Finding The Best New Smartphones Of 2018 (Buyer’s Guide)

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You will have a hard time searching for the most suitable new smartphones. Various brands release too many new smartphones every year, which makes it hard to find the best model. Fortunately, you can use our lists of the TOP best new smartphones that you can find.

We are happy to offer you the TOP list of the best new smartphones that can be found on the current market. Every model from the TOP list of the best new smartphones is available at marketplace.

10 Best New Smartphones of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Sony Xperia L1 (Editor’s Choice)
13mp main camera with autofocus and 3x clear zoom.
Sony Xperia L1
4.8
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2. Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
32 gb rom, 3 gb ram, microsd, up to 256 gb (dedicated slot), android 6.0.1 marshmallow, finger print scanner, all metal body.
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime
4.5
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3. Samsung Galaxy S6 Unlocked Sm-g920a Gsm Smartphone
5.1-inch super amoled multi-touchscreen w/ fingerprint sensor, samsung pay and protective corning gorilla glass 4.
Samsung Galaxy S6 Unlocked Sm-g920a Gsm Smartphone
4.3
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4. Google Pixel XL
Ask it questions.
Google Pixel XL
4.3
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5. Tcl Lx1 16gb 5.0 Inch Premium Smartphone (Most Durable)
Featuring tcl s advanced 5 inch fully-laminated hd ips display, you ll start experiencing colors with even more vivid clarity and a higher depth of realism, whilst sunlight reflection on the screen is now reduced by 75%.
Tcl Lx1 16gb 5.0 Inch Premium Smartphone
4.3
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6. Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 Dual-sim 256gb Factory Unlocked Android 4g Lte Smartphone (Most Stylish)
Sim card 1 2g gsm/edge 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 and/or 3g umts(wcdma)/hspa + /dc-hsdpa.
Porsche Design Huawei Mate 10 Dual-sim 256gb Factory Unlocked Android 4g Lte Smartphone
4.0
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7. Samsung Sm-g930uzkaxaa S7 Galaxy Smartphone (Best Versatility Features)
Water happens.
Samsung Sm-g930uzkaxaa S7 Galaxy Smartphone
3.8
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8. Samsung Galaxy S7 Sm-g930a Unlocked Smartphone
12 mp, f/1.7, 26mm, phase detection autofocus, ois, led flash.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Sm-g930a Unlocked Smartphone
3.5
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9. Kyocera Duraforce E6560 16gb Unlocked Gsm 4g Lte Military Grade Smartphone
This phone will not work with verizon nor sprint phones.
Kyocera Duraforce E6560 16gb Unlocked Gsm 4g Lte Military Grade Smartphone
3.0
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10. Samsung Galaxy J3 (Best Transitional Design)
Dual sim (micro-sim, dual stand-by) display type super amoled capacitive touchscreen, 16m colors size 5.0 inches (~68.2% screen-to-body ratio) resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density) multitouch yes.
Samsung Galaxy J3
2.8
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№ 1. Sony Xperia L1, Unlocked Smartphone, 16gb, Black (us Warranty)
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Sony G3313 (Black) 5.9 x 2.9 x 0.3 inches 11.2 ounces
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Unlocked and compatible with gsm/lte carriers utilizing gsm network such as at&t, t-mobile, straight talk, metropcs, cricket wireless, simple mobile, bright spot, and others. 13mp main camera with autofocus and 3x clear zoom; 5mp front camera. 5.5 borderless hd display with a curved back panel for a comfortable fit in your hands. Mt6737t 64-bit quad-core 1.5ghz processor with android 7.0 os support; comes with 2620mah battery with qnovo adaptive charging & stamina mode. 2gb ram and 16gb internal memory storage. Also supports external memory card for up to 256gb of additional storage.

 

 
GOOD
13mp main camera
5.5 borderless hd display
Mt6737t 64-bit quad-core 1.5ghz processor
BAD
It is flawless in every aspect.
 

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№ 2. Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime (32gb) G610f Ds, 5.5 Dual Sim Unlocked Phone with Finger Print Sensor (gold)
 

Design
3/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime G610F/DS 6 x 3 x 0.3 inches 11.4 ounces
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3g hsdpa 850 / 900 / 1700(aws) / 1900 / 2100.4g lte band 1(2100).3(1800).5(850).7(2600).8(900).20(800).38(2600).40(2300) – 3g/4g h+ in USA only. International model phone, will work with most gsm sim cards in USA and world including at&t, t-mobile, metropcs, etc. Will not work with cdma carriers such as verizon, sprint, boost. 5.5-inch full hd 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density) ips lcd. 32 gb rom.3 gb ram, microsd, up to 256 gb (dedicated slot), android 6.0.1 marshmallow, finger print scanner, all metal body. 13 mp main camera f/1.9.28mm.8mp front camera, exynos 7870 octa-core 1.6 ghz cortex-a53.

