Flagships of smartphones 2019

Each smartphone manufacturer has in its arsenal a premium device that can satisfy the tastes of even the most demanding customers. Below are the flagships of leading brands.

Any smartphone company offers its customers devices of a different price segment. Cheap devices for those who do not see the point of spending a lot of money on equipment or do not have such an opportunity. The average price tag is the best device in terms of cost and performance. The flagships collect all the best and freshest that is on the market.

These phones always attract a lot of attention, because an expensive price tag needs to be substantiated with something. At the same time, such a gadget should not only be cool in performance, but also have “chips” that will force it to buy its name, and not the device from competitors. What interesting manufacturers have prepared in 2019 is described in our article.


Samsung S10 + Ceramic

  • Processor: Exynos 9820 or Snapdragon 855
  • Memory (RAM / ROM): 12 GB / 1 TB + microSD 512 GB
  • Display: AMOLED , 6.4 inches, QHD +, 19: 9, AoD, HDR10, 800 Nits
  • Camera (main / front): 16 + 12 + 12 MP / 10 + 8 MP
  • Battery: 4100 mAh, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0

Price: from 125 000 rubles.

The top novelty in the anniversary line of Samsung received a completely frameless display - the front camera is located under the screen. The smartphone is ergonomic - regular users of Samsung flagships say that this phone is the most successful of all. The glass is closed by Gorilla Glass, the generation is not indicated, but it can be called 7m - it is practically impossible to scratch or break it. There is an I68 protection. The headphone jack remains in place.

Wireless Charging 2.0 с возможностью заряжать другие девайсы, тройная основная камера с ультраширокоугольным модулем 127 градусов, двойная фронтальная. Of the features - a sub-screen ultrasonic finger scanner, a face scanner, a new night mode (adjusts the screen settings for the type of activity), adaptive battery consumption mode, Fast Wireless Charging 2.0 wireless charging with the ability to charge other devices, a triple main camera with an ultra-wide module of 127 degrees, double frontal. The camera has real-time prompts - they will help to compose the frame and choose the best settings for shooting, according to reviews they are really useful, you can turn it off if you wish.

евайс получил полный набор беспроводных модулей, датчиков (есть сканер ЧСС). The device received a complete set of wireless modules, sensors (there is a heart rate scanner). S 10 его полностью доверили специалистам Harman Kardon – они выбирали динамики и сами их настраивали. We should also mention the sound - in the S 10 series it was completely entrusted to Harman Kardon specialists - they chose the speakers and set them up themselves . The sound quality is stunning - the phone plays not only loudly, but even at maximum clear.

по центру корпуса она выдвинута вперед. The minus is not the best position for the main camera - in the center of the case it is pushed forward. п окрашен, как показывает опыт использования предыдущих моделей он всегда обдирается. Kant is traditionally painted, as experience in using previous models shows, it is always peeling. а будет наблюдаться и у новинки. With a probability of 99% with careless use, a similar pattern will be observed for the new item.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max

  • CPU: A13 Bionic
  • Memory (RAM / ROM): not specified / 128-512 GB
  • Display: Super Retina XDR ( OLED ), 6.5 inches, 2688 × 1242, 19.5: 9, HDR , True Tone
  • Camera (main / front): 12 + 12 + 12 MP / 12 MP
  • Battery: not specified

Price: from 125 000 rubles.

Apple . Top-end smartphones in 2019 replenished with a new product from Apple . 11 Pro Max имеет самый большой экран в линейке 6,5 дюйма , тройной модуль камеры ( ультраширокоугольный 120 градусов , широкоугольный и телеобъектив . Выполнен он в четырех оттенках (к стандартным цветам добавили темно-зеленый ) . iPhone 11 Pro Max has the largest screen in the line of 6.5 inches , a triple camera module ( ultra -wide angle of 120 degrees , wide-angle and telephoto lens . It is made in four shades ( dark green was added to the standard colors ) .

Visually, the phone has changed slightly - the display is still the same bangs, the case - frosted glass. игается вертикально и поменялась форма. The differences affected the sound mode switch - it moves vertically and the shape has changed. ы размещены в шахматном порядке. The triple camera is located on the left side in the form of a square, the lenses are arranged in a checkerboard pattern. IP 68 , корпус закрыт прочным стеклом (производитель не указан). The device has IP 68 protection , the case is closed with durable glass (manufacturer not specified). There is no headphone output.

Apple называет профессионального уровня – есть поддержка HDR , новый портретный режим, ночной режим, размытие заднего фона. Apple calls the new camera a professional level - there is HDR support , a new portrait mode, night mode, background blur. объектива одновременно – при этом можно видеть происходящее в отдельных окнах и плавно между ними переключаться. An interesting feature is shooting at three lenses at the same time - at the same time, you can see what is happening in separate windows and smoothly switch between them. Мп с HDR , съемкой в 4 K и фирменной замедленной съемкой Slothies. The front camera is 12 megapixel with HDR , 4K shooting and the proprietary slow-motion Slothies.

