The best smartphones between 600 and 800 euros

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The segment between 600 and 800 euros is made up of the so-called top of the range. We are talking about smartphones that come with a very high level technical data sheet and almost do not ask for renunciations. They are complete devices with attention to the smallest details. Xiaomi has also recently joined this price range, making the long-awaited leap in quality.

The devices included in this list all ensure excellent performance. There is not one that prevails over the other. The final choice, here more than in other segments, depends on the needs, tastes and attachment to the brand of each individual user. In this article, therefore, we will guide you towards the purchase by selecting those that - in our opinion - are the best smartphones of the moment between 600 and 800 euros. The list will be constantly updated as the various producers present the new proposals.



If you are looking for something cheaper, we invite you to consult the guides created ad hoc:

  • the best smartphones under 100 euros
  • the best smartphones between 100 and 150 euros
  • the best smartphones between 150 and 200 euros
  • the best smartphones between 200 and 250 euros
  • the best smartphones between 250 and 300 euros
  • the best smartphones between 300 and 350 euros
  • the best smartphones between 500 and 600 euros

If, on the other hand, you have no budget limits and are looking for the device that suits your needs, you can read the attainable guide.

iPhone 11

iPhone 11 is the product suitable for a good part of users who want an iOS smartphone. With this device, Apple has decided to lower the starting price base. Arrived in at 839 euros, it is possible to buy it on Amazon for just under 800 euros. The user experience is similar to that offered by the more expensive iPhone 11 Pro older brother. The front is occupied by a display IPS LCD from 6,1 inches with a resolution of 828 x 1792 pixels. The shell is made entirely of glass, available in different colors.



The square photo module houses a double camera (12 MP + 12 MP), while the front one is housed in the large notch where there are all the sensors necessary to operate the Face ID. The processor is the recent A13 Bionic with 4 GB of RAM and internal memory from 64 GB can not be expanded. For this, the advice is to buy at least the 128 GB version, available for 20 euros more. Good autonomy ensured by the 3.110 mAh battery. The software part is obviously entrusted to iOS 13 with all the advantages we know.

  • Display: 6,1 inch IPS LCD, 828 x 1792, 19,5: 9
  • Processor: A13 Bionic
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 64 GB
  • Rear camera: 12 MP (f / 1.8) + 12 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Front Camera: 12 Megapixel (f/2.2)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi ax dual-band, GPS A-GLONASS QZSS GALILEO, NFC
  • Battery: 3.110 mAh, charging with Lightning
  • Operating system: iOS 13

»Click here to buy iPhone 11 from Amazon 

Xiaomi Mi 10

Mi 10 officially marks Xiaomi's entry into the high-end of the smartphone market. It is a complete smartphone capable of ensuring excellent performance. The processor is Qualcomm's Snapdragon 865 with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory. In addition, this device has a particular cooling system that automatically regulates the temperature.


The display is a 6,67-inch AMOLED with 90Hz refresh rate and curved edges. The 20 MP front camera sits in a hole on the screen. Five rear cameras (108 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP). Autonomy is guaranteed by a 4.780 mAh battery. Mi 10 is a 5G smartphone. There is also the Pro variant, sold at higher figures that offers two telephoto lenses, one 8 Megapixel and one 12 Megapixel. By purchasing Mi 10 you will get the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 as a gift.


  • Display: 6,67 inch AMOLED, 1080 x 2340, 19,5: 9, 90 Hz
  • Processor: Snapdragon 865
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 108 MP (f / 1.7) + 13 MP (f / 2.2) + 2 MP (f / 2.4) + 2 MP (f / 2.4)
  • Front Camera: 20 MP (f / 2.0)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi ax dual-band, WiFi 6, GPS A-GLONASS BDS GALILEO, QZSS, NFC, Dual-SIM, 5G
  • Battery: 4.780 mAh, Type-C (fast, reverse and wireless charging)
  • Operating system: Android 10 with MIUI 11
  • IP certification: No

»Click here to buy Xiaomi Mi 10 from Amazon 

Huawei P40

Huawei's P40 series is undoubtedly the most discussed of the last period. The reason? The lack of Google applications and services, such as Maps, Gmail, YouTube, in favor of the Chinese giant's App Gallery. If the services of Big-G are not essential for you (we invite you to read the review of the Pro model to understand what are the solutions available in the absence of the Play Store), you can seriously consider purchasing the new P40: a smartphone that has little to envy to its older brother.


The processor is the Kirin 990 5G coupled with 8 GB of RAM, the same hardware platform as the foldable Mate XS (which however costs 2.599 euros). The internal memory is 128 GB, while the front is occupied by one 6,1-inch OLED screen with hole for the two front cameras (32 MP + TOF). Three cameras on the rear: 50MP main + 16MP wide angle + 8MP telephoto lens. Everything is powered by a 3.800mAh battery. There is support for 5G. The 3,5mm audio jack is missing. By purchasing it by May 4, you will get the Huawei Watch GT 2 smartwatch as a gift.


