Smartphone Guide

From the ever-popular iPhone to Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone handsets, LAPTOP reviews the best smartphones of 2014 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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HTC One Remix Review

The HTC One Remix offers a luxurious design that's easy to use with one hand, powerful speakers and a good camera.

Motorola Moto G (2014) Review

Sporting a comfy design and a crisp 5-inch display, the unlocked Motorola Moto G offers a quality Android experience on the cheap.

Motorola Moto X (2014) Review

The Motorola Moto X offers powerful performance, a stunning display and compelling voice commands in a head-turning design.

iPhone 6 Hands-on: The Plus Steals the Show

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus share a lot of the same features, from the rounded aluminum design to the fast new A8 processor, Focus Pixel camera and Apple Pay functionality for replacing your wall...

Vertu Signature Touch Review

Dripping in luxury and bundled with your very own (human) concierge, the Vertu Signature Touch is the smartphone for the uber-rich.

Galaxy Alpha Hands-On: Samsung's Metal Answer to iPhone

BERLIN - Samsung's head-turning Galaxy Gear Edge and Gear VR devices made a big splash at IFA 2014, but buried beneath the hype was the sleek Galaxy Alpha phone lying unassumingly the show floor. ...

HTC One M8 for Windows Review

The HTC One M8 for Windows packages Windows Phone 8.1 into a sexy, eye-catching chassis with powerful performance, long battery life and blazing-fast 4G LTE, creating the ultimate Windows Phone.

HTC One M8 for Windows: The One That You Want?

Is the HTC One M8 for Windows the best of both worlds?Announced today, the device marries the HTC One M8's premium hardware with the slick Windows Phone 8.1 OS. HTC also carriers over some goodies...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport (Sprint) Review

The fitness-focused Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport brings greater durability, longer battery life and more style to one of the best smartphones.

ZTE Grand S Pro (U.S. Cellular) Review

Offered through U.S. Cellular, the ZTE Grand S Pro offers a bright 5-inch display and zippy CPU for $100, but you'll want to buy a memory card.