Phones

Samsung Galaxy J3
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy J3 ( 2016, gold)

Light users will do fine with Samsung's entry-level Galaxy J3, but you'll want a higher-powered phone if you plan to keep it around for two years or more.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 22, 2016
Xiaomi Mi Max
REVIEW

Xiaomi Mi Max ( dark grey)

The Xiaomi Mi Max's premium build, amazing battery life and super-large screen make this a good phone for watching videos and playing games but the size makes it hard to use with one hand.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 22, 2016

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Huawei Honor 5C
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Huawei Honor 5C ( gold)

Huawei wants the Honor 5C to catch your eye with its brushed-metal chassis -- and then reel you in with its £150 price tag.

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LG K8 V
EDITORS' TAKE

LG K8 V

The new phone sports Android 6.0 Marshmallow and has an affordable price tag.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition
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Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition

The gold-colored bat on the back of this Galaxy S7 Edge shines like justice and proves your Batman cred.

Sirin Labs Solarin Fire Black Carbon Yellow Gold
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Sirin Labs Solarin Fire Black Carbon Yellow Gold

It's made of titanium and leather (or carbon), but the Solarin phone's real appeal is a little switch on its back.

MSRP: $17,400.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

OnePlus 3
REVIEW

OnePlus 3

At $400, the OnePlus 3 is the best budget Android phone you can buy, with a premium look and feel, and performance fast enough to go head-to-head with any high-end handset on the market.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 14, 2016
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Motorola Moto Z
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Motorola Moto Z

Batteries, pocket projectors, speakers and more. Moto Z's hot-swappable magnetic backings make more sense than LG's modules.

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Motorola Moto Z Force
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Motorola Moto Z Force

Motorola's latest smartphone will arrive in the US this summer as an exclusive to Verizon.

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Lenovo Phab 2
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Lenovo Phab 2 ( gunmetal grey)

The Lenovo Phab 2 is the cheapest cellphone of this new generation; it maintains a huge 6.4-inch screen and a rear camera that allows you to exchange backgrounds and add drawings to your photos and videos.

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Lenovo Phab 2 Plus
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Lenovo Phab 2 Plus ( champagne gold)

The Lenovo Phab2 Plus might not pack Google's Project Tango technology found in the Phab2 Pro, but its 13-megapixel rear camera does some augmented-reality tricks.

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro
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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro ( gunmetal gray)

The Lenovo Phab2 Pro has baked-in depth-sensing 3D cameras and arrives later this year. But what can it do? We took a look at some of its first apps.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active ( poseidon green camo)

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

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2016
Sony Xperia X
REVIEW

Sony Xperia X ( white)

A reliable and likable midrange phone, the Xperia X stands out for its palm-friendly build and strong camera, but we can't recommend it for US customers.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 31, 2016
Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe
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Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe ( shimmer gold)

The Deluxe version of the ZenFone 3 comes loaded with the best hardware encased in a beautiful aluminium design.

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Acer Liquid Zest Plus
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Acer Liquid Zest Plus ( white)

With a huge battery, 13-megapixel camera and high-quality audio, Acer's Liquid Zest Plus manages to surprise with a low price.

MSRP: $199.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Microsoft Lumia 650
REVIEW

Microsoft Lumia 650 ( white)

As budget phones go, the Lumia 650 ticks most of the right boxes, but with Microsoft's phone future looking dim, you may want to pass.

3 stars Editors' rating on May 28, 2016
ZTE Axon 7
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ZTE Axon 7 ( quartz grey)

The ZTE Axon 7 flagship phone has dual front speakers, a 20-megapixel camera and it's souped up for Google's Daydream VR platform.

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Motorola Moto G4
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Motorola Moto G4 ( white)

Motorola's latest Moto G4 and G4 Plus phones offer full HD displays -- and the Plus rocks a laser-enabled 16-megapixel camera.

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Sony Xperia XA Ultra
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Sony Xperia XA Ultra ( lime gold)

Selfie-obsessed shutterbugs after a stylish statement phone will be drawn to this 6-inch device like moths to a flame.