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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Boost Mobile Boost Max Review

The $299 Boost Max is a solid no-contract phablet value, with a 5.7-inch display, handy split-screen software and impressively long battery life.

Nokia Lumia Icon Review

The Nokia Icon delivers a fantastic display, speedy performance and a powerful and versatile camera app for Verizon subscribers.

LG G Flex Review (T-Mobile) Review

The LG G Flex's attention-grabbing curved display and self-healing design make it stand out, but the long battery life is our favorite feature.

Paper App for iPhone Review

Facebook's gorgeous new Paper app for iOS 7 makes it easy to keep up on the news and your friends' activities with a simple and engaging interface.

LG G Flex (AT&T) Review

LG's pricey 6-inch G Flex boasts a head-turning curved design, fast performance and a long-lasting battery, but some features are gimmicky.

LG G Flex (Sprint) Review

A head-turning flexible design and vibrant display make the G Flex an exciting Android device, but it's not our favorite phablet.

Olloclip 4-in-1 iPhone Lens Review

The Olloclip 4-in-1 lens for the iPhone is a great accessory for those who want to get even better pictures from their smartphone.

Typo iPhone Keyboard Case Review

The Typo iPhone keyboard case looks like a BlackBerry's physical keyboard, but it's not nearly as comfortable or fast.

Sony Xperia Z1s (T-Mobile) Review

Sony's Xperia Z1s is a powerful waterproof smartphone with long battery life, but its display and camera could be better.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini (Verizon Wireless ) Review

The Galaxy S4 Mini offers many of the benefits of its larger sibling in a lower-cost, pint-sized package.