Editors' Choice

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

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 review

Samsung's Note 5 re-establishes its position as the phablet king with a brilliant stylus, plus new bells and whistles like Samsung Pay. See Full Review »

Our Score 9
User Score 4
Our Score 9
User Score 10

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Huawei P8 Review

  • Vibrant, colorful screen
  • Strong camera with fun features
  • Improved EMUI user interface
  • Beautiful aluminum unibody
  • One-day battery life unless you’re very careful
  • Bluetooth connection bug
  • Custom Android experience may upset some users
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Mlais M52 Red Note Review

  • It costs just $150
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • Fast performance
  • Decent camera
  • No bloatware
  • Speaker is poor
  • 720p resolution
  • Occasional lag
  • Aftercare concerns
Our Score 7
User Score 0

LG G Flex2 Review

  • Stunning curved body
  • High degree of durability
  • Excellent camera
  • Ergonomically impressive
  • Surprisingly compact body
  • Software is laggy at times
  • Underwhelming performance
  • Phone gets a little hot, at times
  • Battery life is adequate
Our Score 8
User Score 8

ZTE Grand X Max+ Review

  • It’s only $220
  • Excellent battery life
  • Great camera
  • 720p screen looks dated on 6 inches of real estate…
  • Processor too slow for its software
  • Bulky, slippery design makes it hard to hold
  • It’s a fingerprint magnet
Our Score 6
User Score 0

HTC One M9 Review

  • A top-tier Android phone
  • Two-toned metal design is stylish
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop looks great
  • Themes are a fun way to customize the UI
  • Poor battery life
  • Power/volume buttons awkward to press
  • Annoying bezel and ledge on the edges
  • Just an average camera
Our Score 7
User Score 8

Motorola Droid Turbo Review

  • Industry leading battery life
  • Gorgeous AMOLED screen
  • Will get Android Lollipop
  • Comfortable design
  • A tad heavy to hold
  • Smart screen wakes up too frequently
  • No MicroSD
Our Score 8
User Score 10

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

  • Industry-leading design, build quality
  • Reachability feature makes size manageable
  • Fantastic camera
  • iOS 8 remains a fluid, beautiful OS
  • Large battery
  • 16GB storage on base model is not enough
  • Large size is too big for some hands
  • Specs aren’t much better than iPhone 5S
  • No water resistance
Our Score 9
User Score 5

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

  • Elegant and premium build
  • Gorgeous display
  • Better camera features and performance
  • Much-improved fingerprint reader
  • Quick charging
  • Supports both wireless charging standards
  • No longer waterproof
  • Non-removable battery
  • No memory expansion
  • Gets noticeably hot when pushed
  • Tinny speaker sound
Our Score 9
User Score 7