Android smartphones get better every year, but there are a lot more good ones than there used to be. The hardware is faster, Android is more refined, and designs are smarter. It all adds up to an embarrassment of riches. Phones that would have been blockbusters a few years ago are seen as middle-of-the-road.
This last year had a ton of great devices, and I’ve used them all — here are the six best Android phones from 2016 in ascending order of awesomeness.
Got a favorite of your own? Let us know in the comments below.
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