Best small phone 2022: the top tiny, compact smartphone choices (2023)

By Alex Walker-Todd

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James Rogerson

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The best small phones don't have to have lesser specs

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The best small phones are those that sport a petite footprint and yet still pack in great hardware and a rich feature set.

These days, there aren't as many small phones around worth considering but they do still crop up from time to time. If you're wondering what we count as ‘small’, to make the list, entries here need to be phones with a screen size of 6-inches or below to count.

That might sound big to some people but compared to the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra or the 6.7-inch iPhone 14 Pro Max, that's pretty diminutive.

No ever entrant hovers around that 6-inch ceiling though. We also have options that are even smaller, such as the 4.7-inch iPhone SE (2022) and the iPhone 13 mini, with its 5.4-inch display.

We've included those in our rankings along with the larger but still fairly compact Google Pixel 5 and Sony Xperia 10 IV. All the best small phones are easier to hold with one hand, making them attractive for anyone with smaller mitts, or for those that simply don't want to use up so much pocket space.

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1. iPhone 13 mini

Small yet mighty


Weight: 131g

Dimensions: 131.5 x 64.2 x 7.7 mm

OS: iOS 15

Screen size: 5.4-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2340

CPU: A15 Bionic


Storage: 128GB/256GB/512GB/

Battery: 2,438 mAh

Rear camera: 12MP+12MP

Front camera: 12MP

Reasons to buy


Gorgeous display


Great battery life

Reasons to avoid


More expensive than predecessor

The iPhone 13 mini is a rare small phone that's still high-end when it comes to hardware. Its 5.4-inch display is a Super Retina XDR OLED display so it looks great, thanks to some strong brightness levels. It's the same tech as you'd see on the iPhone 13, only smaller.

Similarly, its camera is fairly potent. It has a 12MP f/1.6 wide camera with 1.7µm pixels for low-light performance, while the 12MP f/2.4 ultra-wide camera offers 120-degree field of view. Taking photos in low light situations works well too, easily being some of the best we've seen.

Speed wise, the iPhone 13 mini uses Apple's A15 Bionic chipset so it's fast and easily capable of multitasking. iOS 15 works super smoothly here. Just count on paying for the privilege as it's pricier than the iPhone 12 mini that came before it.

Read our full iPhone 13 mini review

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2. Asus Zenfone 9

Pricey but neat


Weight: 169g

Dimensions: 146.5 x 68.1 x 9.1mm

OS: Android 12

Screen size: 5.9-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2400

CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1

RAM: 8/16GB

Storage: 128/256GB

Battery: 4,300mAh

Rear camera: 50MP+12MP

Front camera: 12MP

Reasons to buy


Easy to use one-handed


Neat navigation tricks

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Reasons to avoid




Only two rear cameras

The Asus Zenfone 9 offer a lot of power for a small phone. It uses the top-end Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 which is great for gaming or video editing. You won't need to worry about speed here like with some other small phones.

While it might lack a third lens, the Asus Zenfone 9 has a respectable 50MP main camera and a 12MP ultra-wide lens on the back, along with a 12MP selfie camera.

Some clever navigation tricks come into play too thanks to a double-tap on the back or swipes on the power button giving you some useful shortcuts. Audiophiles will appreciate the 3.5mm headphone jack too.

It packs a lot in for the size, as it should at this price.

Read our full Asus Zenfone 9 review.

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3. Sony Xperia 10 IV

An affordable Xperia phone


Weight: 161g

Dimensions: 153 x 67 x 8.3mm

OS: Android 12

Screen size: 6.0-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2520

CPU: Snapdragon 695 5G


Storage: 128GB

Battery: 5,000mAh

Rear camera: 12MP+8MP+8MP

Front camera: 8MP

Reasons to buy


Advanced camera features


Great build quality

Reasons to avoid


Average performance


60Hz display

The Sony Xperia 10 IV is a great looking phone as you would expect from an Xperia device. Its build quality is fantastic, feeling robust yet slender. A 6-inch OLED display looks good with vivid imagery even if it only has a 60Hz refresh rate.

