The CNET 100 leaderboard tracks tech's hottest products using our exclusive algorithm. Find out what's on top this month.
OCTOBER 2014
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New to the 100
APPLE IPHONE 6
1
Change since last month: 0
0
Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 1
1

The iPhone grows up

The iPhone 6 delivers a bigger screen while remaining easy to handle, with plenty of features to satisfy everyone -- and the promise of Apple Pay on the horizon to potentially sweeten the deal even further.
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New to the 100
2
Change since last month: 0
0
Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 2
2

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 Plus is too big for everyone to love it, but it's Apple's best phone this year. If your budget and your pocket can make room for it, give the iPhone 6 Plus serious consideration.
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New to the 100
3
Change since last month: -2
-2
Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 3
3

Samsung Galaxy S5

Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.
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New to the 100
4
Change since last month: 0
0
Highest position: 4
4
Reader Popularity: 8
8

Motorola Moto X

With a powerful new processor, an elegant design, and fresh Android software, Motorola's Moto X is a tempting smartphone proposition.
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New to the 100
5
Change since last month: 0
0
Highest position: 5
5
Reader Popularity: 6
6

Samsung Galaxy Alpha

If you love the high-end tech Samsung crams into its phones but hate the plastic bodies, the Galaxy Alpha may well be the phone for you.
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New to the 100
6
Change since last month: 0
0
Highest position: 6
6
Reader Popularity: 4
4

BlackBerry Passport

The BlackBerry Passport's bullish focus on productivity spawns a fantastic keyboard, but its blocky shape makes one-handed use difficult.
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New to the 100
7
Change since last month: -2
-2
Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 10
10

LG G3

Possessing the right blend of features and design, the G3 finally gives LG the right phone with which to challenge Korean rival Samsung.
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New to the 100
8
Change since last month: -6
-6
Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 5
5

Microsoft Surface Pro 3

While the new Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft's best PC to date, it's more successful as a tablet than a laptop replacement.
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New to the 100
9
Change since last month: -3
-3
Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 7
7

HTC One M8

Elegant style, raw power, and sophisticated features make the HTC One M8 an excellent smartphone choice for anyone but the most exacting photographer.
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New to the 100
10
Change since last month: -6
-6
Highest position: 3
3
Reader Popularity: 21
21

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

Though it's only marginally more durable than the original Galaxy S5, the Galaxy S5 Active's physical buttons and high-end features keep it in Samsung's hit parade.