We've seen plenty of new devices unveiled in the last few weeks. Matthew Miller's updated list includes the best Android and Windows handsets now available, as well as -- surprise! -- that new plus-sized iPhone.
Smartphones and Cell Phones
Matthew Miller provides you with news, commentary and in-depth reviews of the latest in mobile phones sporting iOS, Android, and Windows.
Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 200 different devices running Palm, Linux, Symbian, Newton, BlackBerry, iOS, Android, webOS, Windows Mobile, and Windows Phone operating systems. His current collection includes a Nokia Lumia 830, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, BlackBerry Passport, Sony Xperia Z3, Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and many more, along with tons of accessories and classic devices like the Apple Newton MessagePad 2100 and Sony CLIE UX50. Matthew can be found on various discussion forums under the user name of "palmsolo".
The Apple Store and several US carriers struggled to keep up with iPhone 6 demand, but T-Mobile never even showed up to the party. I was lucky enough to score a phone though.
Moto X (2014) review: Bigger display, metal frame, and fabulous Motorola experiences make it the best Android
Motorola had one of the most underrated smartphones of 2013. The successor brings high-end design and specs along with even more Moto experiences.
Motorola announced a couple new phones last week and their all-time best selling smartphone saw some nice improvements while keeping the same low sub-$200 price.
Tablets are still convenient devices while smartphones are essential. The new big iPhone is knocking the small iPad from my hands for a few reasons.
It was an amazing week for Android fans with new devices announced in Berlin and Chicago. Listen as Kevin and Matt talk about these smartphones.
The more I use Cortana the more I am convinced it beats Google Now and Siri for getting things done and having some fun.
Motorola announces successors for two of its popular smartphones. ZDNet tested them out in Chicago.
Huawei continues to release high quality phones at reasonable prices and the upcoming Mate 7 looks to push the technology further with a few interesting innovations.
It is pretty rare for US carriers to get Sony flagship smartphones when they launch, but it looks like one group of customers will be pleased with Sony this year.
Consumers are becoming smarter about the full price of their phones and manufacturers are offering great fair-priced options. Is Apple immune to price competition when it comes to the iPhone?
HTC is doing something that no other manufacturer has yet done by getting the exact same phone on all major US wireless carriers running two different mobile operating systems.
HTC continues to round out their smartphone profile with a new Desire designed to bring LTE to those who cannot afford a high end smartphone.
LG's sneak peak video last week showed a G3 with a stylus that we thought would be a direct Note 4 competitor, but that turned out not to be the case.
HTC just released a Windows Phone version of its flagship smartphone. It is not an easy choice to make.
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- 3 Apple Pay vs. Google Wallet: hands-on experiences at McDonald's
- 4 Best unlocked smartphones (February 2014)
- 5 Add storage and battery capacity to your iPhone 5/5s with the new Mophie Space Pack