7 Most Recommended Smartphones in 2021


Even amid changes, Apple and Samsung remain the dominant companies in the mobile industry. And their newest top products — iPhone 12 and Galaxy Note 20 — with unprecedented features are well represented through popular demands by phone users. This is not to say there are no other companies.

Motorola, Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, and Vivo, are likewise making headlines as the competition goes intense. The effects can be seen in the reviews of choices by phone users shared on Collected.Reviews and smartphones online stores feedback. But the question remains: what are the most recommended smartphones in 2021?

1.          Apple iPhone 12:

The phone comes in designs with support for the 5G cellular network. It has a battery capacity of 2,815 mAh, enhanced by the A14 Bionic chip. Thus, it takes only about 30 minutes to charge its battery to 58% using Apple’s 20W charger. It has 12 MP for its primary, ultra-wide, and tele-cameras, with LiDAR depth sensing, and LED flash.  Checking through telecom company reviews, the phone starts at $829 on Amazon.

2.          Samsung Galaxy S20:

Samsung Galaxy S20 comes with premium designs and includes incredible features such as reverse wireless charging. The phone was open to preorder during February and hit stores by March. The flagship Galaxy device has 6.9-inches, with a 6,000 mah battery, and 16GB RAM. The phone features support 5G connectivity and contain a primary camera of about 108MP sensor. It starts at $1000 on Amazon and $1399 on Samsung Mobile Store.

3.          Motorola Edge Plus:

Equipped with a snapdragon 865 chip, OLED design type, and 6.7-inches size, the Moto Edge Plus is one of the best phones in 2021. Released in April 2020, it weighs about 203g and is built with a glass front, aluminum frame. Its cameras run on 108 MP (wide and primary),  8 MP (telephoto), and 16 MP (ultrawide). The phone is propelled by a non-removable battery of  5000 mAh. It starts at $494 on Amazon.

4.          Google Pixel 4:

Built with a weight of 162 g and a glass front and aluminum frame, Google Pixel has some exciting features. It has 5.7 inches of display and supports Qualcomm and snapdragon. Its cameras 12.2 MP (wide and primary) and  16 MP (telephoto). With a battery of  2800 mAh, the phone starts at $499 on Amazon.

5.          One Plus 8:

Released in April 2020, the phone has a display size of 6.55 inches and weighs 180g. Also with a glass front and an aluminum frame, its triple cameras are 48MP (wide and primary), 16MP (ultrawide), and 2MP (macro). It has a battery capacity of 4300 mAh and starts at $699 on Amazon.

6.          Samsung Galaxy Fold:

Smartphone plus tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Fold is the third version of Samsung’s folding phones. Although quite expensive, the smartphone comes with 256GB storage, 720 x 1680-pixel resolution, and 12GB RAM, among others.

7.          Microsoft Surface Duo:

Still the best Microsoft smartphone, the Duo comes with 6GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, an 11MP camera, and a 250g weight. While it doesn’t support the 5G network, it is however powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855.


The mobile industry is very competitive, but these phones have proven to meet the major demands of phone users.