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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.
The latest budget phablet from the Chinese smartphone maker will be powered by MediaTek's Helio X10 octa-core processor and sport a 13-megapixel rear camera.
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Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is excellent overall, and the only phone to buy if you want to write by hand. However, you'll pay a huge premium for a modest upgrade from last year's model, and less pricey competitors will satisfy many.
The Mi Note Pro has what it takes to compete with current top phones, but few outside China will get to actually experience its power.
Three new apps from automation service IFTTT let you assign complicated tasks to a single button.
The Mi Note showcases Xiaomi's top-class potential to the world -- it's just a shame so few outside Asia will get to see it.
Samsung's swooshing Galaxy Note Edge is a triumph of novel design, but its high price tag and minimal extra usability make for a niche appeal.
If you want your phone camera's add-on lens to make a fashion statement as well as a photographic one, Moments' lenses make the grade. Be sure you've considered the tradeoffs, though, like price.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note delivers a great display and satisfying performance at a low price, but skip it if you crave the most cutting-edge smartphone features.
The 8-inch VivoTab 8 is a Windows tablet that doesn't particularly stand out in a crowded field, until you discover the Wacom stylus tucked inside its body.