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Blackberry Classic Review

  • Quality and durable build
  • Keyboard and trackpad are vintage BlackBerry
  • Better screen than predecessor
  • BlackBerry Assistant continues improving
  • Excellent battery life and call quality
  • Trackpad not as useful as in past years
  • Some Android apps are missing
  • Specs a little dated
  • Camera good, but not great
Our Score 7.5
User Score 2

Nokia Lumia 830 Review

  • Nice mix of metal and plastic
  • PureView camera performs well in most settings
  • Glance Screen a nice way to peek at basic…
  • Cortana is getting a little smarter
  • Processing power is dated
  • Windows Store could use a little mopping up
  • Rear speaker is tinny and distorted
Our Score 6
User Score 10

Sony Xperia Z3 Review

  • Waterproof
  • Bright, crisp screen
  • Decent battery life
  • Great camera
  • Slippery glass back
  • Only available at two carriers
  • Too many unnecessary apps
Our Score 8
User Score 10

Sony Xperia Z3v Review

  • Waterproof
  • Bright, crisp screen
  • Decent battery life
  • Great camera
  • Slippery glass back
  • Only available at two carriers
  • Too many unnecessary apps
Our Score 8
User Score 0

HTC Desire Eye Review

  • Dual 13-megapixel cameras
  • Attractive, water-resistant design
  • Dual front-facing speakers
  • Near high-end performance at a mid-range price
  • MicroSD slot for expanded storage
  • Battery life isn’t great
  • Cameras are good, but not the best
  • Sealed battery
Our Score 8
User Score 0

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review

  • Edge perfects multitasking
  • Unique design proves useful
  • A more accurate S-Pen
  • Same high-end specs as Note 4
  • Limited number of Edge apps
  • Edge gets in the way sometimes
  • Steep price
Our Score 8
User Score 10

Nexus 6 Review

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop is beautiful and useful
  • As powerful as phones come
  • Gorgeous AMOLED screen
  • Fantastic speaker sound
  • Decent battery life
  • Tough to hold due to large size
  • Screen discolors at angles
  • No MicroSD support
  • Double the price of last year’s Nexus
Our Score 8
User Score 2

Vertu Aster Review

  • Superb design
  • Much improved camera
  • Excellent battery life
  • High-class materials and build quality
  • Expensive for mere mortals
Our Score 8
User Score 0