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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BlackBerry Z30 (Verizon Wireless) Review

The BlackBerry Z30 is the biggest and boldest smartphone the company has ever made with superb battery life, but it still has flaws.

Tizen OS: 10 Things to Know About Samsung’s New Android

When it comes to the smartphone market  there are four names that come to mind for consumers: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. But that could all change in 2013 as newer operating systems ...

Google Nexus 5 (Unlocked) Review

The Nexus 5 delivers fast performance, a bright full-HD screen and lots of new features in Android KitKat, all for a very affordable off-contract price.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Verizon) Review

With its big and bright display, long battery life and improved pen input capability, the Note 3 is the phablet to beat.

Alcatel One Touch Evolve Review

The Alcatel One Touch Evolve delivers an intuitive Android experience on the cheap, but there are too many shortcomings.

Kyocera Hydro Elite (Verizon) Review

The Kyocera Hydro Elite is an affordable water-resistant Android phone, but its battery life is too short.

Alcatel One Touch Fierce (T-Mobile) Review

The Alcatel One Touch Fierce puts a capable Android smartphone in your pocket for just $19 up front, but you'll have to live without LTE.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (T-Mobile) Review

The Galaxy Note 3 is the most versatile smartphone on the market, but is this 5.7-inch phablet right for you?

LG Optimus F6 (T-Mobile) Review

The lightweight LG Optimus F6 is a dependable budget smartphone with a big screen and handy apps.

Motorola Moto X (Sprint) Review

The Motorola Moto X's advanced voice controls, quick launch camera and good battery life help this Android phone stand out from the pack.