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Best Android One smartphones that you can buy | June 2019

14 June 2019 0

One of the best things about the Android ecosystem is that you are never short of options. It does not matter what you are looking for in your next phone, you will find numerous options from different OEMs. If you want your next phone to offer stock Android experience as well as regular software updates on a budget, Android One smartphones are the best choice for you.

Android One is an initiative from Google aimed at delivering secure and updated Android software experience to users without requiring them to spend a lot. All the phones released under Android One branding promise major Android updates for at least two years and regular security patches for at least three years. They also offer stock Android experience which is a boon for users who don't like custom Android skins from brands like EMUI, MIUI, ColorOS, and FuntouchOS.

So without any further ado, here is a list of best Android One smartphones that you can buy.

Nokia 9 PureView

The Nokia 9 PureView is a unique smartphone as it boasts a Penta-lens rear camera setup. It means the Android flagship has a total of five 12-megapixel camera sensors on the back panel. Two of the sensors are RGB ones for colors and the remaining three are monochrome sensors for capturing more details like contrast and depth. It makes use of a technology from Light company which allows all five sensors to work together simultaneously. The shots captured by all five sensors are merged together to deliver a single and theoretically better and sharper shot.

Nokia 9 PureView Specifications:

  • 5.99-inch Quad HD+ (2880 x 1440 pixels) P-OLED display with HDR10, Always On Display, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor
  • 6GB of RAM
  • 128GB of internal storage
  • Five 12-megapixel cameras with f/1.8 aperture
  • 20-megapixel front camera
  • 3320mAh battery with 18W fast charging and 10W wireless charging
  • In-display fingerprint scanner and IP67 certification
  • Android 9.0 Pie
Nokia 8.1 aka Nokia X7

The Nokia 8.1 is the latest mid-range Android One smartphone from HMD Global. It has specifications which are good enough for the price point making it a good option for Nokia fans with a tight budget. It has dual rear cameras and a battery big enough to last for a day with ease. It should be noted that the phone is known as the Nokia X7 in the Chinese market.

Nokia 8.1 Specifications:

  • 6.18-inch Full HD+ (2280 x 1080 pixels) IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor
  • 4GB and 6GB of RAM
  • 64GB and 128GB of internal storage
  • Dual 12-megapixel and 13-megapixel rear cameras with f/1.8 aperture
  • 20-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 3500mAh battery
  • Android 9 Pie
LG G7 One

For LG fans out there, the LG G7 One is the best Android One smartphone that they can get. It is part of the LG G7 family but offers specifications and features in accordance with Android One guidelines. It is one of the few phones in the category to come with a Quad HD display panel and also boasts MIL-STD-810G compliance for durability. It also has IP68 certification for dust and water resistance.

LG G7 One Specifications:

  • 6.1-inch Quad HD+ (3120 x 1440 pixels) IPS LCD display with HDR10 and Dolby Vision
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB and 64GB of internal storage
  • 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.6 aperture
  • 8-megapixel front camera with f/1.9 aperture
  • 3000mAh battery with 18W fast charging
  • Android 8.1 Oreo but upgradeable to Android 9 Pie
Motorola One Vision

Motorola has different Android One smartphones under its catalog and among them, the Motorola One Vision is the latest one. It was announced only last month and is one of the select phones to feature a 48-megapixel rear camera. Another interesting thing is that it is powered by an Exynos chipset. This is different from other Motorola phones which usually come with either Qualcomm or MediaTek chipset.

Motorola One Vision Specifications:

  • 6.3-inch Full HD+ (2520 x 1080 pixels) LTPS IPS LCD display
  • Samsung's Exynos 9609 processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 128GB of internal storage
  • Dual 48-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras with f/1.7 and f/2.2 aperture
  • 25-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 3500mAh battery with 15W fast charging
  • Android 9 Pie
Motorola One Power

As the name suggests, the Motorola One Power is an Android smartphone aimed at delivering a long battery life. If battery back is your main or one of the priorities, this is the phone that you should have a look at. It comes with a 5,000mAh battery that should last for up to two days with ease. It has 15W fast charging so that you don't spend a lot of time charging the phone which can be a drawback with high capacity battery.

Motorola One Power Specifications:

  • 6.2-inch Full HD+ (2246 x 1080 pixels) LTPS IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor
  • 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB of RAM
  • 32GB and 64GB of internal storage
  • Dual 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras with f/1.8 and f/2.2 aperture
  • 12-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 5000mAh battery with 15W fast charging
  • Android 8.1 Oreo but upgradeable to Android 9 Pie
Xiaomi Mi A2

For those who have a really tight budget but are looking for the best possible value for money phone, the Xiaomi Mi A2 is worth the consideration. It is a phone which does not focus on any one particular aspect as it offers a combined overall package. The performance of the phone is smooth and fast enough considering that it runs stock Android.

Xiaomi Mi A2 Specifications:

  • 5.99-inch Full HD+ (2160 x 1080 pixels) LTPS IPS LCD display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor
  • 4GB, and 6GB of RAM
  • 32GB 64GB, and 128GB of internal storage
  • Dual 12-megapixel and 20-megapixel rear cameras with f/1.8 aperture
  • 20-megapixel front camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 3000mAh battery with fast charging
  • Android 8.1 Oreo but upgradeable to Android 9 Pie
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  • The Motorola One Power isn't still available online. To be notified when it becomse available click here.
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