Best AT&T phones of 2016

CNET editors picked the best phones you can buy on AT&T's network today.

  • $599.00 at Amazon.com See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 8 Camera
    Samsung Galaxy S7

    This is the phone to beat

    The Galaxy S7 strikes an ideal balance of features and performance. Who it's for: Android fans who want the best phone to date. Top strengths: Awesome camera, lightning-fast performance and great battery life -- plus expandable storage and water-resi...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

    A stronger and longer-lasting Galaxy

    AT&T customers looking for a durable and high-end smartphone can't go wrong with the Galaxy S7 Active.

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    $759.99 at Amazon.com See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 7 Performance
    • 8 Camera
  • $550.00 at eBay See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 9 Camera
    Apple iPhone 6S

    Iconic Apple

    An excellent all-arounder and the midsize of three iPhones, the 6S is well-built and easy-to-use, and it's the obvious choice for anyone who also uses an iPad or Mac. Another perk? You can buy it straight from Apple.

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  • LG G5

    Removable battery king

    The modular add-ons you can snap onto its battery aren't the main reason to get an LG G5. Instead, it's all about the removable battery and an extra rear camera lens for taking wide-angle shots.

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    $727.22 at Amazon.com See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 8 Camera
  • $449.00 at Amazon.com See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 8 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 8 Camera
    Google Nexus 6P

    Best-ever Nexus

    Get cutting-edge Android on a large-screen phones that's fast, with an accurate fingerprint scanner, loud speakers and a reliable camera -- for less than most high-end phones.

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Still not convinced?You may want to consider these other options...

  • A 'modular' phone that just clicks
    Motorola Moto Z
  • Bulky and overpriced
    Motorola Moto Z Force Droid Edition
  • If Superman was a phone
    Cat S60
  • An unbeatable Android bargain
    Motorola Moto G4
  • A minor step up, but not the best deal
    Motorola Moto G4 Plus
  • A water-resistant speed demon
    Sony Xperia X Performance
  • Good, but too much phone to handle
    Xiaomi Mi Max