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Phones, Tapped: 5 Awesome Smartphones That Aren’t the iPhone

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* While iPhones are still the most popular, there are plenty of other options
* Depending on your needs, different phones are better for different uses
* Check out these five iPhone alternatives

There are two types of people in the world: those who own iPhones, and those who don’t. While most Apple owners seem content on staying with a particular product or brand, competition has been heating up in recent years. In fact, companies like Google, Samsung, Microsoft have all been on fire with their latest releases. If you’re willing to step outside the Apple bubble, here are five awesome iPhone alternatives.

1. Samsung Galaxy S8

CNET recently called it the most beautiful phone ever, and we have to agree. The amazing full-screen HD display is a sight to behold, and the extra-elegant navigation display makes switching between apps a breeze. With a powerful octa-core process, flawless front and back cameras and extremely intuitive menu options, the Galaxy S8 is an easy contender for phone of the year.

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2. LG G6

In the market for a slightly smaller phone but don’t want to sacrifice power? The G6 offers enhanced image quality, tons of storage and plenty of extra features while measuring less than six inches long. Dual MP front and back cameras combined with various intuitive photography features make this pocket-sized phone a force to be reckoned with. The 4 GB of ram and extra-fast USB charge are both welcome additions.

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3. Google Pixel

Android phones are generally known to offer more options when it comes to features, and the Pixel is no exception. With a beautiful 1080P display and one of the best smartphone cameras on the market, the Pixel comes with a generous 32GB of storage, 4 GB of RAM and exceptional build quality. It’s easily one of the most well-rounded phones on the market.

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4. Huawei Honor 6X

Though the Huawei brand may not be that popular in the States, it’s a household name in Asia. The insanely popular Chinese phone brand offers a stunning 12 MP front camera and one of the most streamlined layouts we’ve ever seen. Unlike other smartphones, the Honor 6X utilizes an extra-wide aperture to capture stunning photos with little-to-no blur. It’s also one of the fastest-charging phones on the market.

Honor 6X Image courtesy of Amazon

  

5. Moto G Plus

This budget-friendly smartphone offers 4G speeds, two high-quality DH cameras and an impressive 2.0 GHz processor. You’re even able to take advantage of 12 GBs worth of data with an extra microSD card. The Moto utilizes the newest Android 7.0 Nougat operating system, so you’ll have the most up-to-date features available.

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