Nearly every consumer is familiar with Verizon. Given that Verizon is one of the largest mobile carriers in the US, their influence in the industry is vast. As such, the company provides multiple smartphone options to customers, from Android to iOS devices. While many devices offer great user experiences, some smartphones stand out among the pack as the absolute best of the best. These are the five best smartphones available from Verizon.
HTC One M8
I’ve said it many times, but the HTC One M8 is a suburb device for the premium smartphone aficionado. An all-aluminium chassis, beautiful display, powerful specs and amazing speakers convert the HTC One M8 from a good smartphone into a great smartphone. Available for $0 upfront and $24.99 per month for 24 months, you can’t go wrong with the HTC One M8.
Motorola Moto X
Unlike the other devices on this list, the Moto X isn’t the most powerful or most feature rich smartphone around. However, the Moto X is without a doubt one of the best value smartphones on the market. It’s compact, simple and easy to use as well as highly customizable for those who want their device to be their own. At $99 upfront on a two year plan, the Moto X presents the best bang for your buck in the world of smartphones.
Samsung Galaxy S5
Samsung just get smartphones, which is evident in the Samsung Galaxy S5. While the device isn’t a huge improvement on it’s predecessor, it refines the Samsung experience which isn’t a bad thing at all.Packed to the brim with a bevy of innovative features as well as a standout 1080p display and beefy specs, the Galaxy S5 still stands as one of the best smartphones of the year.
Apple iPhone 5S
Even with the rumors building for the iPhone 6, Apple’s current offering is still a solid choice for anyone looking for a new smartphone. While the iPhone 5S may not be the biggest or the most powerful device on the market, the user interface is refined and to many there is a great joy found in using an iPhone despite personally preferring big phones for my mammoth hands. With that aside, the iPhone 5S is still a premium device for the premium smartphone user.
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3, even months after it’s initial release still serves as the prime example of why bigger can be better. The Galaxy Note 3 is an absolute powerhouse with unrivaled battery life. Reservations for the S Pen aside, there ins’t a lot to complain about with the Galaxy Note 3 and for $0 upfront with monthly payments of $29 on a two year contract, the Galaxy Note 3 is is still the best Samsung smartphone available.