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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 8

Mlais M9 Review

  • Good performance
  • Decent battery life
  • No bloatware
  • Stylish design
  • Low price
  • No notification LED light
  • Questionable camera performance
  • Inconsistent quality
  • Aftercare concerns
Our Score 6
User Score 0

ZTE Blade S6 Review

  • Looks excellent
  • Android 5.0 is smooth and fast
  • High-quality selfie camera
  • Latest software and processor combo
  • Fun, and useful gesture controls
  • Plastic rear panel creaks
  • No 4G LTE support for North America
  • A few software bugs
Our Score 7
User Score 10

Gionee Elife S5.1 Review

  • Incredibly thin and lightweight
  • Bright, colorful AMOLED display
  • Attractive and well built
  • Needs more power to match the looks
  • Software needs improving
Our Score 5
User Score 0

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