Best smartphones in 2018 – rating Techno 24

In 2018, smartphone manufacturers tried to outdo themselves and amaze users. It is worth noting that they managed to do it, the world saw an incredible device.

Techno 24 have prepared for you a ranking of the best smartphones of the year, which, in our opinion, accurately remembered.

Xiaomi Mi 3 Mix

This smartphone was struck not only by its design but also features. Besides, one of the modifications of the device from the Chinese manufacturer got the latest processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 support 5G.

Xiaomi Mi 3 Mix got 6,39-inch display trendless “monobrow” and with minimal framework. It is possible to realize the unique design of the novelty is made in the form factor slider.

The shift display is performed using a magnetic mechanism. It is noteworthy that the opening sound can be customised by selecting the corresponding sound effect in the settings. According to the manufacturer, the resource mechanism is 300 000 cycles.

Overview of smartphone Xiaomi Mi 3 Mix – watch videos


The “heart” Mi Mix 3 became an 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 845, working in tandem with a graphics accelerator Adreno 630. The amount of RAM in the normal version of the smartphone is 6, 8 or 10 GB, and internal storage of 128 or 256 GB, depending on modification.

Immediately after the announcement of the Snapdragon 855-enabled 5G network began to appear different guesses as smartphones based on the top platform. First about the launch of 5G devices announced OnePlus, however, Xiaomi has managed not only to announce a smartphone with support for new networks, it is ready to start selling the devices.

Xiaomi Mi 3 first Mix got top-end Snapdragon 855

Service professionals DxOMark noted the possibility of the Mi 3 camera Mix. They stressed that the novelty from the Chinese manufacturer takes on the level of the most expensive flagship of the company Samsung – Galaxy Note 9, and the cost of the Xiaomi Mi 3 Mix is quite budget.


  • DisplayType: AMOLED
    Diagonal: 6.39 inches
    Resolution: 2340 x 1080 pixels
  • ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 845 / 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Video ProcessorAdreno 630 / 640 Adreno
  • MemoryPrompt: 6 GB / 8 GB / 10 GB
    Built-in: 128 GB / 256 GB
  • CameraPrimary: 12 MP + 12 MP
    Front: 24 MP+ 2 MP
  • Batteries3 850 MAG
  • Operating systemAndroid 9.0 Pie


Huawei Mate 20 / 20 Pro Mate

The smartphone from another Chinese manufacturer has got to our rating mostly because of its processor. Huawei Mate Mate 20 and 20 Pro got 7-nanometer single-chip system Kirin 980, which allowed devices to lead the performance ratings of the gadgets.

Huawei Mate Mate 20 and 20 Pro have almost identical designs: the only difference is the fingerprint scanner. Huawei Mate 20 received dactiloscopy on the rear panel, and Huawei Mate Pro 20 it has hidden under the display.

Huawei Mate Mate 20 and 20 Pro got an interesting placement of cameras

Although the camera in both smartphones triple, the sensors used are different. Mate 20 applied a combination of modules with a resolution of 12, 16 and 8 MP, and the Mate 20 Pro – 40, 20 and 8 MP. With the additional cameras will perform the same: taking pictures with the optical zoom and ultra-wide viewing angle. In addition, the Mate 20. Pro got a three times optical zoom without loss of quality and the ability to focus on objects at a distance of only 2.5 cm.


  • DisplayType: IPS
    Diagonal: 6.53 inch
    Resolution: 2244 x 1080 pixels
  • CPUKirin 980
  • The video processorMali-G76 MP10
  • MemoryPrompt: 4 GB / 6 GB
    Built-in: 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB
  • CameraPrimary: 12 MP + 16 MP + 8 MP
    Front: 24 MP
  • Batteries4 000 MAG
  • Operating systemAndroid 9.0 Pie



  • DisplayType: OLED
    Diagonal: 6.39 inches
    Resolution: 3120 x 1440 pixels
  • CPUKirin 980
  • The video processorMali-G76 MP10
  • MemoryPrompt: 6 GB
    Built-in: 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB
  • CameraMain: 40 MP + 20 MP + 8 MP
    Front: 24 MP
  • Batteries4 200 mage
  • Operating systemAndroid 9.0 Pie


Google Pixel 3

The next smartphone was once the most anticipated, and biggest disappointment. Although, as it is not criticized, “the search giant” definitely be able to surprise.

The biggest disappointment was the oldest design of the ultra – Pixel 3 XL. The device got a huge cutout in the screen, which rather angered fans product search engine. However, the novelty of “Corporation of good” has its advantages over its competitors.

Review of the Google Pixel 3 – watch the video

Google Pixel 3 has received the function of Night Sight, which uses artificial intelligence to recolor photos taken with a lack of light, so they were not too dark. In fact, the smartphone guesses the color of the objects, if illumination is not enough. During the shooting you need to hold your smartphone for a while completely still, so how is a series of photographs, which are then “glued” into one.

