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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Samsung Galaxy S5 (T-Mobile) Review

The Galaxy S5 packs a gorgeous display, enhanced camera and long-lasting battery into a water-resistant chassis, making it one of the best smartphones ever.

Samsung Galaxy S5 (Sprint) Review

Samsung's Galaxy S5 offers an excellent display, solid performance and a superior camera in a water-resistant shell, but its 4G performance is lacking.

Best Sprint Smartphones

Sprint's growing 4G LTE network already covers some 402 cities nationwide and the company recently activated its enhanced LTE network Spark that delivers blistering download speeds. Spark is being dep...

Best AT&T Smartphones

The LTE rollout continues for AT&T,  already covering more than 500 markets and continuing to expand to additional cities, making the carrier  more and more appealing. The carrier's MObile Share...

Best Verizon Smartphones

Verizon is home to the nation's largest 4G LTE network, with more than 500 markets covered across the U.S.. The carrier offers a wide variety of smartphones to take advantage of its broad footprint, a...

Samsung Galaxy S5 (Verizon) Review

Samsung's Galaxy S5 combines a gorgeous display, improved camera and water-resistant design to make it one of the best smartphones in the world.

Windows Phone 8.1 Review

The Windows Phone 8.1 update adds a host of new features to Microsoft's OS, but doesn't do enough to eclipse the competition.

Samsung Galaxy S5 (AT&T) Review

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is an excellent Android phone that combines a near-perfect display, powerful camera and unique fitness features in a water-resistant design.

How to Get Rid of Your Smartphone

Nearly $47 billion in trade-in value for old smartphones is going to waste in the U.S., according to a study from, and nearly $13 billion of that is in old iPhones. If you have such dusty...

HTC One M8 Review

The HTC One M8's gorgeous design, excellent battery life and powerful performance make it the best Android phone yet.