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Best dual-SIM Android phones 2022

The best dual-SIM Android phones let you seamlessly use two SIM cards at the same time. Dual-SIM phones have always been popular in Asian countries, and they're now starting to gain momentum in Western markets. With a dual-SIM phone, you can still use your primary SIM and pick up a local SIM to use on the same device while traveling, negating the need to carry two phones.

These are the best dual-SIM phones right now

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These are the best dual-SIM Android phones

The best Android phones all come with a dual-SIM card slot, but because of the carrier-driven ecosystem in the U.S., phone manufacturers like Samsung disable this feature in the region. But with the rise of eSIM, you can now get dual-SIM connectivity in North America on just about any phone. 

The best choice at the moment is Samsung's Galaxy S22 Ultra. I've used a lot of phones in 2022 so far, and the S22 Ultra is my favorite by some margin. The combination of hardware along with the easy-to-use software and amazing cameras make it the best overall option. 

If you're looking for a more value-focused phone, you should take a look at the Galaxy S21 FE. It distils the best features of the S21 series in a more affordable package, and you're not missing out on anything here. And the fact that you get long-term software updates is the icing on the cake. 

Similarly, Google's Pixel 6 and Pixel 5a are viable alternatives to what Samsung is selling in the value category. And if you want a budget phone, you should take a look at POCO's X4 Pro. The phone has 5G connectivity, a massive battery, powerful internals, and delivers a fantastic overall value. 

Harish Jonnalagadda
Harish Jonnalagadda

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor covering Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone manufacturers, and writes about the semiconductor industry, storage servers, and audio products. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.