  • Display: 6,1 inch AMOLED, 1080 x 2340, 19,5: 9
  • Processor: Kirin 990 5G
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 50 MP (f / 1.9) + 8 MP (f / 2.2) + 16 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Front Camera: 32 MP (f / 2.0) + IR TOF
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi ax dual-band, GPS A-GLONASS BDS GALILEO, QZSS, NavIC, NFC, Dual-SIM, 5G
  • Battery: 3.800 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 AOSP con EMUI 10.1

»Click here to buy the Huawei P40 from Amazon 

Samsung Galaxy S20

Galaxy S20 is the new Samsung smartphone. It shares much of the spec sheet of the older brother S20 + sold at higher figures. The AMOLED display has a 6,2-inch diagonal with QHD + resolution, 120 Hz refresh rate and support for the HDR10 + standard. In short, a high quality screen. Under the body, a 4.000 mAh battery with fast and wireless charging.

On the back, we find a 12 Megapixel f / 2.2 main sensor paired with a second 12 Megapixel f / 1.8 sensor (wide angle, OIS) and a third 64 Megapixel f / 2.0 sensor (OIS, telephoto). The front camera is 10 Megapixel. Galaxy S20 arrives with Android 10 already on board with Samsung's One UI. The model we propose is the 4G version with 128 GB of expandable internal memory. However, there is a 5G variant, which can be purchased.

  • Display: 6,2 pollici Dynamic AMOLED, 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9
  • Processor: Exynos 990
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: Expandable 128 GB
  • Rear camera: 12 MP (f / 1.8) + 64 MP (f / 2.0) + 12 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Front Camera: 10 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi ax dual-band, GPS A-GLONASS BDS GALILEO, QZSS, NFC, Dual-SIM, radio FM
  • Battery: 4.000 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 with One UI 2

»Click here to buy Samsung Galaxy S20 4G from Amazon 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10

It is the smartphone devoted to productivity par excellence. The strong point of the Galaxy Note 10, like the whole series, is the integrated stylus. The S-Pen ensures a user experience that no other device on the market is currently able to offer. Thanks to a special Microsoft agreement, it offers an incredible integration with computers very similar to that seen between iPhone and Mac. There is also support for Samsung DeX: you connect an external monitor and you have access to a desktop environment based on Android .

Turn your attention elsewhere if you are looking for maneuverability. It is a phablet that can count on a large 6,3-inch Dynamic AMOLED display. In the center, a hole for the 10 MP camera. On the back of the Note 10 there are three sensors (12MP + 16MP + 12MP). Complete connectivity that also enjoys dual-SIM support. However, there is no memory expansion but there are 256 GB available. Arrived on the market at 979 euros, it is now available for less than 700 euros.

  • Display: 6,3-inch Dynamic AMOLED, 1080 x 2280, 19: 9
  • Processor: Exynos 9825
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 256 GB can not be expanded
  • Rear camera: 12 MP (f / 1.5) + 12 MP (f / 2.1) + 16 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Front Camera: 10 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi ax dual-band, GPS A-GLONASS BDS GALILEO, NFC, Dual-SIM, S-Pen
  • Battery: 3.500 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 with One UI 2

»Click here to buy Samsung Galaxy Note 10 from Amazon

OnePlus 8

OnePlus 8 is the new smartphone announced by the Chinese manufacturer. The Snapdragon 865 combined with 8 Gigabytes of RAM and 128 Gigabytes of internal memory ensures top-level performance. The Qualcomm processor also carries the modem 5G which thus makes the device compatible with the new network standard.

OnePlus 8 enjoys a 6,55-inch Fluid AMOLED display with 1.080 x 2.400 pixel resolution, curved edges and 20: 9 aspect ratio. There is a hole for the front camera. The refresh rate is 90 Hz, while the biometric sensor is placed under the panel. On the average the rear photographic sector: 48 Megapixel main sensor, a 2 Megapixel sensor for macros (f / 2.4) and a 16 Megapixel wide angle (f / 2.2, 116 °).

  • Display: 6,55-inch Fluid AMOLED, 2400 x 1080, 19: 9
  • Processor: Snapdragon 865
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB can not be expanded
  • Rear camera: 48 MP (f / 1.75) + 2 MP (f / 2.4) + 16 MP (f / 2.2)
  • Front Camera: 16 MP (f / 2.0)
  • Connectivity : Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi ax, Wi-Fi 6, GPS A-GLONASS GALILEO Beidou, NFC, Dual-SIM, 5G
  • Battery: 4.300 mAh, charging with Type-C
  • Operating system: Android 10 with OxygenOS 10

»Click here to buy OnePlus 8 from Amazon


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