With 2022 coming to an finish, YouTuber Marques Brownlee posted his annual Smartphone Awards. After testing many smartphones all year long, MKBHD has chosen one of the best telephones in eight completely different classes, that are:
- Best Big Phone
- Best Small Phone
- Best Camera System
- Best Battery
- The Design Award
- Value Award
- Bust of the Year
- Phone of the Year
While final 12 months MKBHD awarded Apple’s iPhone 13 line in three classes: greatest small cellphone, greatest digicam cellphone, and greatest battery, he couldn’t say the identical this 12 months because the Android market dominated his selections. Here are the highlights:
The iPhone 14 lineup wasn’t in MKBHD’s thoughts in 2022
There aren’t plenty of small telephones, and with Apple ending the iPhone mini line – which made the corporate the standard winner of this class – this 12 months’s Best Small Phone was ASUS Zenfone 9. With a 5.9-inch display, MKBHD says this cellphone has a “surprisingly great camera” and battery life.
Talking in regards to the Best Battery in a smartphone, it’s inconceivable to name this 12 months’s iPhone 14 Pro Max the only option. With ProMovement and a brand new Always-On show characteristic, Apple couldn’t sustain with the iPhone 13 Pro Max’s good end result final 12 months. In 2022, this award went to the ASUS ROG Phone 6, with a 6,000 battery and 65W of quick charging, going from 0% to 100% in lower than an hour.
When speaking in regards to the Best Camera System, fortuitously, Apple was in a position to safe its helm for one more 12 months. Although MKBHD’s blind smartphone digicam take a look at highlighted the Google Pixel 6A, the YouTuber believes the iPhone 14 Pro Max has a stable digicam expertise, a dependable Camera app, and good consistency between all lenses. In addition, he praises how higher the iPhone is in comparison with its counterparts when recording movies.
The iPhone 14 Pro Max might have gained Best Big Phone, however MKBHD thought Samsung’s Galaxy S22 Ultra was the higher, as this cellphone takes benefit of a 6.8-inch display with an S Pen and software program optimized for the massive display.
And for Phone of the Year, MKBHD mentioned Google Pixel 7 has the whole lot a flagship software program expertise whereas costing a lot lower than different premium smartphones. ASUS additionally did properly as Zenfone 9 received an honorable point out as Phone of the Year.
You can watch his Smartphone Awards 2022 beneath and uncover which cellphone gained which class.