Apple iPhone 7 (32GB, Black)
The iPhone 7's notable camera, battery and water resistance improvements are worthwhile upgrades to a familiar phone design. But ask yourself if you really need an upgrade... and if the Plus might be a better choice.
Apple iPhone 7 Plus (32GB, Black)
Apple's best camera phone pushes the envelope to offer great results, but its full potential hasn't yet been tested.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (64GB, black onyx)
We loved our first few weeks with the Galaxy Note 7, but we're holding off on embracing it until we're satisfied that its battery issue has been completely resolved.
Samsung Galaxy S7 Active (gold)
AT&T customers looking for a durable and high-end smartphone can't go wrong with the Galaxy S7 Active.
LG Phoenix 2 (black)
The Android 6.0 GoPhone has a 5-inch screen and 8-megapixel camera. It sells online beginning today.
LG G5 (gold)
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.
Apple iPhone SE (16GB, rose gold)
While the rest of us wait for the iPhone 7 later this year, the iPhone SE is a great choice for small phone fans looking for an 'iPhone 6S Mini.'
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge (black onyx)
The gorgeous Galaxy S7 Edge makes the best Android phone that much better.
Samsung Galaxy S7 (gold platinum)
The fast, powerful, beautiful Galaxy S7 phone is 2016's all-around phone to beat.
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.