Phones

Apple iPhone 6S
EDITORS' TAKE

Apple iPhone 6S

If Apple follows its usual script, we'll be getting new iPhones in September. Here's what to expect.

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OnePlus 2
EDITORS' TAKE

OnePlus 2

The sequel to its runaway OnePlus One hit improves on design and hardware to give top-end flagships a run for their money.

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus
REVIEW

Apple iPhone 6 Plus ( 16GB, space gray)

The iPhone 6 Plus is an outstanding choice for those with big budgets and big pockets, but power users seeking even more flexibility should audition the Galaxy Note 4 as well.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on September 16, 2014
4.2 stars User rating out of 43 votes
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime

Feature-rich cameras and an attractive build help push Cricket's prepaid Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime past other budget rivals that also cost under $200.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 4, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 ( charcoal black)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will thrill anyone who loves a fast phone with a large screen, but it's best for compulsive scribblers willing to pay a lot for its winning stylus.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2014
4.2 stars User rating out of 20 votes
Motorola Droid Turbo
REVIEW

Motorola Droid Turbo ( 64GB, black ballistic nylon)

Even with its hefty design, the Motorola Droid Turbo's robust battery, powerful processor and vivid display put it on the short list for Verizon customers.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 18, 2014
2.9 stars User rating out of 13 votes
Samsung Galaxy S5
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy S5

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

4.5 stars Editors' rating on April 7, 2014
3.2 stars User rating out of 64 votes
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy Core Prime ( grey)

One of Verizon and MetroPCS' least-expensive phones, the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime makes a decent entry-level choice, but it still isn't as good as the competition.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 22, 2015
Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE Single Sim
REVIEW

Microsoft Lumia 640 LTE Single Sim

The great screen and camera make the Lumia 640 a brilliant phone for anyone on a budget who wants an alternative to Android -- so long as you aren't too bothered about apps.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 30, 2015
4.5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Samsung Galaxy S6 Active
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active ( camo white)

AT&T customers looking for a sturdier handset will find the Galaxy S6 Active a worthy upgrade to an already top-caliber phone.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 18, 2015
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
EDITORS' TAKE

Samsung Galaxy Note 5

It's the time of year when rumors and leaks rear up about Samsung's next stylus-wielding phablet. Here's everything we know, we think, or we suspect so far.

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LG G3
REVIEW

LG G3 ( Metallic Black)

Possessing the right blend of features and design, the G3 finally gives LG the right phone with which to challenge Korean rival Samsung.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on June 16, 2014
3.5 stars User rating out of 32 votes
Google Nexus 6
REVIEW

Google Nexus 6 ( 32GB)

Although the Nexus 6 trails the slimmer Samsung Galaxy Note 4 in processor performance and native productivity features, it's still the most powerful pure Android handset available and the largest Nexus yet.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 12, 2014
4.4 stars User rating out of 13 votes
Motorola Moto X Pure
EDITORS' TAKE

Motorola Moto X Pure

Motorola's latest Moto X packs a larger 5.7-inch display, a 21-megapixel camera and can be tailored uniquely to you.

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Xiaomi Mi Note
REVIEW

Xiaomi Mi Note

The Mi Note showcases Xiaomi's top-class potential to the world -- it's just a shame so few outside Asia will get to see it.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 23, 2015
Huawei P8 Lite
REVIEW

Huawei P8 Lite ( white)

The Huawei P8 Lite's affordable unlocked price is compelling, but the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 is a much better deal.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 20, 2015
Motorola Moto E
REVIEW

Motorola Moto E ( 2015, black)

The Moto E delivers in enough of the right areas to make it a fantastic option for a tight budget.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 18, 2015
Motorola Droid Maxx
REVIEW

Motorola Droid Maxx

If you can get past its steep price, the massive-screened Motorola Droid Maxx is currently Verizon’s best Android smartphone.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on August 26, 2013
4.3 stars User rating out of 27 votes
HTC One M8 for Windows
REVIEW

HTC One M8 for Windows ( 16GB)

While its camera isn't best-in-class and Windows Phone's underwhelming app selection still stings, the elegant and sophisticated HTC One M8 is an enticing alternative to Nokia models.

4 stars Editors' rating on August 25, 2014
4.9 stars User rating out of 5 votes
HTC Desire 510
REVIEW

HTC Desire 510 ( black)

The HTC Desire 510 doesn't have the specs to excite committed tech fans, but it handles the basics well, has 4G LTE for superfast data speeds, and it doesn't cost the earth.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 28, 2014
Turing Phone
EDITORS' TAKE

Turing Phone

On the outside, a "liquid" alloy of five metals. On the inside, a security chip that pays homage to British cryptographer Alan Turing.

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Nokia Lumia 735
REVIEW

Nokia Lumia 735 ( orange)

Although the Lumia 735 doesn't have the best camera, it's colourful, curvy and comfortable, has a good display and an affordable price -- all of which go a long way to making up for it.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 17, 2014
BlackBerry Classic
REVIEW

BlackBerry Classic

If you're willing to trade screen size for a superior physical keyboard, the BlackBerry Classic is a fantastic productivity phone for old-school QWERTY junkies.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on December 17, 2014
4.7 stars User rating out of 7 votes
LG G Flex 2
REVIEW

LG G Flex 2 ( red)

No longer just a daring experiment, the G Flex 2 finally has the killer screen and top-of-the-line processor that its bold design deserves.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 18, 2015
Motorola Moto G
REVIEW

Motorola Moto G ( 2015)

The big screen, 4G LTE data speeds and low price make the Motorola Moto G a solid choice both for people who want to watch movies on the move and for smartphone newbies.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on April 1, 2015
4 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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OnePlus One
REVIEW

OnePlus One

Though it's one of this year's better Android phones on paper, the OnePlus One isn't for everyone, nor is it readily available.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 27, 2014
2.8 stars User rating out of 25 votes
Xiaomi Redmi 2
REVIEW

Xiaomi Redmi 2

The low price of the Redmi 2 makes it an appealing option, but you'll be better off paying a bit more for Xiaomi's more premium offerings if you can afford to do so.

3 stars Editors' rating on June 18, 2015

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ZTE ZMax
REVIEW

ZTE ZMax

Though the ZTE ZMax has some design flaws, they're minor enough to overlook if you want an incredibly inexpensive phablet off-contract.

3 stars Editors' rating on September 26, 2014
4.7 stars User rating out of 8 votes
ZTE Grand X Max+
REVIEW

ZTE Grand X Max+

Despite its few drawbacks, get the ZTE Grand X Max+ is a good, low-cost buy for a big-screen handset.

3 stars Editors' rating on January 22, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote

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Samsung Galaxy A5
EDITORS' TAKE

Samsung Galaxy A5

Fully embracing the trend of an all-aluminum unibody design, these inaugural A-series phones seal the deal, along with the battery.

0 stars User rating out of 1 vote