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The best high-end Android phones of 2018

23 mayo, 2021

The best phones of this year 2018, or at least those that presumably are based on their price range. Mobile phones built to compete above 450 euros and that, on these gift dates, become one of the Alternatives to give away both at Christmas and Kings.

So far we have made you a review of the best entry-level terminals 2018 and the best mid-range phones of 2018. Now, let’s see what are the best high-end Android phones of 2018.

Huawei P20 Pro

A terminal with its own design and the personality of having one of the best cameras on the market: the Huawei P20 Pro is one of the phones of the year. Add up to three Leica lenses in the rear chamber, with a sensor 40 MP with aperture f / 1.8, a monochrome one of 20 MP with f / 1.6 and, finally, a 8 MP telephoto, f / 2.4 and a 5x hybrid zoom. It is completed with a front camera of 24 MP and aperture f / 2.0, in addition to the super slow motion of 960 fps at HD resolution.

Chromed edges and glass rear meet, at the front, with a OLED display very long, 18.7: 9 ratio, resolution Full HD + and 6.1 inches diagonally. The interior is equally powerful: a processor Kirin 970 with a neural processing unit for its resources related to Artificial Intelligence, 6GB RAM and a storage of 128GB. Plus, IP67 and a super charge to fill half of your 4,000 mAh In an hour.

Huawei P20 Pro Dual SIM 4G 128GB Black - Smartphone (15.5 cm (6.1"), 128 GB, 40 MP, Android, 8.1 Oreo + EMUI 8.1, Black)

Huawei Mate 20 Pro

In addition to launching the company’s 7-nanometer Kirin 980 processor, the Huawei Mate 20 Pro boasts a rear camera with three 40MP + 20MP + 8MP sensors. It also includes the latest version of Android (9 Pie) and a 6.3-inch AMOLED screen with a 19.5: 9 aspect ratio and a resolution of 1,440 x 3,120 pixels.

Another of its strengths is found in the 4,200 mAh battery, which not only supports fast charging and wireless charging, but also offers support reverse wireless chargingIn other words, it allows you to recharge other gadgets and mobiles that are compatible with the Qi standard.

Huawei Mate 20 Pro 16.2 cm (6.39") 6 GB 128 GB Hybrid Dual SIM slot 4G Blue 4200 mAh - Smartphone (16.2 cm (6.39"), 6 GB, 128 GB, 40 MP, Android 9.0, Blue)

Huawei Mate 20 Pro 16.2 cm (6.39 “) 6 GB 128 GB Dual SIM 4G Hybrid Slot Blue 4200 mAh – Smartphone (16.2 cm (6.39”), 6 GB, 128 GB, 40 MP, Android 9.0, Blue)

Apple iPhone XS / XS Max

With the permission of the iPhone XR, the terminals that dominate the current catalog of the Cupertino brand are the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max. They both share the A12 Bionic chip with 64-bit architecture and 7 nm, plus 4GB of RAM, IP68 water and dust resistance, dual 12-megapixel rear cameras and a 7-megapixel front camera.

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Regardless of the dimensions and weight, their differences lie mainly in the size of the OLED Super Retina HD display and on battery capacity. The iPhone XS packs a 5.8-inch screen and a 2,658 mAh battery, while the XS Max those figures amount to 6.5 inches and 3,174 mAh.

Apple iPhone XS MAX 16.5 cm (6.5") 64 GB Dual SIM 4G Gray - Smartphone (16.5 cm (6.5"), 2688 x 1242 Pixels, 64 GB, 12 MP, iOS 12, Gray)

Apple iPhone XS MAX 16.5 cm (6.5 “) 64 GB Dual SIM 4G Gray – Smartphone (16.5 cm (6.5”), 2688 x 1242 Pixels, 64 GB, 12 MP, iOS 12, Gray)

Apple iPhone XS - 5.8 Smartphone" (64GB) space gray

Apple iPhone XS – Smartphone 5.8 “(64GB) Space Gray

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus

The phone that attendees at this year’s Mobile World Congress so longed for is still among the most popular, the best, and, of course, among the most expensive. The Samsung Galaxy S9 + has 84.2% of its body dedicated to the screen, no doubt one of its greatest strengths: 6.2 inches Super AMOLED with QHD + resolution and 18.5: 9. Back with glass and wireless charging to power your 3,500 mAh and an aluminum design that gives you a hefty body, with certification IP68.

Comes with processor Samsung Exynos 9810 -although in some markets it came with the Snapdragon 845-, with 8 cores (4 at 2.8GHz t 4 at 1.7GHz) that collaborate with 6GB RAM. It has three versions of storage (64/128 / 256GB) expandable to 400GB and Android 8.0 Oreo with Samsung Experience. The dual rear camera comes with 12 MP for each sensor and a variable aperture for the first (f / 1.5 and f / 2.4), and super slow motion mode at 960 in HD resolution.

Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus - 6.2 Smartphone" (4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, Octa-core 4 x 2.7 GHz, 64 GB of Internal Memory, 6 GB of RAM, 12 MP Camera, Android 8.0 Oreo), Black - Spanish Version

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

With a metal and glass body, the phablet Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is sophisticated and elegant, as well as a good work tool. One of its main characteristics is its S-Pen, the indispensable tool to reach all the extremes of a really long phone: 6.3 inch of diagonal full of pixels thanks to the QHD + resolution (2,960px 1,440p).

