Best Cell Phones

Best Cell Phones: August 2020

You're interested in getting a new phone, but you're not sure which one is best for you. Every year, the top cell phone manufacturers release new phones with even better features. In this article, I'll tell you about the best cell phones of August 2020.

Best Phones August 2020

Phone Screen Size Camera (MP) Storage (GB) Starting Price
Samsung Galaxy S20 6.2 inches 12 + 64 + 12 128 $26 / month
iPhone 11 Pro Max 6.5 inches 12 + 12 + 12 64, 256, 512 $26 / month
Samsung Galaxy S10+ 6.4 inches 12 + 12 + 16 128, 512, 1024 $33 / month
iPhone XR 6.1 inches 12 64, 128, 256 $19 / month
Google Pixel 3a XL 6 inches 12.2 64 $19 / month
iPhone SE 2 4.7 inches 12 64, 128, 256 $13 / month
iPhone 11 6.1 inches 12 + 12 64, 128, 256 $16 / month

Samsung Galaxy S20

Samsung's newest smartphone is one of the most powerful we've ever seen. The Galaxy S20 can connect 5G networks, take incredibly sharp photos with its 64 MP telephoto lens, and record videos in 8K quality. Although this phone only has 128 GB of internal storage, it supports more than 1 TB of expandable storage.

iPhone 11 Pro Max

The iPhone 11 Pro Max is the top-of-the-line iPhone. It has a 6.5 inch display, a rear triple camera with an ultra-wide lens, and three storage variants: 64, 256, and 512 GB.

If you plan on taking lots of high-quality photos and videos, you'll probably want the 256 or 512 GB variant. For example, a ten minute 4K video at 60 frames per second will be a 4 GB file. It's very easy to use up a lot of storage space quickly with this phone.

Samsung Galaxy S10+

The Samsung Galaxy S10+ is the one of the best Androids on the market. It has a 6.4 inch display, a rear triple camera, 8–12 GB of RAM, a 4100 mAh battery, and much more.

Unlike the Samsung Galaxy S10, there is no 5G variant of this phone. That's not necessarily a bad thing, as 5G isn't widely available yet.

iPhone XR

Even though the iPhone XR is a year old, it's still a great phone. It has a 12 megapixel camera, a 6.1 inch display, and 64, 128, and 256 GB storage variants.

The XR got a nice price reduction when the iPhone 11 was released. Apple reduced the price of the iPhone XR from $749 to $599. If you're on a budget, this iPhone is a great option!

Google Pixel 3a XL

If we were Android users, this is the one we'd choose. The Google Pixel 3a XL has a 6 inch display, a 12.2 megapixel camera, and long-lasting battery.

Even though this phone only has 64 GB of storage space, Google has built excellent storage infrastructure. Google Photos and Google Drive make it easy to store your files without taking up storage space on your phone.

Google also pioneered Night Sight, a camera mode that makes it easier to take high-quality photos in even dimly lit areas. Apple built similar technology into their new line of iPhones.

iPhone SE 2

Apple's new budget iPhone is officially on the market! The iPhone SE 2 starts at just $399. It has a 4.7 inch display, a 12 MP camera, and the same A13 processor as the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max. The 2nd Generation iPhone SE also has a water-resistance rating of IP67.

iPhone 11

The iPhone 11 is our favorite from the new line released by Apple in 2019. It has a dual rear camera setup, a 6.1 inch display, and a slightly better battery life than the iPhone XR. There are three different storage variants: 64, 128, and 256 GB.

The iPhone 11 comes with iOS 13 preinstalled, meaning you'll be able to immediately use new settings like Dark Mode and Audio Sharing.

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On A Budget?

Cell phones keep getting more and more expensive. However, you don't need to spend thousands of dollars to get a great cell phone. Check out our new video about the best cell phones under $500.

Phone Home!

You've found a new cell phone at a great price! We hope you'll share this article with your family and friends to teach them about the best cell phone of August 2020. Leave us a comment down below if you need more help choosing a new cell phone.

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David Lynch

Hi, I'm David! I'm here to help you fix problems with your iPhone and help you find a better cell phone plan.

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Richard
Richard
28 days ago

Great explanation about 5G. I am not a techie but all I know is I should not pay for this. I saw your video on YouTube about saving battery and want to get rid of thanks a lot keep up the good work and be safe don’t forget to wear your mask. Richard