Sony's new Xperia XZ2 is a viable alternative to the assortment of look-alike Android flagships, even if it doesn't necessarily offer the best value.
Xiaomi's Mi Mix 2S is as elegant and powerful as any Android flagship, but it makes too many compromises and is simply too difficult to buy to recommend over the Pixel 2 or Galaxy S9.
Nuu Mobile's G3 evokes the looks of the Galaxy S9 for a fraction of the price. But this budget phone is only a fraction as good.
An incredibly bright screen and Android Oreo aren't enough to make Sony's bulky midrange phone worth its steep price tag.
HTC’s latest is the best VR headset on the market by some measure. But that greatness comes with some unknowns.
Honor's View 10 delivers flagship specs on a budget, but it makes too many compromises to stand out.
You get a solid camera, decent display and nostalgic design with the Galaxy J7 Prime, but similarly priced budget phones offer more pizazz.
The Essential Phone is a gorgeous Android phone with an edge-to-edge screen, clever modular design and refreshingly clean software, but the camera is a letdown so far.
BlackBerry may never rule the smartphone world again, but this TCL-built phone is a very good device, thanks to a multipurpose keyboard and a monster battery.
Although it seems like a decent value, the On5’s sluggish performance, very limited storage and short battery life make this a phone to skip.
At $129, the Blu R2 Plus is an attractive unlocked phone for bargain hunters. But unfortunately, its quality doesn’t rise above its low price.
Nuu Mobile's X5 suffers from poor battery life and middling performance. It's affordable, but you can find more high-end features in a more stylish package for the same price.
BlackBerry's latest Android smartphone opts for a bigger screen instead of a physical keyboard, but brings the same focus on productivity and security.
Alcatel has brought its attractive, but-flawed Idol 5S to Cricket as an exclusive to the prepaid carrier, but the new phone makes too many compromises to offer any appeal beyond its low price.
T-Mobile's plus-size smartphone packs a lot of power in a $200 package, but its dual-lens camera and design leave a lot to be desired.
ZTE's dual-screen folding smartphone looks, runs and feels like nothing else on the market. But when it comes to smartphones, more isn't always better.
The Moto X4 Android One is a great lower-cost entry point for Google's wireless service, but it makes compromises other phones don't.
The Asus ZenFone 4 Max is one of the longest-lasting budget phones available, but a dated design and user interface keep it from standing out.
The 5.5-inch Moto E4 Plus tackles one of the biggest problems with the smaller Moto E4 by delivering all-day battery life in an affordable device.
The Moto G5S Plus improves on one of our favorite bargain smartphones in several key areas, but the dual cameras could be better.
With so many affordable Android phones offering premium features, the K20 Plus is a fine device that fails to impress.
Available for less than $100 if you buy it as an Amazon Prime Exclusive, Alcatel's A30 Plus gets the job done, but its camera, battery and design underwhelm.
The latest version of Apple's iOS is all about making things work better on your phone, but the introduction of augmented reality has the potential to be a game changer.
The Moto Z2 Play is an even thinner version version of Moto's fun modular phone, but it takes a hit on battery life.
The ZTE Blade Z Max for MetroPCS is a heck of a bargain, offering dual cameras, long battery life and a huge 6-inch screen for less than you’d expect.
The Asus ZenFone AR is the first smartphone to offer both Google Daydream and Project Tango in one stylish, pocket-friendly device.