Even though they don't have the world's best smartphone cameras or battery life, Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ sit atop the Consumer Reports ratings, ahead of the Galaxy S8, S8+, iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X.
Apple's iPhone X has some durability and battery life problems, according to Consumer Reports, looking like an inferior "complete package" to the iPhone 8.
Forget the Galaxy Note 8, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ are still the world's best smartphones, according to Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports, the independent publication dedicated to unbiased product testing, has determined the Galaxy S8+ is the world's best smartphone.
We’re already moving into the second half of 2015, and it’s been a great year for smartphones — and the people looking to buy one. We’ve seen devices improve across the board at all different price points, from the affordable to the high-dollar. It’s getting harder and harder to buy a *bad* phone these days, as the market grows more mature and full of great options all around. But of course, there still has to be that one “gotta have it” phone. For all different kinds of people, these are our top picks for the best smartphones in early 2015.