Editors' Choice

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

LG G6 review

Many of us accept the size trade-off of a having a big screen: The phone itself is rarely compact. Now you can have both a big screen and a compact phone, thanks to the LG G6 and its new screen tech. See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Google Nexus 4 Review

  • Excellent screen
  • Android 4.2
  • Speedy performance
  • Low price for an unsubsidized phone
  • No LTE
  • Glass back makes phone more fragile
  • Non-removable battery
  • No microSD ext
Our Score 8.5

OnePlus One Review

  • Galaxy S5-level processing power
  • Low $300 price tag
  • Grippy textured back is unique
  • Great battery life
  • Many, many bugs and major glitches
  • Connection issues with Wi-Fi and LTE
  • Uncomfortable to hold
  • No MicroSD storage
  • Poor customer service
Our Score 5

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx Review

  • Improved design
  • Fantastic battery life
  • Bright Super AMOLED screen
  • Android 4.0 update coming
  • Verizon's 4G LTE network rocks
  • Improved camera
  • Design is logo heavy
  • Power and volume buttons are small
  • NinjaBlur interface is lifeless
  • Lots of bloatware apps installed
Our Score 8.5

LG X Power Review

  • Massive battery
  • Lightweight design
  • Plenty of memory card expansion
  • Low price
  • Low-resolution screen
  • Mediocre processor
  • Camera performance is dull
  • Not ideal for demanding apps and games
Our Score 5.5

SideKick 3 Review

  • Stylish design; easy-to-use GUI and menu;…
  • Bluetooth is not 2.0; bad camera; poor battery…
Our Score 8

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx HD Review

  • Very long battery life
  • Solid, sleek and comfortable design
  • Beautiful display
  • Good performance
  • Semi-rugged and durable
  • Runs stock Android with only minor tweaks
  • Camera isn’t impressive
  • Doesn’t ship with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
  • Requires special tool to access microSD slot
Our Score 8.5

Nokia Lumia 1020 Review

  • Best smartphone camera available
  • Gorgeous AMOLED screen
  • Great exclusive apps
  • Good sound volume
  • Clear call quality
  • Windows Phone 8 lacks certain apps
  • Windows Phone 8 still has some quirks
  • No microSD card support
  • Battery is not removable
  • Expensive $300 price tag
Our Score 8

ZTE Axon 7 mini Review

  • Compact
  • Solid display, design
  • Loud speakers
  • Sluggish, inconsistent performance
  • Camera is slow
  • Better options for less than $300
  • Frustrating fingerprint sensor
Our Score 5