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The Z10 is the first smartphone to run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. It's a dramatic re-write for BlackBerry, and is now available from Verizon Wireless with LTE 4G.
Bargain hunters take note: the Kyocera Event costs just $80 and offers a stock Android 4.0 experience. See if the Event is the phone for you in Phone Scoop's full report.
ZTE's Force for Sprint is no farce. See what makes this little Android smartphone a solid pick for the Now Network.
Samsung's rugged Rugby line for AT&T goes old-school with this early-oughts throw-back flip. The Rugby III may not be a svelte stunner, but it is a tough telephone.
Kyocera delivers a beast of a phone in the Torque, a rugged Android smartphone for the Sprint Network. New audio technology adds a lot of firepower to the Torque's arsenal, but does it misfire? Find out in Phone Scoop's full report.
The LG Spirit offers a flagship experience at a mid-range price on MetroPCS's network. This Android smartphone, which boasts LTE 4G and a 4.5-inch display, is a solid piece of hardware for the prepaid network.
Sonim takes a stab at the U.S. market with the XP Strike, a rugged PTT-enabled feature phone for Sprint.
At long last, BlackBerry's new operating system is here. In this review, Phone Scoop puts BlackBerry 10 through its paces in intricate detail. Join us in this deep dive to find out what we think of the new platform from BlackBerry, which hopes it can compete with Android, iOS, and Windows Phone.
The ZTE Avid 4G is a solid mid-range Android smartphone from MetroPCS. It is compact, light, and offers a competitive feature set. Find out if the Avid 4G is right for you in Phone Scoop's full review.
Samsung's entry-level Windows Phone for Verizon Wireless, the ATIV Odyssey, is a more sedate device for the conservative smartphone shopper. Phone Scoop's full review gives you all you need to know to make an informed choice.
HTC's One SV for Cricket Wireless is an excellent mid-range Android smartphone for the prepaid carrier. Read Phone Scoop's full report to see if anything holds it back.
Pantech puts the big boys on notice with the Discover, its latest Android smartphone for AT&T. It offers all the performance you'd expect from a flagship device at one-quarter the cost of the competition. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
AT&T's latest Android smartphone from HTC is the One VX, a mid-range device that slips into the lineup below HTC's capable One X. This mid-range model is no slouch, however, and carries its weight and then some.
Samsung's entry-level Android model for MetroPCS offers a lot of bang for the buck. It may be small in size, but it's big on functionality.
The Lumia 822 from Nokia packs some mid-range punch for Verizon Wireless. Find out where this Windows Phone shines and where it comes off a little dull.
The Lumia 820 is a welterweight contender in AT&T's smartphone lineup. It packs a powerful three-punch combo with LTE, Windows Phone 8, and an 8-megapixel camera. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
Samsung's rugged smartphone for AT&T offers both brawn and brains. It includes LTE 4G, Android 4.0, and push-to-talk calling, but it doesn't have much of a voice. Find out what we mean in Phone Scoop's full review.
The Nexus 4 is the fourth-generation pure Android smartphone from Google. It is built by LG, and works on AT&T and T-Mobile USA's networks. Unfortunately, the great Jelly Bean operating system outshines the hardware from LG.
Verizon's version of Samsung's behemoth impresses with good call quality, excellent LTE 4G performance, and exceptional battery life. This Android superphone has a lot going for it.
The LG Spectrum 2 fills the mid-range smartphone category for Verizon Wireless. What the hardware lacks in style, the Android operating system from Google and user interface customizations from LG make up for in raw functionality.
LG's latest Android smartphone for the Sprint network arrives in the form of the Mach, a sideways slider that offers a full QWERTY keyboard in addition to LTE 4G and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean builds on the foundation set by Android 4.1. The list of new features in Android 4.2 may not be all that long, but there are plenty of under-the-hood tweaks that make Jelly Bean — and Android — better than ever.
The Lumia 810 is a solid mid-range Windows Phone for T-Mobile USA. What it lacks in style, it makes up for in functionality and performance.
HTC's new superphone is the first to ship in the U.S. with a 1080p HD display. The Droid DNA for Verizon Wireless has more to offer than a good-looking screen, though. Phone Scoop's full review dives deep into all the DNA's features.
Nokia pushes all sorts of boundaries with the Lumia 920, its feature-laden flagship smartphone for AT&T. If the luminescent colors don't attract you, the big screen, LTE 4G, and dual-core performance might. Here is Phone Scoop's full review.
The Xperia TL is the latest LTE 4G smartphone from Sony for AT&T. The TL's defining features are its 13-megapixel camera and association with the James Bond movie "Skyfall." Those two features barely scratch the surface, however. There's plenty more to the TL.
HTC delivers one of the first Windows Phone 8 smartphones in the 8X, a thin slab that includes LTE 4G, an 8-megapixel camera, and a dual-core processor. The 8X's spec sheet may be full, but we found a few things it's missing. Find out what in Phone Scoop's full report.
Sprint's version of the Galaxy Note II works on its 3G and LTE 4G networks. It boasts the same specs as other variants of the phone with little in the way of customization from Sprint.
It's finally here, the mobile operating system from Microsoft for which we've been waiting. Though Windows Phone 8 is surely familiar to anyone who's used Windows Phone 7 or 7.5, there are enough new features that even the most devoted Windows Phone user will find plenty of new gems to like.
The Galaxy Note II proves that sometimes the sequel surpasses the original. The Note II, with its larger screen, faster processor, and much-improved camera, is a real contender for king of the phablets.