10 Best Android Phones You Can Buy (New, Unlocked, Cheap)

Trying to find the best Android phone for your needs is hard work. It’s easy to get swayed by a pretty handset design or a convincing salesperson at a retail store. Carriers might tempt you with an affordable 24-month payment plan. But before you make an ill-informed impulse buy, read up. From the bottomless pit of phone choices, we bring you our favorites—including our top picks, the Pixel 3A and OnePlus 7T.

All of the phones we’ve selected here have their own advantages, and we’ve laid them out as honestly as we can. Be sure to check our list of Best iPhones and Best Cheap Phones for more recommendations. You can find all of our latest buying guides here.

Updated for December 2019: We’ve replaced the Nokia 7.1 with the Nokia 7.2, and cut the Blackberry Key2 as it’s getting old and there’s no replacement in sight. We’ve added Google’s Pixel 4 as well, and tweaked our list of honorable mentions.

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