Fans of messaging phones will appreciate that the reasonably-priced Optimus F3Q carries out the basics without breaking a sweat. Its unfortunately scant on-board storage is not a deal-breaker.
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The SmartBand is an ambitious recipe that needs a little more time in the oven. There are better trackers on the market.
Though its standard cabin tech is a mixed bag, the 2015 Volvo S60 T6 Drive E boasts loads of available safety features and one of the most complex and entertaining powertrains in this class.
The Breathometer makes for a fun party game and a potential way to meet people in bars, but its testing results should not be taken as proof of driver safety.
The Onkyo LS-T10 sound stand feels well-built and sounds good with movies, but its lousy music performance makes it tough to recommend.
A midrange Zeiss and 5.8x power zoom fill some holes in the E-mount lineup.
The 55-250mm f3.5-5.6 STM fills a big hole for the dual-lens kit devotees of the company's latest Rebel models.
The Samsung F5500 plasma offers great features and very good picture quality, but its performance suffers significantly under the lights.
Its reliable specs and availability on four carriers make the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini an easy-to-find midtier buy, but you should also compare the S4 Mini with its substantial competition.
If you miss having a zoom lens, but don't want to add too much bulk and weight to your travels, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX300 is a very good choice.