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People's Choice Rankings


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Votes are tabulated weekly Monday through Sunday Eastern Time with final ranking results posted Monday morning.
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1 people HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

172 Votes Change+-0
2 people Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

46 Votes Change+-0
3 people Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

37 Votes Change+2
4 people HTC One

HTC One

32 Votes Change+-0
5 people LG G2

LG G2

24 Votes Change-2
6 people Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

19 Votes Change+-0
7 people LG Nexus 5

LG Nexus 5

15 Votes Change+1
8 people Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1520

13 Votes Change-1
9 people BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z10

6 Votes Change-1
9 people Moto X

Moto X

6 Votes Change-1
11 people Sony Xperia Z1 (unlocked)

Sony Xperia Z1 (unlocked)

5 Votes Change-1
12 people Nokia Lumia Icon

Nokia Lumia Icon

4 Votes Change-1
13 people Samsung Galaxy S 4

Samsung Galaxy S 4

1 Votes Change-2
13 people Apple iPhone 5c

Apple iPhone 5c

1 Votes Change-3
13 people LG G Flex

LG G Flex

1 Votes Change-4
16 people HTC One Max

HTC One Max

0 Votes Change-5
16 people Samsung ATIV SE

Samsung ATIV SE

0 Votes Change+1
new new LG Lucid 3

LG Lucid 3

0 Votes Change+-0

Expert's Choice Rankings


Who are the experts?
A select group of top mobile-tech reviewers have been invited to participate and become expert panel members.
How are the rankings determined?
Each expert votes for their Top 5 phones each week. The point system is then used to determine the final rankings more...

 

1 expert HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

Chosen by
41 points +-0
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4 weeks on the charts
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2 expert Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Chosen by
30 points +2
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
3 weeks on the charts
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3 expert Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Chosen by
29 points +-0
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
30 weeks on the charts
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4 expert Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

Chosen by
20 points -2
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
31 weeks on the charts
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5 expert LG Nexus 5

LG Nexus 5

Chosen by
13 points +-0
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
25 weeks on the charts
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Other Smartphones receiving votes


6 expert Moto X

Moto X

Chosen by
12 points +-0
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
35 weeks on the charts
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7 expert Apple iPhone 5c

Apple iPhone 5c

Chosen by
7 points +2
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
31 weeks on the charts
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8 expert LG G2

LG G2

Chosen by
6 points +-0
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
33 weeks on the charts
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9 expert Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1520

Chosen by
4 points +9
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
20 weeks on the charts
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10 expert Nokia Lumia Icon

Nokia Lumia Icon

Chosen by
2 points +8
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
9 weeks on the charts
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11 expert HTC One

HTC One

Chosen by
1 points -4
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
57 weeks on the charts
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Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content, PhoneDog Media, LLC
Alex Wagner

Reasons for voting the way I did


Apple's iPhone 5s looks similar to 2012's iPhone 5, but the new iOS handset features a few upgrades that are worth taking note of, like a speedier A7 processor and Touch ID fingerprint scanner. Apple also included an improved camera in the iPhone 5s that, while still an 8-megapixel shooter, offers better low-light performance than the shooter... - read on...

 

Cam Bunton
Managing Editor, Today's iPhone and TmoNews
Cam Bunton

Reasons for voting the way I did


Choosing a top 5 list is incredibly difficult in today's market. There are tons of great phones, each from different manufacturers, each offering something the other doesn't. Phones like the Z10 with BlackBerry 10, offering great intuitive productivity, and Moto X which you can customize to match your style whether that's a taste for wood or a... - read on...

 

Kyle Frost
News Editor and Reviewer, Today's iPhone
Kyle Frost

Reasons for voting the way I did


For one and two it is the same devices from previous weeks, with Apple's 'forward thinking' iPhone 5s and its A7 chip, Touch ID sensor, fantastic camera, and iOS 7 operating system in first; and the Nexus 5 with stock Android, a great new red color, and its fluid experience in second. However, there is a newcomer to the crowd, the HTC One (M8).... - read on...

 

Anna Scantlin
Contributing Editor, PhoneDog
Anna Scantlin

Reasons for voting the way I did


My OSR remains unchanged this week, as the HTC One (M8) remains in the number one spot. The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes in at a close second, but my personal preferences lead me to put the One ahead of the S5. Samsung still dominates the Top 5 of my list as the Galaxy Note 3 comes in the number 3 spot as one of the biggest and most powerful phones on... - read on...

 

Evan Selleck
Contributing Editor, PhoneDog
Evan Selleck

Reasons for voting the way I did


Apple's iPhone 5s is still at the top. Its lightweight design, beautiful display, and access to iTunes and the App Store make it second to none. HTC's One M8 is a close second, though, with its industrial design, big display, and features like BoomSound and the new Duo Camera feature. Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 improves everything about the Note... - read on...

 

Marco Hanna
Senior Multimedia Producer, PhoneDog Media
Marco Hanna

 

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