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 3 review

OnePlus has thrown out the tired promo gimmicks and dismissed the invitation system, letting the OnePlus 3 speak for itself. Brave or totally justified? We find out in our complete review. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Sony Xperia Z5 Review

  • Waterproof design
  • Frosted glass back
  • Good camera performance
  • Great battery life
  • Fingerprint sensor has problems
  • Hard to buy in the U.S.
  • Bloatware needs to go
Our Score 7

Huawei Nexus 6P Review

  • Forward-thinking specs set the bar for Android
  • Quick and responsive fingerprint sensor
  • Now on Tap makes Android more prescient than ever
  • Quick charging juices up fast
  • Premium metal build
  • Expensive for a Nexus
  • Somewhat bland design
Our Score 8.5

ZTE Axon Elite Review

  • Excellent camera
  • Eye-catching design
  • Premium materials
  • Low price
  • High performance processor
  • Custom UI frustrates
  • Eye and voice unlock unreliable
Our Score 7

ZTE Axon Review

  • Solid build with aluminum back
  • Android mostly untouched
  • Dual-lens camera
  • Excellent audio
  • Well priced
  • Available unlocked, without a contract
  • No expandable storage
  • Second rear lens underused
  • Performance could be greater
Our Score 7

Motorola Droid Maxx 2 Review

  • Amazing battery life
  • Solid Build
  • Large 5.5-inch screen
  • Near stock Android experience
  • Quick charging
  • Average camera
  • Mono sound
  • Quick charger costs extra
Our Score 8

OnePlus X Review

  • Gorgeous design
  • Low $250 price
  • Stunning AMOLED screen
  • Slim and lightweight
  • Almost stock Android OS
  • Limited U.S. LTE support
  • No NFC/Android Pay
  • You need an invitation to buy one
  • Slippery, fragile glass design
Our Score 7

LG Nexus 5X Review

  • Fantastic fingerprint sensor
  • More affordable $430 price
  • Battery lasts less than a day
  • Camera has focusing issues
  • Plastic design
  • Interface becomes laggy after several weeks use
Our Score 5

LG V10 Review

  • The best smartphone camera we’ve used
  • Durable metal body
  • Gorgeous Quad HD screen
  • Manual camera and video mode
  • Fast fingerprint sensor
  • Fast performance
  • Second screen fails to hold attention
  • It’s big and heavy
Our Score 8