Samsung is the world's top smartphone manufacturer and has perfected the Android smartphone to the point where there is nothing lacking in the S9 Plus. Combined with excellent reception and solid phone performance the S9 Plus is going to be tough to beat in 2018.
The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is an outstanding smartphone that is only let down by a software experience that isn't as polished as the hardware. But if battery life, camera, performance and design are what make or break a phone for you, then the Mate 10 Pro is a truly great choice.
The Galaxy S9 Plus is Samsung's second smartphone to feature a dual camera (the first being Note 8). The second lens of Note 8, a telephoto lens to be precise, is also present on the S9+, as is the camera of the S9 with its variant aperture (between f/1.5 and f/2.4) and its new sensor.
Powered by Android 7.0 Nougat, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus feature Samsung’s custom UI. Making its debut in the new generation is Bixby, Samsung’s new virtual assistant. As you might expect, it allows for voice commands and marries itself nicely with other Samsung apps and features.
Best Overall: Moto G Plus (5th Generation) Buy on Amazon The well-rounded Moto G Plus (5th Generation) wins as the best overall Motorola phone due to its affordable price, fast operating speeds, quick battery charging, HD display and other modern expectations, including a fingerprint sensor and major carrier network compatibility.