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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ZTE Axon Review

  • Gorgeous all-metal design
  • Hi-Fi audio support
  • Low $450 price for a flagship phone
  • No carrier support - yet
Our Score 0
User Score 0

Sony Xperia Z3+ Review

  • Stunning design
  • Pinsharp, colorful screen
  • Android UI is attractive
  • Waterproof
  • Good camera
  • Major overheating problems
  • Seriously, it’s too hot
Our Score 0
User Score 0

Huawei P8 Max Review

  • Sharp, colorful 1080p screen
  • More than two day battery life
  • Camera shows promise
  • High-end build quality
  • Massive body
  • Slightly faceless design
  • One-handed use almost impossible
Our Score 0
User Score 7

Saygus V2 Review

  • Huge storage
  • Rugged
  • Great cameras
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Older processor
  • Quite chunky
Our Score 0
User Score 0

Gionee Elife S7 Review

  • Sleek metal chassis
  • Feature-packed camera
  • Android Lollipop and new UI
  • Claimed two-day battery life
  • Limited availability announced
  • UI improvements unproven
Our Score 0
User Score 0

Microsoft Lumia 640 Review

  • Sturdy plastic design
  • Compatible with future Windows 10 update
  • Solid specs at a moderate price
  • Lumia 640 XL has a powerful camera
  • Still running Windows Phone 8.1
  • Lumia 640 has weaker cameras
Our Score 0
User Score 8

Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Review

  • Fast processor
  • Waterproof
  • Decent battery life
  • Great selfie cam
  • Plastic body
  • Screen resolution
Our Score 0
User Score 7

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

  • Gorgeous metal, glass design
  • Wireless charging built in
  • Streamlined user interface looks fantastic
  • Internal memory up to 128GB
  • Super fast 64-bit processor
  • Working fingerprint sensor
  • No longer waterproof
  • New non-removable battery
  • No MicroSD anymore
  • S6 Edge isn’t as comfortable, seems fragile
  • Glass back vulnerable to scratches and cracking
Our Score 0
User Score 0