Photos: The top 18 smartphones of 2017

1. iPhone X

This year saw the release of several hyped-up, long-awaited smartphones. Here are the best of the best, as determined by TechRepublic.

First up, the iPhone X.

MSRP: $1,149

CNET Review: Apple iPhone X review: The best iPhone challenges you to think different

CNET Editors' Rating: 9/10

Image: Sarah Tew/CNET

By Olivia Krauth

Olivia Krauth is an Education Reporter at Insider Louisville.