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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active

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 6, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating June 6, 2014
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Samsung Z

There may be no Android, but Samsung's Z phone running its in-house Tizen operating system looks enough like the Galaxy S5's custom interface to easily get around.

June 3, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5

Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.

April 7, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating April 7, 2014
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini

As with the original flagship, Samsung is counting on the midrange phone's fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor, and extra apps to stand out.

July 1, 2014

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Vivo Xplay 3S

The distinction of having the first smartphone with ultra HD resolution goes to Chinese phone-maker Vivo's Xplay 3S from this past December.

February 4, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

Coming in cherry red and electric blue on July 25, Sprint's take on the Galaxy S5 Active includes its own fitness app and a partnership with Under Armour. We weigh in on the phone's specs and form here.

June 23, 2014

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Samsung M5

Samsung continues to try and match the Sonos ecosystem, with a new smaller Shape speaker to go along with the original M7.

January 1, 2014

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Samsung Gear Live

Samsung's new smartwatch feels like its other Gears, but injected with Google's new Android Wear software. The makeover means better Google phone connectedness, but it's not a killer smartwatch.

July 3, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating July 3, 2014

MSRP: $199.00

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Samsung Gear Live

Samsung's Gear Live comes with a heart-rate monitor and Android Wear OS. Here's what we know so far.

June 25, 2014

MSRP: $199.00

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How Amazon's phone stacks up: Amazon Fire vs. Apple iPhone 5S and Samsung GS5

CNET breaks down Amazon's newly unveiled Fire phone handset, and see how its specs compare to Apple and Samsung's current flagships.

By June 18, 2014