'It takes the best bits from the Galaxy S5 and Galaxy S6, and blends them together into a quite brilliant smartphone. '
'Not much has really changed from the outgoing S6, but this still holds up as the best screen on a smartphone. '
'Though we prefer the Galaxy S7 Edge because of its larger screen and battery, the standard S7 is an absolutely fantastic phone. '
'It really is something special.'
'Very compact for a 5.5-incher. '
'The OnePlus 3 is excellent.'
'The inclusion of important features such as NFC, an accurate fingerprint sensor, an excellent Amoled screen and fast charging also finally means that this is a phone that checks all of the boxes. '
'This is a fantastic phone. '
'Despite that, it's still a fantastic smartphone and its combination of super-fast processing speeds, massive battery life and a pretty decent camera make it excellent value for money. '
'The HTC 10 is a wonderful size for a phone; the 5.2in panel is definitely the new goldilocks standard for me. '
'So this could be the ideal smartphone for hi-fi nerds. '
'Solid flagship specs.'
'The HTC 10 has an elegantly chiseled design, brilliant audio quality and a highly customizable user interface.'
'I never thought I’d write this about any phone, but the LG G5 just feels a bit desperate.'
'The display can get extremely bright.'
'Great wide-angle camera'
'The Huawei P9 is one of the best phones the Chinese company has ever made. '
'The P9 is the best Huawei phone to date. '
'impressive and powerful phone'
'The P9 proves that Huawei can make great phones outside of Google’s Nexus program, and it extends a budding tradition of excellence at Huawei. '
'The Xiaomi Mi 5 is a fantastic phone, with one major downside. '
'The Mi 5 gets practically everything right, with decent design, excellent performance, good camera quality and great battery life.'
'Surprisingly good for an inexpensive phone.'
'Underwhelming video recording.'
'The Motorola Moto X Force is a quietly impressive smartphone that handles its high-end business with restrained aplomb, before knocking you out with a single killer hook. '
'If you’re a clumsy person, this could be the phone for you.'
'We're happy to say that Motorola has put its money where its mouth is with this one.'
'It’s a very well rounded, highly capable flagship phone with exemplary battery life, a pin-sharp QHD display, and a highly capable camera - yet it can also survive being dropped onto the pavement. '
'An overwrought cloud mechanic and performance issues spoil what is otherwise a respectable mid-price phone. '
'Battery life isn't very good.'
'The fact the user can’t easily control the automatic cloud storage feature is frustrating.'
'Sony’s Xperia X isn’t a bad smartphone. '
'The back is very slippery.'
'It isn't an ugly phone by any means; it just lacks imagination. '
'It's wonderfully light, too, at 153g.'