Buyer’s Guide to smartphones

With Apple, Google, and Oppo all launching devices in recent months, Emmet Ryan takes you through the best and most interesting smartphones on the market today

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max

Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max, price: €1,489

It didn’t get quite the fanfare of its prior two editions, but there’s still an awful lot to like about this 6.7 inch smartphone. The ceramic shield promises to be tougher than any smartphone glass, while the display is vivid and bright thanks to the super retina XDR technology within.

Apple promises an impressive 26 hours of video playback on this device between charges, while the camera package ...