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Samsung Mesmerize: A Top-Notch Galaxy Phone

The Samsung Mesmerize for U.S. Cellular packs power and a brilliant screen in a sleek and stylish form.


The behemoth HTC HD7 has some impressive specs like a 4.3-inch screen, 16GB of storage, and a 5-megapixel camera with 720p video capture, but it does not support T-Mobile's speedy HSPA+ network.

Samsung's Galaxy Tab: Elegant, promising Android tablet

Stylish, feature-filled, and comfortable to hold, the Android-based Galaxy Tab promises to be the first true iPad rival.

Garmin Premium Nuvi 3790T

Top-of-line dedicated GPS device is packed with features, including a high-resolution screen, but it lacks lifetime map updates.

HTC G2: A Flawed Beauty

T-Mobile's new Android phone is a large leap forward from its predecessor, the landmark G1 (or 'Google Phone'), but it still underwhelms in a few key areas.

BlackBerry Torch 9800

RIM has stepped up its smartphone game by introducing the BlackBerry Torch 9800.

HTC Surround: Solid Windows Phone, Laughable "Boombox"

The Surround puts a small pullout speaker console where the pull-out keyboard is supposed to be, with shrill results.

Osprey Flare

If you’re looking for a light, featured-rich pack that you can take to work and then unload and take to the woods, the Osprey Flare is a great option.

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9650: Nothing Revolutionary, but a Good Business Device

RIM BlackBerry Bold 9650: Nothing revolutionary, but a good business device.

Samsung Fascinate: Another Excellent Android on Verizon

With its user-friendly interface and elegant design, the Samsung Fascinate is a strong addition to Verizon’s growing portfolio of Android superphones.

Samsung Focus: Well-designed Windows Phone 7 device

The Samsung Focus is beautifully designed with a gorgeous display and solid 5-megapixel camera, but it remains to be seen if Microsoft can win over customers with Windows Phone 7.

Nokia N8: Hardware impresses, software underwhelms

The Nokia N8 has some cutting-edge multimedia features, including a 12-megapixel camera and HDMI-out, but the software feels stale and dated.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10: Impressive hardware marred by slow software

The Xperia X10 impresses with a slick design and a great camera, but its lack of multitouch and its adoption of an outdated version of the Android OS prevent it from challenging other high-end Android phones for best in show.