Editors' Choice

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

Nexus 6P review

Google is back with another phablet this year: the Nexus 6P. It’s the first Huawei phone to run pure Android, and its sleek metal build, lightning fast fingerprint sensor, and zippy performance make it the best Nexus… See Full Review »

Our Score 8.5

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Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

  • Industry-leading design, build quality
  • Reachability feature makes size manageable
  • Fantastic camera
  • iOS 8 remains a fluid, beautiful OS
  • Large battery
  • 16GB storage on base model is not enough
  • Large size is too big for some hands
  • Specs aren’t much better than iPhone 5S
  • No water resistance
Our Score 9

Samsung Galaxy S6 Review

  • Elegant and premium build
  • Gorgeous display
  • Better camera features and performance
  • Much-improved fingerprint reader
  • Quick charging
  • Supports both wireless charging standards
  • No longer waterproof
  • Non-removable battery
  • No memory expansion
  • Gets noticeably hot when pushed
  • Tinny speaker sound
Our Score 9

Mlais M9 Review

  • Good performance
  • Decent battery life
  • No bloatware
  • Stylish design
  • Low price
  • No notification LED light
  • Questionable camera performance
  • Inconsistent quality
  • Aftercare concerns
Our Score 6

ZTE Blade S6 Review

  • Looks excellent
  • Android 5.0 is smooth and fast
  • High-quality selfie camera
  • Latest software and processor combo
  • Fun, and useful gesture controls
  • Plastic rear panel creaks
  • No 4G LTE support for North America
  • A few software bugs
Our Score 7

Gionee Elife S5.1 Review

  • Incredibly thin and lightweight
  • Bright, colorful AMOLED display
  • Attractive and well built
  • Needs more power to match the looks
  • Software needs improving
Our Score 5

Blackberry Classic Review

  • Quality and durable build
  • Keyboard and trackpad are vintage BlackBerry
  • Better screen than predecessor
  • BlackBerry Assistant continues improving
  • Excellent battery life and call quality
  • Trackpad not as useful as in past years
  • Some Android apps are missing
  • Specs a little dated
  • Camera good, but not great
Our Score 7.5

Nokia Lumia 830 Review

  • Nice mix of metal and plastic
  • PureView camera performs well in most settings
  • Glance Screen a nice way to peek at basic…
  • Cortana is getting a little smarter
  • Processing power is dated
  • Windows Store could use a little mopping up
  • Rear speaker is tinny and distorted
Our Score 6

Sony Xperia Z3 Review

  • Waterproof
  • Bright, crisp screen
  • Decent battery life
  • Great camera
  • Slippery glass back
  • Only available at two carriers
  • Too many unnecessary apps
Our Score 8