Phones

Huawei Honor 5X
EDITORS' TAKE

Huawei Honor 5X ( gold)

You make some sacrifices in the camera department, but otherwise, this low-cost Android handset gives you plenty for your money.

Vaio Windows Phone
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Vaio Windows Phone

Sony spinoff Vaio has announced a Windows Phone, even though Microsoft's mobile operating system hasn't done particularly well.

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ZTE ZMax 2
REVIEW

ZTE ZMax 2

The ZTE ZMax 2's mediocre camera quality is a notable drag, but it's a capable phone if you're on a tight budget.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 21, 2016
LG G5
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LG G5

CNET gathers all the news, rumors and speculations about LG's expected marquee handset, presumably called the G5.

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Samsung Galaxy A7
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Samsung Galaxy A7 ( 2016)

If you like your phone big, then the new A7 with its 5.5-inch display probably won't disappoint.

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Samsung Galaxy A5
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Samsung Galaxy A5 ( 2016)

The Momma Bear in Samsung's new Galaxy A range for 2016, the A5 takes a balanced approach with a 5.2-inch screen suitable for folks who want their phone "just right."

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Samsung Galaxy A3
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Samsung Galaxy A3 ( 2016)

If you simply can't stand how big phones have become, the 2016 Samsung Galaxy A3 may be just the ticket.

Xiaomi Redmi 3
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Xiaomi Redmi 3 ( silver)

The Chinese smartphone maker's latest device comes with a metal body, good looks and a very low price.

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Blu Vivo XL
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Blu Vivo XL ( rose gold)

For the 5.5-inch Blu Vivo XL, low cost is the name of the game.

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Blu Vivo 5
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Blu Vivo 5 ( white-silver)

The Blu Vivo 5 is the company's first aluminum unibody handset, and it comes in at a shockingly low price.

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Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL
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Alcatel OneTouch Fierce XL ( Windows 10 Mobile)

The large, entry-level device is missing some of the more powerful Lumia 950's hardware and software heft, but it does have more personality.

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Letv Le Max Pro
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Letv Le Max Pro

Qualcomm's speedy 820 processor makes its first handset appearance with a company you've never heard of.

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ZTE Grand X 3
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ZTE Grand X 3

Launched here in Las Vegas, ZTE's first US phone with the cool new reversible charging port goes on sale this month.

MSRP: $129.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

ZTE Avid Plus
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ZTE Avid Plus

Equipped with a 5-inch display, a 5-megapixel camera and built-in Wi-Fi calling, the ZTE Avid Plus is available on T-Mobile and MetroPCS on January 20.

Kyocera Hydro View
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Kyocera Hydro View

This new waterproof budget phone takes to surfing, snowboarding or relaxing baths like a duck to water.

MSRP: $79.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Kyocera DuraForce XD
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Kyocera DuraForce XD

The US carrier announced that the DuraForce XD costs $50 with a contract, and that it will sell the DuraXE feature-phone as well.

MSRP: $49.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Huawei GX8
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Huawei GX8 ( gold)

Originally announced in September 2015, this Android handset is making its way stateside for $350.

MSRP: $350.00

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Alcatel Pixi 4
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Alcatel Pixi 4 ( 5.5)

The new handsets run the range from a tiny, entry-level 3.5-inch phone to a 6-inch Android 6.0 whopper.

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Archos 50 Cobalt
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Archos 50 Cobalt

A moderately low price is the only real appeal of this low-end smartphone from Archos.

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LG K10
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LG K10 ( gold)

With its softly rounded corners, smoothly curved glass and a pebble-like aesthetic, LG remixes its smartphone design with the K10.

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