The Kyocera DuraPlus can probably withstand the abuse of a tornado. Phone Scoop put this latest push-to-talk handset for Sprint though Boot Camp to see if it lives — literally! — up to Kyocera's claims.
Samsung's Blaze 4G for T-Mobile USA boasts a speedy radio and speedy processor, but wraps them up in a device that's markedly smaller than Samsung's other flagship gear. Does the Blaze prove that sometimes smaller devices can be successful?
Alcatel offers the Venture to Virgin Mobile's prepaid crowd, an Android smartphone that includes a QWERTY keyboard, Gingerbread, and a 2-megapixel camera. Here's Phone Scoop's full review of this $99, no-contract smartphone.
Saumsung's latest Rugby device offers both brains and brawn with Android and a rugged shell. Find out if this tough phone is the right phone for you in Phone Scoop's full review.
MetroPCS's latest LTE 4G smartphone comes from LG. The Connect 4G offers a decent spec list, but stumbles a a few times on the road to smartphone nirvana.
Samsung shoots for the moon with its latest Galaxy phone, the Note for AT&T. This "super phone" offers one of the largest screens on the market, LTE 4G, and a stylus. Can the Note prove that bigger is better? Phone Scoop delivers its verdict.
Motorola takes its fourth shot at the Droid that started it all with the Droid 4. For the QWERTY keyboard seeker, there's a lot to like about this LTE 4G smartphone for Verizon Wireless.
Samsung brings a mid-range Galaxy-class device to MetroPCS's network in the Attain 4G. This simpler smartphone packs some surprises, along with some disappointments.
Motorola's Droid RAZR MAXX builds on the foundation set by the original RAZR and makes a wide number of improvements to an already good design. Here's Phone Scoop's full review of the RAZR MAXX.
LG's Spectrum covers all the modern smartphone basics and adds some great features, such as an HD display. See what LG got right — and wrong — in its latest smartphone for Verizon Wireless.
RIM punches out a low-end Curve smartphone for Verizon Wireless. While the 9370 looks to be capable, it has a hard time keeping up with today's smartphones.
Nokia looks to reenter the US smartphone market with the Lumia 710. This Windows Phone 7 device hits T-Mobile USA's network January 11. Here is Phone Scoop's full review of this critical phone for Nokia.
Samsung hopes the DoubleTime will coax the QMD faithful to make the leap to Android smartphones. But is that a smart decision?
The LG Nitro HD is one of the first handful of Android smartphones able to use AT&T's Long Term Evolution 4G network and packs a gorgeous high-def display. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
The Galaxy Nexus, being sold by Verizon Wireless, is the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone. Phone Scoop's full review tackles the new operating system in depth as well as the hardware from Samsung. Here are our thoughts.
Samsung's Focus S is a superlative Windows Phone for AT&T. Nearly every feature performs flawlessly. Find out in Phone Scoop's full review if there's anything about the Focus S to dislike.
LG's DoublePlay features two screens, a split keyboard, and the ability to multitask like almost no other smartphone. Can anything hold this Android device back?
T-Mobile gave LG a shot at designing the carrier's next myTouch-branded smartphone and the result is the Q. This sideways slider is appealing and has a solid spec sheet, but one critical flaw throws a wrench into the works.
Samsung delivers a winner in the Captivate Glide, an Android smartphone that includes a slide-out QWERTY keyboard for the messaging minded mobile user.
Pantech's latest handset for AT&T is the unconventional Pocket, which has an extra-wide display. The question is, does the Pocket put the big screen to good use? Phone Scoop finds out.
HTC's first Beats Audio-enhanced phone lands at Verizon's doorstep with LTE 4G, a 720p HD screen, and custom headphones to bring a better audio experience. Here's Phone Scoop's in-depth report, wherein we put Beats Audio to the ultimate test.
Samsung's latest Windows Phone device may be small in stature, but it offers powerful performance in its pint-sized package. Read Phone Scoop's full review here.
The Vivid is HTC's first Long Term Evolution 4G Android smartphone for AT&T. How does this device stack up against other devices on AT&T's network? Phone Scoop finds out in this full review.
Kyocera kicks out an entry-level Android smartphone for Sprint in the Milano, a chubby sideways slider that has a full QWERTY keyboard for messaging and 3-megapixel camera. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
Motorola resurrects its iconic brand and hopes to bring back the glory days with the Droid RAZR. This 4G smartphone for Verizon is thin, powerful, and full of surprises. Here's Phone Scoop's take in Verizon's newest Android device.
LG's Marquee Android smartphone for Sprint is a solid offering from the Korean handset maker. While it may not be a flagship device with every bell and whistle, it performs when and where it counts most.
Kyocera fields one of the first devices using Sprint's new CDMA-based push-to-talk service. Can this new system — and the DuraMax — live up to the solid PTT performance of Sprint's aging iDEN network?
HTC's Titan is an amazing entry for its line of Windows Phone 7 Mango smartphones. This Microsoft-powered handset offers a brilliant display, good looks, and solid performance. Here's Phone Scoop's full review.
T-Mobile scores the best version of the Samsung Galaxy S II with its large display, faster processor, and zippier wireless data radio. But those aren't the only noteworthy features of this superlative smartphone.
Apple's iPhone 4S arrives later than some might have expected it to, but it still manages to impress with it's powerful camera, video camera, browser, and application support. Is anything holding the iPhone 4S back?