Best Samsung phone in 2024: from the Galaxy S23 Ultra to the Z Fold 4

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What's the best Samsung phone? That depends on what you're looking for. If you want a device with high specs to rival the latest iPhone, then the latest S23 range won't disappoint. Alternatively, if you just want a cheap and functional handset, Samsung does some great basic models. In this guide, we'll compare all of the best Samsung phones to help you find the right one for you.

At the premium end, the best Samsung phone right now is the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, with fantastic cameras and top build quality. The Samsung Galaxy A54 5G is more affordable, while the Galaxy Z Fold 4 is one of the best fold phones.

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Lauren Scott
Freelance contributor/former Managing Editor

Lauren is a writer, reviewer, and photographer with ten years of experience in the camera industry. She's the former Managing Editor of Digital Camera World, and previously served as Editor of Digital Photographer magazine, Technique editor for PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, and Deputy Editor of our sister publication, Digital Camera Magazine. An experienced journalist and freelance photographer, Lauren also has bylines at Tech Radar,, Canon Europe, PCGamesN, T3, Stuff, and British Airways' in-flight magazine (among others). When she's not testing gear for DCW, she's probably in the kitchen testing yet another new curry recipe or walking in the Cotswolds with her Flat-coated Retriever.

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