10 best Android phones to buy right now

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Aug 19, 2014 1:51:48 AM via Website

I've just completed my pick of the ten best Android phones you can buy right now.

[EDIT: I've now added the latest additions to the top ten list]

My list is as follows:

  1. Galaxy Note 4
  2. LG G3
  3. Xperia Z3
  4. HTC One (M8)
  5. Sony Xperia Z2
  6. Samsung Galaxy S5
  7. Oppo Find 7
  8. Xperia Z3 Compact
  9. Moto G (2014). Nexus 5
  10. Huawei Ascend Mate 7

What is your top ten? Let me know how you would rank them (or what I missed!)

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Aug 19, 2014 6:51:16 AM via Website

Well, @Kris I was wondering why you have put Samsung over the 4th and LG over the top :? I would say LG ROM doesn't have that much to offer rather than touch wiz no matter how much I hate touch wiz but can say it offers a whole different experience ! :* Anyway I don't know about top 10 but what I know is over my list

  1. Samsung S5
  2. Nexus 5
  3. LG G3
  4. OnePlusOne and
  5. HTC one M8

Rest of the device are not on my list ! :D

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Aug 19, 2014 9:45:20 AM via Website

I suppose it's a matter of personal taste. The G3 is the latest and greatest on paper, but then the note 4 is getting released so on paper that should be top. Personally, I dislike TouchWiz and regard Samsung phones as pretty gimmicky (you may have heard me say this before (laughing)) while the G3 display somehow seems less vibrant than the one on my Nexus 5, the HTC One is too slippy, and the Oppo, OnePlus and Note are all ridiculously large. The Z2 is large, but still manageable, with a minimal Sony interface and is probably the only phone on the list that I would call a serious alternative to the Nexus (for me).

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Aug 19, 2014 1:10:22 PM via Website

nowadays smartphone have many choices,people all like brand ones,like samsung .because they are good quality and stylish ,but for some of us ,i think they are too expensive to pay ,if you want to say the best android phones,i can recommend china cheap android phone, quality is not as good as brand ones,but do a good job on some basic function,so it is cool for me

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Aug 19, 2014 10:49:09 PM via Website

@sinkster, you are absolutely right - as soon as the Note 4 appears I expect it to pretty much top the list, if its anywhere near as good as i'm expecting. But we'll have to wait and see. Only two weeks now.

The Nexus 6 will replace the Nexus 5 and the Moto X+1 and Moto G2 will remove the current Motos unless they really mess something up.

We'll be updating the list with all the newest devices once we've had a chance to test tehm out so stay tuned.

We could even start a betting pool on what the final top ten will be!

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Aug 20, 2014 7:03:58 AM via Website

i am tired of buying phone? Phone manufactures are developing and selling new phones very 3 months like Samsung s >> s2>>s3>>s4>>s5

i bought S4 for $600 8 months ago but after 1 month it was $500. Now S5 has only 550$ with more features .. what are they doing . .

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Aug 21, 2014 11:11:22 PM via Website

Well in Samsung's case they have the infrastructure and money to drop every idea they have on the market to see what works. Sadly that also means that your flagship might be superceded only a few months later.

Some companies, I'm thinking HTC in particular, have resisted the constant refresh cycle of more than a device a year but considering how well the strategy is working for the OEMs that do it I expect they won't be able to resist for long. Heck, they just dropped the Windows M8 after all.

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Aug 22, 2014 11:14:50 AM via Website

According to me samsung s5 and nexus 5 is best smartphone to buy right now.

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Aug 22, 2014 12:42:18 PM via Website

What is listed here are currently best to buy Android phones, but if one want a more cost-effective Android phone, then you should get some other most popular China Android phone brands like Huawei, XiaoMi, ThL, etc. With the release of XiaoMi 4, XiaoMi 3 has gone through a big discount. But it still worth your buy currently. Some sites now offer it at 61% OFF!

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Aug 22, 2014 1:15:08 PM via Website

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if one want a more cost-effective Android phone, then you should get some other most popular China Android phone brands like Huawei, XiaoMi, ThL, etc. With the release of XiaoMi 4, XiaoMi 3 has gone through a big discount. But it still worth your buy currently. Kingsbuying now offer it at 61% OFF!

Looking at last season's models is a good tip if you want to save money and still get a good phone. We'll be doing a roundup of the best cheap phones soon.

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Aug 22, 2014 2:54:44 PM via Website

Nexus 5 is the best. I really like it. :)

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Dec 5, 2014 12:24:27 PM via App

I've been using a OnePlus One for about a month now and I think it's amazing. The specs are awesome, battery life is very good, but the best, funnest part is CyanogenMod. I've had a tremendous time playing with customization, it has become one of those freedoms I had no idea I was missing until I experienced it. The OPO would be in my top 10.

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Dec 5, 2014 7:43:41 PM via Website

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Well, @Kris I was wondering why you have put Samsung over the 4th and LG over the top :? I would say LG ROM doesn't have that much to offer rather than touch wiz no matter how much I hate touch wiz but can say it offers a whole different experience ! :* Anyway I don't know about top 10 but what I know is over my list

  1. Samsung S5
  2. Nexus 5
  3. LG G3
  4. OnePlusOne and
  5. HTC one M8

Rest of the device are not on my list ! :D

I agree with you putting the Nexus 5 near the top. It is still one heck of a phone considering its price and buttery smoothness running stock android.

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Jan 23, 2015 3:31:30 AM via App

Kris Carlon

I've just completed my pick of the [ten best Android phones you can buy right now][1].

[EDIT: I've now added the latest additions to the top ten list]

My list is as follows:

  1. Galaxy Note 4
  2. LG G3
  3. Xperia Z3
  4. HTC One (M8)
  5. Sony Xperia Z2
  6. Samsung Galaxy S5
  7. Oppo Find 7
  8. Xperia Z3 Compact
  9. Moto G (2014). Nexus 5
  10. Huawei Ascend Mate 7

What is your top ten? Let me know how you would rank them (or what I missed!)

[1]: http://www.androidpit.com/best-android-phone

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Feb 1, 2015 11:34:21 PM via Website

I have a u89 6" screen 2 sims a 3400 ma battery and a spare 2 backs. All for £98:00.

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Feb 8, 2015 2:04:38 AM via Website

1 Samsung Galaxy Note 3
2 Huawei Ascend G620s
3 LG G3
4 Nexus 5
5 BlackBerry 9900
6 IP4

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Feb 8, 2015 2:09:12 AM via Website

Toss it on a classified then

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Feb 8, 2015 11:56:00 AM via Website

Samsung S5
Xperia Z3
HTC one M8

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Feb 8, 2015 2:55:24 PM via App

S5 is the best
and after all other models

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Mar 31, 2016 9:10:50 AM via Website

So which will be the top in this year? In the Q1, 2016, the list would include:
1. Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge
2. LG G5
3. HTC One M10
4. Huawei P9
5. Sony Xperia X SERIES