Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in phones.

LG G6 review

Many of us accept the size trade-off of a having a big screen: The phone itself is rarely compact. Now you can have both a big screen and a compact phone, thanks to the LG G6 and its new screen tech. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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HTC U Ultra Review

  • Secondary screen frees up space
  • Beautiful glass design
  • Weak speakers
  • Dim display
  • Inaccurate camera
Our Score 5

LG G6 Review

  • Compact, attractive body
  • Large, beautiful screen
  • Great pictures from the dual-lens camera
  • Latest software with Google Assistant
  • IP68 water resistant
  • Audio can’t match the visuals
  • All models need Quad DAC, wireless charging, and…
Our Score 9

Meizu Pro 6 Plus Review

  • Beautiful screen
  • Strong processor
  • Long-lasting battery
  • Out of date software
  • No 4G LTE in the U.S.
  • Concerns over durability
  • There are several better options
Our Score 5

Xiaomi Mi5S Plus Review

  • High-performance processor
  • Stylish design
  • MIUI is fun and customizable.
  • Long battery life
  • Camera disappoints
  • Limited connectivity in the U.S.
  • Import only
Our Score 6

ZTE Axon 7 mini Review

  • Compact
  • Solid display, design
  • Loud speakers
  • Sluggish, inconsistent performance
  • Camera is slow
  • Better options for less than $300
  • Frustrating fingerprint sensor
Our Score 5

Xiaomi Mi Mix Review

  • Stunning bezel-less screen
  • Beautifully built ceramic body
  • Powerful processor
  • Massive battery
  • Slippery and fragile
  • Limited connectivity options
  • Import only, and expensive
Our Score 6

LeEco Le S3 Review

  • Decent camera
  • High performer
  • Nice display and design
  • Low price
  • Software is frustrating
  • Battery could be better
  • No carrier support
Our Score 6

Huawei Mate 9 Review

  • Surprisingly compact body
  • Amazing dual-lens Leica camera
  • Revised and improved software
  • Fast processor
  • Big battery
  • Not water-resistant
  • No U.S. release date yet
  • Uninspired design
Our Score 8