Phones

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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Apple iPhone 7
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Apple iPhone 7

Apple's tenth iPhone iteration will likely arrive in September 2016. Here's what the rumor mill is saying about it.

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LG G5
REVIEW

LG G5 ( silver)

This is the phone to get if you want a removable battery, but it fails to live up to its world-changing Swiss Army Knife potential.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 4, 2016
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Apple iPhone 6S
REVIEW

Apple iPhone 6S ( 64GB, gold)

The newest iPhones are top-to-bottom better phones with lots of enhancements; iPhone 6 owners don't need the upgrade, but everyone else should seriously consider it.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on October 2, 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
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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
2.5 stars User rating out of 9 votes
Motorola Moto X Pure
REVIEW

Motorola Moto X Pure ( 16GB, black)

If you're into self-expression and want a big phone, you'll benefit from the affordable Motorola Moto X Pure Edition. Otherwise, shop around.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on September 2, 2015
Samsung Galaxy S5
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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 70 votes
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime
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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
2.4 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Xiaomi Redmi Note 3
REVIEW

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

With its comfortable design and low price, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is a top choice for phone-buyers on a budget.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 13, 2016
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 23 votes
Cat S60
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Cat S60

The Cat S60 is a rugged phone with the unusual addition of a thermal imaging camera. We take a closer look at Mobile World Congress.

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BlackBerry Priv
REVIEW

BlackBerry Priv

Android and an awesome keyboard make the Priv the best BlackBerry in years, but if you're not a keyboard lover and aren't much of a security seeker, you'll find phones that are cheaper, or offer better features than the Priv.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 5, 2015
4.9 stars User rating out of 11 votes
LG K8 V
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LG K8 V

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

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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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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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.

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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Google Nexus 6
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Google Nexus 6 ( 32GB, white)

The Nexus 6 is a powerful plus-sized Android handset, though the slimmer Samsung Galaxy Note 4 delivers superior overall performance and native productivity features.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 12, 2014
4.4 stars User rating out of 14 votes
Motorola Moto G Late 2015
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Motorola Moto G Late 2015 ( 8GB, white)

With added water resistance and a better camera, the LTE-enabled Moto G is one of the best affordable unlocked smartphones around right now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 5, 2015
0 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Samsung Galaxy J3
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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
Google Nexus 5
REVIEW

Google Nexus 5 ( black)

Strong performance, high-end specs, and an ultra-affordable price make the Google Nexus 5 not just the best unlocked phone on the market, but the best Nexus phone by far.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 1, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 40 votes
Motorola Droid Maxx 2
REVIEW

Motorola Droid Maxx 2 ( 16GB, White)

Water resistance and a long-lasting battery make the Motorola Droid Maxx 2 a standout midrange phone, but it's limited only to Verizon customers.

4 stars Editors' rating on November 11, 2015
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.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ ( 32GB, gold platinum)

Buy the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+ if you love the idea of a wraparound screen; otherwise, you'll be able to find less expensive phones that do nearly as much.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on August 20, 2015
1 star User rating out of 2 votes
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.

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
Samsung Galaxy S7
REVIEW

Samsung Galaxy S7 ( black onyx)

The fast, powerful, beautiful Galaxy S7 phone is 2016's all-around phone to beat.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on March 8, 2016
2.9 stars User rating out of 18 votes
Huawei Mate 8
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Huawei Mate 8 ( 128GB, mocha brown)

The huge, metal Huawei Mate 8 has plenty of appeal and only minor drawbacks, but it's too expensive to sway fans of large-screen phones from the Nexus 6P or Samsung Galaxy Note 5.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on January 13, 2016
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 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 4 votes