Apple's latest rendition of iOS delivers big in a few important performance metrics, while also giving iPhone owners a handful of delightful new features. Siri is more talkative and helpful than ever, while transit maps aid in navigating through select cities. Hundreds of other little features fill in gaps across the platform. iOS 9 isn't a huge leap forward, but it represents enough progress to make the operating system upgrade a compelling one. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth look at iOS 9.
Samsung's top-of-the-line smartphone impresses with its classy design and blistering performance. The Galaxy Note 5 is a compelling Android device with its big screen, fast processor, and capable camera. AT&T's variant is a solid smartphone. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a bigger and better version of the Galaxy S6 Edge. We were pleased with the larger display and improved battery life. Moreover, AT&T's version has a small leg up on the Verizon variant. Here is Phone Scoop's full report about this powerful Android smartphone.
The Galaxy S6 Edge+ is a bigger and better version of the Galaxy S6 Edge. It makes improvements to the screen and battery life, and adds some extra functionality to the curved side edges. Here is Phone Scoop's full report about this powerful Android smartphone.
Samsung's top-of-the-line smartphone impresses with its classy design and blistering performance. The Galaxy Note 5 is a compelling Android device with its big screen, fast processor, and capable camera. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
This mid-range handset from HTC borrows from the company's high-end designs and repackages them in a more affordable piece of hardware. With Android and Sense aboard, owners have plenty of options to make the Desire 626 their own. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
ZTE is looking to tempt would-be flagship buyers with the Axon Pro, an unlocked, premium Android smartphone with good looks and killer specs. Did ZTE manage to dial in the right combination of features and performance? Find out in Phone Scoop's full report.
Motorola's mid-range masterpiece, the Moto G, is a formidable smartphone that should not be overlooked. It is waterproof, customizable, and outguns the competition on many fronts. Moreover, the $179 price tag makes it an incredible value for the dollar. Here is Phone Scoop's full report about this capable Android handset.
Microsoft's latest Windows handset for AT&T is the powerful 640 XL, a massive device best suited to phablet lovers. It features a 5.7-inch screen, 13-megapixel camera, quad-core processor, and an assortment of AT&T and Microsoft apps and services. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
This low-cost Android smartphone targets the budget buyer with its entry-level specs, but the LG Tribute 2 is hardly an upgrade from last year's model. Find out if we recommend the Tribute 2 in this full review.
The Volt 2 finds the middle ground in Boost Mobile's assortment of Android devices. The Volt 2 is slightly improved over last year's model, and could be the right side for the phablet averse. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
LG's G Stylo for Boost Mobile is an inexpensive Android handset with an over-sized screen and stylus. It borrows its good looks from the LG G4, but drops the specs a bit to keep the price attractive. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
This mid-range Windows Phone is a solid addition to Verizon's smartphone lineup. It boasts a 4.7-inch screen, 6.7-megapixel camera, and quad-core Snapdragon processor. Toss in Microsoft's productivity apps and good battery life, and the Lumia 735 is a balanced performer. Is anything holding this phone back? Find out in Phone Scoop's in-depth report.
Samsung clad its flagship phone in hardier garb and called it the Galaxy S6 Active. This waterproof Android smartphone has several advantages over its more delicate siblings. Find out what they are in Phone Scoop's in-depth report.
The LG Lancet is a low-cost Windows Phone that's easy grasp and offers a lot of value for the dollar with Microsoft's productivity apps on board. The Lancet proves that sometimes small stands tall. Here is Phone Scoop's full review of this compact handset.
AT&T's variant of the LG G4 does little more than trade one set of bloatware for another. The performance is about on-par with Verizon's model, which is to say this Android phone does a really good job. Here's Phone Scoop's in-depth report.
LG's flagship for 2015 is a tricky device to classify. It both lags and surpasses the competition. With a quad HD display, 16-megapixel camera, and Android 5.1 Lollipop, this powerful smartphone has a lot going for it. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth report.
The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge is one of the more interesting smartphones to reach the market this year. It offers excellent build quality, an impressive feature set, and unique curved glass. Here is Phone Scoop's look at the AT&T version of this Android device.
Samsung's flagship Android smartphone for 2015 is stunning in many ways. This metal-and-glass handset is attractive and powerful. Here is Phone Scoop's in-depth report about AT&T's version of this remarkable phone.
Microsoft packs a lot of power in the potent, pocketable Lumia 640. This Windows Phone handset offers more bang for the buck than most other handsets in Cricket's varied lineup.
Samsung's mid-range handset mimics some of the company's classier designs and offers a respectable value for Cricket Wireless customers. Here is Phone Scoop's full report on this Android handset.
Huawei's SnapTo is a mild-mannered Android smartphone for budget-conscious buyers. This unlocked handset can be used with many prepaid services and offers a few unique features worth discussion. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
Verizon's version of the Galaxy S6 is a solid performer and Samsung's flagship is well matched with Big Red's network. This premium Android phone is well worth a look for the flagship shopper.
Alcatel is pitching its Idol 3 smartphone as the ideal device for people who like to live free of commitments. It's a near-premium handset that costs less than many mid-range handsets. Is Alcatel's Android phone worth your time? We answer this and more in our full report.
Samsung's curvy S6 Edge is a fantastic Android smartphone that deserves your attention. Verizon's model is solid, but has a few surprising weaknesses. Here is Phonescoop.com's full report.
The G Flex 2 stands out from the crowd thanks to its curved shape, and it offers a flagship experience to boot. There's a lot to like with LG's latest Android smartphone. Here is Phone Scoop's full report.
Samsung's 2015 flagship Android smartphone impresses in almost every respect. The company dug deep and produced a class-leading handset capable of pleasing nearly all potential users. Here are our thoughts about this high-quality device.
Here is a look at Samsung's premiere device, the Galaxy S6 Edge. This Android smartphone has a unique curved screen, an excellent build, and an impressive spec sheet. Find out everything there is to know about the Edge in this full report.
This quirky Android smartphone has two screens, one on front and one on back. The second uses e-ink to help conserve battery life. If you're into weird stuff and want a phone that goes the distance, the YotaPhone 2 is a conversation-starting option.
This Android phone for Boost Mobile covers the basics in a plain, but usable package. Budget shoppers who prefer pre-paid services might enjoy its stick-to-the-basics approach.