Smartphone Guide

From the ever-popular iPhone to Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone handsets, LAPTOP reviews the best smartphones of 2015 to help you compare models and determine which smartphone to buy. We also help you make the most of your handset by picking the best smartphone apps and accessories while providing helpful tips.

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How to Take a Screenshot on the Galaxy Note 4

  The Galaxy Note 4 has one of the sharpest, most colorful screens on any smartphone. The 5.7-inch AMOLED display provides a detailed, 2560 x 1440 resolution and shows an impressive 163 percen...

Sony Xperia Z3v Review

The Z3v combines a bright and rich display with an excellent 20-MP camera, packaged in an elegant and waterproof design.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

The Galaxy Note 4 is a superior phablet with an ultra-sharp display, faster camera, improved multitasking and a pen you'll actually want to use.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Review

Samsung shines with the Galaxy Alpha's premium metal design, but its features don't match the price tag.

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 With Revamped Start Menu

SAN FRANCISCO -- The next Windows is such a radical departure from its predecessors that Microsoft has jumped up two version numbers. At a press event today (Sept. 30), Microsoft executive vice pres...

Kyocera Brigadier (Verizon) Review

The Kyocera Brigadier is a rugged smartphone made to take whatever you can throw at it -- or throw it into.

Apple iPhone 6 Review

Apple's sleek iPhone 6 sports a large, but not too large, display, fast processor and a sharp camera.

BlackBerry Passport Review

The BlackBerry Passport fits more content on its wide screen than the competition and boasts awesome battery life, but the design is just too clunky and awkward.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus Review

While the large 5.5-inch display on the iPhone 6 Plus is its most defining feature, Apple's phablet has a lot more under the hood.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Available on AT&T on Sept. 26

  iPhone 6 mania is in full swing, but Samsung is ready to start its own Galaxy craze. The Korean company today announced that its metal Galaxy Alpha smartphone will be available starting Sept. ...