Performance is middling rather than great, but the Sony Xperia 10 IV takes excellent photos thanks to its triple-lens rear camera setup. Low-light photography isn't its strength but a 2x optical zoom is useful while a triple-lens 12MP wide, 8MP telephoto and 8MP ultrawide rear camera gives you plenty of options.

The Sony Xperia 10 IV is a decent all-rounder for anyone looking for something more slender without making too many concessions.

Read our full Sony Xperia 10 IV review.

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4. iPhone SE (2022)

Packing a lot in for the price


Weight: 144g

Dimensions: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm

OS: iOS 15

Screen size: 4.7-inch

Resolution: 750 x 1334

CPU: A15 Bionic


Storage: 64/128/256GB

Battery: 2,018mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 7MP

Reasons to buy


Lower price than most iPhones


Thin and lightweight

Reasons to avoid


Could be cheaper


Low storage for base spec

The iPhone SE (2022) is the cheapest way to enjoy a new 5G iPhone. It looks a lot like its predecessor with no change to its body, and the same Liquid Retina display as before, but why fix a design that works so well?

Instead, it adds on the A15 Bionic chip for speedy performance that can even beat Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 CPU plus it's now capable of timelapse night photography if you add on a tripod.

A reliable battery life of 12 hours should last you the day, and while it's not always exciting, the iPhone SE (2022) gets the job done well.

Read our full iPhone SE (2022) review.

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5. iPhone 12 mini

Compact yet feature packed


Weight: 135g

Dimensions: 131.5mm x 64.2mm x 7.4mm

OS: iOS 14

Screen size: 5.4-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2340

CPU: A14 Bionic


Storage: 64GB/128GB/256GB

Battery: Unknown

Rear camera: 12MP+12MP

Front camera: 12MP

Reasons to buy


Smaller design looks great


Fantastic display

Reasons to avoid


64GB isn't enough storage


Battery life only okay

The iPhone 12 mini is that rare thing – a phone that’s not only genuinely small, but also genuinely high-end. As the name suggests, it’s basically the iPhone 12 in a smaller size, with a 5.4-inch 1080 x 2340 OLED screen.

That’s a high-quality display, and while it’s bigger than the screen on the iPhone SE (2020), the relative lack of bezels means the iPhone 12 mini is actually a smaller phone overall.

Beyond the screen and the size, highlights of the iPhone 12 mini include its 5G support, its MagSafe tech which lets you magnetically attach accessories, and its top-tier power, provided by an A14 Bionic chipset (the same one as you’ll find in the rest of the iPhone 12 range).

The camera is highly capable too, albeit only packing two rear lenses – you get a 12MP main and 12MP ultra-wide shooter, so it lacks for telephoto skills.

We’d like to have seen slightly better battery life, and the 64GB starting size is entirely too low, especially for the price, but those niggles aside the iPhone 12 mini is a superb small phone.

Read our full iPhone 12 mini review

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6. iPhone SE (2020)

The choice for those who want a cheaper iPhone


Weight: 148g

Dimensions: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm

OS: iOS 14

Screen size: 4.7-inch

Resolution: 750 x 1334

CPU: A13 Bionic


Storage: 64/128/256GB

Battery: 1,821mAh

Rear camera: 12MP

Front camera: 7MP

Reasons to buy


Low price for an iPhone


Lightweight frame

Reasons to avoid


Battery life could be better


Old screen technology

The iPhone SE (2020) is Apple’s budget iPhone, but it’s also one of the company’s smallest available models. In fact, at 4.7 inches its screen is the smallest (as well as being smaller than almost any other widely available smartphone), but as noted above the actual dimensions are slightly larger than the iPhone 12 mini’s.

Still, the iPhone SE (2020) is undeniably a small phone, and it’s a very good one at that. While it can’t quite match the iPhone 12 range for power, it’s not far off, packing the A13 Bionic chipset that’s also found in the iPhone 11 range.

The handset has a decent – albeit single-lens – 12MP camera too, and a premium (read: metal and glass) if slightly old-fashioned design.

