Android smartphones use open source software, started by Andy Rubin in 2003, was bought and developed by Google from 2005 it is now the world's most popular smartphone operating system. There are literally hundreds of Android smartphones available and the task of finding the right one can at first seem a little daunting. Perhaps the best place to start is on price. Discover new, used and refurbished models from brands such as Samsung, Sony and Huawei.
One of the most popular range of phones utilising the Android OS comes from Samsung. This technology company has produced top quality smartphones for years, with their Galaxy series acting as a rival to the iPhone. The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a top of the range smartphone. The edge-to-edge infinity display offers a truly immersive visual experience with a 5.8 inch Super AMOLED display. The tough glass ensures protection against day-to-day damage, letting you make the most out of this smart device for longer. The two high-quality cameras let you capture all of life's moments. The rear camera has 12MP whilst the front-facing camera has 8MP, perfect for taking quality selfies. Record in 4K UHD to make the most out of the quality visual display.
Sony smartphones are usually compact and reliable, offering sleek designs with practical applications and features. The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is one of their most recent additions and it features 64GB of internal storage, letting you keep all of your favourite songs, pictures and apps in one place. Dual SIM capabilities let you use two numbers through one handset, perfect for business use. The camera uses some advanced features to set it apart from other smartphones. Shoot in Super Slow Motion whilst recording at 960FPS with the Motion Eye functionality, whilst Predictive Capture buffers the image before you shoot, taking some images before you press the capture button.
The Huawei P9 Eva-L09 is a great mid-range smartphone with all of the standard functionalities expected from a modern day smartphone. The 32GB of storage lets you keep all of your important files on your phone. A fingerprint sensor gives your device added security, whilst the fast-charging battery can reach 44% of a full charge in just 30 minutes.