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Best U.S. Cellular phones of 2014

Updated

In the market for a U.S. Cellular phone? Here are the models we think 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, and we'll let you know when the updated list appears. And to find other great phones, check out our list of the best phones overall.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 Plus is too big for everyone to love it, but it's Apple's best phone this year. If your budget and your pocket can make room for it, give the iPhone 6 Plus serious consideration.

Price: $299.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

High five for the S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.

Price: $199.99 - $749.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Though its plastic skin doesn't do its high price justice, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 makes the most compelling case yet for a supersize phone.

Price: $49.99 - $799.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Apple iPhone 6

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.

Price: $199.99 - $649.92 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Motorola Moto X Late 2013

While in screen quality and storage capacity it lags behind rival superphones, the Moto X's superbly compact and comfortable design, whiz-bang voice controls, and long battery life make it a worthy Android contender.

Price: $49.99 - $395.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Samsung Galaxy Axiom (U.S. Cellular)

If you're looking for a midtier Android smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Axiom's cheap price is hard to beat.

Price: $4.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good
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