Some of this might sound like faint praise, but this is one of the most affordable and arguably best value iPhones we’ve seen in years, and it just so happens to be compact too.

Read our full iPhone SE (2020) review

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7. Google Pixel 5

The best Pixel phone out there right now for most users


Release date: October 2020

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Weight: 151g

Dimensions: 144.7mm x 70.4mm x 8mm

OS: Android 11

Screen size: 6.0-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2340

CPU: Snapdragon 765G


Storage: 128GB

Battery: 4000mAh

Rear camera: 16MP + 12.2MP

Front camera: 8MP

Reasons to buy


Camera software is better than ever


Metal case is a refreshing change

Reasons to avoid


No telephotocamera


Middling night photography

With its 6.0-inch screen the Google Pixel 5 only just squeezes onto this list, but its tiny bezels means there’s no wasted space, and the screen itself impresses. It’s a 1080 x 2340 OLED one with a 90Hz refresh rate, which leaves it feeling smoother than a typical 60Hz phone.

The Pixel 5 also has a high-end and slightly unusual design, as it has a metal rear where most phones use glass or plastic. This helps it stand out, and that’s a good thing in our view.

The camera experience really shines here too, as is usual with Google phones. There’s just a dual-lens snapper on the back, with a 12.2MP main and 16MP ultra-wide included, but the pictures taken mostly come out well, other than a bit of noise in low light, and the phone is also packed full of easy-to-use image editing tools.

There’s perhaps less power here than you might expect from the top 2020 Pixel, as it has just an upper mid-range Snapdragon 765G chipset, but the Pixel 5 is priced accordingly, and still has 8GB of RAM and 5G.

Read our full Google Pixel 5 review

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8. Google Pixel 4a

A budget take on the Pixel 4


Release date: August 2020

Weight: 143g

Dimensions: 144 x 69.4 x 8.2mm

OS: Android 11

Screen size: 5.81-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2340

CPU: Snapdragon 730G


Storage: 128GB

Battery: 3,140mAh

Rear camera: 12.2MP

Front camera: 8MP

Reasons to buy


Easy one-handed use


Powerful single camera

Reasons to avoid


Mediocre battery life


Cheap-feeling design

The Google Pixel 4a is Google’s rival to the iPhone 12 mini, though at 5.81 inches the Pixel’s screen is quite a bit bigger.

It’s still small though, and there’s a lot to like here – including that display, which uses OLED tech and at 1080 x 2340 is fairly sharp.

For the money we were also very impressed with the camera, as while there’s just a 12.2MP single-lens one on the back (and an 8MP one on the front) it performs well, with good image processing and decent results even in low light.

The Google Pixel 4a also has a headphone jack, which is an increasingly rare feature in phones, and its software is a definite strength, as it runs stock Android, which is more intuitive than many manufacturer overlays. As this is a Google phone you can also expect a day one update to the next software version.

Its power, battery life, and build are all middling, but then this comes in at a middling price, so that’s forgivable. Note also that we’re just talking about the standard Pixel 4a here, not the Pixel 4a 5G, which is slightly too big to make this list.

Read our full Google Pixel 4a review

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9. Sony Xperia 10 III

A cheap ticket to widescreen media


Release date: April 2021

Weight: 169g

Dimensions: 154 x 68 x 8.3 mm

OS: Android 11

Screen size: 6.0-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2520

CPU: Snapdragon 690 5G

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Storage: 64/128GB

Battery: 4,500mAh

Rear camera: 12MP + 8MP + 8MP

Front camera: 8MP

Reasons to buy


Great OLED display


Good build quality

Reasons to avoid


Mediocre performance


Poor camera

The Sony Xperia 10 III isn't a great phone but if size is everything, its mature design makes up for some flaws. Dodging past its poor camera, slow charging, and mediocre processor, its 6-inch display squeezes into a design that's just 68mm wide, only slightly wider than the iPhone SE (2020).

With a classic Sony style, it looks good, with decent build quality including Gorilla Glass 6 and IP 68/65 water resistance. A sharp full HD OLED panel looks great too. It offers a 21:9 aspect ratio that's perfectly suited for landscape content and watching movies.

