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 9 review

It’s jaw-dropping how much tech Samsung has fit inside the Galaxy Note 9. It’s one of Samsung’s largest phones ever thanks to its 6.4-inch screen, and the S Pen is better than ever. See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Apple iPhone (4GB) Review

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

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

Apple iPhone 6 Review

  • Crisp, bigger screen
  • Premium build quality
  • Great camera with cool video features
  • Small battery
  • Not waterproof
  • No microSD card
Our Score 9

LG VX9400 Review

  • V CAST Mobile TV & Music; 2.2" swivel T-bar…
  • Awkward screen position for phone calls; arbitrary…
Our Score 9

LG G4 Review

  • Bright screen with gorgeous contrast
  • Excellent camera performance
  • Shooting in RAW and Manual mode
  • Removable battery and MicroSD card slot
  • Leather battery cover rocks
  • Still made of plastic
  • UX features are a mixed bag
  • Battery life is average
  • Speaker quality is weak
Our Score 9

OnePlus 5T Review

  • 6-inch AMOLED screen with slim bezels
  • Great performance, simple software
  • Competitive price
  • Face unlock works well
  • Capable camera with strong portrait mode
  • No water resistance
  • Old version of Android installed at launch
Our Score 9

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

Google Pixel Review

  • Stellar performance
  • Superb camera
  • Bright AMOLED display
  • Feels high-end and polished
  • 24/7 support
  • Battery life isn't great
  • Not waterproof
Our Score 9