Samsung's Galaxy S6, Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, Apple's iPhone 6, Samsung's Galaxy Note 4 and Motorola's Moto E 4G LTE earned the top spots for best smartphones, based on an online review by CNET in March 2015. Samsung's Galaxy S6 also garnered the best smartphone overall ranking at Tom's Guide.
The five highest ranking smartphones at CNET feature a brief description and the price ranges for each product. The Galaxy S6 smartphone got a 4.5 star rating and is the editor's top pick.
Tom's Guide also chose the Galaxy S6 as the best smartphone in terms of design, usability, battery life, audio and video quality and speed. In terms of affordability, the editor's choice for best smartphone was Moto X.