Best Cell Phones [June 2021]

David & David review the best cell phones of June 2021. We test Androids and iPhones, expensive and inexpensive, and weigh the pros and cons of each phone to come up with our list.

The truth is that there’s no one “best” phone for every single person — the key is finding one that works for you and for your needs. There are a world of phones to choose from, and we’re here to help. Feel free to leave questions in the comments section below!

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1. Introduction [0:00]
2. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G [0:03]
3. Google Pixel 4a 5G [1:26]
4. iPhone 12 Pro [2:38]
5. Samsung Galaxy S21 5G [3:48]
6. iPhone 12 & iPhone 12 Mini [4:49]

📱 Learn more about the #Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2: https://www.upphone.com/compare-cell-phones/samsung-galaxy-z-fold-2-5g-price-review-deals-cost-sales/

📱 Learn more about the Google Pixel 4a 5G: https://www.upphone.com/compare-cell-phones/google-pixel-4a-5g-price-review-deals-cost-sales/

📱 Learn more about the #iPhone 12 Pro: https://www.upphone.com/compare-cell-phones/iphone-12-pro-price-review-deals-cost-sales/

📱 Learn more about the Samsung Galaxy S21: https://www.upphone.com/compare-cell-phones/samsung-galaxy-s21-5g-price-review-deals-cost-sales/

📱 Learn more about the iPhone 12: https://www.upphone.com/compare-cell-phones/iphone-12-price-review-deals-cost-sales/

📱 Learn more about the iPhone 12 Mini: https://www.upphone.com/compare-cell-phones/iphone-12-mini-price-review-deals-cost-sales/

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21 Comments

  1. Ed Kelly on June 13, 2021 at 7:08 pm

    “Unlike An iPhone, it still works when you fold it in half” I split my drink out



  2. Lisa Gatchett on June 13, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    You guys are the best! Love your videos and the content. I always learn something new.



  3. Patricia on June 13, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    The prices are outrageous regardless of the phone. Once the battery wears out what like in 2 years or so what’s the use you gotta get a new phone anyway unless you can stick it out or get A new internal battery. I’ll stick with my Galaxy S20FE phone I’m happy with it For now anyway plus I got a great deal on it.



  4. Lee Kasten on June 13, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    If you buy a new phone at the Apple Store, do they do trade ins too? I have bought my Apple Watch in the Apple Store but I didn’t know what to do with my old phone. Thank you.



  5. jarcohen123 on June 13, 2021 at 7:12 pm

    Just got iPhone 12 on T-Mobile but bought at apple store and traded in for 220 my xr vs at T-Mobile 159dollars so there u go and boy the screen with hdr video on YouTube is amazing



  6. uzziel vega on June 13, 2021 at 7:13 pm

    Where are xiaomi and huawei? You guys are apple sellouts



  7. Red Dwarf on June 13, 2021 at 7:13 pm

    Nice 👍 videos



  8. Rosa on June 13, 2021 at 7:16 pm

    Samsung gang 😎🙋🏻‍♀️



  9. Jason Connolly on June 13, 2021 at 7:21 pm

    Should I upgrade from 11pro max to 12 pro max or wait for 13 pro max, as it’s coming with 120 hz refresh rate



  10. PandafanDS on June 13, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    Great info as always! Love my iPhone 12!!! ♥️



  11. Mahibul Roni on June 13, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    Samsung Galaxy S21 5G Gang!



  12. Ujjwal Roy on June 13, 2021 at 7:23 pm

    I’m iPhone user ❤️



  13. cato on June 13, 2021 at 7:26 pm

    Do I really need an iPhone 12. I was thinking the iPhone 11 is all I need



  14. Greg F on June 13, 2021 at 7:34 pm

    … and _apparently_ FaceTime is coming to Android 😀 I’m too invested in the Apple ecosystem to go back but I know lots of people who would go for a Chromebook and a decent Android if it had some of the same features as Apple after Apple EOL’s their existing old devices.



  15. K Menon Mangat on June 13, 2021 at 7:44 pm

    Pillow looks nice😁



  16. Thomas Willingham on June 13, 2021 at 7:47 pm

    Have a G20….glad I didn’t pick the iphone



  17. obwanusa on June 13, 2021 at 7:47 pm

    Just picked up a new SE from Costco, saving $40, and replacing my iPhone 6. Fine battery life, it makes and receives calls, and does a bunch of other stuff. It doesn’t fold, but it does fit into my pockets. Can’t imagine why anyone would need anything more…unless they’re caught up in all that conspicuous consumption, or are just trying to impress someone. I mean, it’s just a freaking phone!! A lot of times, I just leave it at home because…we’ll…it kind of has an answering machine built in. Imagine that….



  18. Warm sunset 62 on June 13, 2021 at 7:52 pm

    ahhhhh, the ONLY benefit for the ” others ” is that it keeps APPLE real. Yet will always buy apple. What you pay for is what you get. Apple – thank you.



  19. Jessica Walton on June 13, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    Anyone in the UK I recommend john lewis for phones as there’s sometimes discounts even on Apple and an extra year guarantee on Apple and often other brands



  20. Donnie Robertson on June 13, 2021 at 8:04 pm

    Nice job and video like always



  21. jarcohen123 on June 13, 2021 at 8:05 pm

    Also a like from me keep it up guys