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.
With its bold modern design and midrange components, the Aquos Crystal is easy on the eyes and your wallet.
Packing a punch with 13-MP front and rear cameras, the HTC Desire Eye is a selfie-friendly smartphone that performs well across the board.
The Google Nexus 6 delivers blistering performance; a stunning, super-high-resolution display; and the cleaner, more intuitive Android 5.0 Lollipop.
The Droid Turbo combines very fast performance and long battery life in a durable design, making it a solid choice for Verizon shoppers.
The Z3v combines a bright and rich display with an excellent 20-MP camera, packaged in an elegant and waterproof design.
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 shines with the Galaxy Alpha's premium metal design, but its features don't match the price tag.
The Kyocera Brigadier is a rugged smartphone made to take whatever you can throw at it -- or throw it into.
Apple's sleek iPhone 6 sports a large, but not too large, display, fast processor and a sharp camera.
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.