Best Phones: Released in last year

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#1

Apple iPhone 8 64GB

58/100
The iPhone 8 is far from exciting, but it's a safe and sensible choice for your next smartphone. Battery life could be better, but significant camera improvements, lighting fast performance, and a stunning new True Tone display make it a meaningful addition to the iPhone family.

Features

  • 4.7 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 14 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$59.97/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#2

Apple iPhone 8 Plus 64GB

79/100
The design is well and truly showing its age, but the iPhone 8 Plus is the most pragmatic device in the 2017 iPhone family. You'll get up to two days of battery, two great rear-facing cameras, lightning fast performance, and a stunning True Tone display; it's almost everything you could want from a new iPhone. We just wish it was a little smaller.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 21 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$64.13/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#3

Apple iPhone 8 Plus 256GB

85/100
The design is well and truly showing its age, but the iPhone 8 Plus is the most pragmatic device in the 2017 iPhone family. You'll get up to two days of battery, two great rear-facing cameras, lightning fast performance, and a stunning True Tone display; it's almost everything you could want from a new iPhone. We just wish it was a little smaller.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 256GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 21 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$71.08/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#4

Apple iPhone 8 256GB

85/100
The iPhone 8 is far from exciting, but it's a safe and sensible choice for your next smartphone. Battery life could be better, but significant camera improvements, lighting fast performance, and a stunning new True Tone display make it a meaningful addition to the iPhone family.

Features

  • 4.7 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 256GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 14 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$66.91/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#5

Samsung Galaxy S8

80/100
Easily Samsung's best phone yet. It's pricey, and there are a few feature misses, but none overshadow what a superb smartphone the Galaxy S8 is.

Features

  • 5.8 inch display
  • Android
  • 12MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 20 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$54.50/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Bendigo Bank Telco
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 10 Carriers
#6

Samsung Galaxy Note8

72/100
Samsung 'next big thing' will stretch pockets, and budgets, but for some this will be worth the wait after handing in their Note7 handset last year.

Features

  • 6.3 inch display
  • Android
  • 12MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Telstra Blue Tick

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$71.63/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Outright Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#7

Samsung Galaxy S8+

86/100
The Galaxy S8 Plus is the Android phone you want if you like big and tall smartphones. It has a massive 6.2-inch display that doesn’t make the actual dimensions of the device much bigger. Samsung’s trick was to rid its phone of the physical home button and surrounding bezel, and while that means it has an annoyingly placed rear, off-center fingerprint sensor, the amazing display, great camera and slick software should make you forget about this flaw and its Bixby voice assistant being a no-show on day one...

Features

  • 6.2 inch display
  • Android
  • 12MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 1 day

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$59.50/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Bendigo Bank Telco
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 10 Carriers
#8

OPPO R11

80/100
OPPO's handsets might keep looking more and more like iPhones, but they also keep getting better and better. A couple of small issues don't detract from the value proposition made by the R11, and dual rear-facing cameras are the icing on the cake.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 20MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • 74.8mm wide

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$40/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Virgin Mobile
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 4 Carriers
#9

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)

Android handset with 5.2" Super AMOLED display and high resolution 16MP front and rear cameras

Features

  • 5.2 inch display
  • Android
  • 16MP camera
  • 32GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • 71.4mm wide

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$36/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Southern Phone
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 9 Carriers
#10
Editor's Pick

Apple iPhone SE 32GB

New Apple iPhone features a powerful A9 advanced chip, 4" Retina HD Multi-Touch display, 12MP camera and 4K video recording

Features

  • 4 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 32GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 14 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$40/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Virgin Mobile
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#11

Google Pixel 32GB

79/100
The Google Pixel has a fantastic camera, especially in low light. It's elegantly designed. Google Assistant takes one of the most natural, human approaches to answering your voice.

