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Best phones of 2014

Looking for phones? CNET's reviews of the best phones include photos, video, and user reviews.

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus (16GB, gold)

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.

September 8, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2014
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Apple iPad Air 2 (gold, 16GB)

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.

October 17, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on October 21, 2014
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Apple iPhone 6 (16GB, space gray)

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.

September 10, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2014
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Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (64GB, Wi-Fi)

Impressive Amazon features and an outstanding display make the the Fire HDX 8.9 one of the best and most affordable media consumption tablets.

September 25, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 30, 2014
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Amazon Fire HD 7 (white, 8GB)

For an inexpensive tablet, the Fire HD 7 satisfies with a practical, family-friendly operating system, but those interested in a 7-inch tablet can find models with better build quality in the same price range.

October 14, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 22, 2014
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Samsung Galaxy S 5 Active (AT&T - Ruby Red)

Though it's only marginally more durable than the original Galaxy S5, the Galaxy S5 Active's physical buttons and high-end features keep it in Samsung's hit parade.

June 12, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2014
3.5 stars User rating out of 3 reviews
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Amazon Fire HD 6 (citron,16 GB)

The smooth performing and feature-filled Amazon Fire HD 6 is unrivaled in the bargain tablet category.

September 25, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 13, 2014
Editors' Take

Nokia N1

Nokia's phone business belongs to Microsoft now, so it's made an affordable 7.9-inch tablet with Android Lollipop and a high-res screen.

November 18, 2014

Pricing not available

Editors' Take

2015 BMW X5 M

BMW M cars must meet high performance standards, even when that letter gets put on an SUV. The X5 M looks like it's got the tech to meet its mission.

November 20, 2014

MSRP: $99,650.00

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Apple iPad Mini 3 (gold, 128GB, 3G/4G)

One of last year's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.

October 19, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on October 16, 2014