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Due an upgrade? Don't agree to anything until you've seen our list of the best new phones coming in 2017. We've rounded up the best new Android phones, best new iPhones and best new Windows phones, including the best new Samsung phones, best new Sony phones, best new HTC phones, best new LG phones, and others. Plus what are the best new phones out now?

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  • Apple iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus
  • HTC 11
  • LG G6
  • Microsoft Surface Phone
  • Nokia Android phone
  • OnePlus 4
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  • Samsung Galaxy S8 & S8 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy X
  • Sony Xperia Z6
  • Xiaomi Mi6
  • Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus
  • Google Pixel & Pixel XL
  • HTC 10
  • Huawei P9
  • LG G5
  • LG V20
  • Moto Z
  • OnePlus 3T
  • Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 edge
  • Sony Xperia XZ
  • Xiaomi Mi Mix
  • Xiaomi Mi Note 2
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Best new phones 2017: Highlights

  1. Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus
  2. Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus
  3. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  4. Samsung Galaxy X
  5. Xiaomi Mi6
  6. LG G6
  7. HTC 11
  8. OnePlus 4
  9. Nokia Android phone

The best phones of 2017 will offer faster performance and longer battery life, thanks to the new Snapdragon 835 chip for which headline performance figures include 25 percent faster graphics rendering and half the power consumption compared to the Snapdragon 801. It’s also got 20 percent extra performance vs the Snapdragon 820, according to Qualcomm. You can expect this processor to be paired with at least 4- but potentially as much as 8GB of RAM, a minimum amount of 32GB of storage, large Quad-HD screens and class-leading cameras.

Best new phones 2017: Apple iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8 UK release date: September 2017

Apple is set to go big on the iPhone's 10th anniversary, which could go some way to make up for this year's relatively minor upgrade. A combination of design and hardware changes should make the iPhone 8 the most radical new iPhone to date.

The iPhone 8 could be the iPhone with which Jony Ive finally gets his own way: an iPhone that resembles a single sheet of glass with an edge-to-edge OLED screen. According to an Apple supplier, at least one of the company's new iPhones for 2017 will have a glass body. The TouchID scanner is thought to be hidden within the glass, while the physical Home button will be gone.

Other rumours suggest the iPhone 8 will feature wireless charging for the first time, and possible biometric features such as facial recognition or iris scanning. It'll run the Apple A11 processor and motion co-processor, and be devilishly fast.

One iPhone we won't see in 2017 is an upgrade to the iPhone SE, which Apple allegedly fears may hurt its iPhone 7 sales.

Click here for more iPhone 8 rumours.

(Image via ConceptsiPhone.)

Also see: Best Phone Deals

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Best new phones 2017: Highlights

  1. Apple iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus
  2. Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus
  3. Samsung Galaxy Note 8
  4. Samsung Galaxy X
  5. Xiaomi Mi6
  6. LG G6
  7. HTC 11
  8. OnePlus 4
  9. Nokia Android phone

The best phones of 2017 will offer faster performance and longer battery life, thanks to the new Snapdragon 835 chip for which headline performance figures include 25 percent faster graphics rendering and half the power consumption compared to the Snapdragon 801. It’s also got 20 percent extra performance vs the Snapdragon 820, according to Qualcomm. You can expect this processor to be paired with at least 4- but potentially as much as 8GB of RAM, a minimum amount of 32GB of storage, large Quad-HD screens and class-leading cameras.

Best new phones 2017: Apple iPhone 8 & iPhone 8 Plus

iPhone 8 UK release date: September 2017

Apple is set to go big on the iPhone's 10th anniversary, which could go some way to make up for this year's relatively minor upgrade. A combination of design and hardware changes should make the iPhone 8 the most radical new iPhone to date.

The iPhone 8 could be the iPhone with which Jony Ive finally gets his own way: an iPhone that resembles a single sheet of glass with an edge-to-edge OLED screen. According to an Apple supplier, at least one of the company's new iPhones for 2017 will have a glass body. The TouchID scanner is thought to be hidden within the glass, while the physical Home button will be gone.

