The best phones in the US are always changing, and the Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the latest to shake up our list. Here’s our newly minted rankings. Knowing the best smartphone you can buy in the second half of 2016 is more than just a hunch for us. We test out the latest and – sometimes – greatest phones in comprehensive mobile phone reviews.
To drill down to a list of our 10 favorites in the US this year, we based the updated rankings on a lot of geeked-out factors: design, performance, battery life, camera quality and software updates.