Are you a Sprint customer looking for your next phone? We understand it can be frustrating to look through the gigantic list of Sprint phones, so we’re here to help. There’s a wide selection of top-tier, mid-range and budget-friendly Sprint phones available. We’re here to help you decide which one is best suited for your lifestyle.

So without any further ado, let’s dive right in and look at the best Sprint phones, including the best Sprint Android phones as well as the iPhone models.

Editor’s note – We will be updating this list as more devices hit the market.

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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Following a successful launch of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, Samsung seemed to have a pretty good idea of what users want in a smartphone. Solid battery life, high-res screens, impressive camera performance and more were all things the company achieved with the 2016 flagships. And while the Note 7 seemed to improve even more in those areas, overheating problems caused the device to enter total recall mode.

Now we get to see what Samsung has in store for us in 2017. It should come as no surprise that the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus feature top-of-the-line specifications, great cameras and an all-new design that’s truly futuristic.

This time around, Samsung included a curved screen on both the S8 and S8 Plus, as well as a unique 18.5:9 aspect ratio that allows for a much more comfortable in-hand feel. The company even ditched its famous physical home button and included on-screen navigation keys (finally). Under the hood, these devices come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor (or Exynos 8895, depending on the region), 4 GB of RAM, 64 GB of on-board storage, and one of the latest versions of Android, 7.0 Nougat.

Samsung even launched a few extra accessories alongside the S8 that you should definitely consider checking out. The new Samsung DeX dock lets you use your S8 as a desktop computer, and there’s also a new Gear 360 camera that allows for shooting video in 4K and live streaming to YouTube. Of course, there’s also a new Galaxy S8-compatible Gear VR headset, complete with a controller for easier navigation.

All in all, the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus are two of the most promising smartphones launching in 2017, and easily two of the best Sprint phones you’ll find.


Samsung Galaxy S8

  • 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 2,960 x 1,440 resolution, 570 ppi
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8,895 processor (depending on region)
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 64 GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 256 GB
  • 12 MP rear camera, 8 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,000 mAh battery
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm, 155 g

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

  • 6.2-inch Super AMOLED display with 2,960 x 1,440 resolution, 529 ppi
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8,895 processor (depending on region)
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 64 GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 256 GB
  • 12 MP rear camera, 8 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,000 mAh battery
  • Android 7.0 Nougat
  • 159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm, 173 g

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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Samsung had a lot to make up for with the latest addition to their Galaxy Note series after the fiasco that was its predecessor, and fortunately, the company has yet another winner on their hands with the Galaxy Note 8.

Like the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus, the Galaxy Note 8 comes with a 6.3-inch curved Super AMOLED Infinity display with a Quad HD+ resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The display is easily one of the best features of this smartphone, and while Samsung’s prowess in this department isn’t particularly surprising, they continue to push it to new heights every time.

Another area where Samsung never fails to impress is its camera designs. The Galaxy Note 8 is the first Samsung smartphone to feature a dual camera setup, and it takes advantage of all that is possible with two rear cameras available, allowing for clear and impressive bokeh shots all the time.

With a beautiful design, the expected top of the line specifications and features, the introduction of a dual camera setup, and new software features that highlight the S-Pen, Samsung has certainly ticked all the right boxes with the Galaxy Note 8, making it one of best Android smartphones you can currently get your hands on.


  • 6.3-inch Super AMOLED Infinity Display with 2,960 x 1,440 resolution, 521 ppi
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 or Octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor (depending on region)
  • 6 GB of RAM
  • 64/128/256 GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 256 GB
  • Dual 12 MP rear cameras, 8 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,300 mAh battery
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm, 195 g

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LG V30 Plus


LG’s V series has emerged as an impressive contender over the past couple of years. The LG V30 continues to refine and add to what made its predecessors such great options. This time around, LG combines the beautiful design and display of the G6 with the best features of the V series to make for a device that many consider to be the company’s true flagship. Sprint is actually selling the LG V30 Plus, which has 128 GB of onboard storage (versus 64 GB for the normal version) along with a better set of headphones, but has the same hardware specs as the V30.

The V30 Plus hasn’t carried much over from its predecessor. It now features a metal and glass construction, a near bezel-less design up front, and a new P-OLED display panel. And the secondary display is no longer available. Despite looking completely different, the V30 does retain key elements like a MIL-STD 810G certification for impact and shock resistance, as well as an IP68 rating for dust and water proofing.