Other rumours suggest the iPhone 8 will feature wireless charging for the first time, and possible biometric features such as facial recognition or iris scanning. It'll run the Apple A11 processor and motion co-processor, and be devilishly fast.

One iPhone we won't see in 2017 is an upgrade to the iPhone SE, which Apple allegedly fears may hurt its iPhone 7 sales.

Click here for more iPhone 8 rumours.

(Image via ConceptsiPhone.)

Also see: Best Phone Deals

Best new phones 2017: HTC 11

HTC 11 UK release date: April 2017

HTC has launched its new phones at MWC in recent years, but skipped the show in 2016 and held its own event to unveil the HTC 10 (pictured). We expect its successor to be unveiled at MWC in February and onsale in March 2017 with the upgrades you'd expect: a faster processor, more RAM and - hopefully - better battery life.  Also see: How to watch HTC January event live - HTC Desire U incoming

An early leak suggests HTC is about to reverse its fortunes with the HTC 11 - if you thought the last two HTC flagships were a little boring, prepare to be blown away by the HTC 11. If true, it will have a Snapdragon 835 processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, a higher-capacity battery with Quick Charge 4.0 and a 5.5in Quad-HD screen. That's a very high-end spec, so we'd guess that the standard model would have less RAM and storage.

You can read more rumours on the HTC 11 here.

Best new phones 2017: LG G6

LG G6 UK release date: 26 February 2017 announcement, 10 March 2017 onsale (TBC)

LG is rumoured to ditch its modular design for the G6 and potentially adopt a new glass front and rear. In common with the Samsung Galaxy S-series with which it competes it is likely to feature fast wireless charging and see a processor and graphics bump to ready the phone for VR.

One of the most interesting rumours about the LG G6 is that it will feature a new type of iris scanner that uses the same sensor as the phone's front camera, a space- and cost-saving measure that is made possible through use of a special filter.

Read more about the LG G6 here.

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Best new phones 2017: Microsoft Surface Phone

Microsoft Surface Phone UK release date: TBC

Surface Phone rumours have been few and far between, leading some to think it's nothing more than a myth. But it was recently revealed by Wired that Microsoft Corporate VP Panos Panay has been working on a prototype of a new phone. 

Should it truly exist, the Surface Phone is expected to arrive in 2016, with a 5.5in Quad-HD AMOLED display, 4GB of RAM, 64- and 128GB storage options (with microSD support), a 64-bit Intel processor and 21Mp rear- and 8Mp front cameras. The Surface Phone could also get a Surface Pen and a USB-C port.

Microsoft is expected to hold an event in early 2017 to unveil its updated Surface Pro 5, so this is the next possible release date for the Surface Phone.

Best new phones 2017: Nokia Android phone

Nokia Android phone UK release date: Expected at MWC 2017 (late-February)

Nokia used to be the biggest and best-known mobile phone manufacturer, but in 2011 it made the fatal mistake of agreeing to produce only Windows phones. Fast-forward to 2014 and Nokia as we knew it was dead. But now Nokia is getting back into the mobile phone game, with the China-only Nokia 6 running Android announced in January.

The Nokia 6, which features a series 6000 aluminium body, 5.5in full-HD screen, Snapdragon 430, Adreno 505, 4GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 64GB of storage and a 3,000mAh battery, isn't coming to the UK. But fret not, because the Nokia 6 is the first of many Android phones, some of which will be available globally.

We know Nokia is launching new phones at MWC 2017, which will be held at the end of February, but we're not sure exactly which ones. Rumours are flying around of a Nokia 8, but we could also see a global launch for the Nokia 6.

Click here for more Nokia Android phone rumours.

Best new phones 2017: OnePlus 4

OnePlus 4 UK release date: June 2017 (TBC)

OnePlus has just announced its OnePlus 3T, which is an upgraded version of the OnePlus 3 with a processor and battery boost, plus a new selfie camera. It's an improvement sure, but OnePlus 3 fans won't be in a rush to upgrade.

More exciting for OnePlus fans, then, will be the OnePlus 4 expected in May/June 2017. Rather than the Snapdragon 821 this phone will likely get the Snapdragon 835. We could also see the 5.5in full-HD display upgraded to a Quad-HD model.

