Best Phones 2019: vote in the preliminary round

Yordan, 15 December 2019

We are reaching the end of 2019 - a year filled with phone announcements and plenty of exciting innovation. With all the dust settled it's now time for you, our beloved the readers, to choose the best phones to come out this year.

We separated them into three categories - Flagships, Midrangers, Entry-level phones - and in this preliminary round included all the most popular representative in each.

Best Phones 2019: vote in the preliminary round

You can pick as many phones from each category as you want. The top ranking phones from each category with then proceed to the final round, where you we’ll determine once and for all which were the best loved phones launched in 2019.

Let’s begin with the flagships. We picked pretty much every key smartphone by the big companies and now it is up to you to decide which ones were actually worth it.

Best flagship of 2019
Samsung Galaxy S10+
Samsung Galaxy Note10+
Apple iPhone 11 Pro
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
Huawei P30 Pro
Nokia 9 PureView
Sony Xperia 1
LG G8 ThinQ
Xiaomi Mi 9
Xiaomi Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro
Google Pixel 4 XL
Honor 20 Pro
Oppo Reno 10x zoom
Realme X2 Pro
OnePlus 7T Pro
vivo NEX 3 5G
Samsung Galaxy Fold
Huawei Mate X
Motorola Razr

The mid-range was the most fiercly contested part of the market in 2019 - so much so that it blurred the lines between mid-rangers in flagships in many areas and forever changed people's expectations about what a moderately-priced smartphones should be able to do.

Best midranger of 2019
Samsung Galaxy A50
Samsung Galaxy A70
Huawei P30 Lite
Nokia 6.2
Nokia 7.2
Sony Xperia 10
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
LG Q70
Moto G8 Plus
Motorola One Action
Lenovo K10 Note
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro
Honor 9X
Oppo Reno Z
Oppo F11 Pro
Realme 3 Pro
Realme 5 Pro
vivo V17 Pro
vivo Z1 Pro

The entry-level segment completes the voting - it's been the least exciting traditionally, but saw some very interesting additions this year.

Once again you can select multiple options, but only the most popular five are going to the final round.

Best entry-level smartphone of 2019
Samsung Galaxy A10
Samsung Galaxy M10
Samsung Galaxy M20
Huawei Y9 Prime (2019)
Huawei Y7 Prime (2019)
Nokia 2.2
Nokia 4.2
Xiaomi Redmi 7
Xiaomi Redmi 8A
Oppo A5s /AX5s
Realme 3i
Realme C2
vivo U20
vivo Y19

Check back with us same time next week to see which devices won the polls and are shortlisted for the “Best phone of 2019” title.


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  • Anonymous

Asus rog 2?

Where did you get this result or judgment? Lol It's so joyful to see 'the people like you' to get arrogant. Merry Christmas my friend~

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