As was the case with previous generations, one of the highlights of the LG V30 Plus is its advanced photography and videography features as well. The device  comes with a dual rear camera that includes a 16 MP sensor with a f/1.6 aperture, along with a 13 MP sensor with a wide angle lens and a f/1.9 aperture, with the latter always being a lot of fun to use. Video creators should have fun with software features like Cine Video, which allows users to quickly put in video effects, along with Point Zoom, which will let owners zoom into any point in a video.

Audiophiles should also be happy with the LG V30 Plus, with its support for Hi-Fi Quad DAC tuned by B&O Play. It is also the first smartphone to support MQA, which is supposed to let users stream high-res audio, but with a smaller file size and no loss in quality.

LG’s flagship offerings sometimes get lost in the crowd in this saturated market, but if there is one device that can and certainly deserves to break through, it is the LG V30 Plus — an obvious choice for our best Sprint phones list.


  • 6.0-inch P-OLED FullVision display 2,880 x 1,440 resolution, 538 ppi
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4 GB of RAM
  • 128 (V30 Plus) GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 2 TB
  • Dual 16 and 13 MP rear cameras, 5 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 3,300 mAh battery
  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat
  • 151.7 x 75.4 x 7.3 mm, 158 g

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The HTC 10 was one of our favorite Android phones of 2016, and for good reason. The Taiwanese company absolutely nailed the design of the 10, and it worked hard at scaling back the software to make it feel like the bare-bones Android experience we all know and love. It didn’t have a bunch of gimmicky extras, and that was okay. The HTC 10 was a solid Android phone that nailed the basics.

Now HTC is back with the 10’s successor, the HTC U11. With an eye-catching, glossy design, all-day battery life, and a smooth and snappy software experience, the U11 competes toe-to-toe with the Galaxy S8 and LG G6 when it comes to performance. It also has one of the best smartphone cameras on the market, according to DxOMark.

The standout feature on the U11 is something HTC calls Edge Sense. The sides of the phone are pressure sensitive, and this allows you to physically squeeze the phone to activate a specific function or open an app like the camera or web browser. Having to squeeze your phone to make it do something does sound a bit odd, but we’ve really found this feature to come in handy.

Before you go out and spend $650 on this baby, there are a few things you should know. For starters, this phone doesn’t have a 3.5 mm headphone jack, meaning you’ll either need to use Bluetooth headphones or carry around the included headphone adapter everywhere you go. Also, while HTC’s Sense is one of our favorite Android skins out there, it is feeling a bit dated at this point.

If you can get past those few caveats, though, the U11 will certainly not disappoint.


  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 2,560 x 1,440 resolution, 534 ppi
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4/6 GB of RAM
  • 64/128 GB of on-board storage, microSD expansion up to 256 GB
  • 12 MP rear camera, 16 MP front camera
  • 3,000 mAh battery
  • Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm, 169 g

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Motorola Moto Z2 Force


The Moto Z2 Force is the latest flagship device from Motorola, currently owned by Lenovo, and the successor to the 2016 released Moto Z Force. While it shares a number of features with its predecessor, the Moto Z2 Force has changed a lot, and unfortunately not always or the better.

The Moto Z2 Force has a 5.5-inch 2,560 x 1,440 resolution display, along with Motorola’s Shattershield screen technology which is supposed to help prevent the glass from shattering if it falls on a hard surface. Inside, it has,the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset and Android 7.1.1. Nougat. The phone has 4 GB of RAM in the model sold in the U.S., but goes up 6 GB of RAM in China and other parts of the world. Onboard storage is set at 64 GB for the U.S. model and 128 GB in the version sold in China.

The Moto Z2 Force has a dual camera sensor setup in the back, with a 12 MP color sensor alongside a 12 MP monochrome sensor. There’s also a 5 MP front-facing camera. The battery in the phone is 2,730 mAh, which unfortunately is much smaller than the 3,500 mAh battery found on the older Moto Z Force. The new phone also lacks a headphone jack.

The Moto Z2 Force supports all of the current and upcoming Moto Mods accessories, which allow it to add new features by quickly attaching these add-ons to its back via magnetic clamps. The Moto Mods include speakers, cameras and batteries, including a new 360 degree camera, along with a game pad that’s available exclusively from Verizon Wireless.

The Moto Z2 Force is available as an unlocked device directly from Motorola’s website for $720, and it’s also available from Best Buy. The five top U.S. carriers (AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and US Cellular) are also selling the phone, with payment plans available. It’s one of the best Sprint phones currently available.


