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People's Choice Rankings


How do we count the results?
Votes are tabulated weekly Monday through Sunday Eastern Time with final ranking results posted Monday morning.
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Users can submit one vote per week through a linked Facebook or Twitter account.

 

1 people HTC One (M8)

HTC One (M8)

97 Votes Change+-0
2 people LG G3

LG G3

44 Votes Change+-0
3 people Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

33 Votes Change+-0
4 people Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

21 Votes Change+-0
4 people Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

21 Votes Change+-0
6 people Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

18 Votes Change+22
7 people Apple iPhone 6

Apple iPhone 6

17 Votes Change+21
8 people Sony Xperia Z2 (unlocked)

Sony Xperia Z2 (unlocked)

10 Votes Change-2
9 people BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z10

9 Votes Change-2
9 people LG Nexus 5

LG Nexus 5

9 Votes Change-4
9 people Nokia Lumia 1520

Nokia Lumia 1520

9 Votes Change-3
12 people Moto X

Moto X

8 Votes Change-5
13 people HTC One

HTC One

3 Votes Change-4
13 people LG G2

LG G2

3 Votes Change-4
15 people HTC Desire 816 (Virgin Mobile)
15 people Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen.)

Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen.)

1 Votes Change-5
15 people HTC One (E8)

HTC One (E8)

1 Votes Change+11
18 people Samsung Galaxy S 4

Samsung Galaxy S 4

0 Votes Change-8
18 people LG G Vista

LG G Vista

0 Votes Change+9
18 people Samsung Galaxy Avant

Samsung Galaxy Avant

0 Votes Change+8
18 people Kyocera Brigadier

Kyocera Brigadier

0 Votes Change+7
18 people LG Realm (Boost Mobile)

LG Realm (Boost Mobile)

0 Votes Change+6
18 people Amazon Fire Phone

Amazon Fire Phone

0 Votes Change-12
18 people HTC One (M8) for Windows

HTC One (M8) for Windows

0 Votes Change-15
18 people ZTE Warp Sync (Boost Mobile)

ZTE Warp Sync (Boost Mobile)

0 Votes Change+3
18 people HTC One (E8)

HTC One (E8)

0 Votes Change+2
18 people Huawei Ascend Mate2

Huawei Ascend Mate2

0 Votes Change+1
new new HTC Desire 510

HTC Desire 510

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
31 points +-0
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26 weeks on the charts
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2 expert Apple iPhone 6

Apple iPhone 6

Chosen by
29 points +26
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
1 weeks on the charts
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3 expert LG G3

LG G3

Chosen by
26 points -1
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
11 weeks on the charts
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4 expert Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

Chosen by
20 points +24
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1 weeks on the charts
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5 expert Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Chosen by
18 points -1
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
25 weeks on the charts
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6 expert Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Chosen by
14 points -1
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52 weeks on the charts
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7 expert LG Nexus 5

LG Nexus 5

Chosen by
6 points +-0
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
47 weeks on the charts
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7 expert Sony Xperia Z2 (unlocked)

Sony Xperia Z2 (unlocked)

Chosen by
6 points +-0
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
19 weeks on the charts
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9 expert Moto X

Moto X

Chosen by
5 points -3
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
57 weeks on the charts
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10 expert Apple iPhone 5s

Apple iPhone 5s

Chosen by
4 points -7
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
53 weeks on the charts
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10 expert HTC One (M8) for Windows

HTC One (M8) for Windows

Chosen by
4 points -2
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
5 weeks on the charts
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12 expert Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen.)

Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen.)

Chosen by
2 points +16
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Expert ranking history for this smartphone
3 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


The iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch screen, which is larger than the displays on the iPhones before it. While we’ve yet to see iOS 8 and apps really take advantage of this larger display, I’m betting that Apple and iOS developers will change that in the future. The iPhone 6 also sports a high-quality camera, new software features like widgets and... - read on...

 

Cam Bunton
Senior Managing Editor, PhoneDog and TmoNews
Cam Bunton

Reasons for voting the way I did


Unlike last year, Apple's released two devices which are both flagships in their own right. There's no watered-down, unapologetically plastic nonsense. Just two incredible handsets with different screen sizes. I went with the 6 Plus as my number one for three key reasons: Better battery life, a better, bigger display and OIS built-in to the... - read on...

 

Evan Selleck
Contributing Editor, PhoneDog
Evan Selleck

Reasons for voting the way I did


Apple's iPhone 6 is bigger than previous generations, with an improved display, internals and design. The camera has been improved with new hardware and software to match, with other refinements and boosts within iOS 8 which comes out of the box. Apple's iPhone 5s is still a great choice, especially with a 32GB option for a significant price... - read on...

 

Anna Scantlin
Contributing Editor, PhoneDog
Anna Scantlin

Reasons for voting the way I did


My OSR this weeks changes things up a bit with the addition of not one, but TWO, iPhone 6 models! Although I don't consider either of these two models to be worthy of the number one spot, both, I feel, are worthy of being in the top 5. Aside from that, we have the HTC One (M8) in first, the LG G3 in second, and the HTC One (M8) for Windows in... - read on...

 

Stefan Etienne
CEO & Head Editor, LaptopMemo.com
Stefan Etienne

 

Marco Hanna
Senior Multimedia Producer, PhoneDog Media
Marco Hanna

 

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