 

 
GOOD
32 gb rom.3 gb ram
13 mp main camera f/1.9.28mm.8mp front camera
5.5-inch full hd 1080 x 1920 pixels
3g hsdpa 850 / 900 / 1700
International model phone
BAD
Professionals will not find it useful.
 

 

 
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Samsung G920A 5.7 x 0.3 x 2.8 inches 12 ounces
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Internal memory: 32gb.3gb ram (not expandable). 16 megapixel camera (2988 x 5312 pixels) + front-facing 5 megapixel camera w/ dual-video, auto hdr, panorama, and optical image stabilization. 5.1-inch super amoled multi-touchscreen w/ fingerprint sensor, samsung pay and protective corning gorilla glass 4. Android v5.0.2 (lollipop), quad-core 1.5 ghz cortex-a53 + quad-core 2.1 ghz cortex-a57 processor, chipset: exynos 742, mali-t760 graphics. 2g: gsm 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900.3g: hsdpa 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100.4g: lte 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 (aws) / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 (bands 1.2.3.4.5.7.8.17.20).

 

 
GOOD
16 megapixel camera
5.1-inch super amoled multi-touchscreen w/ fingerprint sensor
Internal memory
Android v5.0.2
BAD
Requires professional maintenance.
 

 

 
№ 4. Google Pixel XL, Quite Black 32gb, Verizon + Unlocked Gsm (certified Refurbished)
 

Design
2/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
Google 2PW2100 6.1 x 3 x 0.3 inches 10.1 ounces
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Never lose a memory with unlimited storage for your photos and videos, all stored at full resolution in google photos. And use smart storage to let pixel help free up space when you need it. Google allo is a smart messaging app that helps you say more and do more. Bring your personal google assistant into your group chats to find restaurants nearby, share videos to watch, and get answers. Google duo is a simple video calling app that brings you face-to-face with just a tap. And with the knock knock feature, you’ll see the caller before you pick up, so you never miss a moment. This certified refurbished product is tested and certified to look and work like new. The refurbishing process includes functionality testing, basic cleaning, inspection, and repackaging. The product ships with all relevant accessories, a minimum 90-day warranty, and may arrive in a generic box. Only select sellers who maintain a high performance bar may offer certified refurbished products on amazon.

To start, just say “ok google”, or touch and hold the home button. And the more you use it, the more useful it gets. It’s your own personal google, always ready to help.

 

 
GOOD
Google allo is a smart messaging app
Google duo is a simple video calling app
Never lose a memory
Ask it questions
This certified refurbished product is tested
BAD
Professionals will not find it useful.
 

 

 
№ 5. Tcl Lx1 16gb 5.0 Inch Premium Smartphone with Vibrant Hd Display 2gb Ram Quad-core Slim-line 4g Lte Unlocked Android Phone with 8mp Camera All Gsm Carriers + 1 Year Full Manufacturer Warranty
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Value
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
TCL 5.6 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches 10.2 ounces
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Extended battery life the tcl lx1 high performance smartphone utilizes the latest cutting-edge energy-efficient 2460mah battery giving longer operating times between charges, meaning more time actually using your phone and less time on the charger. Premium factory-unlocked 5 inch tcl smartphone at an unbeatable price the tcl lx1 android phone offers extremely high performance and premium looks without the high price tag. Featuring android 7.0 nougat, a quad-core processor, wifi 2.4ghz (802.11 b/g/n), wifi direct.16gb rom and 2gb ram the lx1 gives you a fast and fluid operating experience with a stylish and modern slim-line design. Vibrant hi-definition ips screen – featuring tcl s advanced 5 inch fully-laminated hd ips display, you ll start experiencing colors with even more vivid clarity and a higher depth of realism, whilst sunlight reflection on the screen is now reduced by 75%. Extra-wide angle camera lens ensure everyone gets in your pictures with the new 84.4 wide-angle 8mp hd rear lens, whilst the 5mp front lens with integral flash also ensures your selfies are crisp, clear and the highest quality. The lx1 s rear lens also allows you to capture true hd video seamlessly and easily.

Unlocked to all major gsm carriers + 1 year manufacturer s warranty this multi-carrier compatible quad-band phone allows you to effortlessly connect to any USA or canada gsm carrier straight out the box (such as at&t, t-mobile, straight talk, metropcs, red pocket, rogers, etc. The lx1 also comes with the added benefit of 1 year s warranty through tcl s dedicated usa-based service center.