The Night mode Sight so pull in images that sometimes seem like they’re made using a powerful flash or entirely in daylight.

TECHNICAL characteristics of the Google Pixel 3

  • DisplayType: P-OLED
    Diagonal: 5.5 inch
    Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 845
  • Video ProcessorAdreno 630
  • MemoryPrompt: 4 GB
    Built-in: 64 GB
  • CameraPrimary: 12.2 MP
    Front: 8 MP + 8 MP
  • Batteries2 915 MAG
  • Operating systemAndroid 9.0 Pie


iPhone Xs Max

Another hands-free new 2018 was the smartphone from Apple. He also struck a powerful processor and an updated design.

Xs Max iPhone became the first smartphone of the company, received huge display of 6.5 inches. The display of the gadget is made by technology Super Retina and has a characteristic “tuft”.

New works on the new 6-core CPU A12 Bionic. How to assure the developers, the new product is 30% faster and 40% more energy efficient its predecessor A11 (running iPhone X). Moreover, the A12 was the first 7-nanometer processor, which is built into the phone. Also, it is now the most powerful processor in the smartphone market according to the results of the tests in the benchmark.

Review of the iPhone Xs Max – watch videos

In addition, the version of the smartphone for the Chinese market will welcome the support of two SIM-cards.


  • DisplayType: OLED
    Diagonal: 5.8 inch
    Resolution: Super HD Retina (2688 x 1242 pixels)
  • ProcessorApple A12 Bionic
  • Video processor andits Own graphics accelerator
  • MemoryPrompt: 4 GB
    Built-in: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB
  • CameraPrimary: 12 MP + 12 MP
    Front: 7 MP
  • BatteriesNot reported
  • Operating systemiOS 12


Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The South Korean manufacturer this year was struck by his tabletop. By the way, in addition to changes in the design of the new crazy price tag, which in Ukraine stood at around 36 999 USD.

Even before the official presentation, Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 9, as smartphone the top level. Therefore, the expectations were large. And I must say that these expectations were justified. The smartphone was presented in early August, and 16 August, Samsung held a presentation of the Ukrainian flagship.

Review Samsung Galaxy Note 9 – watch videos

One of the main pieces of the smartphone has become the S Pen with built-in Bluetooth. That is, the stylus pen in addition to its main function now became a kind of remote control. Now they can switch tracks, taking photos and so on.

It is impossible not to recall the memory. Top modification has 512 GB of internal storage. Also, the smartphone has a slot for memory expansion up to 512 GB. Thus Note9 Galaxy was the first smartphone that received the terabytes of flash memory. Unfortunately, this version will not be available on the Ukrainian market.


  • DisplayDiagonal: 6.4 inch
    Type: Super AMOLED
    Resolution: 2960 x 1440 pixels
  • ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 845 with a clock frequency of 2.8 GHz
    9810 Samsung Exynos with a clock frequency of 2.7 GHz + 1.7 GHz
  • Video processorARM Mali-G72 MP18
  • MemoryPrompt: 6 GB
    Built-in: 128 GB / 512 GB
  • CameraPrimary: 12 MP + 12 MP
  • Front: 8 MP
  • Batteries4 000 MAG
  • Operating systemAndroid 8.1 Oreo


OnePlus 6

In our rating got another smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer. 6 OnePlus rightfully dubbed the “flagship killer” , because for the price it is considerably inferior to the novelties by the leading companies, however not inferior to their capabilities.

OnePlus got 6,28 6-inch AMOLED display Optic with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and the already familiar cut-out in the form of “monopoly”.

Review OnePlus 6 – watch the video

The main camera of the OnePlus is available in two module of 16 and 20 MP. The front camera uses a 16 megapixel sensor with support of artificial intelligence to create the bokeh effect. In addition to the selfie-camera can unlock the display using the technology of face recognition. Although, if you are a supporter of the technology unlock for fingerprints, here too there is a scanner located on the rear panel. In addition, the smartphone supports Smart Capture, which automatically optimizes the picture quality based on what you shoot.

The “heart” of OnePlus 6 was the Snapdragon processor 845. It is available in three versions: a model with 6 GB of RAM and 64 internal memory, version for 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of additional memory, and 8 GB / 256 GB of memory.

The best part of OnePlus 6, of course, its price. It is significantly below the cost of smartphones competitors. So version 6 GB / 64 GB will cost users 14 499 USD, and the version of 8 GB / 128 GB can be bought for 16 999 hryvnia.


  • DisplayDiagonal: 6.28 inch
    Type: Optic AMOLED
    Resolution: 1080 x 2280 pixels
  • ProcessorQualcomm Snapdragon 845 with a clock frequency of 2.8 GHz
  • Video ProcessorAdreno 630
  • MemoryPrompt: 6 GB / 8 GB
    Built-in: 64 GB / 128 GB / 256 GB
  • CameraPrimary: 16 MP + 20 MP
  • Front: 16 MP
  • Batteries3 300 MAG
  • Operating systemAndroid 8.1 Oreo


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