Samsung Galaxy S9

Samsung Galaxy S9

The Good The Galaxy S9 once again proves Samsung’s formula of a gorgeous 5.8-inch screen, sexy dual-curved design and terrific camera for well-lit shots can’t go wrong. Whiplash-fast speeds, wireless charging and water resistance complete the package. And it looks stunning in purple and blue. The Bad Low-light photos often look blurry and lack the […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Samsung Galaxy Note 9

The Good The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a big, beautiful phone with top-tier specs including a massive battery and internal storage that starts at 128GB. The new S Pen doubles as a wireless remote for taking long-distance selfies. The Bad It’s expensive and offers few real innovations over last year’s Note 8. The fingerprint […]

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Motorola Moto G6

Motorola Moto G6

The Good The Motorola Moto G6 has a near-stock version of Android Oreo, good dual-rear cameras, fast charging and a sleek design. And it’s amazingly affordable. The Bad The battery life is not as long as last year’s Moto G5 or G5 Plus. The Bottom Line The Moto G6 is a sublime value, despite its […]

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Apple iPhone 8

Apple iPhone 8

The Good The iPhone 8 offers wireless charging, lightning-fast performance and small but solid upgrades to its camera, screen and speakers. Its starting storage size is a roomy 64GB, double that of the iPhone 7. The Bad This phone has the same pedestrian design, missing headphone jack and battery life as the iPhone 7 — […]

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LG G8 ThinQ

The Good The LG G8 ThinQ has a bright, sharp screen, a second wide-angle rear camera and a fast processor. It’s also water-resistant and has a headphone jack — a rarity among premium phones. The Bad The phone’s touchless hand controls are annoying to use. Portrait mode for video isn’t very smooth or natural-looking. The […]

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LG G8X ThinQ

LG G8X ThinQ

The Good The LG G8X ThinQ’s second screen accessory gives you two displays, which makes multitasking easier and gaming more comfortable. The water resistant phone also has a headphone jack, expandable memory, wireless charging and an excellent battery life by itself. The Bad The case makes the phone bulky and thick. When viewing shared content […]

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Apple iPhone 6S

Apple iPhone 6S

The Good Improved speed and a sturdier build compared to earlier models; 3D Touch; and the last remaining iPhone with a built-in 3.5mm headphone jack. The Bad Inferior battery life, camera performance and processor speed compared to newer iPhones. The Bottom Line The iPhone 6S isn’t the great deal it once was. For $100 more, […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus

The Good The Galaxy S10 Plus has a phenomenal AMOLED screen, monster battery life and loads of useful camera tools. The option to wirelessly charge another device is convenient and really works. The Bad Nighttime and low-light shots on the Galaxy S10 Plus aren’t as clear or crisp as dedicated night modes on the Pixel […]

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Apple iPhone XR

Apple iPhone XR

  The Good The less expensive iPhone XR delivers most iPhone X and XS features, including an excellent big screen in a comfortable body, fast performance, Face ID and wireless charging, and a camera that’s mostly as good as the iPhone XS. The Bad The iPhone XR’s single rear camera lacks optical zoom and has […]

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Apple iPhone XS

Apple iPhone XS

The Good The iPhone XS has a markedly improved dual camera, delivering better photos than the iPhone X in both dark and high-contrast environments. It has a faster processor, faster face ID, adds dual-SIM support and it’s now available in gold and 512GB versions. The Bad Its battery life is the shortest of the three […]

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