Just don't expect great performance from this one. The camera in particular is pretty weak.

Read our full Sony Xperia 10 III review

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10. Samsung Galaxy S10e

A more affordable S10


Release date: March 2019

Weight: 150g

Dimensions: 142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9mm

OS: Android 11

Screen size: 5.8-inch

Resolution: 1080 x 2280

CPU: Snapdragon 855 / Exynos 9820

RAM: 6/8GB

Storage: 128/256GB

Battery: 3,100mAh

Rear camera: 12MP + 16MP

Front camera: 10MP

Reasons to buy


Superb camera for price


Easy to use in one hand

Reasons to avoid


No in-screen scanner


Thicker than the S10

The Samsung Galaxy S10e is getting on a bit now, but if you want a compact Galaxy S phone this remains your best option.

As a member of the S range it’s reasonably high-end, with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM and an Exynos 9820 or Snapdragon 855 chipset. Which chipset you get depends on where you are in the world, but both rank among the best of this phone’s release year (2019).

The Samsung Galaxy S10e also has a 5.8-inch 1080 x 2280 AMOLED screen, which we found to offer bright colors and crisp detail. And there’s an excellent dual-lens camera, including 12MP main and 16MP ultra-wide snappers, plus all-day battery life.

The Galaxy S10e even has a decent build, with a glass back, a metal frame, and water resistance. Sure, it lacks a few of the bells and whistles of the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus, and it’s no longer the newest phone on the block, but that just means it’s cheaper.

Read our full Samsung Galaxy S10e review

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Alex Walker-Todd

Senior Phones Editor

Alex joined as TechRadar's Senior Phones Editor in June 2022, but brings over a decade's worth of experience to the role, with an expertise in smartphones, tablets and wearables. He's covered keynotes hosted by the biggest brands and attended the launches for some of the most influential mobile products of the last few years. His experience was amassed at some of the most reputable consumer technology publications out there, including GSMArena, TechAdvisor and Trusted Reviews. Alex is currently holding out hope for the Pixel Watch's success and is excited for the advancements coming to the world of foldable phones in the near future.

With contributions from

  • James Rogerson


What is the best mini mobile phone? ›

Best high-end compact phones
  • iPhone 13 Mini: a truly top-tier compact.
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4: a foldable compact.
  • Motorola Razr 2022: a capable clamshell.
  • iPhone 11 Pro: a pro-grade flagship.
  • Asus Zenfone 8: a compact Android flagship.
  • iPhone 12 Mini: a still-great mini iPhone.
  • iPhone SE 3rd Gen: perfectly proportioned.
Jan 18, 2023

What is the smallest smartphone on the market today? ›

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What is the newest smallest phone? ›

The best small, compact phones to buy in 2023:

Google Pixel 4a – 6.2-inch screen, weight: 143 grams. Samsung Galaxy S22 – 6.1-inch screen, weight: 168 grams. Sony Xperia 10 II – 6-inch screen, weight: 151 grams. Asus Zenfone 8 – 5.9-inch screen, weight: 169 grams.

What is the smallest and lightest smartphone? ›

2022-2023 lightest mobile phones based on the available phones on our site are (ranking is based on height and width of the device): Nokia 8210 4G107 g / 3.77 oz. Nokia 2660 Flip (closed)123 g / 4.34 oz. Nokia 5710 XpressAudio129.1 g / 4.55 oz.

What is the simplest smartphone available? ›

The Jitterbug Flip2 and Jitterbug Smart3 are two of the easiest phones to use, due to their simple menus, voice commands, and accessibility features. Additionally, the Alcatel GO FLIP 4 has a simple design that anyone could pick up and use.

Are there any small smartphones anymore? ›

Smaller phones are easier to carry with screens that only need one hand. Thankfully, you don't have to sacrifice performance with a smaller phone. The best small smartphone available today is the iPhone 13 Mini.

What is the smallest phone Samsung makes? ›

Samsung Galaxy S22

It's likely the very best small phone you can buy right now! The great thing about the Galaxy S22 is that it's part of Samsung's flagship series. As such, this phone makes no compromises. It comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of storage.

