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Phones to give to your Pop

This Father's Day, consider giving your dad a top-notch phone as a token of your appreciation.

Lynn La
Lynn La covers mobile reviews and news. She previously wrote for The Sacramento Bee, Macworld and The Global Post.
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Best phones for Father's Day

Still deciding on what to get your Pops for Father's Day? Consider the humble smartphone, which will help him organize his daily life, get around town and call you of course. To help you out, we gathered a few of our favorite picks.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus is easy to use and fast and has a great dual camera. The camera lets you take dramatic "bokeh" shots so even your dad's most casual family portraits will look stunning.

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Galaxy S8 Plus

At 6.2 inches, the Galaxy S8 Plus offers a lot of screen in a premium package. It also features a 12-megapixel camera, Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 chipset and a bigger battery than its smaller S8 counterpart.

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Google Pixel XL

With its fantastic camera and useful Assistant software, the Pixel XL is one of the best Android phones around. The 5.5-inch device has a 12.3-megapixel camera and a Snapdragon 821 chipset too.

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LG G6

Aside from its waterproof design, the G6 has two cameras on the back, which includes a wide-angle lens. If your dad is the outdoorsy type, that means more content and scenery in each shot.

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Motorola Moto G5 Plus

We anticipate the G5 Plus will be one of the better midrange phones this year, and so far it's looking pretty good. With a 12-megapixel camera, a meaty battery and a splash-resistant design, the G5 Plus means you can get your dad a reliable handset without breaking the bank.

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BlackBerry KeyOne

If your dad prefers the satisfying click-clack of a physical keys (and who doesn't?) the KeyOne comes with a QWERTY keyboard, a convenient shortcut button and extra software security.

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Cat S60

Aside from being extra-durable, the Cat S60 has a thermal imaging camera that visualizes the temperature of objects. Pretty handy if your dad's line of work is in construction or field operations, or, you know, finding the family pet at night

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