While, the high-end are debating in a bitter battle to be the best, the best selling, the most beloved … But there is no clear winner. Some will say that for aesthetic issues, others for price, others for the points in Antutu, others for the camera … But when some factors are equal, what are we based on to decide?
We wanted to give a good return to the network, and we found the best high range, comparing them with their official prices. Some of them do not appear in the list, because we have limited our budget to about 500 euros (euro up, euro down), so we are facing the best of the market .
We will go from higher to lower price reviewing the specifications of each one, and we will arrive at the cheapest one and we think that it could be the best high-end of the market for these prices. When we say high-end of 2018 we mean that you have the latest processor of your signature ( Snapdragon 845, Exynos 9810 or Kirin 970 ). We begin
Samsung always with its Galaxy S per flag in the MWC of each year. This time they have not surprised too much, reimagining their camera. Accompanies the terminal with a processor Exynos 9810 (or Snapdragon 845 in the American market), 4 GB of RAM, 64/128/256 GB of memory internal (expandable), own camera with double lens of 12 MP and f / 1.5, a thickness of 8.5 mm and a panel of 5.8 “QuadHD +. And all this reaches about 250,000 points in Antutu.
A redesigned terminal that arrives with Snapdragon 845, 6 GB of RAM, 64 GB of internal memory (expandable), 3,180 mAh battery, an IPS panel of 5.7 “with FullHD resolution, a generous thickness of 11.1 mm, a shrimp own with dual lens of 19 MP and f / 2.0, and that achieves with all this the 266,000 points in Antutu.
Huawei has risen like the foam, but. On this occasion, with the jump of numbering so abrupt they bring us a terminal with their CPU Kirin 970, 4 GB of RAM, 64/128 GB of storage internal (not expandable), dual camera of 12 MP f / 1.8, panel of 5.8 “FullHD +, a thickness of 7.7 mm, battery of 3,400 mAh and some more than enough 213,000 points in Antutu.
The sixth version of the Chinese startup came copying the design of other terminals. Accompanied by a Snapdragon 845, 6/8 GB of RAM, 64/128/256 GB of internal memory (not expandable), Sony 16 MP f / 1.7 dual camera, 3,300 mAh battery, 7.8 mm thickness, 6.28 “FullHD + AMOLED panel, and 276,000 points in Antutu.
Although it came out last year, it has the latest in the company’s own processor. With a Kirin 970, 4/6 GB of RAM, 64/128 GB of memory internal (expandable), panel of 5.9 “QuadHD, a thickness of 8.2 mm, dual camera of 12 MP f / 1.6, generous battery of 4000 mAh, and 211.500 points in Antutu.
The Chinese firm was the only one that in the high range had not copied the notch of the iPhone X, and has succumbed. With this eighth version, the Xiaomi Mi 8 comes with Snapdragon 845, 6 GB of RAM, 64/128/256 GB of internal memory (not expandable), AMOLED panel of 6.21 “FullHD +, Sony dual camera of 12 MP f / 1.8, battery of 3.400 mAh, a thickness of 7.6 mm and exceeding 301,000 points in Antutu. Crazy.
And Xiaomi has done it again, a high-end that exceeds many, by specs, by price and design. A terminal with Snapdragon 845, 6 GB of RAM, 64/128/256 GB of internal memory (not expandable), double Sony camera of 12 MP f / 1.8, battery of 3,400 mAh, a thickness of 8.7 mm, panel of 5.99 “FullHD +, and some more than generous 277,000 points in Antutu.