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Best phones in Australia 2022: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked

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Here at TechRadar, we're always on the search for the best phones out there, checking out almost every phone under the sun, and putting the ones that matter through our vigorous testing process to create our in-depth mobile phone reviews

However, with so many to choose from, we've spent hours whittling them down to a top ten, taking into account power, specs, design and value for money. And we'll always point you in the direction of the latest handsets – after all, nobody wants to be carting around a phone that doesn't get any updates in a year's time, right?

So whether it's one of the best Android phones, or the latest iPhone, we've extensively tested them all so you don't have to! Here are our rankings for the best phones that are currently available in Australia in 2022. Simply click on the phone you read more about.

Best phones at a glance:

1. Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
2. iPhone 13 Pro / iPhone 13 Pro Max
3. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
4. Google Pixel 6 Pro
5. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 / Note 20 Ultra
6. Samsung Galaxy S21 / S21 Plus
7. Google Pixel 6
8. iPhone 12 Pro / iPhone 12 Pro Max
9. iPhone 12 / iPhone 12 mini
10. Samsung Galaxy S20 Fan Edition