Price: $200 (AT&T)$150 (Sprint), $150 (T-Mobile), $200 (Verizon) w/ two-year contract

The most powerful smartphone out boasts dominating benchmarks, an amazing 13MP shooter, and dynamic software mated with innovative features. Navigating through screens and opening messages is executed effortlessly thanks to the Air Gesture and Air View functions, while options like Dual Camera mode open the lane to snap shots on both cameras simultaneously. Samsung’s new 5-inch FHD Super Model also delivers brighter visuals and higher pixel-per-inch rates (441ppi) than the iPhone 5. Include Qualcomm’s monstrous 1.9GHz quad-core CPU and a favorable accessories lineup, the GS4 remains a testament to the company “next big thing” edict.