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Samsung Focus (AT&T) CNET rating: 4 stars out of 5 (Excellent)

The good: he Samsung Focus features a brilliant 4-inch Super AMOLED touch screen. The smartphone has good quality, and the camera takes excellent photos and video. Windows Phone 7 brings a fresh and friendly user interface, great multimedia capabilities, and an improved browser.

The bad: No copy and paste yet. Limited support for landscape mode. Xbox Live games slow to load. The phone feels a bit plasticky. No direct syncing for non-Exchange Outlook accounts; must go through the cloud.

The cost: $0.01-$549

The bottom line: Anyone looking for an alternative to the iPhone, but who wants better multimedia features and a more organized user interface than Android offers, should look at the Samsung Focus with Windows Phone 7, which has all that plus solid performance and a sleek design.

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The following devices all received 4-star ratings based on at least 60 user reviews. ©2014 CBS Interactive Inc., a CBS Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission

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