The CNET 100 leaderboard tracks tech's hottest products using our exclusive algorithm. Find out what's on top this month.
MAY 2014
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SAMSUNG GALAXY S5
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Change since last month: 0
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Highest position: 1
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Reader Popularity: 1
1

High five: Samsung's best phone gets better

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

Stunning new phone steals the show

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
3
Change since last month: 0
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Highest position: 3
3
Reader Popularity: 5
5

Sleek luxury meets lightning performance

The Sony Xperia Z2 is the latest flagship phone from Sony, packing a mighty quad-core chip, Full HD display, a camera that shoots 4K video and a completely waterproof body.
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New to the 100
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Change since last month: -2
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Highest position: 1
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Reader Popularity: 11
11

Samsung Galaxy S4 keeps calm, carries on

Samsung's newest flagship smartphone expands on high-end hardware features with software skills it hopes it will push it ahead of competitors. Some are useful, others more frivolous.
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New to the 100
6
Change since last month: 6
6
Highest position: 5
5
Reader Popularity: 23
23

Roku's speedy streamer is the best box yet

The Roku 3 nabs CNET's Editors' Choice Award for streaming-video boxes, with tons of content sources, lightning-fast performance, and an innovative remote with built-in headphone jack.
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New to the 100
7
Change since last month: -4
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Highest position: 2
2
Reader Popularity: 15
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Powerful new Note wields mightier pen skills

For $299.99, the Galaxy Note 3 from Samsung is larger than life but incredibly fast and boasts a better S Pen interface.
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New to the 100
8
Change since last month: 93
93
Highest position: 8
8
Reader Popularity: 3
3

Coolest TV also the picture-quality hotness

Samsung's best LED TV in recent memory, the high-end UNF8000 not only blends stunning design with best-in-class features, it also manages to deliver excellent picture quality.
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New to the 100
9
Change since last month: 84
84
Highest position: 9
9
Reader Popularity: 6
6

The best Android tablet gets even better

Google's new Nexus 7 tablet includes a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, the latest version of the Android OS, and costs only $200.
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New to the 100
10
Change since last month: 7
7
Highest position: 10
10
Reader Popularity: 17
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A better-than-HD hybrid for less

This updated hybrid laptop-tablet adds a 3,200x1,800-pixel screen for an impressive $999.