Android Phones Guide

Last updated: Dec 1st, 2017.

This complete guide includes a full analysis of the best android phones available including a collection of the most recent reviews and explanation of what phones are best for you. Feel free to browse our sortable directory of all devices that includes lists of the best, available, upcoming, and rumored Android phones.


Curated by our staff of experts and updated regularly.

Pixel XL

Pixel XL

The Pixel is Google's new smartphone for 2016. It was the first phone under the new "Made by Google" brand. The Google Pixel XL features a 5.5-inch Quad HD display, Snapdragon 821 chipset,...

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is the successor to the Galaxy S7. It's one of Samsung's flagship phones for 2017. It features a larger 5.8-inch display despite having a size similar to the Galaxy S7...

Pixel

Pixel

The Pixel is Google's new smartphone for 2016. It was the first phone under the new "Made by Google" brand. The Google Pixel features a 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 821 chipset, 4GB...

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Doogee S95 Review: Indestructible and affordable

Buying a rugged smartphone used to mean paying a premium for out of date hardware, something that may have been fine on a worksite, but it wouldn’t be the sort of device you would want to use in your home life. All of that has changed within the last couple of years with a number …

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LG V30 Review

LG finally decided to stop playing around with gimmicks and made the best phone they possibly could. Is that enough to make the V30 matter in a world of Galaxies and Pixels? Let’s find out.

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LG G6: Four Months Later

We re-reviewed the G6 after one month and now we’re back to revisit the phone after four months. How has it aged since our original review in April?

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Sep 25th - Lithium power banks for smartphones have been around for years, allowing us to charge our gadgets while on the go, but if you’re looking for something for an extended camping trip or need to replace a gas-powered generator to keep the lights on in your home in case the power goes out, the MAXOAK BLUETTI …

Sep 25th - The OnePlus 8, an Editor’s Choice Ward winner here at Phandroid, is more compelling than ever today thanks to a new discount that’s being offered! Usually priced at $699 for the 8GB/128GB variant and $799 for the 12GB/256GB option, OnePlus has slashed the price by $100 for both models!The phone has already proven to be …

Sep 24th - Amazon’s Echo lineup has just been updated for 2020, delivering a complete redesign for the entire product line while also cramming in new features and capabilities that propel the Alexa-powered speakers and displays ahead of the competition.When looking at the new lineup, it’s hard not to notice the fresh new look for the entire product …

Sep 24th - This year we’ve seen quite a few flagship smartphones promising new technologies that will change the way we use our devices and new camera setups that deliver images we never thought we’d be able to capture on a smartphone. The Poco X3 NFC does neither of those. It’s a budget-friendly 230 Euro smartphone with a forgettable …

Sep 23rd - If all of the recent phone launches haven’t left your head spinning, then get ready for some more. Samsung has been rumored to be launching the Fan Edition of the Galaxy S20, which is essentially a “dumbed” down version of the company’s flagship. Now, the rumors can be put to rest, as the Samsung Galaxy …

Sep 22nd - While the Pixel 4a continues to struggle with stocking concerns, Google is gearing up for another smartphone launch. But this time, we’re going to be getting the company’s 2020-21 flagship with the Pixel 5. The company has already confirmed that it was in the woodworks, but thanks to Roland Quandt from WinFuture.de, we now know more …

Sep 22nd - Google has built-in protections to help discourage phones from being stolen, but sometimes these protections can actually work against you. Here’s what you need to know if you need to bypass Google’s Account Verification on your Android phone.