Wi — Fi 6 , NFC , Gigabit Class LTE до 1,6 Гбит/с, аутентификацию по лицу (большее количество ракурсов, увеличено расстояния до камеры, на 30% быстрее), поддержку Dolby Atmos, беспроводную и быструю зарядку . The device has a full range of wireless modules, including Wi - Fi 6 , NFC , Gigabit Class LTE up to 1.6 Gb / s, face authentication (more angles, increased camera distance, 30% faster), Dolby Atmos support, wireless and quick charge .

The disadvantages include the design - in fact, it does not offer anything new, the camera module has already been severely criticized. , хотя ходили слухи о переходе на Type — C . The company left the Lightning connector , although there were rumors of a switch to Type - C . Weight 226 grams is the heaviest flagship at the time of writing.

OnePlus 7 Pro

  • CPU: Snapdragon 855
  • Memory (RAM / ROM): 6-12 / 128-256 GB
  • AMOLED , 6,67 дюймов, QHD+, 19.5:9, HDR10+, 90 Гц, Always On, 800 Нит Display: Fluid AMOLED , 6.67 inches, QHD +, 19.5: 9, HDR10 +, 90 Hz, Always On, 800 Nits
  • Camera (main / front): 48 + 8 + 16 MP / 16 MP
  • Charge 30 Battery: 4000 mAh, Warp Charge 30

Price: from 41 900 rubles.

OnePlus с момента своего появления делает лучшие флагманы . OnePlus has made the best flagships since its inception . е топовые аппараты среди конкурентов, то близкие к этому. From year to year, the brand offers, if not the very top-end devices among competitors, then close to it. 7 Pro уже называют лучшим смартфоном года несмотря на то, что 2019 еще не закончился. OnePlus 7 Pro is already called the best smartphone of the year, despite the fact that 2019 is not over yet. The company itself called its device the standard and promised that this is a breakthrough in the industry.

корпус стеклянный с матовым покрытием (можн о забыть об отпечатках пальцев) и имеет новый дисплей, названный Fluid AMOLED . The device is available in three colors, the glass case with a matte finish (you can forget about fingerprints) and has a new display called Fluid AMOLED . Samsung , OnePlus называют его собственной разработкой и попутно лучшим на рынке – высокая яркость, отсутствие рамок, наличие Always On с боковой подсветкой, сверхбыстрый подэкранный дактилоскоп – 0,21 секунды , 90 Гц . Despite the fact that it was bought from Samsung , OnePlus is called its own development and, incidentally, the best on the market - high brightness, lack of frames, the presence of Always On with side illumination, ultra-fast sub - screen fingerprint - 0.21 seconds , 90 Hz . , а частота обновления станет подарком для игроманов . Whether this makes him the best is hard to say, but he is really good , and the refresh rate will be a gift for gamers .

: 48 Мп , телеобъектив 8 Мп с трехкратным оптическим приближением и сверхширокоугольный объектив 117 градусов. The camera is a triple module : 48 megapixels , a telephoto lens of 8 megapixels with a triple optical zoom and an ultra-wide-angle lens of 117 degrees. All support optical stabilization. у 2.0 и по заявлениям компании стал лучше. In addition to the hardware of the camera, the software was updated - the corporate night mode received the prefix at 2.0 and, according to the company, it got better. Мп выезжает из корпуса и способна это сделать 300 тысяч раз (в подтверждение сняли рекламный ролик). A 16 megapixel front camera leaves the case and is capable of doing this 300 thousand times (an ad was shot in confirmation). она самостоятельно спрячется в корпус. In the event of a fall, she will hide herself in the hull.

There is no need to talk about performance - everything is very cool, the maximum possible. So that all this does not boil, liquid cooling is provided. мАч может похвастаться быстрой зарядкой, настолько быстрой, что даже в играх девайс будет пополнять аккумулятор. The 4000 mAh battery boasts fast charging, so fast that even in games, the device will recharge the battery. In 20 minutes, 48% will be available. A set of wireless modules is standard for any flagship. Dolby Atmos . Sound with Dolby Atmos support .

Among the minuses are the lack of moisture protection, there is no headphone jack (like the adapter in the kit), too simple design.


  • CPU: Kirin 980
  • Memory (RAM / ROM): 8 / 256-512 GB + ND 256 GB
  • , 6,47 дюймов, FHD+, 19.5:9 Display: AMOLED , 6.47 inches, FHD +, 19.5: 9
  • Camera (main / front): 40 + 20 + 8 MP / 32 MP
  • Battery: 4200 mAh

Price: from 59 990 rubles.