A processor Exynos 8895 and their 6 GB RAM act as the engine of a great machine that includes only 64 GB of storage, although these are expandable up to 256 GB by microSD. It comes with Android 7.1.1 and a battery of 3,300 mAh, reduced from its previous version to avoid more scares. The front camera comes with 8 MP and this time the rear is dual, with 12 MP per sensor.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Smartphone Free (6.3", 6GB RAM, 64GB, 12MP / German Version: Does not include Samsung Pay or Access to Samsung Members promotions), Color Black

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Galaxy Note 9 landed in August with a S Pen redesigned and packed with new features to further mark the differences with its predecessor. Its features include the 6.4-inch Super AMOLED QHD + screen with an 18.5: 9 aspect ratio and the 10nm Exynos 9810 processor with up to 8GB of RAM.

It also has facial, iris and fingerprint recognition, as well as IP68 resistance certification and a 4,000 mAh battery supports fast charge and wireless charging. In the photographic section, it has a 12-megapixel dual rear camera and an 8-megapixel front camera.

Samsung SM-N960F / DS Galaxy Note9, 6.4", 8 GB RAM, 512GB Memory, 8MP Camera, Blue (Ocean Blue)

Samsung SM-N960F / DS Galaxy Note9, 6.4 “, 8 GB RAM, 512GB Memory, 8MP Camera, Blue (Ocean Blue)

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S

The great pioneer of ‘all screen’ phones has returned this year with his most premium phone and, in fact, it has only recently been available. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S has the same model in three different editions in price and performance: at 689 euros for its terminal with impressive 256 GB of ROM and 8 GB of RAM The 128 GB and 6 GB editions are added for 559 euros or the 64 GB and 6 GB for 499 euros.

The rest is common for all Mi MIX 2S. The screen represents 81.9% compared to the body, an IPS of 5.99 inches with resolution FullHD + (2,160px 1,080p), 18: 9 and 3,400 mAh battery with fast charging and wireless charging. Elegant, sober body and with a highly reflective ceramic, the Mi MIX 2S has wanted enhance photographic appearance. It has a dual camera on the back, with 12 MP the two sensors, one with opening f / 1.8 and the other with f / 2.4. The processor, a Snapdragon 845, flies thanks to the help of its 8GB RAM and makes it one of the most powerful terminals on the market.

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2S - Octa-Core Smartphone, LTE, 6 GB RAM, 64 GB memory, 12 MP camera, Android 8.0 Oreo, Black, 5.9"

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro

Within the Mi 8 family, made up of five members, this terminal equipped with a 6.21-inch AMOLED FullHD + display (19: 9), the Snapdragon 845 processor, up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro also includes a 12-megapixel dual rear camera, 20-megapixel front camera and a 3,000 mAh battery with Quick Charge 4.0. Special mention deserve the fingerprint reader under the screen and infrared facial unlocking.

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro - 6.21 Dual SIM Smartphone" (4G, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 2.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB memory, 12 MP camera) Color Titanium Transparent

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro – 6.21 “Dual SIM Smartphone (4G, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 2.8 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB Memory, 12 MP camera) Color Titanium Transparent


Although what is most striking about this mobile is its sliding module for cameras and 3D facial recognition, the OPPO Find X also has a 6.4-inch AMOLED FullHD + screen with a 93.8% use of the front.

In addition, it has the Snapdragon 845 processor, 8GB of RAM as support, 256GB of internal storage and a battery of 3,730 mAh with Super VOOC fast charge house brand. In the photographic section, it has a front camera with a resolution of 25MP, while on the back we find a dual rear camera of 20MP + 16MP. You can find it for 999.90 euros at Fnac.


The most recent model that OPPO has brought to Europe is the OPPO RX17 Pro, a strong commitment to design and photography that combines cutting-edge elements such as the fingerprint reader under the screen with others typical of the premium mid-range to achieve a lower price than the Find X.

Among other features, it includes a 6.4-inch AMOLED screen with FullHD + resolution (2,340×1,080 pixels), the processor Snapdragon 710 with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. Regarding the cameras, it has a 25 megapixel front and two 12 + 20 megapixel rear cameras. Facial recognition and the 3,700 mAh battery with Super VOOC fast charge also stand out.

OPPO RX17 Pro, Free Smartphone (6.4", 6GB RAM, 128GB, 20MP, Android 8.1, Dual SIM / Spanish Version) - Blue

OPPO RX17 Pro, Free Smartphone (6,4 “, 6GB RAM, 128GB, 20MP, Android 8.1, Dual SIM / Spanish Version) – Blue

Pixel 2 XL

We are facing a high range of fairly standard features. The Pixel 2 XL features a Snapdragon 835 Y 4GB of RAM memory that may seem fair, but according to our analysis the computer behaves with a enviable fluidity. It only comes with 64 GB of storage, although it makes up for it with automatic copy in the cloud, free for all photos and videos what you do

Its rear camera is 12.2 MP with opening of f / 1.8, while the front camera stays in the 8 MP and an opening f / 2.4. Generally, but, its single rear sensor is combined with Google software to get really remarkable results. With a good autonomy with its 3,520 mAh that powers its screen POLED from 6 ” and resolution QHD. One-piece metal body design is nice and lightweight

Google Pixel 2 XL Single SIM 4G 64GB Black, White - Smartphone (15.2 cm (6"), 64 GB, 12.2 MP, Android, 8, Black, White)

Google Pixel 3 XL

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