Features

  • 5 inch display
  • Android
  • 12.3MP camera
  • 32GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 1 day 2 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$59/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Telstra Business
Via Lease + Upgrade Pricing (change)

Availability

On 2 Carriers
#12

OPPO R9s

80/100
OPPO's R9s is a solid bang-for-buck midrange smartphone that keeps the price down and doesn't make too many compromises.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 16MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 19 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$40/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Optus
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 3 Carriers
#13

Huawei Mate 9

80/100
Huawei's Mate 9 is a great choice for those looking for a big phone. Almost two days of battery life, an innovative camera, and a price tag that undercuts the competition make it a perfect device for those still mourning the loss of their Note 7.

Features

  • 5.9 inch display
  • Android
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 16 hours
  • Standby: Up to 27 days 17 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$49.41/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 4 Carriers
#14
Editor's Pick

Apple iPhone SE 128GB

New Apple iPhone features a powerful A9 advanced chip, 4" Retina HD Multi-Touch display, 12MP camera and 4K video recording

Features

  • 4 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 128GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 14 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$45/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Virgin Mobile
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 5 Carriers
#15
Editor's Pick

Google Pixel XL 128GB

82/100
The Pixel XL is a genuinely compelling entry in the premium handset arena. A lovely display, fantastic camera, and solid battery life all make the Pixel XL an attractive buy. And of course, guaranteed software updates are the icing on an already delicious cake.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 12.3MP camera
  • 128GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 1 day 8 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$91/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Telstra
Via Lease + Upgrade Pricing (change)

Availability

On 1 Carrier
#16

Google Pixel 2 64GB

Water & dust resistant Android 8.0 (Oreo) smartphone with octa-core processor, Active Edge and smart autofocus camera.

Features

  • 5 inch display
  • Android
  • 12.2MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • 69.7mm wide

Pricing

Available soon

Availability

Available soon
#17

HTC One X10

All-metal body Android smartphone with 16MP camera & HTC BoomSound

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 16MP camera
  • 32GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 1 day 1 hour 30 minutes

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$45.25/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 2 Carriers
#18

HTC U11

90/100
Ignore the gimmicks; the HTC U11 is fantastic phone with a great camera at a pretty reasonable price.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 12MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 1 day 30 minutes

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$60/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Optus
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 4 Carriers
#19

Optus X Smart (4G)

4G Android 6.0 device with a 8MP camera and 5.5" HD display

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 8MP camera
  • 16GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 15 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $129 Upfront
On a:
$10 Prepaid Plan
Cheapest Price From Optus
Via Outright Pricing (change)

Availability

On 1 Carrier
#20

Nokia 6

The Nokia 6 features a 5.5" bright full-HD display, immersive sound with Dolby Atmos®, and a 16MP camera

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 16MP camera
  • 64GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 7 hours 12 minutes

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$41.08/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Vodafone Business
Via Installments Pricing (change)

Availability

On 2 Carriers
#10
Editor's Pick

Apple iPhone SE 32GB

New Apple iPhone features a powerful A9 advanced chip, 4" Retina HD Multi-Touch display, 12MP camera and 4K video recording

Features

  • 4 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 32GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 14 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$40/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Virgin Mobile
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 7 Carriers
#14
Editor's Pick

Apple iPhone SE 128GB

New Apple iPhone features a powerful A9 advanced chip, 4" Retina HD Multi-Touch display, 12MP camera and 4K video recording

Features

  • 4 inch display
  • Apple iOS
  • 12MP camera
  • 128GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 14 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$45/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Virgin Mobile
Via Contract Pricing (change)

Availability

On 5 Carriers
#15
Editor's Pick

Google Pixel XL 128GB

82/100
The Pixel XL is a genuinely compelling entry in the premium handset arena. A lovely display, fantastic camera, and solid battery life all make the Pixel XL an attractive buy. And of course, guaranteed software updates are the icing on an already delicious cake.

Features

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android
  • 12.3MP camera
  • 128GB int. memory (useable capacity will be less)
  • Talk Time (3G): Up to 1 day 8 hours

Pricing

Phone:
From $0 Upfront
On a:
$91/mth Plan
Cheapest Price From Telstra
Via Lease + Upgrade Pricing (change)

Availability

On 1 Carrier
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