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As 2023 comes into focus, we can look back at the big phone launches of 2022 and assess which devices will stand the test of time. If you have a flagship phone and are not happy about its performance, then you are in luck. Here is a list of the best phones from 2022 that should last you well into the next year.
1. iPhone 14 Pro
The iPhone 14 Pro, released on September 16, 2022, brings in new features from Apple. If you are willing to upgrade and you want the most recent tech features, this is a phone you should buy. It is 6.1 inches. It is a Pro Motion Display phone with a 120 Hz refresh rate, making it easier to scroll.
iPhone 14 Pro Specs
- main camera has 48 megapixels
- maximizes light sensitivity with the use of pixel binning and also produces 12 megapixels
- higher resolution sensor, which enables a 2-x telephoto mode
- 3200 mAh battery can last for about a day
- can reach 50% of its battery life in just 30 minutes of wireless charging with MagSafe, which supplies 15 W
- A16 Bionic chipset, which is good for gaming
- 6 GB of RAM and two nano SIM slots
- uses iOS 16 and can be upgraded
- has a hexa-core CPU and 1 TB of storage
- no memory card slot
- 4K graphics with up to 120 fps
- sensors include Face ID, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and, barometer
2. Google Pixel 7 Pro
This phone is a high-quality product with good battery life and an excellent camera.
Google Pixel 7 Pro Specs
- upgraded version of Google's chipset, the Tensor G2, which is responsible for the phone's intelligence and speech recognition
- 6.7 inches tall
- under-screen fingerprint scanner
- offers up to three years of new OS versions
- main camera has 50 megapixels, good for sharpening blurry images
- also has a 10.8 megapixel selfie camera
- has a 1440 x 3120 pixel resolution
- uses the Android 13 OS
- equipped with an octa-core CPU
- has a 4K video resolution
- wired charger supplies 23 W, just like its wireless charger
- has the following sensors: fingerprint (under the display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, and, barometer.
3. Apple iPhone 13
This phone can do most of the things the iPhone 14 can do.
iPhone 13 Specs
- uses an A15 Bionic chipset
- can be charged wirelessly, just like the iPhone 14
- IP68-rated for a high level of dust and water resistance
- equipped with 4 GB of RAM
- 3240 mAh battery life
- uses the 5G network
- uses iOS 15 and can be upgraded to iOS 16.1
- has a display resolution of 1170 x 2532 pixels
- has a hexa-core CPU
- no memory card slot; 512 GB of storage
This phone doesn't have some emergency features like crash detection, which is a sensor in the iPhone 14 that detects a car that has crashed and automatically calls emergency services right away. Another feature that the iPhone 13 is missing is the satellite-based emergency messaging service, which is useful in case you are in an area out of cell range. In design, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 look so much alike. The iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 also have a pretty good refresh rate for scrolling (ProMotion).
4. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
This phone is quite impressive and is also one of the best phones ever produced by Samsung. It has five cameras and is also 6.8 inches.
Here are the full specifications of the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra:
It has a 120 Hz refresh rate. It also comes with a built-in stylus pen. It uses a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor along with 8 and 12 GB of RAM. A picture can rarely be taken.
The stylus pen has additional features like lower latency and handwriting to text recognition, and it also has a remote control combo. The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra has 5000 mAh. The charger supplies up to 45 W, enabling fast charging. It costs $899.99 at Amazon.
It has 108 megapixels. It was released on February 25. It has a screen resolution of 1440 x 3088 pixels. It has an octa-core CPU.
5. Apple iPhone 13 Mini
For starters, the iPhone 13 Mini has a 5.4-inch display, making it much smaller in size compared to the iPhone 13.
Here are the full specifications of the iPhone 13 Mini:
It has 128 GB of storage, and it uses the A15 bionic chip. It also supports 5G, has a 120 Hz refresh rate, and doesn’t work on Verizon. It costs approximately. It has the same camera, processor, and design as the other larger models.
6. Google Pixel 6A
Here are the full specifications of the Google Pixel 6A:
It has a 1080p, 6.1-inch display screen and also has a 60Hz refresh rate. It is rated IP67 when it comes to water and dust resistance.
It has a Tensor chip, which is responsible for Google's image processing and also for software features such as FaceUnblur, which gathers image information from rear cameras to sharpen images even when lighting is dim. It has 128 GB of storage, and it costs $299.
It has 6 GB of RAM and a 4410 mAh battery life. It was released on July 21st of this year. It uses an Android 12 version and can be upgraded to an Android 13 OS.
It has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has no memory card slot. It has an octa-core CPU and a Mali-G78 MP20 GPU.
7. Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4
It's currently the best flip phone that has been released this year.
Here are the full specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4:
It has a 6.7-inch display, and it is IPX8-rated, which means it is water-resistant but not dust-resistant, so please don't use this on the beach. It has a cover screen of 1.9 inches. It may be small, but it's big enough to serve its purpose, like displaying the current weather and receiving emails.
It has a 12 megapixel main camera, a 12 megapixel ultrawide camera, and a 10 megapixel camera.
It has about 8 GB of RAM and also has a 3700 mAh battery life. It runs the Android 12 operating system. It has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2640 pixels. It has no memory card slot.
8. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
It has the same features as a smartphone and tablet. It can even fit in your pocket when folded, and it looks like a skinny phone. It has a tablet-sized 7.6-inch display inside. It also has an outer screen that is 6.2 inches.
Here are the full specifications of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4:
The device is IPX8-rated, just like the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4. It has a 12-megapixel standard wide and ultrawide camera, a 10-megapixel selfie camera outside, and a 4-megapixel camera under the display. It's worth $1499. It has 256GB of storage.
It has 50 megapixels and 12GB of RAM. It has 4400mAh of battery life. It has a screen resolution of 1812 x 2176 pixels. It has an octa-core CPU. It also has an Adreno 730 as the GPU. It has no memory card slot.
9. OnePlus 10T
It has a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, and it also has fast wire charging.It has decent camera quality. It can also be charged wirelessly. It can charge up to 30 percent in five minutes. It can charge up to 60 percent in 10 minutes. It takes the phone 20 minutes to be fully charged.
Here are the full specifications of the One Plus 10T:
It has a 120 Hz refresh rate. It has a 6.7-inch display. It is rated IP54 for water resistance.
It has up to 16GB of RAM and 4800mAh of battery life. It was released on the 6th of August this year. It uses Android 12, OxygenOS 12.1 .
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- Who was the founder of Apple inc.
- Bill Gates
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Steve Jobs
- What is the name of the current Apple CEO
- Tim Cook
- Satya Nadella
- Andy Rubin
- Steve Jobs
- Tim Cook
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