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The Chinese handset maker gives its 5-inch Ascend P7 a sapphire display which will make it more resistant to scratches.
The waterproof 5-inch handset is expected to cost around $600 and is equipped with a 21-megapixel camera and up to 256GB of expandable storage.
The HD display will likely find a home in future flagship models, such as next year's G3 successor.
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.
Check out our video review of the Microsoft Lumia 535, the first non-Nokia Lumia phone, which boasts a 5-inch display, colourful covers and the latest Windows Phone software.
Available for Boost Mobile, the Aquos Crystal has a quad-core processor, an 8-megapixel camera, and a 5-inch edge-to-edge display.
You pay a premium for these high-end slates, but the cream of the crop comes at a cost.
Recently discovered benchmarks suggest that the next-gen Moto G experience could have a bigger screen and better camera.
No contract? No problem. CNET rounds up some of the best prepaid handsets in recent months for Android users; all of them let you talk and surf the Web without any carrier commitments.