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Moving from an iPhone to an Android phone was a big change, but switching back a year later was even bigger.
Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.
Elegant style, raw power, and sophisticated features make the HTC One M8 an excellent smartphone choice for anyone but the most exacting photographer.
Hit the update button now, Nexus 4 owners -- Android 4.4 KitKat is ready and waiting for you.
Google's 2012 flagship phone is being updated to Android 4.4 KitKat today, according to some users on Twitter and Android fan forums.
The 238MB update furthers Google's strategy to get high-end and low-end devices on the latest OS.
Android 4.4 KitKat brings Android to the masses, introduces a minimal design, and puts Google search in your dialer.
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Although it's a disappointment Sony hasn't increased the screen resolution along with its size, and the camera's quirks are rather odd, the Xperia Z3 Compact's improved design, vast amounts of power, decent battery life and waterproof body help it maintain its position as one of the best mini flagships around.
Sure, it costs a bundle, but the Sony Xperia Z2 is everything you should expect from a top-end phone. Its impressive performance rivals the Samsung Galaxy S5 for smartphone top dog, but the Z2's slick glass and metal design trumps the S5's plastic body. If you're looking for both style and substance from a phone, you've come to the right place.
Still, fragmentation remains a thorn in the side of Android, especially compared with the relative ease of Apple's iOS updates.