While we'd still recommend the iPhone XR first, the XS has some extras worth noting.
iPhone X remains a winning evolution of the iPhone, and is worth a look -- if you can still find it on sale.
The supersize iPhone XS Max crams a 6.5-inch screen and all of the same great features of the iPhone XS into a Plus-size body -- but it's not as huge a leap up as you might think.
The iPhone 8 Plus is a great phone with a spectacular camera that offers a lot of what iPhone X has under the hood, but Apple will no doubt release an upgrade later this year.
The iPhone SE is one year older, but its added storage options and strong performance running iOS 10 still makes it a great choice for small-phone fans.
The gap between iPhone 8 and iPhone 7 isn’t as great as you think, and for the right price, this is still an excellent pick if you’re not chasing the latest bleeding-edge iPhone and want to save some money.
The iPhone 7 Plus is one of the best point-and-shoot cameras ever -- and it's a great phone, too.
If you're wary of Samsung or looking for a worthy iPhone alternative, the Google Pixel is the high-end Android phone to get.
With the Galaxy Note 9 just around the corner, now's a bad time to buy a new Galaxy Note 8 -- wait for the Note 9 to go on sale and the Note 8's price will surely drop.
The iPhone 8 has plenty of power under the hood, but lacks the extra camera features and design upgrade of the better iPhone 8 Plus and X.
The LG G6 is still a decent phone if you can find it cheap.
With a long list of features you want and only a few that you don't, there is no better budget phone than Motorola's Moto G5 Plus.
Get Google's fantastic Pixel XL if you can cough up the cash and simply want more pure Android goodness on a bigger screen.
Don't buy the Galaxy Note 7, and return it if you've already bought it.
This is one Honor phone that sticks to a traditional single camera.
If you're on the hunt for an affordable phone with pretty long battery life, the Motorola Moto G4 Play deserves your attention. But the regular Moto G4 gives you even better features for just a little more cash.
The Oppo R9 manages to ape the iPhone 6S' look and feel, but it lacks the performance and capabilities to measure up as a must-get phone.
Oppo's R9s battery life and camera make it a great midprice buy, even if it isn't as buttery-smooth as more upmarket phones.