Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

The Galaxy S7 Edge has a gorgeous larger curved screen and a long-lasting battery. The extra navigation tools can be useful when used judiciously. Simply put, it really is something special.

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Apple iPhone 7 Plus

The iPhone 7 Plus' dual rear cameras deliver true 2x optical zoom, with a cool bokeh mode to come via a forthcoming upgrade. The phone is water-resistant, and the battery lasts longer than last year's model. It's Apple's best camera phone and pushes the envelope to offer great results.

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Google Pixel

Google's Pixel phone is unique for a few reasons. It's the first to be designed in-house by the company (it's made by HTC). It also features Google Assistant, an AI bot that uses Google's vast search database to answer several kinds of questions you could throw its way. The device has a powerful processor, a fingerprint reader and a 12-megapixel camera as well.

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OnePlus 3T

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The OnePlus 3T is our favorite midprice Android. At $439 (16GB) and $479 (128GB), the device offers a Snapdragon 821 processor, a nimble 16-megapixel camera and a long-lasting battery.

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LG V20

LG's most premium phone, the 5.7-inch V20, is the very first to come with Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box. It has two rear cameras, a removable battery you can swap when power gets low and a lot of extra software and hardware to make you a photo and video rock star.

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Apple iPhone 7

With improved front and rear cameras (complete with optical image stabilization), the iPhone 7 delivers much improved photos, especially in low light. Its water resistance, faster processor and better battery are all worthwhile upgrades to a familiar phone design.

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Samsung Galaxy S7

The Galaxy S7 features a polished (water-resistant!) design, an awesome camera and long battery life. It's fast, powerful and one of our favorite phones of the year.

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Google Pixel XL

The Pixel XL is nearly identical to its Pixel counterpart, and has the helpful Google Assistant search feature. However, the XL is bigger, with a sharper display and a higher-capacity battery.

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Motorola Moto Z Play

Even if you don't give two licks about its cool modular capabilities, get the Moto Z Play for an affordable phone with impressively enduring battery life.

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Apple iPhone SE

The iPhone SE is a great choice if you're looking for a worthwhile small phone with a great camera, Apple Pay and always-on Siri.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active

Customers looking for a durable and high-end smartphone can't go wrong with the Galaxy S7 Active. It has extra-long battery life and is resistant to dust, water and drops.

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LG G5

The G5's unique modular-like design lets you swap in fun accessories, and it has two great rear cameras, expandable storage and a replaceable battery -- a rarity in high-end phones.

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Motorola Moto Z

Ambitious, quirky and ultimately useful, the Moto Z is the most polished and customizable phone yet that takes a stab at modularity. Especially since those Moto Mod accessories are practical and easy to use.

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Sony Xperia XZ

As the marquee handset of Sony's X series, the Xperia XZ boasts a Snapdragon 820 chipset, a 23-megapixel camera and a water-resistant design that can survive a dunk underwater.

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Alcatel Idol 4S

Alcatel's Idol 4S is a solid midrange buy and comes packed with features and accessories. It has a high-end design and build, a great camera, an impressive display and a convenience button dubbed the Boom Key.

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Huawei Honor 8

The Honor 8 is a slick little package that combines good photos from a dual-lens camera with a useful customizable button and a fingerprint reader.

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Motorola Moto G4

With its big, bold screen, water-resistant design and rock-bottom price, the Moto G4 is a dazzling deal.

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ZTE ZMax Pro

At just $100 on Boost Mobile, the ZMax Pro is incredibly cheap. It also has an expansive 6-inch display, a fingerprint scanner and a 13-megapixel camera. Not to mention its 3,400mAh battery lasts a decently long time.

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Blu R1 HD

The Blu R1 HD isn't the best or most powerful handset around, but for $60 on Amazon Prime, it's a good enough starter phone or backup device.

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Sony Xperia X Compact

If you want something extremely portable, the Xperia X Compact has a 4.6-inch display and a pocket-friendly design. But despite its small size, it packs a 23-megapixel camera and is water-resistant to boot.

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Xiaomi Mi 5

Though it's not officially available worldwide, the Mi 5 has top-of-the-line hardware with a low price. It features a sleek, lightweight design with a beautiful finish, a great camera and dual SIM slots that'll let you use this as a travel phone too.

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Oppo R9 Plus

The R9 Plus' design isn't going to win any awards for originality and it's not a pure Android experience, but for a moderate cost, it gives a surprising high level of power and a battery level to match.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

With its comfortable metal design, brilliant 5.5-inch display and low price, the Redmi Note 3 is a top choice for phone buyers on a budget.

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