'If you want a phone that looks the business but you don’t need all of the bells and whistles, the Samsung Galaxy A5 looks like a great choice at half the price of a flagship.'
'If you're looking for a slender, attractive phone that has the main necessary feature set on board then the Galaxy A5 does a grand job.'
'The A5 is a good phone for multimedia playback thanks to its vibrant display. '
'The new A5 feels more responsive, and overall performance is greatly improved - something that was mirrored in our benchmarks.'
'The Motorola Moto X Style is a great smartphone and I thoroughly enjoyed using it during the review period. '
'The Moto X Play is a great phone, but it suffers from some odd performance issues. '
'The Moto X Style boasts a pretty impressive camera, at 21Mp on the rear and 5Mp on the front. '
'The Xperia Z5 is the best phone Sony has ever produced and it's up there as one of the best Android phones on the market right now. '
'Holding a Sony Xperia Z phone is finally something people will be impressed by, that’s only a good thing.'
' Sony's flagship Xperia Z5 is stuffed with a lot of the top tech we expect from a high-end phone. '
'Sharp edges make it uncomfortable to hold.'
'It is hard to believe that a $250 phone can look so good.'
'The OnePlus X is possibly the nicest looking phone to have come from the Chinese start-up so far. '
'You need an invitation to buy one.'
'The OnePlus X is a great phone that offers terrific value for money – it will meet most smartphone users needs. '
'Considering how good-looking the display is, and how impressive the performance is – and the battery life isn't too bad either – it's hard to see how anyone could be disappointed with the Moto G4. '
'Otherwise, your search for a great phone at a low price ends here. '
'First impressions of the phone are that it’s pretty responsive, but with the odd glitch here and there.'
'No useless software'
'The Honor 5X comes with some impressive hardware, for a sub-£200 device. '
'The Honor 5X is a sensible mid-range smartphone that checks all the right boxes. '
'The metal design is appreciable, but there’s a ‘cheapness’ to its feel.'
'beefy 3,000mAh battery'
'The Redmi Note 3 is a thoughtfully targeted device with a premium metal build, flagship-grade specs, and an iconic MIUI launcher. '
'I did have to add that “nearly” there because the screen’s colors aren’t exactly accurate. '
'Great design and build.'
'The screen is bright and with realistic colours and great viewing angles, making the Note 3 an ideal mobile device on which to enjoy video.'
'The LG V10 is a high-end smartphone, but the chipset powering it is not the strongest one around. '
'massive, high-res screen'
'The sturdily designed LG V10 gives users more camera control with manual modes for both photos and video, a fingerprint sensor, two front-facing cameras for wider selfie shots, expandable memory and a removable battery.'
'Solid, rigid construction. '
'its 6800K color temperature is very close to achieving that ideal 6500K reference value.'
'It's a beautiful smartphone, with the eye-catching Deep Garnet model being particularly gorgeous. '
'Bottom line: the A9 is a pretty phone, but in a deeply superficial way. '