Other rumours suggest the OnePlus 4 will come with 8GB of RAM, a 21- or 23Mp camera and a 3,500- to 4,000mAh battery with Dash Charge. One thing we're sure of is that it will run OxygenOS, a custom UI that will be based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Read more OnePlus 4 rumours here.

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Best new phones 2017: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 UK release date: August 2017 (TBC)

Following the Note 7 problems there are a lot of whispers about Samsung at the moment. The failure of the Note 7 has badly bruised its reputation, and it's hurt its bottom line. Some say it will look to mend its reputation by announcing the Note 8 in February 2017 alongside the Galaxy S8, while others say it will drop its Note line altogether. Samsung thinks differently, and it isn't about to give up on its second annual cash cow just yet. We'd expect to see the Note 8 in August 2017.

Surefire specs include a 5.7in Quad-HD or SuperAMOLED screen with S Pen support, a powerful processor and RAM combo capable of the very best mobile VR experience, a dual camera, waterproofing and more.

Read more about the Galaxy Note 8 here.

Best new phones 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8 & Galaxy S8 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 UK release date: 26 February 2017 announcement, 18 April 2017 onsale (TBC)

Samsung traditionally holds an Unpacked event in which it unveils its new S-series flagship the day before MWC. In 2017 this tradeshow runs from 27 February to 2 March, so we expect to see a new Galaxy S8 on Sunday 26 February 2017. There are rumours that Samsung will instead announce the phone in a separate Unpacked event in March, but either way the Galaxy S8 is apparently set to go on sale on 18 April.

For its now-discontinued Galaxy Note 7 Samsung merged its 'Edge' and standard models, so perhaps we'll see the same with the merging of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge. We think there will still be two Galaxy S8 models, but it will only be the size differentiating their screens. In which case the S8 edge might instead be known as the S8 Plus, or similar. In any case you should expect more of the same metal and glass front/back design it introduced last year in the S6 and in 2016 has extended to the A-series.

A big change in the design, though, is likely to be the loss of the Home button, with the fingerprint scanner built into the now 'bezel-less' (at least on three edges) screen. The headphone jack could go too, with Samsung expected to favour USB-C for digital audio.

When it arrives, you can expect the S8 to be the fastest phone money can buy, with a top-of-the-range processor and 6GB (or even 8GB) of RAM. There will more than likely be a super-high-resolution 5.1in screen - Samsung may even move up from Quad-HD to Ultra-HD, which is all the more likely given the importance being placed on VR in Android Nougat, which this phone will run - although there are rumours we could see a larger 5.5in or even 5.7in panel.

Now that Samsung has discontinued its Note 7, it's going to want to make the Galaxy S8 an absolute belter to mend its reputation.

Read more rumours on the Galaxy S8 here.

Best new phones 2017: Samsung Galaxy X

Samsung Galaxy X release date: Q3 2017 (TBC)

The bendable phone will finally be a reality in 2017 if rumours are to be believed. Samsung is allegedly going to ship 100,000 units of its Galaxy X fold-out phone in the third quarter of this year, though expect it to be expensive.

The Galaxy X, previously known as Project Valley, is thought to be a smartphone with a dual-screen (one on each side) that folds out to reveal a 7in tablet. An 8in tablet that folds up into a 5in phone has also been rumoured.

Key specs are said to include a 4K screen, the latest Snapdragon 835 processor, and dual-cameras.

Read more Samsung Galaxy X rumours here.

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Best new phones 2017: Sony Xperia Z6

Sony Xperia Z6 UK release date: TBC

Sony neglected to announce the Sony Xperia Z6 at MWC 2016, instead revealing a new Xperia X family comprising the Sony Xperia X and Sony Xperia XA. But this doesn't mean the Sony Xperia Z6 is dead: never say never, says the company, which has since clarified that it isn't ruling out the possibility at some point in the future.

You can read the latest rumours on the Sony Xperia Z6 here. 

