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Kyocera kicked out another rugged flip phone for Sprint and called it the DuraXT. This DirectConnect-capable walkie-talkie device takes a beating and keeps competing. Find out what we liked and what we didn't in Phone Scoop's full report.
Motorola's third attempt at the Atrix brings the charms of a ColorBurst high-def display, LTE 4G, and a powerful 8-megapixel camera to the table. Is the Atrix HD lacking anything, or does it have it all?
Samsung's mid-range model for AT&T, the Galaxy Exhilarate, offers peace of mind when it comes to carbon footprint thanks to its eco-friendly build. If you're worried that being green means fewer features and down-graded performance, set aside your fears. Find out why in PhoneScoop's full report.
MetroPCS scores another 4G LTE smartphone from Huawei. The Activa 4G boasts an entry-level price, entry-level specs, and entry-level performance to match.
Phone Scoop takes Verizon's version of the Samsung Galaxy S III for a spin. Does anything set it apart from the AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile versions? We find out.
HTC's third take on the Incredible goes for the triple 4s: It adds 4G, Android 4.0, and Sense 4.0. The Incredible 4G LTE also fills a much-neglected spot in Verizon's smartphone lineup. Here is Phone Scoop's full report on this compact concoction from HTC. Updated with additional signal and battery tests.
AT&T's latest LTE 4G smartphones comes from Sony Mobile. The Xperia Ion offers a great display and excellent camera, but stumbles through some other key features. Find out which they are in Phone Scoop's full review.
It's finally here. Samsung's 2012 hero device is the Galaxy S III. It's a shining example of the old adage "third time's the charm." The third iteration of Samsung's premiere smartphone nails almost every single feature.
Huawei's latest U.S. device is the Prism, an entry-level Android smartphone for T-Mobile. The Prism may lack pizzazz, but it makes up for it with strong core feature performance.
The Samsung Focus 2 aims for the middle of the smartphone market and hits the target with ease. This smaller Windows Phone device boasts 4G LTE, a 5-megapixel camera, and solid performance. Is anything holding it back?
The HTC EVO 4G LTE carries the EVO brand forward for Sprint, and makes the huge jump from WiMax to LTE for 4G tech. Phone Scoop's full report details what's great and not-so-great about the EVO 4G LTE.
HTC's flagship device for 2012 is the One X. With it and its siblings, HTC hopes to revitalize its position in the smartphone market. HTC took a new approach to its design, and loaded it with the best tech available. The One X is also HTC's first phone to ship with Android 4.0 and Sense 4.0 from HTC. Here's what Phone Scoop thinks of this monster phone for AT&T.
HTC's One S for T-Mobile is an easy phone to recommend for anyone who loves Android, speed, and solid performance from their smartphone. Does it have any faults? We managed to find a couple.
HTC takes another stab at the Titan with this 4G follow up called the Titan II. Aside from support for LTE, this smartphone sequel also adds a monster 16-megapixel camera. Is this a better option than the Nokia Lumia 900? Phone Scoop let's you know.
The LG Lucid offers a 4-inch screen and 4G in a compact body. This little phone may be small in stature and a bit short on looks, but it's big on features and even bigger on functionality. Read Phone Scoop's review to get the real skinny.
The Lumia 900 is Nokia's most important smartphone launch ever. Microsoft and AT&T have a lot riding on this device, too, as its success will shape the future of Windows Phone in the US and beyond. With specs to spare, Nokia goes for the no-nonsense approach in with its flagship smartphone.
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.