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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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

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 4

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