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HP Elite x3 review: This could be the last great Windows phone

HP's Elite x3 combines amazing hardware, tremendous battery life, a stellar Continuum experience, and support for older Win32 apps. Whether that's enough to buoy Microsoft's vision remains to be seen.

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Moto G4 Play review: It's tagline should read 'Good Enough'

Any $150 smartphone is sure to have flaws, and the G4 Play is no exception, but it’s well worth the asking price.

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Acer Liquid Jade Primo review: Acer bets big on a Windows phone as your next PC

Acer's Liquid Jade Primo smartphone goes all in to replace your PC, bundling a phone, keyboard, mouse, and dock together. We put that daring concept to the test.

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iPhone 7 review: Its speed and camera are crazy-good, but it still drives me crazy

The A10 Fusion chip screams. The camera takes great photos with no effort. But the iPhone 7's missing headphone jack has made my life a little harder, and that's too bad.

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Moto Z Play review: Long-lasting, affordable, and modular too

It may not be as fast as the other Moto Z phones, but the return of the headphone jack and super battery life make up for it.

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Cat S60 Review: Batman called and wants his phone back

A rugged phone designed for someone who puts durability ahead of performance.


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Alcatel Idol 4S review: Just a bit too late to the $400 party

The Idol 4S is no slouch, but is no match for the stiff competition at this price point.

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Samsung Galaxy Note7 review: A pricey phablet made for power users

The Note line continues to shine with its sixth-generation installment, and it's the best it's ever been.

5 reasons to buy the Galaxy Note 7

The Galaxy Note 7 is worth the cash if you're keen on carrying the equivalent of a tiny computer in your pocket.

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HTC Desire 530 review: An affordable phone you should pass on

Sluggish performance and screen that fails to impress make this a bad deal at any price.

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Moto Z Force review: Motorola's beefier Z smartphone is better without its mods

It's too bad Motorola's better-performing flagship phone takes a back seat to the svelte Moto Z. The Z Force is worth the higher price.

Add-ons elevate new Moto Z phones

We review the Droid editions of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force, Motorola's latest high-end Android smartphones.

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Moto Z review: Motorola proves modular smartphones are the future of mobility

Completely unadorned, Motorola's new flagship phone is a solid performer. But once you add in swappable modules, you can configure the smartphone of your dreams.

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Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus review: No longer the best budget smartphones available

Make no mistake: These two devices are Lenovo phones through and through, and the end of Motorola's budget brand as we know it.

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ZTE Grand X Max 2 review: It gets the job done for budget conscious consumers

Despite a camera that fails to impress, the Grand X Max 2 is a capable phablet for Cricket Wireless customers.

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Sony Xperia X Performance review: You deserve a lot more phone for $700

Seriously, Sony? The Xperia X Performance performs well enough, but it's absolutely not worth its outrageous price tag.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 Active review: The rugged flagship phone for clumsy fingers

Some phones are built like fragile little flowers. This one is built to withstand a rough-and-tumble lifestyle, though it's not entirely life-proof.