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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Samsung Galaxy S4 Review

  • Comfortable, lightweight, attractive design
  • Access to battery
  • Beautiful full HD display
  • Tons of features, many very useful
  • Great camera
  • Fast, smooth performance
  • TouchWiz has cartoony design
  • Some features only work with proprietary apps
  • Mediocre battery life
Our Score 8

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Review

  • Very powerful, like the Galaxy S5
  • Nice camera
  • Ruggedized exterior
  • Long battery life
  • MircoSD slot
  • Removable battery
  • No fingerprint reader
  • Phone vibrates when speaker is cranked
Our Score 9

Motorola Moto X (2014) Review

  • Personalized design
  • Fast processor
  • Great screen size
  • Not a great camera
  • Average battery life
Our Score 9

Vertu Aster Review

  • Superb design
  • Much improved camera
  • Excellent battery life
  • High-class materials and build quality
  • Expensive for mere mortals
Our Score 8

Vertu Constellation Review

  • Decent specs and nice 720p screen
  • Half the price of the $10,700 Vertu TI
  • Titanium body is durable
  • Sapphire screen is unscratchable
  • 13-megapixel camera does its job
  • It still costs $5740 (4200 euros)
  • Lacks Concierge button Vertu is known for
  • No MicroSD or Removable battery
  • Camera needs image stabilization
  • Did we mention the price?
Our Score 7

Callpod Chargepod Review

  • Eliminates cable clutter; saves space; charges up…
  • Adapters are extra; a tad bit expensive
Our Score 8

Sony Xperia Z2 Review

  • Very fast and powerful
  • Gorgeous display
  • Premium design
  • Waterproof and dustproof
  • MicroSD support
  • Feature packed camera
  • Front-facing stereo speakers
  • Battery life
  • Fingerprint and dust magnet
  • Big bezels above and below screen
  • Not especially comfortable to hold
  • 4K recording heats up
  • Flaps on ports
Our Score 8

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