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For the first time ever in this list, there are two $1,000 smartphones to choose from. 

And because of that price tag, neither of them have the top spot. You just don’t need to spend that amount of money to get a great smartphone experience. 

Plus, one of those phones are primarily designed for power users rather than the regular smartphone user, as it has features that not everyone may appreciate.

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