Which is the smallest Android? ›

Unihertz Jelly Pro 3GB+32GB, The Smallest 4G Smartphone in The World, Android 8.1 Oreo Unlocked Smart Phone, Black (NO Charger, Supports only T-Mobile) Amazon's Choice highlights highly rated, well-priced products available to ship immediately.

Which cell phone has the best reception in areas with a weak signal 2022? ›

Samsung Galaxy S22

In other words, whenever signal reception is low, the S22 model will find ways to get the best out of the situation. This is true for signals below 120dBm, which is rare in cities and towns, but quite frequent in rural areas.

Why small phones are better? ›

But in an era dominated by ginormous smartphones, going small affords several potential benefits. You generally pay less for a pint-sized phone, plus you free up space in your pocket or handbag. And folks with smaller hands or who like to use phones with one hand can more easily manipulate smaller devices.

What is the smallest and lightest smartphone of the year is MI? ›

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G (Jazz Blue 6GB RAM 128 GB Storage) | Slimmest (6.81mm) & Lightest (158g) 5G Smartphone | 10-bit AMOLED with Dolby Vision | SD 778 with 12 5G Bands.

What is the lightest 5G smartphone? ›

As per the claims made by the company, Motorola Edge 30 is world's thinnest and India's lightest 5G smartphone. The Motorola Edge 30 brings the power of Snapdragon 778G+ 5G processor along with a vivid and ultra-smooth 6.55 inches 144Hz billion colour pOLED display at an exclusive lunch price starting at just Rs.

What is a low end smartphone? ›

Types of Mobile Devices

The Low-end devices are just the opposite ones with an older OS version, 2G or at the max 3G network, small screens, low memory, or phones with memory card slot not greater than 2 or 3 GB and hence are quite cheap (in other words affordable for everyone).

Which phone is easiest for seniors? ›

4 Best Simple Cell Phones for Seniors in 2023
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  • Jitterbug Smart3.
  • Jitterbug Flip2.
  • Consumer Cellular Link II.
Jan 3, 2023

What is the simplest mobile phone for an elderly person? ›

Best Smartphones for the Elderly
  1. Doro 8050. The Doro 8050 is probably the easiest smartphone on the market. ...
  2. Apple iPhone SE 2020. Although the Apple iPhone SE 2020 is a top-of-the-range product, with all the functionality that people of most ages require, it is still a user-friendly device.

What is the easiest cell phone for an elderly person? ›

Jitterbug Smart2 No-Contract Easy-to-use Smartphone for Seniors by GreatCall,Black. This smartphone for seniors has a large, easy-to-read touchscreen with a 13.0 Megapixel built-in camera. It also has a simple, organized menu and nationwide coverage.

Why are companies not making small smartphones? ›

This is because many of those that what small-screen smartphones also need big batteries and perfect heat dissipation. This is a very complex process for manufacturers to achieve. Thus, the manufacturers just prefer to cater to the market and develop more popular large-screen mobile phones.

Is Samsung bringing out a small phone? ›

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is small, fast, and offers a clean and reliable Android experience. It's an incremental update that keeps what was good in the S21, and upgrades the camera, processor, and materials to create a solid Android device.

What phones are good for seniors? ›

Final Thoughts
ProductForbes Health RatingsScreen size
Apple iPhone 134.56.1 inches
Apple iPhone 13 Mini4.55.4 inches
Nokia G204.06.5 inches
Google Pixel 64.06.5 inches
4 more rows
Jan 13, 2023

What are the best cell phones for seniors? ›

The Best Phones For Seniors in 2023
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  • Jitterbug Smart3 - Best Smartphone for Seniors. Overall Rating: ...
  • Alcatel Go Flip 4 - Best Battery Life. Overall Rating: ...
  • Apple iPhone SE - Best Camera Quality. ...
  • RAZ Memory Cell Phone - Built for Dementia and Alzheimer's.
Dec 7, 2022

What is the simplest Android smartphone? ›

Doro 8050: Best simple smartphone for ease of use

The Doro 8050 uses the Android operating system, meaning you can download apps from the Google Play Store if you want to. The phone includes a very simple and straightforward setup process, and Doro's action-based interface is big, bold and easy to navigate.

