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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Kyocera Brigadier (Verizon) Review

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

HTC One M8 Harman/Kardon Edition (Sprint) Review

HTC adds Harman/Kardon audio technology to the One M8's gorgeous design, excellent battery life and powerful performance.

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.

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.

HTC One Max (Verizon) Review

The HTC One Max packs a ginormous 5.9-inch display, impressive sound quality and a fingerprint sensor, but it's a bulky device.

LG G2 Review (T-Mobile) Review

The LG G2 is a multitasking powerhouse with very long battery life and a sharp camera, but its rear key design isn't for everyone.

Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (T-Mobile) Review

Samsung's Galaxy Exhibit for T-Mobile is an affordable and lightweight smartphone for shoppers who need just the basics, but its short battery life and sluggish speeds hold it back.

Apple iPhone 5 (T-Mobile) Review

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 may be late to the game, but it offers fast LTE speeds, HD Voice calling and value-priced, contract-free plans.

Samsung Galaxy S4 (Verizon Wireless) Review

The Samsung Galaxy S4 for Verizon combines a big and colorful display, a great camera and an array of innovative features with a broad 4G LTE network.