The Samsung Galaxy S21 delivers better cameras, faster performance and a sleeker design for a lower price, but there's some trade-offs.
The Galaxy S20 FE packs all the best features of the Galaxy S20 into a more affordable package, but there are some trade-offs if you get this phone.
If you want 5G connectivity, the Google Pixel 4a 5G delivers in a more affordable package than the similar Pixel 5.
Like the Galaxy S21, the Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus gets a lot of things right. It’s a big-screen phone with a beautiful display and capable cameras.
The Pixel 4a is a nearly perfect Android phone for the perfect price, though a replacement is coming soon.
The Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra is a beast of a phone with a 6.9-inch 120Hz display, a 108MP camera with super-long zoom and 5G standard, but its hard to justify the price tag.
Android 12 got a huge face lift with the new Material You design aesthetic from Google. Everything looks and feels so polished, and it's only going to get better from here.
The Vivo x60 Pro, the phone maker’s most fully-featured flagship, brings back a unique miniature camera gimbal that stands out among other hit-and-miss features.
The OnePlus 9 Pro is peak OnePlus. It’s a big, beautiful, and powerful phone that does just about everything right.
The Zenfone 8 is a little powerhouse, featuring top-end specs, good cameras, and a nice display, all in a compact package.
The affordable Moto G Power offers amazing battery life for under $250, though we'd recommend the newer version
If you don't mind losing out on power and looks, the Moto g10 provides for your basic phone needs competently at a great low price.
The ROG Phone 5 Ultimate is the peak of gaming phones, packed with 18GB of RAM, extra touch sensors, and a special edition colorway. But it’s available in limited numbers.
Big and beautiful, the Nokia 8.3 5G ultimately fails to stand out due to a lack of premium features and a mediocre camera.
ESET Parental Control for Android handles web filtering and location tracking well, but there's no call or text monitoring at all.
Samsung’s smaller Galaxy Note 20 ditches flashy features for a lower price — and it’s better for it.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 is the best iPad alternative and one of the best Android tablets we've ever seen.
Screen Time is great at managing kids' smartphone time, but some other parental-control features cost extra.
The LG Velvet is a stylish Android phone with an affordable price. But despite some appealing features, there are better values out there.
Kaspersky Safe Kids is the cheapest good option for monitoring Android, but Net Nanny is better for keeping an eye on Apple mobile devices.
Net Nanny is one of the best parental-control apps on iOS or Android, though it lacks call or text monitoring.
The Galaxy S10 Plus is one of the best Android phones yet, especially now that it's been discounted.
The Samsung Galaxy A71 offers a cheaper path to 5G service if that’s important to you, but otherwise it’s only a decent $600 phone.
The Moto G Stylus is a lot like the Moto G Power, only with a stylus instead of a bigger battery. And that’s not a good trade-off.