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

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge review

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 Edge is the first major flagship of 2016, and it impresses with killer specs and super powers like water resistance and a great low-light camera. Here’s our review. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Review

  • Very powerful, like the Galaxy S5
  • Nice camera
  • Ruggedized exterior
  • Long battery life
  • MircoSD slot
  • Removable battery
  • No fingerprint reader
  • Phone vibrates when speaker is cranked
Our Score 9

Apple iPhone (8GB) Review

  • 3.5-inch touch screen; quad-band world band EDGE;…
  • No 3G HSDPA compatibility; no wireless iTunes…
Our Score 9

Apple iPhone 3GS 32GB Review

  • Offers many new features and improvements over…
  • Addition of video recording capability
  • Doubles as portable media player
  • Bundled with the new iPhone OS 3.0.
  • Camera still lags behind other smartphones (fewer…
  • no flash or zoom)
  • Still no expandable memory solution.
Our Score 9

iPhone 6S Review

  • More powerful than iPhone 6
  • 3D Touch livens up iOS 9
  • Major camera upgrades, front and back
  • Stronger aluminum construction
  • Crisp, gorgeous screen
  • Smaller battery than iPhone 6
  • Entry-level 16GB model is insufficient
Our Score 9

HTC EVO 4G LTE Review

  • Comfortable to hold
  • Amazing rear camera
  • Runs Android 4.0 (ICS)
  • Beats Audio included
  • microSD card slot
  • HD Voice shows promise
  • Ugly black and red design
  • Sense 4.0 UI is puzzling
  • Non-removable battery
  • Sprint 4G LTE network isn't widely available
  • No WiMax compatibility
Our Score 9

LG G3 Review

  • Beautiful Quad HD touchscreen
  • Classy metal-look rear panel
  • Laser-autofocus works well
  • Vastly improved UI design
  • Incredibly loud 1w speaker
  • LG Health isn’t effective
  • Smart Notice isn’t that smart
  • Spotty game performance
  • Not waterproof like Galaxy S5
Our Score 9

Motorola Moto X Style Pure Edition Review

  • Excellent value for the $400 price
  • Stylish, customizable design
  • A much improved camera
  • Pure Android
  • Average battery life
Our Score 9

Motorola Moto G Review

  • An absolute bargain at $180 unconnected
  • Stock Android 4.3 Jelly Bean/Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Fast, capable processor
  • 4.5-inch, 720p screen is just about perfect
  • Excellent battery life
  • The camera is basic
  • A choice of 8GB or 16GB of memory
  • No removable battery
  • External speaker has to be cranked up to hear
  • No 4G LTE capability
Our Score 9