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.
Samsung Galaxy S5
Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.
Apple iPhone 6 Plus ( 16GB, space gray)
The iPhone 6 Plus is too big for everyone to love it, but it's Apple's best phone this year. If your budget and your pocket can make room for it, give the iPhone 6 Plus serious consideration.
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.
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.
Samsung Galaxy S6 ( 128GB, white pearl)
Worldly looks and top-notch specs make the impressive, metal Samsung Galaxy S6 the Android phone to beat for 2015.
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.
Samsung Galaxy Avant
Its screen and camera disappoint, but Samsung's Galaxy Avant is one of T-Mobile's better options at this price.
Microsoft Lumia 430
With this 3G, dual-SIM handset, the Lumia line once again pushes the low-cost envelope with this 4-inch phone.
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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.