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With Christmas a slowly fading memory, we're beginning to enter the post-holiday shopping season. And in the days ahead, many outlets will be offering discounts on some of the top Android devices of the moment. So what's worth buying and what should you leave on the shelf?

We've got links to all the information you could possibly need after the break.

Essential reading: The best Android phone you can buy

In our semi-regular look at the best Android handsets around, we've rounded up the finest phones on the market and brought you a rundown of the top contenders. We'll also reveal the best oversized Android phone, as well as some honorable mentions.

Read more: The best Android phone you can buy in late 2013

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Moto X

Moto X review

Motorola's new flagship boasts near-stock Android and touchless controls.


Samsung Galaxy S4 review

Samsung's 5-inch smartphone offers a 1080p screen and a wealth of software features.

Note 3

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

The third-generation Galaxy Note handset is the best big-screen phone out there.


HTC One review

HTC's aluminum-clad beast is one of the most impressive smartphones of 2013.

HTC One Mini

HTC One Mini review

With a 4.3-inch 720p display, the One Mini downsizes without scrimping on hardware.

GS4 Mini

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini review

Samsung packs many of the GS4's software features into a smaller chassis.

HTC One Max

HTC One Max review

HTC's largest handset yet boasts impressive battery life and a gianormous screen.

Nexus 5

Nexus 5 review

The second LG-built Nexus phone represents the cutting edge of Android.

Moto G

Moto G review

Motorola's budget smartphone is the best phone you can buy for $179.


LG G2 review

The 5.2-inch LG G2 introduces a 13MP OIS camera and a 5.2-inch display.

Nexus 7

Nexus 7 review

The second-gen Nexus 7 boosts its performance and screen resolution.

G Pad 8.3

LG G Pad 8.3 review

LG returns to the Android tablet space with a "just right" form factor.

Galaxy Gear

Samsung Galaxy Gear review

Samsung's first smartwatch shows promise, but falls short in terms of functionality.

Galaxy Note 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 — 2014 Edition review

The Galaxy Note 10.1 returns with faster internals and a sharp new screen.

Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1 review

Sony's latest boasts a metal-framed design and 20.7-megapixel camera.

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