• The Hottest Phones for the Holidays

    The Hottest Phones for the Holidays

    It's never too early to purchase a gift your loved will adore.If a smartphone is on your shopping list, make sure you're getting the latest and greatest device; no one wants last year's model.
  • Motorola: 'Mod' Adds-Ons Could Take Our Phones to 5G

    Motorola: 'Mod' Adds-Ons Could Take Our Phones to 5G

    In a year where we saw several attempts at "modular" phones, Moto's is the only one that actually took off.Half of Moto Z owners are using mods, with 20 percent of those using the costly projector and camera mods, Touvannas said.
  • LG Plans 5 New Phones for CES

    LG Plans 5 New Phones for CES

    The K series are LG's workhorses.While the G5 gets all the press, the K phones quietly plug along behind the scenes, offering reliability, a solid brand name, and affordable power.
  • The Best Windows Phone Right Now

    The Best Windows Phone Right Now

    While the company works busily on its rumored Surface Phone (an early 2018 arrival is the current speculation), there haven't been a lot of Windows Phone devices or apps released in the past year, and Windows Phone's US market share hovers around one percent.If you're shopping for a Windows Phone, make sure it's running Windows 10, not 8.
  • Hands On With ZTE's Newest Unlocked Phone, the Blade V8 Pro

    Hands On With ZTE's Newest Unlocked Phone, the Blade V8 Pro

    LAS VEGAS—Here in Las Vegas, ZTE is doubling down on unlocked phones.At this year's CES, the company showed Google's Daydream View VR platform running on its Axon 7 phone and introduced the Blade V8 Pro, its first low-cost unlocked device for the US.
  • Coolpad's Conjr Smartphone Needs to Cool It With the Software

    Coolpad's Conjr Smartphone Needs to Cool It With the Software

    LAS VEGAS—I suspect we're going to be hearing a lot more about phone brand Coolpad pretty soon.The Coolpad Conjr, available for pre-order January 5 on Amazon, is the company's first foray into unlocked phones in the US.
  • LeEco's Phone Future May Lie With DirecTV

    LeEco's Phone Future May Lie With DirecTV

    That may change with the company's new DirecTV partnership, announced at the end of November.He demurred when asked if AT&T (DirecTV's owner) would sell the phones directly, though, saying instead that LeEco is expanding distribution and talking to multiple carriers.
  • Samsung's Galaxy A Series Phones Are Seriously Good Looking

    Samsung's Galaxy A Series Phones Are Seriously Good Looking

    LAS VEGAS—Samsung's mobile division has been quite shy at CES this year, not scheduling meetings or talking up its products much.But Samsung did announce some new phones at CES, and they look good.
  • The Best Phones of 2017

    The Best Phones of 2017

    We're a smartphone-dominated nation, with 4G LTE networks beating many home Internet connections in terms of speed.Maybe you're lusting after a certain device—say, an unlocked smartphone for international travel.
  • The Best Android Phones of 2017

    The Best Android Phones of 2017

    Read on for what to look for when buying, as well as our top picks for Android phones.Big or Small Among Android's greatest strengths is the unbelievable diversity of hardware choices.
  • The Best AT&T Phones of 2017

    The Best AT&T Phones of 2017

    See How We Test Cell Phones AT&T's strength has always been its globally compatible GSM network.That has let the carrier nab many exclusive phones over the years, from the first iPhone to various Windows phones.
  • The Best Verizon Phones of 2017

    The Best Verizon Phones of 2017

    If you're buying a phone on Verizon right now, these are the best you can get.See How We Test Cell Phones Almost all Verizon phones are bought through the carrier, because Verizon isn't compatible with most unlocked devices.
  • The Best T-Mobile Phones of 2017

    The Best T-Mobile Phones of 2017

    ) Looking for the best phones on T-Mobile, we mixed locked and unlocked devices freely.The carrier's offerings scale all the way up the line, including the latest iPhones and flagship Android phones.
  • The Best Sprint Phones of 2017

    The Best Sprint Phones of 2017

    Not every Sprint phone supports LTE Plus, but if you're buying one, you need to get a device that does.If you're interested in the best possible Sprint performance, you should grab one of those devices.
  • We saw the future of smartphones, and it’s sexier and smarter than you’d imagine

    We saw the future of smartphones, and it’s sexier and smarter than you’d imagine

    The Xiaomi Mi Mix has a 6.Reports say the new screen is part of a radical redesign, which will transfer the trademark Home button into the screen itself, so the chin of the device can be removed.
  • Google Assistant Coming to Many More Phones

    Google Assistant Coming to Many More Phones

    Until now, the Assistant was only available on the Google Pixel phones, Google Home, and Android Wear watches, and in the little-used Google Allo app.The new move lets the Assistant enhance the default "OK Google" voice commands and the Google Now feature in most Android phones, turning them more conversational and contextual.
  • Hands On With the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus

    Hands On With the Huawei P10 and P10 Plus

    5-inch P10 Plus are both high-end flagships packed with powerful hardware, the latest software, and some cool camera capabilities.Both the P10 and the P10 Plus feature metal unibody builds available in three different finishes: High Gloss (glossy), Hyper Diamond Cut (textured ridges and a reflective back panel), and Sandblast (matte).
  • Hands On With Motorola's New G5 and G5 Plus

    Hands On With Motorola's New G5 and G5 Plus

    While the G5 Plus has a metal unibody and a sealed-in 3000mAh battery, the G5 has a hybrid build.The G5 Plus comes with Motorola's proprietary TurboPower 15W charger, which lets you get six hours of usage with 15 minutes of charge.
  • Hands On With Nokia's New Android Phones, Retro 3310

    Hands On With Nokia's New Android Phones, Retro 3310

    The only two genuinely new phones Nokia unveiled to the world today are the Nokia 3 and the Nokia 5.This can be accessed by a long press on the home key of any of the three new Nokia Android phones.