The Best Camera Phones for 2019

From Selfies to Portraits Your phone is the camera you always carry. And if you haven’t upgraded it in a few years, you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how much phone camera performance (particularly low-light image quality) has improved. In fact, we’ve pretty much reached the point that you can leave your old point-and-shoot at home […]


The Best Verizon Phones for 2019

Top Phones for a Top-Notch Network The nation’s number one wireless carrier has the nation’s number one wireless network, according to our Fastest Mobile Networks tests. But as much as Verizon Wireless would like to tell you that “it’s the network,” a network isn’t very useful without a device to connect to it. We’re here […]


The Best Unlocked Phones for 2019

What’s the Difference Between Locked and Unlocked Smartphones? In the US, many phones are sold locked to a wireless carrier—either through a software lock that prevents you from using the phone on other carriers, through a payment plan that doesn’t permit you to leave that carrier, or through hardware frequency restrictions that exclude other carriers’ […]


Qualcomm’s new chip brings A.I. smarts (and 5G!) to 2019 flagship Android phones

With improved performance, 5G support, and built-in artificial intelligence, the Snapdragon 855 will be the processor powering a majority of flagship Android smartphones next year. Qualcomm announced the successor to the Snapdragon 845 (which is in most flagship 2018 phones) yesterday at its Snapdragon Tech Summit in Hawaii. Now, the company has shared more details […]


Facebook employees are reportedly so paranoid they're buying burner phones 'to talk s–t about the company with each other'

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Facebook employees have been using burner phones so they’re able to “talk s–t” about the company with their colleagues, BuzzFeed News reports. BuzzFeed’s story details an atmosphere of distrust and tension within Facebook, which has faced many scandals over the last two years. Also on Wednesday, the British Parliament released a trove […]


The Best Phones for Kids

Trust us, your kid wants a phone. But which one is best? Check out our recommendations. November 20, 2018 4:39PM EST November 20, 2018 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. When to Get Your Kid a Phone I’m one of PCMag’s phone […]