Best new phones 2017: Xiaomi Mi6

Xiaomi Mi6 release date: Late-February 2017 (March 2017 onsale)

The Mi6, successor to the Xiaomi Mi5 and Mi5s is expected to be announced at MWC in February. The phone is tipped to come in three versions, with the entry-level running MediaTek's latest deca-core Helio X30 chip, and the two higher devices running Qualcomm's brand-new octa-core Snapdragon 835, also expected to appear in the Galaxy S8, HTC 11, LG G6 and OnePlus 4.

We could see a new dual camera on the rear, and if rumours are to be believed the fingerprint scanner could be replaced with a retina scanner. The highest model in the range is thought to come with a dual-curved-edge screen, though all three have been tipped to fit Quad-HD OLED panels. If true, this will be the first time we've seen 2K screens on a Xiaomi phone.

Click here for more Xiaomi Mi6 rumours.

Now we'll take a look at some of the best phones that went on sale in 2016.

Best new phones 2016: Apple iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7 UK release date: 7 September 2016 (launch), 16 September (on sale)

The cat is finally out the bag, and Apple has unveiled its iPhone 7 to the world. There are some welcome changes in the new iPhone, for example the new stereo speakers and IP67 waterproofing, as well as the faster performance available from the Apple A10 Fusion processor. However, the much rumoured dual-lens camera made its way only to the iPhone 7 Plus (see the next slide).

We're less pleased by the loss of the headphone jack (you now need to use a pair of Lightning-connected headphones or use the adaptor supplied in the box with your old ones). And what sounded fantastic at the launch event - that Apple would keep the iPhone 7 at the same price as the iPhone 6s but with double the storage capacity - turned out to be true only in the US. In the UK the entry-level iPhone 7 is £60 more expensive than was the 16GB iPhone 6s, and the price gap increases for the other models.

With previous iPhone launches the Plus model has always been simply a larger version of the standard iPhone, but with a larger, higher-resolution screen and a bigger battery. That's still the case, although with the iPhone 7 Plus you also get a second camera at the rear, with a 56mm telephoto lens. This allows it to feature a 2x optical zoom.

Read more about the iPhone 7 here.

Read more about the iPhone 7 Plus here.

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Best new phones 2016: Google Pixel and Pixel XL 

New Nexus phones UK release date: 4 October 2016 (launch), 20 October 2016 (on sale)

The first phones 'Made by Google' (and actually made by HTC, but we won't worry about the details) are the new Google Pixel and Pixel XL. The Pixel XL will be especially interesting now that Samsung has discontinued its Galaxy Note 7 after it was unable to rectify the battery issues.

The Pixel and Pixel XL are in many respects the same phone, with a larger, higher-resolution screen, a higher-capacity battery and the price tag separating the two. 

Headline features include the new Google Assistant, which allows for natural dialogue between Google and a user to get the information they need, a 12.3Mp camera that has won the highest ever rating from DXOMark Mobile and is supported by unlimited cloud storage for your original resolution (even 4K) video and photos, support for VR built-in and the new Google Duo video-calling app. 

Read more about the Google Pixel and Pixel XL here.

Best new phones 2016: HTC 10

HTC 10 UK release date: May 2016

HTC on 12 April unveiled its HTC 10, successor to the HTC One M9. It continues to major on sound, but the BoomSound stereo speaker setup looks a little different at the front, with the tweeter at the top and woofer on the bottom edge of the phone.

In common with the LG G5 it's a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820-powered smartphone with 4GB of RAM, but it's slightly faster-clocked at 2.2GHz. HTC has also upgraded the screen to a 5.2in Quad-HD Super LCD 5 screen, and implemented a fingerprint scanner.

The HTC 10 is priced in line with the Galaxy S7 at £569, and available to buy now.

Read our HTC 10 review here.

Best new phones 2016: Huawei P9

On 6 April Huawei unveiled its new flagship P9 alongside a P9 Plus. You can re-live the launch event in our Huawei P9 launch live blog.

The rumours were very much on the money, save for the naming scheme - there's no P9 Lite or P9 Max in sight. As expected, there's a new dual-camera system produced in collaboration with Leica. Unlike other dual-lens cameras, one sensor is RGB and the other monochrome. This and the new super-accurate fingerprint scanner found in the Mate 8 are highlights.

