The fast, powerful, beautiful Galaxy S7 phone is 2016's all-around phone to beat.
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.
If you rely on an older BlackBerry phone, the BlackBerry Key2 is a worthy upgrade, but it will frustrate people switching from all-touch phones, despite some winning extras.
The Galaxy S8 Active is a great phone, but if battery life isn’t your top concern, you’ll save money buying a regular Galaxy S8 and a case.
Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 is excellent overall, and the only phone to buy if you want to write by hand. However, you'll pay a huge premium for a modest upgrade from last year's model, and less pricey competitors will satisfy many.
The Huawei P20 Pro's groundbreaking low-light mode and stunning twilight colour scheme make it a serious contender to Galaxy, iPhone and Pixel phones. Sadly, you can't buy it in the US.
The gorgeous Galaxy S7 Edge makes the best Android phone that much better.
The LG V20 is the best phone you can buy with a removable battery, and its audio recording prowess is a cherry on top, but skip the phone if neither is a priority.
This shiny, cost-conscious phone comes with dual cameras and more trimmings than you'd expect.
The Moto Z3 Play's two-day battery life is great, but at its current price, it can't compete with the OnePlus 6.
This flagship phone is playing for keeps.
With its big, bold screen, water-resistant design and rock-bottom price, the Moto G4 is a dazzling deal.
While the Nokia 8 Sirocco does suffer from minor faults, its main issue is being outclassed by similarly-priced competitors.
While the HTC U12 Plus is one of the most unusual phones you can buy, it lacks the refinement to truly compete against Samsung, LG and OnePlus.
The Moto E4 is the cheapest Motorola phone but doesn't compromise too much on its amenities.
At a new low price, the Essential Phone offers serious bang-for-the-buck -- but only patient power users should bite.
The Oppo Find X's supercool pop-up camera and beautiful, all-screen design make it the best-looking phone of 2018. It's also one of the best phones this year, period.
Razer Phone sets a new bar for mobile performance (and game responsiveness) with its 120Hz screen and loud speakers, but it's not a top-tier phone in any other way.