Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (64GB, blue coral)
The Galaxy Note 7 is the best no-compromise, big-screen phone you can buy if price is no object. All but the most devoted stylus lovers, however, will do just as well with the cheaper S7 models.
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 (64GB, 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.
Microsoft Lumia 950 (black)
The Lumia 950 is a mostly average smartphone, giving iPhone and Android users no reason to switch, and offering little appeal outside Windows phone diehards.
Apple iPhone 6S Plus (16GB, space gray)
The iPhone 6S Plus has a few key advantages that give it an edge for serious iPhone users, but its big body still may not fit for a lot of people.