Huawei уже не первый год делает лучшие флагманы , как минимум по камере. Huawei is not the first year to make the best flagships , at least on camera. фотосмартфоном по версии DxOMark и это его главная особенность . The device again became the best photo smartphone according to DxOMark and this is its main feature . ToF -объектив, единственный в мире 5-кратный оптический зум и новая технология улавливания света RYYB , которая выводит значение ISO на космический уровень. In order not to go into details for a long time, it is worth saying that the largest matrix is ​​used here, a ToF lens is used, the world's only 5x optical zoom and the new RYYB light capture technology , which displays the ISO value at the space level.

The design of the phone is quite familiar - a metal base, protected glass front and back. The device is available in several colors, but there are restrictions on each market. IP 68 и не имеет разъем а для наушников. The device received IP 68 protection and does not have a headphone jack. телефон не поддерживает MicroSD карты, а использует новый формат ND , менее распространенный. The SIM slot is combined, while the phone does not support MicroSD cards, but uses the new ND format , which is less common. монтирован в дисплей. The fingerprint is mounted in the display. There is also a speaker. с разблокировк ой по лицу. On the front panel there is a drop-shaped cutout for the front camera with an unlocked face. нашлось в телефоне места для индикатора уведомлений. There was no place in the phone for the notification indicator .

блок 40 Вт прошел сертификацию от TUV – никаких перегревов или скачков напряжения произойти не может. The device received fast charging - the native 40 W unit was certified by TUV - no overheating or power surges can occur. P30 Pro за 65 минут. Fully charged P30 Pro in 65 minutes. Also in the model there is reversible wireless charging. топовый чипсет + большой запас памяти отлично справляются с любыми задачами. There’s no point in talking about performance - the top - end chipset + large memory pool copes with any tasks perfectly. A similar situation with wireless sensors - there is everything and even an infrared port. 30 Pro имеет поддержку Dolby Atmos , но прочувствовать всю прелесть звука можно только в наушниках. The P 30 Pro has Dolby Atmos support , but you can only experience the beauty of the sound with headphones.

. We mentioned above the speakers located under the screen and their main drawback is that they are not stereo, which means listening to music through them or watching movies is not comfortable . недостаткам следует отнести простой дизайн и невысокое разрешение экрана . Also disadvantages include a simple design and low screen resolution .

Xiaomi Mi9

  • CPU: Snapdragon 855
  • Memory (RAM / ROM): 6 / 64-128 GB
  • , 6,39 дюймов, FHD+, HDR Display: Super AMOLED , 6.39 inches, FHD +, HDR
  • Camera (main / front): 48 + 12 + 16 MP / 20 MP
  • Battery: 3300 mAh

Price: from 25 390 rubles.

попал девайс от компании Xiaomi и не за счет своей начинки. The device from Xiaomi company got into the top flagships of smartphones and not at the expense of its filling. на хороша, но чего-то уникального не предлагает. Oh , good, but does not offer something unique. Xiaomi в том, что они искали и нашли компромисс – топовый по производительности аппарат с доступным ценником. The Xiaomi chip is that they were looking for and found a compromise - a top - end device with an affordable price tag. OnePlus , но разница 15 тысяч. The closest of the OnePlus competitors presented above , but the difference is 15 thousand. ереплата во многом за то, что многим пользователям совершенно не нужно. Overpayment is largely due to the fact that many users do not need it at all. The calculation turned out to be correct - the first batch “left” in 53 seconds.

( выдает очень приятный и громкий звук ) . Visually, the phone is simple - smooth forms, protected glass, a drop-shaped cut-out, a tiny speaker in the form of a slot ( produces a very pleasant and loud sound ) . пальцев спрятали в экран. The finger sensor was hidden in the screen. ставили индикатор уведомлений и ИК-порт. They set a notification indicator and an infrared port. There is no headphone jack.

SuperAMOLED с поддержкой HDR и разрешением FHD + . Screen - SuperAMOLED with HDR support and FHD + resolution . е девайс выживает 10 часов в играх и 20 в фильмах при максимальной яркости. With a small battery, the e- device survives 10 hours in games and 20 in films at maximum brightness. , е сть беспроводна я зарядка. The power supply from the kit charges the battery in 1.5 hours , if it is wireless charging. проблем нет . There are no problems with performance . DxOMark , но позже вышли все перечисленные выше конкуренты и каждый обогнал Mi 9 . About the camera, it should be said that at the time of the release, it became the second in the photo and the first in the video according to the DxOMark version , but later all the competitors listed above came out and each overtook Mi 9 . днако, это не делает камеру плохой – для своего ценника она снимает отлично. However, this does not make the camera bad - for its price tag, it shoots perfectly.

невысокое разрешение, не всегда корректная работа NFC , наличие рекламы. Cons of the phone - unpretentious design, low resolution, not always the correct operation of NFC , the presence of advertising.