Performance is excellent with the octa-core Kirin 955 processor inside, alongside 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage (that's in the standard P9 - the P9 Plus has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage).

The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus are aluminium unibody handsets with full-HD displays - the P9 has a 5.2in IPS panel, while the Plus is fitted with a 5.5in Super AMOLED screen.

The Huawei P9 is now available to buy in the UK, while we hope the P9 Plus will be coming soon.

Read our Huawei P9 review and Huawei P9 Plus review here.

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Best new phones 2016: LG G5

It's not long since we welcomed the LG G4, but the LG G5 was announced by the company on 21 February. It's the company's first modular-design smartphone, which can be transformed into a digital camera or Hi-Fi player. It features a sleek aluminium unibody with a slide-out battery.

In common with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge the LG G5 has an always-on screen (here 5.3in), which makes it easier to check the time or notifications at a glance. Another innovative feature is the two cameras on the rear - one with an extra-wide 135-degree lens.

Key specs include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of storage (with MicroSD up to 200GB), a 2800mAh removable battery and Android Marshmallow. The G5 comes in Silver, Titan, Gold or Pink, and will be available to pre-order in March for an April release.

The LG G5 costs £529 and went on sale on 8 April 2016.

Read our LG G5 review here.

Best new phones 2016: LG V20

LG V20 UK release date: 6 September 2016 (launch), End of September (onsale - in Korea, other markets to follow)

Successor to the LG V10 (which never actually made it to the UK), the V20 is set to be LG's second flagship of the year. More importantly, it is the first phone to run Android Nougat out of the box and, as LG itself teased before the launch, has a stellar audio experience shipping with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC and B&O earphones.

As suspected, the V20 is not - like the company's LG G5 - a modular phone. However, the 3,200mAh battery is removable, which will please many users. It also supports Quick Charge 3.0 over USB-C.

It's powered by the flagship-level Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. There's 64GB of storage, plus up to 2TB expansion possible through microSD.

As before two screens feature, with a secondary always-on screen sitting above the 5.7in Quad-HD (256x1440, 513ppi) IPS Quantum Display main panel to offer alerts and notifications at a glance.

Read more about the LG V20 here.

Best new phones 2016: Moto Z

Moto Z, Moto Z Force UK release date: September 2016

It came as no surprise when Motorola announced two new phones at the Lenovo Tech World Show in early June, and it was even less surprising that they were called Moto Z rather than Moto X (although Motorola insists this is a new- rather than replacement line). But while we were expecting a new Moto Z Play and Moto Z Style, we actually got a new Moto Z and Moto Z Force. 

These are indeed the modular phones the rumours were referring to, with new 'Moto Mods'. These snap on to the back of the phone like a rear cover, attaching themselves using high-powered magnets. Moto Mods will be compatible with future Moto Z phones, too.

The first Moto Mod is the JBL SoundBoost, which turns the Moto Z into a tiny boombox. There's also the Moto Insta-Share Projector, which can create a screen of 70in, a Power Pack and Moto Shells.

The Moto Z is claimed to be the world's thinnest phone at 5.2mm, and has a metal aluminium and steel body with a 5.5in Quad-HD AMOLED screen. There's a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB of RAM and 32- or 64GB of storage. There are lots of other features too but, interestingly, no headphone jack - you'll need to use an included adaptor with the USB-C port.

The Moto Z Force is a tougher version of the same phone with a second-generation shatterproof screen, which makes it slightly thicker at 7mm. Plus there's a higher-capacity battery and a higher-specified 21Mp rear camera with laser- and phase-detection autofocus.

The Moto Z Force is available from £499.

Read more about the new Moto Z and Moto Z Force here.

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Best new phones 2016: OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T UK release date: 15 November 2016 (launch), 17 November 2016 (preorder via O2), 22 November (onsale US), 28 November (onsale UK & EU) 

OnePlus has confirmed a new OnePlus 3T phone featuring the 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 processor. The Snapdragon 821 promises a 10 percent performance boost over the Snapdragon 820, plus increased energy savings. 

The new OnePlus 3T also features a 13 percent higher-capacity battery, now at 3,400mAh and with support with Dash Charge, though it fits into the same chassis as the OnePlus 3 with no extra weight.

