Best U.S. Cellular phones of 2016

CNET editors picked the best phones you can buy on US Cellular'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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  • 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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    $550.00 at eBay See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 9 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 9 Camera
  • $727.22 at Amazon.com See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 8 Camera
    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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  • Apple iPhone SE

    Small wonder

    Fans of smaller phones will love how the SE crams nearly every iPhone 6S feature into smaller, more affordable body. The camera's just as good as the 6S, but the phone is more compact.

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    $399.85 at eBay See all prices

    CNET's Rating

    • 8 Design
    • 9 Features
    • 9 Performance
    • 8 Camera

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
  • Best-ever Nexus sets new standard for big-screen Android value
    Google Nexus 6P
  • 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