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It's an epic Prizefight between two of the top Android phones on the market that brought big screens before the iPhone did. Can LG take down the Samsung Galaxy S5 and claim victory as King of the Prizefight ring?
Sure, it costs a bundle, but the Sony Xperia Z2 is everything you should expect from a top-end phone. Its impressive performance rivals the Samsung Galaxy S5 for smartphone top dog, but the Z2's slick glass and metal design trumps the S5's plastic body. If you're looking for both style and substance from a phone, you've come to the right place.
British mobile maker Kazam fashions sequels to its first phones, adding 4G to its top-end Thunder 2.
Launched in September, the Evolve 2 is ultra-affordable and entry-level.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a phone for the size and price of the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 4G that performs as well as it does.
At IFA 2014, Alcatel announced a slew of midrange 4G LTE devices that come in several colors and five different sizes.
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Thanks to a recent change in policy, Play Store customers have more time to decide whether to keep that new Android app or game.
The iPhone 5 edges out the 5S as the most widely used model, according to mobile analytics firm Localytics. But let's see what happens when the iPhone 6 arrives.
With its slick metal body, the HTC One Mini 2 is among the most luxurious compact phones around. HTC, however, has given it a set of specs that put it more alongside the dirt-cheap Moto G than the One M8. This is definitely not the flagship One M8 in a more compact form. If style is of the utmost importance, it's worth checking out, but the Moto G is much better value.
The discount device runs Android 4.4 KitKat and has plenty of expandable storage.