The Phones We're Currently Using and Why
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We were emailed by a reader this week who asked us which phones we are currently using. On a recent episode of the Droid Life Show, I mentioned the fact that I had no idea what phone I'd use following my review of the OnePlus 9. Honestly, I'm not...
in love with any of the current Android phones on the market. I've been mostly looking to the horizon, with phones from Sony and Google getting most of my interest. However, I do need to be using a phone in the meantime, so now seems like a good time to share what it is.

Below, we'll go over what phone we're using and why we're using it. We'd also love for you to do the same in the comments below.

Kellen: Pixel 5

Yeah, yeah, I'm still using the Pixel 5. I don't even think I love it, it's just that all of the other phones on the market piss me off for one reason or another.

For example, I'm jealous as hell of Tim's Galaxy S21 Ultra because of the insanely good display, droolworthy camera system, and fun design in that beautiful matte black. But I'd never use that phone because it's the size of a f*cking whale and weighs as much as one too. My gym shorts can't handle that nonsense. Same with the OnePlus 9 Pro! God damn whale. And it's pretty ugly, battery life was trash, and OnePlus can't seem to find an identity that is any sort of appealing at the moment.

Outside of those two phones, what the hell else would I choose? The regular Galaxy S21 sucked. I don't want any part of Motorola's Moto G family. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 is excellent, but the weight and awkwardness aren't exactly made for post-pandemic life.…
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