  • Display: 5.5-inch POLED ShatterShield, 2,560 x 1,440 resolution, 535 ppi
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
  • RAM: 4/6 GB
  • Storage: 64/128 GB
  • Rear Camera: 12 MP color sensor, 12 MP monochrome sensor
  • Front Camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: 2,730 mAh
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.1 Nougat
  • Dimensions: 155.8 x 76 x 6.1 mm
  • Weight: 143 g

Essential Phone

After lots of speculation, followed by teasers, the man who co-created Android, Andy Rubin, officially announced his next big project, the Essential Phone. The device was announced a while ago, but has finally begun going out to consumers only recently. It’s on our list because Sprint is the exclusive carrier in the U.S. for this device.

Front and center is a gorgeous looking edge-to-edge display,  with the front-facing camera the only slight encroachment up top. The device is also built with a combination of a ceramic body and titanium frame, that should prove to be quite durable, while also looking and feeling great in the hand. Finally, the Essential also boasts some modular capabilities, with accessories, like the 360-degree camera and a charging dock, connecting to the device via metal pins. For those missing the headphone jack, an upcoming mod should be bringing that feature back as well.

As we found in our review, the phone is gorgeous to look at and hold in the hand, and the device packs all the high-end specs that are expected from a current generation flagship. Some features may be missing, like dust and water resistance, but as we’ve now found out, its $700 price tag is actually quite cheaper than the likes of the Galaxy Note 8 and the LG V30. It’s a worthy choice among the many Sprint phones you can choose from.


  • 5.71-inch IPS LCD display with 2,560 x 1,312 resolution, 504 ppi
  • 2.45 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 128 GB built-in storage, not expandable
  • Dual 13 MP rear cameras, f/1.9 aperture, PD and Laser auto focus, LED flash
  • 8 MP front-facing camera
  • 3,040 mAh battery
  • Android 7.1 Nougat
  • 141.5 x 71.1 x 7.8 mm, 185 grams

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Apple iPhone 8/Plus


Okay, we know we’re an Android site — but it’s hard to leave this one off, considering it is easily one of the best Sprint phones. Apple’s current mainstream phones are the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Both come with iOS 11 out of the box and both come with the company’s own quad-core A11 Bionic processor inside. The two smartphones also support wireless charging, and are waterproof (IP67). The iPhone 8 has a smaller 4.7-inch display, and one rear camera, while the iPhone 8 Plus has a larger 5.5-inch screen and a dual camera setup in the back, along with support for portrait mode (bokeh effect).

The iPhone 8 Plus is priced at $799 (64 GB) and $949 (256 GB) while the iPhone 8 is cheaper at $699 (64 GB) and $849 (256 GB). Both come in silver, gold, and space gray. The Sprint phones can be purchased for as low as $29.14 a month for 18 months on the carrier’s payment plan, or even lower if you trade in an older phone. If you don’t want an Android phone, these Apple Sprint phones might be a good alternative.

iPhone 8 specs

  • 4.7-inch IPS LCD display with 1,334 x 750 resolution, 326 ppi
  • Apple A11 Bionic
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 64/256 GB of on-board storage, not expandable
  • 12 MP rear camera, 7 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 1,821 mAh battery
  • iOS 11
  • 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm, 148 g

iPhone 8 Plus specs

  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, 401 ppi
  • Apple A11 Bionic
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • 64/256 GB of on-board storage, not expandable
  • Dual 12 MP rear cameras, 7 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 2,691 mAh battery
  • iOS 11
  • 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5 mm, 202 g

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iPhone X


Apple did something different this year by launching an even higher end phone than the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone 10”) is a radical design change compared to the last several iPhone models. It has a large 5.8-inch display with a slick, bezel-less design. It’s also waterproof thanks to its IP67 rating, has a dual-camera setup, supports wireless charging. and includes a glass back.

The iPhone X ditches the fingerprint scanner and instead uses Face ID cameras and sensors on the front to help you unlock your phone. It also doesn’t have a headphone jack. Apple is selling the phone at the highest price ever for an iPhone, with the 64 GB model retailing for $999, while the 256 GB option will set you back $1,149. The Sprint phones version can be bought for as low as $41.67 a month for 18 months.

The device is now available for pre-order, with sales officially kicking off on November 3 in Sprint stores and other locations. This will be one of the most anticipated Sprint phones, so supplies are expected to be limited for the next several months. It will likely be one of the biggest Sprint phone launches ever.

iPhone X specs

  • 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with 2,436 x 1,125 resolution, 458 ppi
  • Apple A11 Bionic
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • 64/256 GB of on-board storage, not expandable
  • Dual 12 MP rear cameras, 7 MP front camera
  • Non-removable 2,716 mAh battery
  • iOS 11.0.2
  • 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm, 174 g
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Best Sprint phones – Conclusion

How did you like our best Sprint phones list? Do you have any other Sprint phones suggestions? If so, feel free to voice your opinion in the comments below!