It is more and more difficult to find on the market a device equipped with “Pure Android”, that is, who offers the native operating system interface without extreme customizations. Currently, most of the manufacturers apply in their models to differentiate themselves from the competition.
Currently only Google pixel Yes Android One offer what would now be this pure Android, but fortunately there are still manufacturers who barely customize the interface of their mobiles, practically offering a AOSP interface. Then we will examine the best mobiles with pure Android, or almost, that you can buy this 2021
Pixel 4 a
We start with the best mobile that offers the best android experience, and how could it be, this year it is the new Pixel 4a, the mid-range that Google launched at the end of last October on the market. Here we will have the purest Android interface designed by Google.
With an official price of 389 dollars, the Google Pixel 4a offers us a terminal with a 5.81 inch OLED display, FullHD +, the processor Snapdragon 730, 6 GB of RAM, 128 GB of internal storage, 3140 mAh battery with fast charge and one of the best cameras currently on the market.
Google Pixel 4a 14.7 cm (5.8 “) 6 GB 128 GB 4G USB Tipo C Negro Android 10.0 3140 mAh Pixel 4a, 14.7 cm (5.8”), 6 GB, 128 GB, 12 MP , Android 10.0, Negro
If you are looking for something more powerful and with the experience of Google, we have the Pixel 5, which is not officially sold in Europe but can be bought without problems for around 629 dollars in the French version of the Fnac paying very little for shipping costs.
With the Pixel 5, Google raises the bar by adding the processor Snapdragon 765G, dual rear camera, wireless charging and 5G connectivity, in addition to betting on a symmetrical design in the frames of the device.
Google Pixel 5 15.2 cm (6 “) 8 GB 128 GB SIM única 5G USB Tipo C Negro 4000 mAh Pixel 5, 15.2 cm (6”), 1080 x 2340 pixels, 8 GB, 128 GB, 12.2 MP, Negro
Nokia 8.3 5G
From there we jump to Android One, the mobiles which after the Google Pixel offer the purest Android experience, and being Nokia currently the manufacturer most committed to offering this range of devices.
We start with the Nokia 8.3 5G, its most powerful device with Snapdragon 765G, 6 GB / 64 GB or 8 GB / 128 GB expandable with microSD, 5G connectivity, four rear cameras, 45,000 mAh battery and fast charging. It was launched last December at the official price of 449 dollars but it is on sale with significant discounts.
Nokia 8.3 -Smartphone 5G 6.81 ” FHD + (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM, Quad Camera, 64MP + 12MP + 2MP + 2MP, 4500mAh Battery, Qualcomm Snapdrago 765G), Blue
One level below, and for less than 200 dollars, we have the Nokia 5.4, a mid-range Android One mobile launched in December 2020 with a 6.39-inch HD + LCD screen, Snapdragon 662 with 4/6 GB of RAM, 64/128 GB expandable with microSD, 4000 mAh battery and also four rear cameras.
Nokia 5.4 – 6.39 “HD + 5G Smartphone (4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, Quad Camera, 48MP + 2MP + 5MP + 2MP, Battery, 4000 mAh, Dual Sim, Android Q), Black
If you’re looking for an entry-level Android One, the Nokia 3.4 is one of the options. This device launched in September 2020 has a screen of 6.39 inch HD +, with processor Snapdragon 460, 3 GB / 4 GB RAM, 32 GB / 64 GB expandable with microSD, triple rear camera, 4000 mAh and without forgetting the fingerprint reader, NFC and FM radio. Its price is less than 140 dollars.
Nokia 3.4 – 6.39 ” HD + Smartphone (3 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 13MP and 15MP camera, 4000 mAh battery, Qualcomm Snapdrago 460), blue [Versión ES/PT]
Nokia has another even cheaper entry line that also launched in September of last year. For less than 120 dollars he offers us the Nokia 2.4, the most basic mobile with Android One which is practically intended for use with WhatsApp, social media and nothing else.
It has a large 6.5 inch HD + LCD display and inside the processor MediaTek Helio P22, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory that we can expand with microSD cards, includes dual rear camera, FM radio and a 4500 mAh battery. In this mobile, we lose the NFC and the fingerprint reader.
Nokia 2.4 -Smartphone 6.5 ” HD + (3 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, Cámara 13MP + 2MP, BaterÍa 4500 mAh), Charcoal [Versión ES/PT]
Moto G 5G Plus
Now we turn to manufacturers who they don’t offer extreme layers of customization, thus offering very little experience in which there are only small changes and additions. We start with Motorola.
