Smartphones are the anchors that keep us connected to the world. It’s hard to think of just how limited they were when the smartphone race began nearly a decade ago, but nowadays, every device is a miniature computer that does everything well.

There have been a lot of really good smartphones this year, so how do you know which one to choose? Well, that depends on what you care about most.

Every smartphone on the list does everything well, but some are better than others. It’s the little factors that make the difference. The list includes the usual suspects: Apple, Samsung, and Nexus, but there are a few surprises that sneak in there as well.

The list explores the smartphone qualities that are most important, such as camera, display, and build. We even talk about which phone will be the best to purchase long-term and which provides the best audio.

Check out the video above to see which smartphones are the best, according to Jon.