The Samsung Galaxy S8 snatched the 2017 compact flagship crown, securing just over a third of all votes over our week-long poll. A strong crowd-favorite, the Samsung phone ran pretty much unopposed, with the closest rival being 11 percentage points behind.
That runner-up didn’t have it quite as easy, though. It was a rather close race between the Google Pixel 2 and the Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact, but the Google phone prevailed in the end with 23% of all votes, to the Compact’s 18%.
Google Pixel 2 • Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
The rest of the contenders only managed single-digit…