Its current flagship is the Moto G 5G Plus, a 6.7-inch Full HD + device with the processor. Snapdragon 765, 6 GB of RAM, four rear cameras, dual front camera, side fingerprint reader Yes 5G connectivity. It was announced in November 2020 and its official price is 329 dollars.
Motorola Moto G 5G Plus – 6.7 “Smartphone (5G FHD +, Snapdragon SD765 processor, 4 cameras 48 MP, 5000 mAH battery, Dual SIM, 6/128 GB, Android 10), blue [Versión ES/PT]
Motorola Moto G9 Plus
Announced last September, with the Moto G9 Plus, the manufacturer is betting on a 6.8-inch Full HD + device, the Snapdragon 730G processor, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, a huge battery of 5000 mAh capacity, four rear cameras and side fingerprint reader. Its launch price is 219 dollars.
Motorola Moto G9 Plus – 6.81 “Max Vision FHD +, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G, 64MP Quad Camera System, 5000 mAH Dual SIM Battery, 4/128 GB, Android 10 – Color Azul
Moto E7 Plus
In its entry range we find the Moto E7 Plus whose official price is 119 dollars and also presented last September. Motorola offers us a 6.5-inch device with HD + resolution, the processor Snapdragon 460, 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of storage that we can expand, dual rear camera and fingerprint reader. Here we lose the NFC.
Motorola Moto E7 Plus – 6.5 “Max Vision HD +, Qualcomm Snapdragon 460, 48MP dual camera system, 5000 mAH battery, dual SIM, 4/64 GB, Android 10 – Color Blue [Versión ES/PT]
Sony Xperia 1 II
Now we jump to Sony, another manufacturer that tries to deliver the purest Android experience with virtually no modification. Its current high-end device is the Sony Xperia 1 II, which has an introductory price of 1199 dollars and hit the market at the end of last year.
The Xperia 1 II features a 6.5 inch 21: 9 OLED display with 4K resolution, the powerful Snapdragon 865, 8 GB of RAM, 256 GB of storage, triple rear camera and a 4000 mAh battery.
Sony Xperia 1 II – 21: 9 6.5 “mobile phone (4K HDR, 21: 9 CinemaWide, OLED, zeiss triple lens camera, 3.5mm audio jack, Android 10, unlocked, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB , IP65 / 68), Black
Sony Xperia 5 II
Another high-end manufacturer is the Sony Xperia 5 II, which has a 6.1-inch FullHD + OLED display, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, 8 GB of RAM, 128 GB of storage, triple rear camera and a 4000 mAh battery. Its launch price was 899 dollars and it also arrived at the end of 2020.
Sony Xperia 5 II – 6.1 “Smartphone (OLED HDR FHD + 21: 9 CinemaWide display, 120 Hz refresh rate, triple camera, audio jack, Android 10, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB storage, IP65 / 68 , without SIM card) Black
OnePlus Nord N10
The manufacturer OnePlus it also offers its users an experience closer to pure Android. Your personalization layer Oxygen OS It respects the AOSP interface a lot and is practically limited to adding additional features.
The OnePlus Nord N10, launched in November 2020, offers a mid-range for less than 300 dollars. It has 6.49 inch FHD + display, processor Snapdragon 690, 6 GB RAM, 128 GB internal storage, battery 4,300 mAh and four rear cameras.
OnePlus N10 Midnight Ice | 6.49 “90Hz display | 6GB RAM + 128GB storage | Quad Camera | Warp Charge 30T | Dual SIM | 5G
The OnePlus North also launched in November, raises the bet of the manufacturer by offering a Full HD + screen of 6.44 inches, a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, 8/12 GB of RAM, 128/256 GB of internal storage, 4,115 mAh battery, dual front camera, quad rear camera and 5G connectivity. Its recommended price is 449 dollars.
OnePlus NORD Phone (5G) 8 GB RAM 128 GB, Quad Camera, Dual SIM. Now with Alexa – 2 year warranty – Onix Gray
Finally, if you are looking for a top of the range with a trim price, you are looking for the OnePlus 8T. For less than 550 dollars you can buy its current flagship product which has a screen 120Hz AMOLED 6.55 inch FullHD +, processor Snapdragon 865 + X55 modem, 8/12 GB LPDDR4, 128/256 GB, 4500 mAh battery, four rear cameras, on-screen fingerprint reader and 5G connectivity. Its price starts at 549 dollars.
OnePlus 8T aquamarine green | 6.55 ”FHD + 120Hz Fluid Display | 8 GB of RAM + 128 GB of storage | Quad Camera | Warp Charge 65 W | Dual SIM | 5G | 2 years warranty