Reviewing the best phones of 2021, not just the most expensive – including my favourite camera smartphone, mini mobile and which handset offers the greatest value for cash?
Here’s the winners in full, if you can’t be bothered to watch the video (fair play)
Most fun blower – OnePlus Nord 2 Pac-Man Edition
Best value smartphones – Poco F3 & Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G
Top camera phone – Google Pixel 6 & Pro
Greatest compact device – iPhone 13 Mini
Random flair award – Oppo Find N, Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra & Samsung S21 Ultra
My personal favourite of 2021 – Google Pixel 6
What are your own picks for the most sublime smartphones that were launched/released this year? Don’t forget, I’ve rounded up the greatest devices at set budgets (under £200, £300 and £400) right now, as well as my favourite stock Android handsets, camera phones and more.
My favourite smartphones of 2021 chapters:
0:00 – What am I doing?
0:43 – Most fun phone
2:07 – Top value smartphones
4:57 – More great budget mobiles
5:33 – Best camera phone
6:50 – Greatest compact smartphone
7:57 – Ooooh lah-di-dah look at you Mr Smartphone award
9:08 – My favourite handset of 2021
10:26 – Byyyeeeee