The CNET 100 leaderboard tracks tech's hottest products using our exclusive algorithm. Find out what's on top this month.
NOVEMBER 2014
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SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 4
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Change since last month: 0
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Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 1
1

The best Android phablet rules with a pen

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will thrill anyone who loves a fast phone with a large screen, but it's best for compulsive scribblers willing to pay a lot for its winning stylus.
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Change since last month: -1
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Highest position: 1
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Reader Popularity: 2
2

iPhone 6

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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Change since last month: 0
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Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 4
4

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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4
Change since last month: -2
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Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 3
3

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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5
Change since last month: 0
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Highest position: 5
5
Reader Popularity: 7
7

iPad Air 2

The iPad Air 2 is a nice refinement and finesse of last year's model, with a bevy of tweaks, enhancements, a much faster processor, and the welcome addition of Touch ID. Simply put: it's still the gold standard for tablets.
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Change since last month: 0
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Highest position: 6
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Reader Popularity: 5
5

Sony Xperia Z3

The Sony Xperia Z3 is Sony's most formidable to date with a formidable display and promising features that easily give Android competition from HTC, LG and Samsung a run for their money.
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7
Change since last month: 2
2
Highest position: 1
1
Reader Popularity: 6
6

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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8
Change since last month: -4
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Highest position: 4
4
Reader Popularity: 14
14

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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9
Change since last month: -1
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Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 8
8

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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10
Change since last month: -3
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Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 10
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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.