 

 
GOOD
Vibrant hi-definition ips screen
BAD
It gets dirty very fast.
Takes up too much space.
 

 

 
 

Design
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Porsche Design 99927381 2.9 x 0.3 x 6.1 inches 6.2 ounces
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Android 8.0 (oreo), hisilicon kirin 970, octa-core (4×2.4 ghz cortex-a73 & 4×1.8 ghz cortex-a53), non-removable li-po 4000mah battery. Dual primary camera (12mp rgb + 20mp monochrome) with hybrid zoom.8.0mp secondary camera. In the box: porsche design huawei mate 10 smartphone, in-built battery, usb-c cable, usb-c to micro usb adapters (uk & eu), porsche design premium stereo headset, first class customized leather smart cover, quick start guide. 6″ inch, amoled capacitive touchscreen.16m colors.1080 x 2160 pixels, corning gorilla glass. Dual-sim, network compatibility: sim card 1 2g gsm/edge 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 and/or 3g umts(wcdma)/hspa + /dc-hsdpa: 800(b / 800(b19) / 850(b / 900(b8) / 1700.2100(b / 1900(b2) / 2100(b and/or 4g fdd-lte 700(b12) / 700(b17) / 700(b28) / 800(b18) / 800(b19) / 800(b20) / 850(b / 850(b2 / 900(b / 900(b8) / 1500(b32) / 1700.2100(b / 1800(b / 1800(b9) / 1900(b2) / 2100(b / 2600(b7), td-lte: 1900(b39) / 2000(b3 / 2300(b40) / 2600(b38), and sim card 2 2g gsm/edge 850/ 900/.

 

 
GOOD
Android 8.0
Dual primary camera
BAD
Takes up too much space.
 

 

 
№ 7. Samsung Sm-g930uzkaxaa S7 Galaxy Smartphone Unlocked-32gb, Water-resistant Up to 5 Feet, Us Warranty
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
4/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
Samsung SM-G930UZKAXAA 2.7 x 0.3 x 5.6 inches 13.6 ounces
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Stop waiting around for your phone to charge. With fast wireless charging, the galaxy s7 powers up from 0 to 100% in no time. Featuring a quad hd super amoled display, the galaxy s7 has an eye-popping picture you d expect from samsung. And, just as impressive, the big screen fits on an incredibly slim design. Fully immerse yourself in movies, games and more. Running out of memory should never be a thing. With the samsung galaxy s7, it won t be. You can expand your memory up to an additional 200gb with a microsd card. Forget the cloud or having to search for a hard drive. The two things you can t live without water and your phone. The galaxy s7 has an ip68 rating. So it repels water so you won t need to your phone in a pathetic bowl of rice. With the galaxy s7, just pick it up, wipe if off and keep going.

The first smartphone with dual-pixel technology features fast autofocus, so you can say goodbye to blurry photos. And the new advanced camera sensor catches every detail, even in low-light.

 

 
GOOD
Post-worthy day or night
Water happens
It’s your stuff
Slim in a big way
BAD
The product will not survive a fall.
 

 

 
 

Design
3/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Value
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Samsung G930A 5.7 x 2.8 x 0.3 inches 14.4 ounces
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Os android os, v6.0 (marshmallow); chipset qualcomm msm8996 snapdragon 820; cpu dual-core 2.15 ghz kryo dual-core 1.6 ghz kryo; gpu adreno 530. 2g bands gsm 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900; ; 3g bands hsdpa 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – g930a, lte band 1(2100).2(1900).3(1800).4(1700/2100).5(850).7(2600).8(900).12(700).20(800).29(700).30(2300).38(2600).39(1900).40(2300).41(2500) – g930a. 12 mp, f/1.7.26mm, phase detection autofocus, ois, led flash; 1/2.5″ sensor size.1.4 m pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4k video and 9mp image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, auto hdr, panorama; secondary 5 mp, f/1.7.22mm, dual video call, auto hdr; video 2160p 30fps.1080p 60fps.720p 240fps, hdr, dual-video rec.

This cell phone is compatible with gsm carriers like att and t-mobile as well as with gsm sim need cards (e. This cellphone will not work with cdma carriers like verizon, sprint, boost mobile or virgin mobile. 4 gb ram; 32 gb internal memory; microsd, up to 256 gb (dedicated slot); non-removable li-ion 3000 mah battery.

 

 
GOOD
Os android os
This cell phone is compatible
2g bands gsm 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
BAD
You will have to wash it regularly.
 

