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Best Android phones to buy for 2021 – CNET


Phone technology moves fast, with today’s top manufacturers pushing out innovations faster than ever. Features such as super fast 5G connectivity and Super AMOLED displays are commonplace, with more futuristic tech like foldable displays available for those who want the cutting edge (and who have the deep pockets to pay for them). Samsung’s Galaxy line dominates the Android category, and that probably won’t stop anytime soon. But other companies are gunning for the honor of being the best Android phone — and you, the potential customer, benefit from all this competition.

There are now a number of fantastic Android phones available at a variety of prices, ranging from high-end flagship phones to budget devices. We took a look at the best Android options and rounded up our favorites, which we keep up to date. These phones have generally great battery life, screens, cameras or all of the above. We also took into consideration features such as a fingerprint sensor, wireless charging and expandable storage. Read on to see our top picks for the best Android phone choices and check out our tips on how to buy a new phone, too.

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