Several smartphones are in the market, and more are flooding the phone market each year. There’s always that next big phone everyone is expecting and dying to have. They are usually phones with fascinating features, cutting-edge designs, and specifications that outperform older model phones. Regardless of how new a phone is, there’s always someone ready to migrate to the new best phone.
But what makes a phone the best or top amongst others? There are different factors many people consider before buying and considering it the best. For some, it’s just the camera and battery. Others also chip in the processing speed of the phone and size. However, 2022 has seen an influx of various top phones in their different categories.
In this article, we make a rundown of the top smartphones of 2022, the ones coming in 2023, and why they’re the top phones.
Top Smartphones of 2022
2022 has welcomed so many new smartphones. Many of them come in with high-tech features that make them stand out. Below are the top-rated smartphones of 2022.
iPhone 14 Series
Earlier this month, Apple revealed their new iPhone series. The iPhone 14 series includes iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, iPhone 14 Pro, and the iPhone 14 Pro Max. It’s been only a little over a week, but it is already considered the number one 2022 phone. Why?
The iPhone 14 series is equipped with A16 bionic, 6GB RAM, storage space expandable to 1 terabyte, 48MP rear camera, 12 MP front camera, and weighs only 8.5 ounces. It is also the phone with the best battery life of all 2022 releases. The iPhone 14 series has everything you’ll need in a smartphone and more.
Its A16 Bionic processor is one of the best specifications of the phone. With this alone, it overtakes every other phone released in 2022.
Samsung Galaxy S22
In the phone market, Samsung phones have always followed immediately after iPhones. The Samsung Galaxy S22 is the new 2022 Samsung smartphone in the market. Its specs include Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 8-12GB RAM, storage space expandable to 1 terabyte, 108 MP rear camera, 40 MP front camera, and it weighs 8.1 ounces.
If the Galaxy S22 also had the A16 Bionic as the iPhone 14 series, it would be on the same radar as it. Still, it’s one of its active competitors.
Google Pixel 6
The Google Pixel phone has been one of the active competitors, especially in the Android category. Its CPU is Google Tensor; it has a memory space expandable to 256GB, 50 MP rear camera, and 8 MP front camera, weighing 7.3 ounces.
OnePlus 10 Pro
The OnePlus 10 Pro is another powerful 2022 Android phone. Its CPU is Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, the same one used by the Galaxy S22. The RAM is 8-12GB, storage space expandable to 256GB, 48 MP rear camera, 32 MP front camera, and it weighs 7 ounces.
Google Pixel 6 Pro
The Google Pixel 6 Pro is another one of the top-rated phones of 2022. It uses a Tensor CPU, 12GB RAM, 50MP rear camera, 11MP front camera, and weighs 7.4 ounces. Google Pixel introduced serious improvements starting with the Pixel 6 series. The Pixel 6 series is also Galaxy S22 Ultra’s main competitor.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold
If you’re asking for the best phone with a foldable screen, it’s the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold. It has a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU, 12GB RAM, storage space expandable to 1 terabyte, 50 MP rear camera, 10 MP front camera, and weighs 9.28 ounces.
The Galaxy Z Fold is the best foldable phone of 2022 as it sets the pace for others. With this phone, Samsung introduced a restructured foldable phone’s face, structure, and performance.
2022 iPhone SE
The iPhone SE is still one of the best phones the iPhone has made. The 2022 model of the SE is a budget iPhone that delivers a lot to users. It has A15 Bionic, 4GB RAM, storage space expandable to 256GB, 12 MP rear camera, 7 MP front camera, and weighs 5 ounces.
Although the 2022 iPhone SE does not measure up to other phones in this category, it stands out primarily due to its fast performance and loading speed. Making it a budget phone that still has a lot to deliver.
Top Phone That’ll Be Released In 2023
Even though 2022 has seen the entry of some of the best smartphones in the market. There are other smartphones many anticipate seeing and purchasing in 2023. They include;
Huawei P60 Pro Plus
Huawei P60 Pro Plus is another phone model by Huawei. It’s a 6.9-inch phone with a 200 MP rear camera and a 64 MP front camera. The new model Huawei will come with the Super AMOLED capacitive touch screen display. The phone is expected to come with a non-removable 7290mAh battery. The phone is expected to drop by December 2022 or early January 2023.
Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra will be a 5 G-supported Android device with a 6.8-inch display, 108 MP rear camera, and 40 MP front camera to be released early in 2023. The phone has a 5000 mAh battery and 128GB storage.
Huawei P60 Pro
Another Huawei phone we expect in 2023 is the P60 Pro which belongs to the P60 series. The Pro has some slight differences from the Pro+. It has a 6.58-inch with 50 MP rear camera, 32 MP front camera, 8G RAM, and 256GB internal storage.
Unlike the P60 PRO+, which comes with a 7290mAh battery, the P60 Pro only has a 4500mAh battery life.
Aside from the above-listed smartphones, there are many more from 2022 and those coming in 2023 that you may also want to check out. However, these are the top ones based on essential features every phone enthusiast should consider when getting one. Asides from the features highlighted for some of these phones, you can also consider others that are personal to you.