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Best OnePlus phones 2022

It started as a small outfit catering to enthusiasts back in 2014, and OnePlus is now a major player that sells over ten million phones a year. Things have changed in the last 18 months as OnePlus became a subsidiary of OPPO, but the manufacturer continues to deliver flagships and value-focused phones that hold their own against the likes of Samsung and Google. 

These are the best OnePlus phones in 2022

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The best OnePlus phone right now is the OnePlus 10 Pro. You get everything you need in an Android flagship, including the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset with mmWave 5G, outstanding cameras, sublime 120Hz AMOLED panel, and bloat-free software that's a delight to use. There's also 80W wired charging and 50W wireless charging, stereo sound, and bloat-free software. In short, it is among the best Android phones you can get right now.

If you need the best value, I'd suggest going with the OnePlus 10T. The device delivers better battery life, and while it misses out on some extras, it is a good all-round device. And if you want a budget-focused option, the Nord 2T continues to be my choice. 

If you're looking for a more budget-focused phone, the Nord N20 is a good choice in the U.S. The phone has reliable hardware with 5G connectivity and a decent 64MP camera at the back, and it offers a lot of value. 

The Nord 2 offers many of the same features as the OnePlus 9 for a little less money, but at the cost of cameras and build quality. With OnePlus starting to roll out phones faster than ever before, you don't have to wait too long before a new model shows up.

Harish Jonnalagadda
Senior Editor - Asia

Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia at Android Central. He leads the site's coverage of Chinese phone brands, contributing to reviews, features, and buying guides. He also writes about storage servers, audio products, and the semiconductor industry. Contact him on Twitter at @chunkynerd.