Best Sony phones in 2024: choose the best Xperia for you

Sony Xperia 5 IV: one of the best Sony phones
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The best Sony phones offer a lot of high-end flagship features, making them a strong alternative to Samsung or Apple. But which one should you choose? Unfortuantely, the way that Sony names its phones isn't particularly clear. But don't worry: in this article, we'll help you navigate the different models and identify the best Sony phones for your particular needs.

If you don't have time to read further, then just hop to number one on our list, the Sony Xperia 1 V, which is the latest and best Sony phone available today. It's pretty expensive, though, and not available in all territories, so you'll find a range of more affordable and available phones by scrolling further down our list.

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.