From the novel to the wince-worthy (and sometimes both at once), these handset "firsts" and "bests" helped define our year in smartphones.
All other versions of iPhone 6 still require longer ship times as supply catches up with demand.
Featuring a 5-inch display, a dual-core processor and a 5-megapixel camera, the affordable ZTE Grand X is available prepaid from US carrier Cricket.
BlackBerry's latest smartphone has the company's familiar shape, but its four-row keyboard makes for a smaller screen.
WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and other instant messaging apps appear to have won the day over Samsung's own-brand effort.
ZTE's latest flagship phone doesn't need dual cameras or fingerprint sensors -- it comes packing integrated voice control for a hands-free experience.
The chipmaker is expected to expand its smartphone partnership with Lenovo, introducing phones for both China and the global market in the coming weeks.
A minor Lollipop update should arrive in the first few months of the new year, full of bug fixes and one feature we've especially missed.
BlackBerry's latest smartphone offers a four-row keyboard in a familiar form factor, but those physical keys come at a cost.
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