It's available in a new Gunmetal colour and there's a 128GB storage option, plus there are some enhancements to the camera. While the primary 16Mp Sony camera gets an EIS upgrade and new sapphire glass protection, the front 8Mp camera has been swapped out for a 16Mp Samsung fixed-focus camera.

Read more about the OnePlus 3T here.

Best new phones 2016: Samsung Galaxy S7 & Galaxy S7 Edge

Samsung has officially unveiled its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Samsung fans will be pleased to know the handsets see the return of both a MicroSD slot and waterproofing, and although it's not removable the battery has been bumped up to 3000mAh in the S7 and 3600mAh in the S7 Edge. Also see: Samsung Galaxy S7 review.

Both phones feature a Quad-HD SuperAMOLED screen - the S7 at 5.1in and the Edge at 5.5in - and these feature new always-on (except when it's in your pocket or at night) technology, making it easier to check the time or read notifications at a glance.

Inside these Android Marshmallow phones you'll find either the Exynos 8890 or Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, depending on the market. You'll also get 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Also see: Samsung Galaxy S7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

The camera has been downgraded to 12Mp, but larger pixels and a f/1.7 aperture will allow it to receive 95 percent more light. This is also seen at the front for the 5Mp selfie camera, and Samsung says the S7 is the first phone with a Dual Pixel sensor.

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are available to buy at £569 and £639 respectively from Samsung, and are also available from UK mobile operators. See best Galaxy S7 deals

Read our Samsung Galaxy S7 review and Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review here.

Best new phones 2016: Sony Xperia XZ

Sony Xperia XZ UK release date: Early October 2016

Sony unveiled a new model in its X-series at September's IFA tradeshow, known as the Sony Xperia XZ. It's got a monster 23Mp camera at the back, and flagship-level specs such as the Snapdragon 820 chip, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Sony also claims of bettery battery life and new adaptive fast charging.

The Xperia XZ boasts a 5.2in screen surrounded by a metal casing available in a range of colours: Forest Blue, Mineral Black and Platinum. Its edges are curved in what Sony calls a "Loop Surface" designed to make the phone appear seamless and fit comfortably in your hand. It's water-resistant, but not waterproof.

Read more about the Sony Xperia XZ here.

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Best new phones: Xiaomi Mi Mix

Mi Mix UK release date: Shipping from 15 December 2016

The Mi Mix is one of the most extraordinary phones we've seen in recent years, with a 6.4in edgeless display and a super-high 91.3 percent screen-to-body ratio. Given the loss of the top bezel you'll find the selfie camera at the bottom right of the phone's chin, while an ultrasonic distance sensor hides behind the display and replaces the proximity sensor. Most clever of all, rather than an earpiece you get ‘cantilever piezoelectric ceramic acoustic technology’ to transmit sound.

Other specs are decent too,with a Snapdragon 821 processor, up to 6GB of RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.0 storage.

The Mi Mix has an RRP of RMB 3499 for the 4GB of RAM, 128GB storage model, and RMB 3999 for the 6GB RAM, 256GB storage model with 18k gold trims around the camera and fingerprint sensor, though you will pay more than the straight Sterling conversion of £422.37 and £482.69.

GearBest is listing the 4GB RAM Mi Mix for £517.53 / $658.99, though it is currently on pre-order and will ship after 15 December. The 6GB RAM, 256GB, 18K model is not currently listed on the site.

Read more about the Mi Mix here.

Best new phones: Xiaomi Mi Note 2

Mi Note 2 UK release date: Shipping after 15 December 2016

The Mi Note 2 is the latest phablet flagship from Xiaomi, and this dual curved-edge screen phone couldn't come at a better time given the recent discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7. With curved glass front and back, it looks just like it.

Inside the specs are good, with a 2.35GHz Snapdragon 821 chip, up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB UFS 2.0 storage. There's a 22.56Mp rear camera and an 8Mp snapper at the front, and a 4070mAh battery with QC3 support to keep it all going. Better still the Global model supports all UK 4G bands!

The Mi Note 2 is available via GearBest. Click here for more info on the Mi Note 2.

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