. The key change however is its camera which has a 48 Megapixel rear camera alongside an 8 MP telephoto lens and a 50 MP ultra-wide. More affordable than its competitors and similarly powerful it’s a great choice for almost anyone.
Apple iPhone SE (2020)
This has been a great year for Apple and its iPhone successes. The iPhone SE has always positioned itself alongside its flagship models, with its slightly smaller and slightly more affordable price point. While it’s not the front runner for Apple it has received a tremendous amount of praise in 2021. It has won critics worldwide with its perfect balance of features, high quality, and competitive performance. It runs at a price point about half that of Apple’s flagships. It offers a 12-megapixel f/1.8 rear camera, a very respectable 1,821 mAh battery life, and 36GB RAM making your processing: gaming, web use word processing smooth and fast. It comes in apples usual tang of storage sizes and colors. For a more budget phone but with the Apple name and its recognition the iPhone SE is the phone for you!