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BEST OF THE BEST

If you’re looking for the very best tech available today, you’ve definitely come to the right place.

Best of the Best is the most useful gadgetbuying guide you will ever encounter. To create it, we’ve extensively tested the best tech the world has to offer, to bring you rock-solid recommendations for your home life, daily commute and the tech you use all the time.

In 54 different categories, we’ve chosen the top four products, so you can choose one that’s just the right mix of features and budget for what you need. These rankings come from real testing by our team of experts – they’re the products we’d choose for ourselves, and we can’t recommend any higher than that.

Look for the links above each category that take you to the same list (plus more beyond the top four, and many more categories) at T3.com, where our price comparison system shows you the current best deals for every product.

SMARTPHONES

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SAMSUNG GALAXY S10+

From £899, samsung.com/uk

A premium build, incredible Infinity-O screen with HDR10+, brilliant rear triple camera system and blazing performance in Samsung’s slick new One UI make this the Android king.

APPLE IPHONE XS/XS MAX

From £999, apple.com/uk

The phenomenal speed, hyperpremium build quality, fantastic camera and gorgeous HDR screen with Dolby Vision combine to create a truly brilliant phone.

HUAWEI P30 PRO

From £899, huawei.com

A revolutionary 5x optical zoom (with 10x lossless hybrid zoom) meets a 6.47-inch OLED screen, big battery, and ultra-fast processor for one of the smartest Android phones available.

ONEPLUS 7 PRO

From £649, oneplus.com/uk

With a world-first in screen tech and the fastest wired charging you’ll find, this is an ambitious phone, designed to prove that OnePlus can make higher-end flagships as well as mid-range marvels.

CHEAP SMARTPHONES

Find the lowest prices at: t3.com/bestcheapphone

SAMSUNG GALAXY S10E

From £669, samsung.com/uk

The modestly sized and pocket-friendly 5.8-inch screen on the S10e is a breath of fresh air. With Samsung’s impeccable levels of fit and finish, great software and top specs, it’s a deal.

HONOR PLAY

From £279, hihonor.com

Pitched as a gaming phone, but it’s just an all-round brilliant Android phone that’s a stone-cold bargain. It has a high-end processor, 6.3-inch screen, good rear cameras, and a fantastic design.

ONEPLUS 6

From £469, oneplus.com/uk

Still on sale, and incredibly good value if you prize speed and style over things like wireless charging. The Silk White variant remains one of the most beautiful finishes we’ve seen.

SAMSUNG GALAXY A9

£279, samsung.com/uk

The star of the show here is the rearmounted quadruple camera system, with ultra-wide and tele lenses, matched with a solid CPU, generous RAM and a decent battery too. Properly excellent.

SMARTWATCHES

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APPLE WATCH SERIES 4

From £389, apple.com/uk

This truly straddles the line between tech and fashion; it’s not just the bestlooking smartwatch, but its plethora of health and fitness features, plus strong app options, make it the most useful.

SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH ACTIVE

From £279, samsung.com

Sleek and powerful, this is the best smartwatch for Android users. The screen and design are on par with the Apple Watch, while a collection of new watch faces give it a modern edge.

SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH

From £239, samsung.com/uk

The circular screen with innovative rotating bezel is the best way to control a smartwatch, and the slick Tizen software is easy to use. It looks good too, and a battery life of up to six days is ace.

FOSSIL SPORT

From £186, fossil.com/uk

Fossil’s fourth generation of smartwatches serves up what’s probably the best Wear OS smartwatch available to buy today. Capable and wearable, with good app support.

HYBRID SMARTWATCHES

Find the lowest prices at: t3.com/besthybrid

WITHINGS STEEL HR SPORT

£190, withings.com

Featuring a heart-rate monitor and the ability to track 30 different exercises, this is ideal for fitness fanatics. It’s water resistant to 50 metres, and the battery lasts around 25 days.

MONDAINE HELVETICA 1

£195, mondaine.com

Mondaine is most famous for producing watches which resemble its classic Swiss Railways clock, but the Helvetica range is different. It includes activity and sleep tracking.

KRONABY SEKEL

£445, kronaby.com

Looking for more than a pedometer? The Sekel vibrates to alert you to notifications on your phone, and there’s a button which can be programmed with IFTTT to do loads.

GARMIN VIVOMOVE HR PREMIUM

£170, garmin.com

This hybrid has key features like heart-rate monitoring, the ability to estimate your VO2 Max, as well as wellness tools that suggest you take a moment to breathe when showing stress.

WATCHES

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TAG HEUER AUTAVIA

£4,250, tagheuer.com

Part of TAG’s Heritage range, the Autavia was favoured by

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