Editors' Choice

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

OnePlus 3T review

OnePlus has replaced the OnePlus 3 with the OnePlus 3T, complete with the new super-powerful Snapdragon 821 processor inside. It costs a little more than before, so we’ve found out if it’s worth the extra. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Google Nexus S Review

  • Large 4-inch WVGA (480 x 800) Super AMOLED screen
  • Faster Android v2.3 Gingerbread OS
  • 1GHz Cortez A8 Hummingbird processor
  • Long battery life
  • 16GB memory built-in
  • Screen has greenish tint
  • Poor camera, VGA camcorder
  • No microSD slot
  • No pre-installed video chat software
  • No social network account syncing
Our Score 7.5

Nokia N8 Review

  • Vivid 3.5 inch AMOLED touchscreen
  • 720p video capture with HDMI output
  • 12-megapixel camera is fantastic
  • 16GB internal memory
  • $500 price tag
  • No battery access
  • Slow processor lags sometimes
  • Symbian v3 OS can't compete with Android or iOS
  • Poor built-in Web browser
  • No vertical QWERTY keyboard
Our Score 6

HTC Surround Review

  • Windows Phone 7 OS
  • 16GB built-in memory
  • Long battery life
  • Kickstand
  • Poor photo and video quality
  • No expandable memory slot
  • Warbly cell call quality
  • Unnecessary slide-up speaker
Our Score 7.5

Samsung Fascinate Review

  • Bright, colorful, glossy 4-inch AMOLED screen
  • Excellent battery life
  • 5-megapixel camera/720p HD video recorder
  • 16GB microSD card pre-installed
  • Lightweight; uncluttered exterior
  • Touch controls backlighting out-of-sync with…
  • Inconsistent network connectivity
  • No front-facing camera
  • Lock/hold switch in camera mode
  • Only 2GB built-in memory
Our Score 8.5

Motorola Droid 2 Review

  • Bright, colorful, glossy 3.7 LCD screen
  • Slide-out horizontal QWERTY
  • Google Android OS v2.2
  • 5-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
  • 3G mobile hot spot
  • 8GB built-in memory; 8GB card pre-installed
  • Long battery life
  • Sluggish physical keyboard
  • VGA video recording
  • Fewer features than Droid X, same price
Our Score 7.5

Samsung Epic 4G Review

  • Bright, colorful, glossy 4-inch AMOLED screen
  • 4G connectivity with mobile hotspot
  • 5 MP camera/720p HD video recorder
  • 16 GB pre-installed memory
  • Lightweight for its size
  • Touch controls backlighting out-of-sync with…
  • Screen dims in sunshine
  • Lock/hold switch in camera mode
  • Occasional processor lag
  • $50 more than EVO
Our Score 8.5

BlackBerry Torch Review

  • Bright, colorful, 3.2-inch LCD touchscreen
  • BlackBerry 6 OS
  • Vertical slide QWERTY
  • 5-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • 4GB built-in memory; 4GB card pre-installed
  • Functionality not completely compatible with touch…
  • Slow Web surfing
  • Flat physical QWERTY keys
  • Poor network connectivity
  • Smaller screen than smartphone competitors
Our Score 7

HTC Aria Review

  • Slim, compact design
  • Excellent 5-megapixel stills
  • FriendStream social network update aggregator app
  • Pre-installed 2GB card
  • Low ringer, voice and multimedia volume
  • No camera flash
  • Fuzzy Web text
  • Slower-than-average Web browsing
Our Score 7.5