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HTC One M8 Google Play Edition

The HTC One M8 Google Play Edition will fulfill the dreams of Android fanatics seeking to pair top-notch hardware with a Nexus-style KitKat experience, so long as they’re willing to pay a premium.

April 18, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating April 18, 2014
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Sony Xperia Z1S

The Xperia Z1S is the most impressive smartphone Sony has ever sold on any carrier, but an inferior screen makes Samsung's Galaxy handsets better deals.

January 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating January 13, 2014
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Xiaomi Mi 3

Xiaomi's Mi 3 is a showcase of how Chinese phonemakers can create quality hardware without breaking the bank. If you don't need 4G LTE, and you can get hold of it, this is one of the best smartphones you can buy in its price range.

June 10, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating June 10, 2014

MSRP: $465.00

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Sony SmartWatch 3

Sony's new SmartWatch 3 improves on its predecessor with its waterproof, customisable design and its Android Wear software.

September 3, 2014

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Dell Venue 8

The Dell Venue 8 is perfect for the budget shopper with modest needs.

November 15, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating November 15, 2013
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

With its powerful processor, great camera, decent screen and gorgeous, waterproof design, the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the best small Android phone around.

January 28, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating January 28, 2014
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Alcatel One Touch Pop S3

Packing a 4-inch display as well as a quad-core processor is this budget LTE handset from Alcatel that won't break the bank.

February 23, 2014

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Meizu MX3 (Ubuntu Edition)

Ubuntu is coming to phones and tablets, and the Meizu MX3 and BQ Aquaris offer a glimpse of what that could be like.

February 24, 2014

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HTC One E8

The One E8 offers the high-end HTC experience in glossy colors and a plastic case, but without a unique selling point, there's little reason to buy this expensive device.

August 12, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 12, 2014
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3

It costs a bit more than we'd like, but the Galaxy Tab 3 is Samsung’s best non-Note tablet yet.

July 17, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 17, 2013