Best U.S. Cellular phones of 2016


In the market for a U.S. Cellular phone? These should be at the top of your list. We'll be updating our selections as we review new models, so sign up for our Mobile Weekly newsletter for more.

Samsung Galaxy S6

Worldly looks and top-notch specs make the impressive, metal Samsung Galaxy S6 the Android phone to beat for 2015.

Price: $0.00 - $579.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding The first great smartphone of 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung's striking, high-end Galaxy S6 Edge has the beauty, brains and brawn to take down the iPhone 6 and all the Android competition.

Price: $329.99 - $819.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Apple iPhone 6S

The newest iPhones are top-to-bottom better phones with lots of enhancements; iPhone 6 owners don't need the upgrade, but everyone else should seriously consider it.

Price: $0.00 - $889.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding A touch of the future

Apple iPhone 6s Plus

The iPhone 6S Plus has a few key advantages that give it an edge for serious iPhone users, but its big body still may not fit for a lot of people.

Price: $0.00 - $1,294.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is excellent overall, and the only phone to buy if you want to write by hand. However, you'll pay a huge premium for a modest upgrade from last year's model, and less pricey competitors will satisfy many.

Price: $0.00 - $699.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding


Though it feels too similar to last year's G3, the LG G4 is an excellent big-screen smartphone that will appeal to budding photographers, and has old-school features missing from rival flagships.

Price: $0.00 - $549.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Motorola Moto G Late 2015

With added water resistance and a better camera, the LTE-enabled Moto G is one of the best affordable unlocked smartphones around right now.

Price: $179.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good
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