Editors' Choice

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

Huawei P30 Pro review

The Huawei P30 Pro’s camera is like having Superman’s eyes. It can see in the dark, and zoom right in on objects much too far away to see clearly otherwise. The camera tech is only the beginning of what we like about… See Full Review »

Our Score 9

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Apple iPhone 8 Plus Review

  • Stellar performance
  • Great camera, fun Portrait Mode features
  • Wireless charging works well
  • Great display
  • Daylong battery
  • Expensive
  • Boring, dated front design
  • No headphone jack
Our Score 8

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Review

  • Waterproof up to 5 feet for 30 minutes
  • Shatter-resistant screen
  • As powerful as a phone gets in 2016
  • Camera that challenges the iPhone
  • Nearly 2-day battery life
  • Bulkier than most phones
  • $100 more expensive than Galaxy S7
  • Only available on AT&T
Our Score 8

Huawei P8 Review

  • Vibrant, colorful screen
  • Strong camera with fun features
  • Improved EMUI user interface
  • Beautiful aluminum unibody
  • One-day battery life unless you’re very careful
  • Bluetooth connection bug
  • Custom Android experience may upset some users
Our Score 8

Nokia Lumia Icon Review

  • Gorgeous OLED 1080p screen
  • Fast, powerful processor
  • Great 20-megapixel camera
  • 32GB of internal memory
  • Nokia MixRadio app offers free offline music
  • Slight muffling of phone call audio
  • Windows Phone lacks apps
  • Windows Phone lacks notifications
  • No MicroSD card support
Our Score 7

Google Pixel XL Review

  • Pure Android is perfection
  • Automatic updates to the latest software
  • 24/7 customer support
  • Fantastic camera
  • Premium design
  • More expensive than previous Nexus phones
  • Not waterproof
Our Score 9

Apple iPhone 7 Plus Review

  • Dual-camera tech is impressive
  • It’s finally water-resistant!
  • Speedy processor
  • iOS 10 is smooth and slick
  • Attractive aluminum uni-body design
  • No headphone jack!
  • Expensive
Our Score 8

Sony Xperia ZL Review

  • Simple and attractive design
  • Light and narrow enough for one-handed use
  • Speedy performance
  • Lots of customization and personalization in the…
  • Easily connects to other devices in Sony's…
  • Too many buttons on right side
  • Awkward front camera placement
  • Non-removable battery
  • Vibrating feature is uncomfortable
  • Mediocre battery life
Our Score 7

Samsung Galaxy S8 Review

  • Gorgeous display
  • Excellent build quality, design
  • Useful software features and options
  • TouchWiz is a lot prettier
  • Water-resistant
  • Bixby is hardly useful
  • Poor speaker placement
  • $100 more expensive than S7
Our Score 8