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Amazon Fire Phone review: Give this Fire time to grow

Amazon's superfans will love it already, but in a few more iterations, it could make Amazon superfans of us all.


Rapid Review: Boost ZTE Max

The ZTE Boost Max has plenty to boast about: a cool chassis, a bright 5.6-inch display, and an 8-megapixel camera that's capable of capturing even the most mundane of Instagram moments.

LG Revolution: Solid 4G phone

The LG Revolution has beautiful hardware and fast 4G data speeds on Verizon, but the user interface is a bit clunky.

HTC Sensation 4G: Beautiful and powerful, but antenna may be weak

The Sensation has a gorgeous display, a beautiful design, and dual-core power, but holding the phone in certain ways seems to degrade reception significantly.

Samsung Infuse 4G: More media player than phone

A multimedia champ, the Samsung Infuse suffers from pixelated pictures and jagged text.

Profile: Sony Ericsson Xperia Play smartphone

Gaming with your phone has just gotten 10 times better thanks to the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play.

LG Optimus Black: Impressive though modest Android phone

This 3G phone won’t break any speed or performance records, but its stylish design and no-nonsense user interface may be just right for some users.

The Kyocera Echo: The phone that wants to be your tablet

The Echo attempts a bold design innovation, unfortunately the phone’s two screens don’t work together well enough to create something greater than the sum of the parts.

HTC Droid Incredible 2

The HTC Droid Incredible 2 is an excellent upgrade from the original Incredible in terms of display, design, and camera, but it lacks 4G support.

T-Mobile G2X: Minimal design, powerful hardware

With a dual-core Tegra 2 processor, HDMI-out and HSPA+ connectivity, the T-Mobile G2X is a no-frills powerhouse that excels at gaming, multitasking, and video.

Samsung Galaxy S 4G (T-Mobile): solid and speedy

The Samsung Galaxy S 4G is a solid, yet powerful phone, but it doesn’t have the specs to compete with the next generation of smartphones.

AT&T's dockable Atrix 4G: Impressive phone, but no genre-breaker

This dual-core phone is fast and boasts solid data speeds, but the Atrix-powered laptop accessory is a good idea poorly executed.

HTC Inspire 4G: Affordable and entertaining

The HTC Inspire 4G is an excellent addition to AT&T's somewhat bare lineup of Android phones, but PCWorld had a hard time achieving '4G' speeds in our tests.

Samsung Continuum

The attractive and speedy Samsung Continuum’s secondary ticker display can be useful, but it isn’t for everyone.