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LG G3 (32GB)

Possessing the right blend of features and design, the G3 finally gives LG the right phone with which to challenge Korean rival Samsung.

May 16, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on June 16, 2014
3.5 stars User rating out of 7 reviews
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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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Sony XPERIA Z3 (black)

The Sony Xperia Z3 is Sony's most formidable to date with a formidable display and promising features that easily give Android competition from HTC, LG and Samsung a run for their money.

August 5, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on September 30, 2014
4.5 stars User rating out of 2 reviews
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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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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (8-inch, white)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 is a smooth-performing midrange slate, but it's overpriced compared to similar tablets.

April 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 10, 2014
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Sony Xperia Z3v (white)

Sony's variant on the Xperia Z3 is nearly the same excellent overall phone on Verizon, albeit with a slightly dated external design.

October 9, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on November 3, 2014
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Asus MeMo Pad 8 (purple)

The Asus MeMo Pad 8 is an affordable slate with tons of features, but if performance is king, faster options can be had for only $30 more.

June 20, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 2, 2014
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Lenovo ThinkPad 10

Lenovo's ThinkPad 10 can add accessories to work as a tablet, laptop or micro all-in-one. It has some premium features to match its premium price, but not a premium CPU.

May 12, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 31, 2014
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (white)

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.

September 10, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating on September 25, 2014
3 stars User rating out of 2 reviews