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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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.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (Sprint) Review

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 packs robust pen and multitasking software in a sleek, speedy, long-lasting device with a brilliant display.

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.

Motorola Moto G Review

With its smooth performance, attractive design and low, $199 price, the Moto G is one of the better unlocked-phone deals.

LG G Flex Review


HTC One Max (Sprint) Review

The HTC One Max boasts a big and beautiful display, impressive battery life and fast Sprint Spark speeds, but it doesn't do enough to justify its girth.

Samsung Galaxy Mega (Sprint) Review

The Samsung Galaxy Mega offers a big screen and fast speeds on Sprint's Spark LTE service for a low price.

Motorola Moto X (Republic Wireless) Review

The Moto X for Republic Wireless combines a fast and intelligent Android phone with cheap monthly data, making it a steal.