What is the price of Samsung small phone? ›

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Samsung Guru GT-E1215₹1,698Mar, 2022
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6 more rows

Which is the best and cheap Android phone? ›

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  4. OnePlus N20 5G. 9.00 / 10. Read Reviews. ...
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Jan 12, 2023

Which is the most cheapest Android phone? ›

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  • ₹ 4,099. ₹4,099 ❯ LYF Earth 2. ...
  • ₹ 7,448. Samsung Galaxy J2. Samsung Exynos 3 Quad 3475 Processor. ...
  • ₹ 4,740. ₹4,740 ❯ LYF Earth 1. ...
  • ₹ 5,999. Xiaomi Redmi 1S. Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 Processor. ...
  • ₹ 3,466. ₹3,466 ❯ LG Optimus Hub. ...
  • ₹ 3,999. ₹3,999 ❯ YU Yureka Note. ...
  • ₹ 1,940. ₹1,940 ❯ ...
  • ₹ 5,499. ₹5,499 ❯

Which brand of phone is the best? ›

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  • APPLE. It is one of the most premium mobile brands in the world. ...
  • HUAWEI. It's one of the wide-ranging smartphone brands in the world. ...
  • XIAOMI. ...
  • OPPO. ...
  • LENOVO. ...
  • LG. ...
  • NOKIA.

How big is the tiny phone? ›

It's obviously tiny; at just 50 x 97 millimeters, it's not much bigger than a credit card, but it's thicker at 7.4mm.

How big is the smallest phone? ›

  • Screen Size. 0.49 Inches.
  • Wireless network technology. GSM.
  • Connector Type. Micro USB.

Which is the smallest pixel phone? ›

Best smaller Android phone

At 6.1 inches, the Google Pixel 6A isn't exactly small, but it's still one of the smallest Android phones you can buy, undercutting the 6.3 inches of the more recent Pixel 7 and lopping a huge amount off the similarly priced 6.5-inch Samsung Galaxy A53 5G.

What cell phone has the least problems? ›

Comparing the two top sellers—Apple and Samsung smartphones—Bellhouse found that Apple iPhones were the more reliable devices.

Which cell phone has the best reception in areas with a weak signal? ›

Over 100 phones were tested. The phones that emitted the lowest amount of mobile radiation and subsequently had the best-functioning antennas were the Samsung Galaxy 11 Pro Max and the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Which smartphone has best signal strength? ›

According to another PCMag study, the Android with the best reception is the Samsung Galaxy S22 series.

Why cheap phones are better? ›

It costs less money

A cheap phone is – you guessed it – cheaper than an expensive one. If you spend less on your phone, you've got more to spend on the best power banks, phone cases, charging cables, and so on. Plus, you've got extra for non-smartphone things. Y'know: bills, food, transport, and so on.

Is it better to have a big or small phone? ›

Small screens work for quick tasks, but if you're using your phone for media, you're going to want a bigger screen. Camera and photos – A larger display won't improve the pixel quality of your photos but it will definitely improve the composition.

What is the ideal screen size for a smartphone? ›

The idea of the perfect screen size for a smartphone keeps changing – which is to say that it keeps growing. Back in 2017 it was 5.2”, which grew to 6” in 2019, then in 2020 it was somewhere between 5.9” and 6.5” (leaning towards the lower end).

Which of these is the slimmest and lightest 5G? ›

The Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE mobile is the Slimmest & Lightest 5G device. It was launched on 29th September 2021.

Which of these is the slimmest & lightest 5G device of 202? ›

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G - The Slimmest & Lightest 5G.

