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Best Android phones of 2016 (so far)

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

Cnet rating: 4.5 stars out of 5

The good: The Edge’s wraparound screen transforms an already great phone into Samsung’s best-looking handset. Ever.

The bad: That supercool design comes with a big price, and the screen doesn’t deliver any real killer apps. Like the regular S6, the Edge doesn’t support swappable batteries or expandable storage.

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