Best phones of 2016


With so many new phones popping up sporting a wide array of specs, it's difficult to know which one is the best for you. That's where we come in. We cast our critical eyes over everything the mobile world has to offer in order to give you the best buying advice so you don't waste your cash on a duffer. Below are some of the top phones we've reviewed.

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Apple iPhone 6S

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.

Price: £43.00 - £629.00 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding A touch of the future

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

The Edge, revealed at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, is nearly identical to the Galaxy S6 -- apart from its extraordinary curving screen.

Price: £27.05 - £551.86 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

By squashing powerful specs into a smaller, water-resistant body, the Z5 Compact earns the title of best "mini" Android phone.

Price: £24.99 - £350.39 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Motorola Moto G Late 2015

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

Price: £10.00 - £144.99 Check prices

3.5 stars Very good

HTC One M9

The updated HTC One M9 packs speed and software improvements into a handset that remains lustworthy in middle age, but it doesn't exceed the competition where it counts.

Price: £23.05 - £379.87 Check prices

4 stars Excellent
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