6 Best Android Smartphones Designed for Geeks and Tech lovers

6 Best Android Smartphones Designed for Geeks and Tech lovers

Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

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The best Android phones in 2022 have one thing in common: they are always worth the investment. While Android phones come in all price points, shapes, and sizes, the best Android phones stand above the market by a wide margin. They are not just more impressive in terms of their performance and power, they also come in excellent displays, and some are even foldable (and flip-able).

We know you want to get the best Android smartphone before 2022 runs out, and you might be inundated with the array of options in the market. This is the only guide you need to make that decision. We will not bore you with a long list of Android smartphones that wouldn’t make it to another year. Also, we have included a bonus option and you should read to the end of this buying guide.

The smartphone market is full of several Android phones, many of which may not meet your needs, budget, and preferences. In this guide, we have carefully tested and curated the best Android phones from top brands and we present to you the six Android smartphones designed in 2022. Actually, six.

6 Best Android smartphones Designed for Geeks and Tech Lovers

1.   Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy S22 UltraThe Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra is your Galaxy Note reincarnated. With this phone, Samsung continued the tradition of having the S Pen with its biggest (in size) flagship of the year. A 6.8-inch screen with 1440 pixels by 3088, the S22 Ultra is the best Android smartphone we recommend anyone to buy. The S22 Ultra is without any doubt one of the most impressive and powerful smartphones (Android or not) 2022 has witnessed.

Powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, the phone comes with more than enough specs for your gaming, multitasking, and productivity hacks. It comes with a 4,614 mAh battery that can hold on for a full day without the need to boost it up. Of course, the battery issues associated with Samsung are now a thing of the past.

With this phone, you can capture 8K videos whenever you want. Do you want to go pro mode while you capture images? This is the device to do exactly that. At $1,200, only you will justify a fair price for a premium, forward-looking device such as the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. It is hard to not appreciate the quality of this device.

Another great feature of the S22 Ultra is the One UI, Samsung’s UI. An intuitive and easy-to-use interface, the One UI is even better when you combine it with Your Phone Companion and other Galaxy devices including the Watch series and Galaxy Buds.

Talking about being a great investment, the S22 Ultra has been scheduled to receive five years of security support and update, and four platform updates. This Android smartphone will last you another half-decade. What else do you want from a device?


  • CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Operating System: Android 12 with One UI 4.1
  • Dimensions: 163.3mm x 77.9mm x 8.9mm
  • Display: 6.8-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 3088 AMOLED
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • Front camera: 40MP
  • Rear cameras: 108 MP primary, 10 MP 10x telephoto, 12 MP ultrawide, 10 MP 3x telephoto
  • RAM: 8GB,12GB
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, 5G
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Battery: 5,000mAh
  • Weight: 229g
  • Charger: 45W wired, 15W wireless (Qi)
  • IP Rating: IP68

2.    Google Pixel 6

Google Pixel 6The Google Pixel 6 is another great Android smartphone you should pick up in 2022, especially considering its $600 price and its many premium features. As with several versions before it, the camera was one of the outstanding things about the phone. It cemented the Pixel’s place as the Android phone with the best camera. The True Tone image tuning which comes standard with the Pixel 6 helps it render images more accurately than any of its peers.

Talking about its specifications, the Pixel 6 comes in a 6.4-inch display which is a bit smaller than the big screen S22 Ultra above. Nonetheless, the 1080p OLED display makes this an incredible device for gaming, multitasking, and productivity. Its 4,614mAh is similar to the S22 Ultra, and you should have no problems leaving for work without carrying charging cables with you.

The dedicated AI cores make the Pixel 6 impressive in terms of typing and Google Assistant’s response. The resolution of this device is just remarkable and it is made obvious by the dynamically colored apps, elements, and widgets. Again, at $600, the Pixel 6 is a great value for every penny.


  • CPU: Google Tensor
  • Dimensions: 6.2 x 2.9 x 0.4 inches
  • Operating System: Android 12
  • Display: 6.4-inch
  • Resolution: 1080p OLED
  • Refresh rate: 90Hz
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Rear cameras: 50 MP primary; 12 MP ultrawide
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB, 256 GB
  • Battery: 4,614mAh
  • Weight: 7.3 oz
  • Colors: Kinda Coral, Stormy Black, Sorta Seafoam

3.   Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4Are you looking for an Android smartphone that will silence your iOS folks? The Galaxy Fold 4 is it. The Android phone is sure to attract the attention of everyone around you – including King Charles III.

While it is not a major upgrade over the previous Fold 3, the new iteration has improved camera performance and overall power.

Yes, some things are better on the S22 Ultra including the camera quality. Nevertheless, the Fold 4 is the leading device in its league. The front camera is now better camouflaged than before, making it comfortable when watching YouTube and Netflix. Thanks to a more power-efficient Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and the 4,400mAh battery, the Fold 4 is set to last longer on a single charge than its older siblings.

The Fold 4 integrates all the features Samsung users love about the Fold including a 6.7-inch display that magically turns into a 7.6-inch display, and the availability of the S Pen to take notes during meetings. At a starting price of $1,800, you have to be sure if you need the extra real estate on the display for the price.

