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 S9 review

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are here, but which one do you buy? The S9 Plus has all the bells and whistles, such as the dual-camera system, but is it worth the high price tag? We dive into the benefits of the… See Full Review »

Our Score 8

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Alcatel Idol 5 Review

  • Decent performance
  • Good camera for the price
  • Virtual reality at a low price
  • Good stereo speakers
  • Lackluster battery
  • Some design quirks
  • No fingerprint sensor
Our Score 6

Essential Phone (PH-1) Review

  • Gorgeous bezel-less design
  • Crisp, high-resolution screen
  • Pure Android, fast updates
  • Great performance
  • Intuitive modular system
  • No headphone jack
  • No IP67 or IP68 water resistance
  • Camera quality still not great
Our Score 7

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

Apple iPhone 8 Review

  • Speedy processor
  • Class-leading camera
  • Wireless charging
  • Slick software
  • Dated design
  • Fast charging costs extra
Our Score 7

Moto X4 Android One Review

  • Takes great photos in good lighting
  • Solid performance
  • IP68 water-resistant
  • Day-long battery life
  • Camera shutter lag is frustrating
  • No Tempow Audio in Android One model
  • No Android 8.0 Oreo yet
Our Score 7

Apple iPhone X Review

  • Jawdropping OLED screen
  • Unsurpassed speed
  • Top-tier camera
  • Innovative industrial design
  • Wireless charging
  • Awkward notch can break immersion
  • Expensive
Our Score 9

Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Review

  • Fun, interactive gameplay
  • Prototype headset is comfortable
  • See-through display lets you stay in the real…
  • Good range of supported smartphones
  • Three game modes may get old fast
  • Setup process is tedious
Our Score 8

ZTE Axon M Review

  • Can use two full-screen apps at the same time
  • Good build quality
  • Simple software experience
  • Battery depletes fast with two screens on
  • Performance can be sluggish with dual screens
  • Occasionally buggy
  • Unattractive design
Our Score 5