Phone Reviews

Showing 8 reviews out of 1145

Phone Review Filters

Clear Filters

Features

Show More

Operating system

Show More

Cores

Screen size

Carrier

Show More

Manufacturers

Show More
Clear Filters

Huawei Ascend P7 review

  • Big, 1080p 5-inch screen
  • iPhone-level build quality
  • 8MP selfie cam
  • Good rear camera
  • MicroSD card support
  • Battery won’t last you a day
  • Slippery back slides right off tables
  • Doesn’t feel like an Android phone
  • No removable battery
Our Score 6
User Score 8

Vertu Signature Touch review

  • Solid spec sheet
  • Incredible build quality
  • Truly premium materials
  • Exclusivity
  • Worldwide 4G LTE
  • Superb audio
  • It costs $11,500
  • Occasionally buggy software
  • Underwhelming camera
Our Score 7
User Score 10

Asus PadFone X review

  • Comfortable to hold
  • Beautiful screen
  • Powerful specs
  • Two decent things … for the price of one
  • Tablet doubles as a battery
  • Decent warranty
  • Tablet screen is oddly small
  • Apps crash … a lot
  • Peripherals don’t cut it
  • Easily blockable speaker
  • A lot of AT&T bloatware
Our Score 8
User Score 0

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
User Score 0

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
User Score 10

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Review

  • Manageable size
  • Speedy performance
  • Premium design
  • Waterproof and dustproof
  • MicroSD support
  • Battery life
  • Fingerprint and dust magnet
  • Big bezels above and below screen
  • Flaps on ports
  • No selectable macro mode
  • Pre-applied ASF
Our Score 9
User Score 2

Sony Xperia Z2 review

  • Very fast and powerful
  • Gorgeous display
  • Premium design
  • Waterproof and dustproof
  • MicroSD support
  • Feature packed camera
  • Front-facing stereo speakers
  • Battery life
  • Fingerprint and dust magnet
  • Big bezels above and below screen
  • Not especially comfortable to hold
  • 4K recording heats up
  • Flaps on ports
Our Score 8
User Score 2

Motorola Moto E review

  • It costs $130
  • Comes with Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Comfortable to hold
  • Great battery life
  • Decent-sounding speakers
  • Moto Alert is useful
  • MicroSD slot included for expanded storage
  • No 4G LTE
  • 4GB of internal storage is not enough
  • Crappy rear cam, no front cam
  • Screen has poor viewing angles
  • Battery cover rattles
  • No NFC
Our Score 5
User Score 0

Editor Phone Reviews

Picking a new phone can be confusing and overwhelming and, if you're on a standard wireless plan, you're going to be doing it every two years or so. The answer to the question "What phone should I buy" depends on your carrier, the operating system you prefer, and the app and content ecosystem you're most tied into. Rather than ask you a bunch of crazy questions, we organize our reviews to address the big ones and break down the details that will matter. Don't understand why dual-core phones might be better quad-cores, what LTE is, or why Android phones all have such different interfaces? Don't worry about it; we get paid for this stuff. We'll explain it.

For more tips make sure to check out our cell phone buying guide and our selections for the best cell phones.

Latest Mobile News

Boston Uber driver charged with rape of female passenger

Definitely another black mark on Uber's ability to successfully vet safe drivers, an 46-year-old Uber driver in Boston has been charged with the kidnapping and…

Hands on: BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry’s Classic fulfills all the dreams of the company’s die-hard fans with its physical QWERTY keyboard.

The city of South Pittsburg simply can’t stand…

The city of South Pittsburg, Tennessee just banned city employees from criticizing it in social media. The punishment for violators wasn't revealed, but the new…

Related Videos

FCC forces T-Mobile to alert customers of data throttling

Out of data? Well, T-Mobile has been allowing its users to maintain access to its network despite running out. But those users may have been browsing at a…

DT Daily: driverless car race, Lantern on Indiegogo…

Today on DT Daily: A driverless car competition in China gets off to a slow start, the Lantern is a cool gadget that receives data from space and sadly, even…

The DOJ might by using planes as fake cell phone towers

A program intended to spot criminal activity is said to also capture innocent Americans’ communications — and this time, the surveillance is airborne…