 

 
 

Design
2/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
5/5
 

Value
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
Kyocera E6560 5.4 x 0.6 x 2.8 inches 14.4 ounces
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2g: gsm 850/900/1800/1900.3g: hsdpa 850/900/1900/2100.4g: lte 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600: ( 1.2.3.4.5.7.17). Android v4.4.2 (kitkat), quadcore 1.4 ghz processor, chipset: qualcomm msm8928 snapdragon 4. This phone will not work with verizon nor sprint phones. Internal memory: 16gb.2gb ram microsd slot expandable up to 32gb. Make sure the charger/data port, audio jack and card slot covers are properly. Seated, with no foreign objects obstructing the seals. Do not spray or immerse your phone in liquids other than fresh water or tap water, such as detergent, beverages, or chlorinated or treated water. Certain liquids such as salt water and chlorinated water are corrosive over time. Should your phone be accidentally exposed to other liquids, rinse the phone gently in clean fresh water. Do not expose your phone to water heated in excess of 104 f (40 c) your phone is inoperable under water and should be dried as quickly as possible when wet. Do not use the charger/data port for charging, data transmission, etc. Until the phone is completely dry. Do not use the headset jack to plug in an accessory until the phone is completely dry. Note: if your phone is unresponsive, press and hold the power button and both volume buttons down simultaneously for 30 seconds to perform a hard reset (reboot) on your phone.

 

 
GOOD
Android v4.4.2
This phone will not work with verizon nor sprint phones
Internal memory
4.5″ display screen
BAD
It gets dirty very fast.
 

 

 
№ 10. Samsung Galaxy J3 (201 Duos Sm-j320h Ds 8gb Dual Sim Unlocked Gsm Smartphone, International Version, No Warranty (black)
 

Design
4/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Performance
3/5
 

Value
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
2.8
Samsung SM-J320H/DS 2.8 x 0.3 x 5.6 inches 9.1 ounces
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Network technology gsm / hspa 2g bands gsm 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – sim 1 & sim 2 3g bands hsdpa 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 speed hspa 42.2/5.76 mbps gprs yes edge yes. Camera primary 8mp, autofocus, led flash features geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, hdr secondary 5 mp. Platform os android os, v5.1.1 (lollipop) chipset spreadtrum sc8830 cpu quad-core 1.2 ghz cortex-a7 gpu mali-400 memory card slot microsd, up to 128 gb (dedicated slot) internal 8 gb 1.5 gb ram. Comms wlan wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, wi-fi direct, hotspot bluetooth v4.1, a2dp gps yes, with a-gps, glonass/ bds (region dependent) radio fm radio, rds, recording usb microusb v2.0, usb on-the-go.

Dual sim (micro-sim, dual stand-by) display type super amoled capacitive touchscreen.16m colors size 5.0 inches (~68.2% screen-to-body ratio) resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density) multitouch yes.

 

 
GOOD
Comms wlan wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n
Camera primary 8mp
Platform os android os
BAD
Considering the price, the material quality could be better.
May be expensive for some people.
 

How did you come up with this rating list of the best new smartphones?

Over a hundred of new smartphones from different brands has been thoroughly tested during the creation of this rating list. We wanted to make an unbiased buying guide, so we picked products considering their characteristics, but not brands. The TOP list was made based on details like the price, material, assembly quality, weight, and other important factors.

What should I afraid when buying a new smartphones on the Internet?

Hundreds of people from all over the glove shopping online every day. It is completely safe thanks to the customer protection programs and credit card security measures. You are not risking anything by buying a new smartphones on marketplace — if anything bad happens with your product, you will be able to return it and get a refund. There is no reasons to worry: online shopping is a safe, easy, fast, and cheap method of buying new smartphones.

What is the optimal warranty period for new smartphones?

We recommend you to purchase new smartphones with a two-year or longer warranty period. Two years is the optimal lifetime of a decent new smartphones. Instead of paying extra money for a lifetime warranty, buy a cheaper new smartphones and replace it after a year or two.

What happens if I get a wrong item instead of the chosen new smartphones?

Receiving your money back or replacing the wrong item is very simple. Do not be afraid to buy new smartphones from this marketplace — most of its users never had any problems with the website. The support team of marketplace is very friendly towards the clients, so you will not lose your money even if something wrong happens with your order.

What is the average warranty period for a new smartphones?

We recommend you to purchase new smartphones from manufacturers with customer-friendly warranty policy. Reliable brands offer new smartphones that come with at least the two-year long warranty period. Buy their products to forget about any possible problems.

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