The V9 also packs in some AI photography-related smarts to help you get better shots.
With the same core specs as the excellent Huawei Mate 10 Pro, the View 10 is a great way of snagging a powerhouse phone without emptying your bank account.
The iPhone X "clone wars" are here. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Samsung's Galaxy S9 Plus is the more robust Galaxy S9, and the one for power users to get.
The Galaxy S9 is a nice incremental upgrade, but its low-light camera isn’t a game changer and some new features fall far behind the iPhone X. S8 owners can skip, but it's a good upgrade from older Androids.
Available in the US in May and the UK in April, Nokia's newest midrange phone features a sleek aluminum design and Zeiss camera optics.
It's not too pricey, either. This phone has the makings of a good deal.
The Vivo X20 Plus UD's world-first tech is headed for its home market of China.
The OnePlus 5T is still the midrange king, but Huawei’s Mate 10 Lite is a great choice if you can get it.
Though it can be slow at times, the Motorola Moto X4 hits all the notes for the right price, making it a worthy midrange contender.
The Samsung Galaxy A8 and A8 Plus will have plenty of premium touches and cost less than a Galaxy S8 or Note 8.
The Huawei Mate 10 may be hard for you to get your hands on, but it’s worth the effort if you want a big-screen phone and don’t quite have the budget for a Galaxy Note, iPhone Plus or Pixel 2.
The ZTE Axon M has a heavy and awkward design that's genuinely useful for gaming and multitasking. But if you're not down to go double, spend your money on either a top-tier phone, or a cheaper phone with the same specs as the Axon M.
Razer Phone sets a new bar for mobile performance (and game responsiveness) with its 120Hz screen and loud speakers, but it's not a top-tier phone in any other way.
The OnePlus 5T is a superb, affordable phone for new buyers, despite only minor changes from the OnePlus 5.
The Honor 7X comes with a massive screen and charges little for it.
The LG V30 is a rock-solid alternative to Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Plus and the Google Pixel 2 XL. If it fits your hands and your photographic needs, you won't be disappointed.
While it doesn't have all the Galaxy Note 8's features, the Mate 10 Pro earns its place in the high-end big-screen pack.