Named the best smartphones in 2022 in different categories
Popular tech blogger Marques Brownlee (MKBHD), who has more than 16 million subscribers on YouTube, has ranked the best smartphones of 2022. The blogger chose the 7 best smartphones in different categories depending on the price category, form factors and features. When compiling the rating, the results of tests that were conducted on the YouTube channel during 2022 were taken into account.
The best smartphones of 2022: winners in different categories:
|"Best Big Smartphone"||Galaxy S22 Ultra|
|"Best Small Smartphone"||ASUS Zenfone 9|
|"Best Camcorder"||iPhone 14 Pro Max|
|"Smartphone with the best battery"||ASUS ROG Phone 6|
|"Smartphone with the best design"||Nothing Phone|
|"The best smartphone in terms of price / quality ratio"||Google Pixel 7|
|"Best Smartphone 2022"||Google Pixel 7|
|"Failure of the Year"||OnePlus 10T|
Galaxy S22 Ultra
The Galaxy S22 Ultra won the Best Large Smartphone category. The strengths of the South Korean flagship are a high-quality 6-8-inch display, well-optimized software, stylus support, a capacious 5000 mAh battery and an excellent main camera with 4 sensors.
ASUS Zenfone 9
ASUS Zenfone 9 with a 5.9-inch display won the “Best Compact Smartphone” nomination. ASUS Zenfone, although not as small as the iPhone 13 mini, is still more compact compared to other modern smartphones. Surprisingly, the smartphone received an excellent camera, decent autonomy, a 3.5 mm jack for connecting a wired headset.
iPhone 14 Pro Max
The best camera phone was “iPhone 14 Pro Max”, which has a 50-megapixel main sensor. The blogger praised the iPhone 14 Pro Max for its optimized camera software, the precise operation of the snapshot app, quality lenses, and the high level of video recording that surpasses Android devices.
ASUS ROG Phone 6
ASUS ROG Phone 6 with 6000mAh battery won the best battery smartphone category. The battery supports 65W fast charging, and a full charge from 0 to 100% takes about 1 hour.
“Nothing Phone” won in the “Best Designed Smartphone” category. The original transparent case on the back has 900 LED elements. Diodes perform a variety of tasks: they effectively light up when receiving notifications, when shooting a video, etc.
Google Pixel 7
In the price/quality ratio category, the Google Pixel 7 won. This smartphone is sold at a price of $599, while surpassing more expensive flagship models in many technical characteristics.
Best smartphone of the year
The Google Pixel 7 is also the best smartphone of 2022 in terms of its benefits. Blogger MKBHD praised the smartphone for its affordable price, excellent cameras, high-quality display, capacious battery and fast software.
Failure of the year
OnePlus 10T from the Chinese company OnePlus became the most disastrous smartphone of 2022. According to blogger MKBHD, the OnePlus 10T smartphone failed to live up to expectations. The gadget turned out to be far from ideal.
Earlier, experts from Digital Trends called the iPhone 14 Plus smartphone the main technological failure of 2022. Experts attribute record low sales to the high price and the presence of very strong competitors for a more affordable price.