Which is the best 5G phone to buy? ›

  • OnePlus Nord CE 2 (8 GB RAM) ...
  • Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G (6 GB RAM) ...
  • Oppo A74 5G (6 GB RAM) ...
  • Samsung Galaxy M33 5G (8 GB RAM) ...
  • Realme Narzo 50 5G (4 GB RAM) ...
  • iQOO Vivo Z5 5G (8 GB RAM) ...
  • OPPO F21 Pro 5G (8GB RAM) ...
  • Samsung Galaxy M32 5G (8 GB RAM)
Dec 7, 2022

Which phone does not hang at all? ›

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE. The Samsung Galaxy S21 FE comes with a 6.40 inch FHD+ super AMOLED touchscreen display with a resolution of (1080 x 2400) pixel and a pixel density of 405 pixel per inch (ppi).

How to get free phones? ›

To qualify for Lifeline Assistance, you either have to have an income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or be currently enrolled in any of the following government programs: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Medicaid.

Which smartphone to buy 2022? ›

Dubbed the best smartphone of 2022 in our roundup below, the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is a flagship phone of rare distinction. With a stunning display, S Pen support and an impressive camera array, the S22 Ultra is Samsung's most well-rounded handset to date.

Is i phone 12 mini worth it? ›

The iPhone 12 mini is built for those who have been longing for a smaller iPhone that is easy to use in one hand, and if you want Apple's full-on smartphone experience in a more compact package, this is the iPhone for you. In short, it's one of the best iPhones.

Is phone 13 mini worth it? ›

Is the iPhone 13 mini Still Worth It in 2022? Yes, it is. If you've got the money set aside and you've been considering buying Apple's tiny smartphone for some time, you can stop reading this now and buy one. Go for it; close this page and satisfy your urge.

Which is best iPhone Mini? ›

The iPhone 13 mini is the best iPhone for those who want a smaller device on Apple's iOS platform. In fact, it's arguably still the best small phone on the market. It's powerful, the camera is top-tier, and the battery life is better than that of the iPhone 12 mini.

What phone is the same size as the Mini? ›

The new iPhone SE is more or less the same size as the iPhone 13 mini, but it has a much smaller screen. While the iPhone 13 mini has a 5.4-inch display that takes up the entire front of the phone — it's an edge-to-edge screen — the iPhone SE has a 4.7-inch display with some pretty large bezels at its top and bottom.

Why do people buy ‌iPhone‌ Mini? ›

Better Display

It is true the iPhone 13 Mini comes with just a 5.4-inch display. However, it has charm; the device is compact and made for people who want a pocket-friendly design. The key benefit you get with a small size is higher ppi, which means you'll have a more bright and colourful viewing experience.

Why is the iPhone 12 mini not selling well? ›

Reports from the past year have suggested that people just aren't interested in buying it. Apple slashed orders of the iPhone 12 Mini in the first half of 2021 because of weak demand, according to a previous Nikkei Asian Review report.

What is the cheapest ‌iPhone‌ to buy? ›

The iPhone SE is the absolutely cheapest iPhone you can buy new at $429. Despite rocking an old design that's been around since the iPhone 6, this handset features Apple's latest A15 Bionic chip. That means this phone is lightning-fast, can play every Apple Arcade game with ease, and will connect to 5G networks.

Which is better iPhone 12 mini or 13mini? ›

13 mini lasts 1.5 hours more than 12 mini. Nearly identical design and styling, newer phone is a bit thicker and heavier. Same 5.4" screen size, 60Hz on both, but newer phone gets brighter. Faster Apple A15 vs A14 on the older model, but same 4GB RAM.

Does the iPhone 13 mini come with a charger? ›

As part of our efforts to reach our environmental goals, iPhone 13 mini do not include a power adapter or EarPods. Included in the box is a USB‑C to Lightning Cable that supports fast charging and is compatible with USB‑C power adapters and computer ports.

What is the smallest Samsung phone? ›

The Samsung Galaxy S22 is the best small phone from Samsung. While it's the entry phone of the Galaxy S22 series, this handset still offers plenty of power, a gorgeous screen, great cameras, and a fantastic software promise. It's also compact enough to easily use with one hand.

Does Samsung make mini phones? ›

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini G800A 16GB Unlocked GSM 4G LTE Android Phone - U.S.Version (Black)


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