Phones are all but vital to our modern existence, so choosing a good one is important. As they become thinner, more feature-packed, and inevitably more expensive, you’ll find the final word on the latest smartphones, both budget and flagship, Android and iOS, right here. For The Verge’s thoughts on everything Google Pixel, Apple iPhone, Samsung Galaxy S, and more, you’ve come to the right place.
For $300, it’s right on the money
It’s better than the original in every way but still costs too much
You have to get behind the phone’s mission to face its flaws
Plenty of control, if you know how to use it
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The 5G is nice, but the improved processor matters more
All the essentials for $699
Two screens, five cameras, one hinge, $2,000
A refinement of the formula
Almost-flagship features at an almost-flagship price
Motorola’s least expensive phones give you what you pay for
A great-looking device without the internals to match