The Fold 4 is not for everyone, but it is the best Android phone for those who share Samsung’s vision of the future.


  • Operating System: Android 12L (OneUI 4.1.1)
  • CPU: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  • Front camera: 4MP under main display camera, 10MP cover display camera
  • Rear cameras: 50 MP wide angle, 12MP ultrawide camera, 10MP telephoto
  • Main Display: 7.6 inches OLED
  • Resolution: 2176 x 1812
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • Second display: 6.2 inches OLED
  • Resolution: 2316 x 904
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB
  • Battery: 4,400mAh
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6E, 5G, LTE, NFC
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Dual SIM: available in some variants, eSIM is also available
  • Wireless charging: available; also reverse wireless charging is available
  • Dimensions: 67.1 x 155.1 x 15.8 mm when folded
  • Dimension:130.1 x 115.1 x 6.3 mm when unfolded
  • Weight: 263g
  • IP Rating: IPX8
  • Colors: Gray-green, Phantom Black, Beige, Burgundy


4.   Google Pixel 6a

Google Pixel 6aAn upgrade to the Pixel 5a, the 6a admittedly does not tick all the boxes as the Pixel 6, notably the absence of wireless charging and screen brightness. It, however, is a brilliant Android phone coming at $450. The 4,400mAh battery will last a full day of use and more. And its 6.1-inch display is about the right size that most users want on their phones these days.

Looking at the price point, you may be tempted to think that this is a budget device. Far from it. The 1080p resolution will tell you it is a premium display, and the images you capture with the 6a are nothing short of stunning. The only drag here might be the 128GB storage capacity, which is your only option with the 6a. Otherwise, it is just like the Pixel 6 with no wireless charging functionality.


  • CPU: Google Tensor
  • Display: 6.1inch OLED
  • Resolution: 2400 x 1080
  • Aspect ratio: 20:9
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Front camera: 8MP
  • Rear cameras: 12MP, 12MP ultrawide
  • Dimension: 152.2 x 71.8 x 8.9mm
  • Weight: 178g
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery: 4,400mAh
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC
  • eSIM: available
  • Colors: Chalk white, Sage green, Charcoal black
  • IP Rating: IP67

5.   Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4Like the Fold 4, the Flip 4 made incremental upgrades to the Flip 3 and has already sold record numbers as at the time of writing this article. The external parts of the Flip 4 look identical to Flip 3 in terms of design and cover screen. When unfolded, the Flip 4 looks just like any Galaxy flagship. It is the selling point of the Flip series. You get all the benefits of using the usual Galaxy flagship, but you can flip it into a smaller version and fit it into your pocket.

A major drag for the Flip 4 is the 3,700mAh battery which may not be enough for heavy users. That said, the Flip is one device you can never be bored with.


  • Operating System: Android 12L (OneUI 4.1.1)
  • CPU: Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1
  • Dimensions: 71.9 x 84.9 x 17.1mm; 71.9 x 165.2 x 6.9mm
  • Main Display: 6.7inch OLED
  • Resolution: 2640 x 1080
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • Second display: 1.9inch OLED
  • Resolution: 260 x 512
  • Front camera: 10MP
  • Rear cameras: 12MP wide-angle, 12MP ultrawide
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB, or 512GB
  • Battery: 3,700mAh
  • Bluetooth: 5.2
  • Connectivity: 5G, LTE, Wi-Fi, NFC
  • Dual SIM: available in some variants, eSIM is also available
  • Wireless charging: available; also reverse wireless charging is available
  • Weight: 187g
  • Colors: Graphite, Bora Purple, Pink Gold, Blue
  • IP Rating: IPX8

6. Google Pixel 6 Pro

Google Pixel 6 ProThe Pixel 6 Pro has many things going in its stride including software, hardware, features, and functionality. Packed with 12 gigs of RAM and available in 128, 256, and 512 GB storage capacities, the 6 Pro also comes available with wireless charging (up to 23 watts) and reverse wireless charging.

At $900, this is a device that should catch your attention. Coupled with the fact that the Pixel Camera has been regarded by many as the best on any phone, this dual SIM device is a top recommendation from us. It is also available in three colors: Stormy Black, Cloudy White, and Sorta Sunny. Its 6.7-inch QHD OLED display rivals the S22 Ultra favorably. Plug in the 5,033mAh battery with the 30-watt charger and the 120hz display speed, what you have in your hands is more than a phone. It is a hub.


  • Dimensions: 163.9 x 75.9 x 8.9 mm
  • CPU: Google Tensor
  • Display: 6.7inch QHD+ OLED Gorilla Glass Victus
  • Resolution: 1440×3120
  • Aspect ratio: 19.5:9
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz
  • Front camera: 11.1MP
  • Rear cameras: 50MP primary, 12MP ultrawide, 48MP telephoto
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Storage: 128, 256, or 512GB
  • Battery: 5003mAh,
  • Charger: 30W wired USB-C
  • Wireless charger: up to 23W
  • Connectivity: 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, Ultra-Wideband
  • Bluetooth 5.2,
  • Weight: 210 g
  • Wireless charging: available; also reverse wireless charging is available
  • IP Rating: IP68

Final words

The choice is yours.