Editors' Choice

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

Nexus 6P review

Google is back with another phablet this year: the Nexus 6P. It’s the first Huawei phone to run pure Android, and its sleek metal build, lightning fast fingerprint sensor, and zippy performance make it the best Nexus… See Full Review »

Our Score 8.5

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iPhone 6S Plus Review

  • Same gorgeous look and quality build
  • Big camera upgrades make a difference
  • 3D Touch livens up iOS 9
  • Stronger aluminum construction
  • Smaller battery
  • Entry-level 16GB storage is insufficient
Our Score 9

HTC One X Review

  • Fantastic, thin design
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Amazing rear camera
  • Runs Android 4.0 (ICS)
  • Beats Audio included
  • HTC Media Link HD is fun
  • Sense 4.0 UI is puzzling
  • Non-removable battery
  • No microSD
Our Score 9

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review

  • New Android Ice Cream Sandwich rocks
  • Fast camera shutter speed
  • Clean, buttonless design
  • Feels great to hold
  • 4G LTE, dual-core, and NFC included
  • Screen is big, but manageable
  • Battery life isn’t great
  • Many apps don't take advantage of swiping
  • Camera gets trigger happy
  • Contacts app still needs improving
Our Score 9

Motorola Droid Review

  • Gorgeous WVGA 3.7-inch LCD; 5MP camera; good voice…
  • Slow camera; heavy; music doesn't stay paused in…
Our Score 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review

  • Stylish look and quality build
  • Cool new S-Pen features
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Great camera
  • Quick charging is super fast
  • Glass back picks up fingerprints
  • Samsung Pay isn’t out yet
  • Smaller, non-removable battery
Our Score 9

LG G2 Review

  • Most powerful phone around
  • Most comfortable phone to hold
  • Best battery life of a flagship phone (1.2 days)
  • Great 13MP camera
  • 32GB of memory
  • Too many apps pre-installed (62)
  • No MicroSD support
  • Camera app gets laggy
  • Verizon version is fingerprint magnet
  • Verizon version buttons are too small
Our Score 9

Samsung Galaxy S II Review

  • Super AMOLED Plus screen is colorful and bright
  • Great battery life
  • Powerful dual-core processor
  • Super thin and super light
  • 16GB of internal storage
  • TouchWiz UI is much improved
  • Plastic construction
  • AT&T's “4G” data speeds are unimpressive
Our Score 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

  • Fantastic big-screen features
  • Cutting edge processing power
  • Great battery life
  • Best Android phablet
  • Plenty of storage space
  • Fantastic camera
  • Not waterproof
  • S-Pen controls hidden in settings
  • No good way to manage screen size
  • S Pen isn’t a must-have feature
Our Score 9