The year 2014 has seen its share of smartphones by aplenty, but only a few have managed to stand out. Here’s a list of our editors’ picks of the best top smartphones of 2014, based on their price, features, and design.

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1. Apple iPhone 6 Plus

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The iPhone 6 Plus has a 1080p 5.5-inch display, and packs optical image stabilization in its 8MP camera module. The phone is available in the Silver, Space Gray and Gold color options with the price ranging from $749 to $949. Available in 16, 64, and 128GB of storage.

More coverage on iPhone 6 Plus can be found here.

2. Apple iPhone 6

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The iPhone 6 has a 750 x 1334 pixels 4.7-inch display, and packs an 8MP camera module. The phone is available in the Silver, Space Gray and Gold color with the price ranging from $649 to $849. Just like the iPhone 6 Plus, it is available in 3 color options and comes in 3 storage capacities.

More coverage on iPhone 6 Plus can be found here.

3. Moto X 2014

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The Moto X has a 1080p 5.2-inch display, and packs a 13MP camera module. The phone is available in the White and Black color, and can be customized online with an array of custom back covers. The price ranges from $475 to $519 and is available in 16 and 32GB configurations.

More coverage on Moto X (2nd Gen.) can be found here.

4. HTC One M8

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The HTC One M8 has a 1080p 5-inch display, and packs dual 4MP camera modules, otherwise known as the Duo Camera setup. The phone is available in gunmetal gray, glacial silver, amber gold, red and blue color options. The price ranges from $649 to $779 for an unlocked model, and is available in 16 and 32GB configurations with expandable storage.

More coverage on HTC One M8 can be found here.

5. Sony Xperia Z3

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The Xperia Z3 has a 1080p, 5.2-inch display, and packs a 20.7MP camera module and is dust proof and water resistant. The phone is available in the black, white, copper, and silver green color options. The price ranges from $579 – $749 and is available in 16 and 32GB configurations with expandable storage.

More coverage on Sony Xperia Z3 can be found here.

6. Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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The Galaxy Note 4 has a Quad HD, 5.7-inch Super AMOLED display, and packs optical image stabilization in its 16MP camera module. The phone is available in frosted white, charcoal black, bronze gold, and blossom pink color options. The price ranges from $649 off contract, and is available in a 32 and 64GB configurations with expandable storage.

More coverage on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 can be found here.

7. Google Nexus 6

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The Nexus 6 has a Quad HD, 5.96-inch Super AMOLED display, and packs optical image stabilization in its 13MP camera module. The phone is available in midnight blue, and cloud white color options. The price ranges from $600 to $700, and is available in a 32 and 64GB configurations.

More coverage on Google Nexus 6 can be found here.

8. OnePlus One

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The OnePlus One has a 1080p 5.5-inch display, and packs a 13MP camera module. The phone is available in the silk white, and sandstone black color. The price starts from $299 to $349, and is available in 16 and 64GB configurations.

More coverage on OnePlus One can be found here.

9. BlackBerry Passport

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The BlackBerry Passport has a 1440 x 1440 pixels, 4.5-inch display, and packs optical image stabilization in its 13MP camera module. The phone is available in black, white, and red color options. The price ranges from $599 to $699, and is available in 32GB configuration only.

More coverage on BlackBerry Passport can be found here.

10. HTC One M8 For Windows

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The HTC One M8 for Windows has a 1080p 5-inch display, and packs dual 4MP camera modules. The phone is only available in the gunmetal gray finish. And is priced at $585, available in 32GB configuration only.

More coverage on HTC One M8 for Windows can be found here.

Honorable Mentions

LG G3

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The LG G3 has a Quad HD 5.5-inch display, and packs optical image stabilization and laser autofocus in its 13MP camera module. The phone is available in the metallic black, silk white, shine gold, moon violet, burgundy red, and blue steel color. The price ranges from $399 to $599 and is available in 16, 32, and 64GB configurations with expandable storage.

More coverage on LG G3 can be found here.

Samsung Galaxy S5

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The Galaxy S5 has a 1080p 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display, and a 16MP camera module. The phone is available in the charcoal black, copper gold, electric blue, and shimmery white color options. The price ranges from $499 to $649, and is available in 16 and 32GB configurations, with expandable storage.

More coverage on Samsung Galaxy S5 can be found here.

Motorola DROID Turbo

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The DROID Turbo has a Quad HD 5.2-inch Super AMOLED display, and a 21MP camera module. The phone is available in the black ballistic nylon, metallic black, metallic red, and blue color and material options. The price ranges from $ $199 to $249 on contract from Verizon, and is available in 32 and 64GB configurations.

More coverage on Motorola DROID Turbo can be found here.

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