Smartphone Guide

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.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport (Sprint) Review

The fitness-focused Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport brings greater durability, longer battery life and more style to one of the best smartphones.

ZTE Grand S Pro (U.S. Cellular) Review

Offered through U.S. Cellular, the ZTE Grand S Pro offers a bright 5-inch display and zippy CPU for $100, but you'll want to buy a memory card.

Nokia Lumia 635 Review

The Nokia Lumia 635 offers a vivid display, responsive performance and long battery life at a wallet-pleasing price.

LG G3 (Verizon) Review

LG's G3 sports a high-resolution QHD screen and powerful camera, but it's hurt by lackluster battery life.

LG G3 (Sprint) Review

LG's G3 packs the sharpest smartphone display yet and a fast laser focus camera in a sleek gold body, but it's not our top pick.

Amazon Fire Phone Review

Amazon's first phone boasts some head-turning innovations, but it doesn't do enough to compete with the top handsets.

LG G3 AT&T Review

AT&T's LG G3 delivers a sharp QHD screen and an impressive laser focus camera, but it falls behind other phones in a couple key areas.

Nokia Lumia 930 Review

With a vivid, 5-inch, full-HD display; 20-MP camera; and a fast processor, the Nokia Lumia 930 is a powerful Windows Phone 8.1 device.

Innovative Technology Justin 3000 mAh Power Case Review

Featuring a built-in stand, the Justin 3000 mAh Power Case boosts your battery life and is handy for FaceTime calls.

OnePlus One Review

Indie smartphone maker OnePlus One packs premium features and a CyanogenMod interface into a handsome body for just $299 unlocked--if you can get one.