Samsung Galaxy Note 2
Even with rumors swirling about a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 later this year, the Galaxy Note 2 remains a premium Android devices and will be one far into 2013.
Read: Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Review.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is a monstrosity of a smartphone boasting a 5.5-inch HD display. It also is future proof as it utilizes a quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM putting it on par with many of 2013's smartphones. It also takes advantage of its unique S-Pen stylus which not only allows users to write and draw on the display but utilize useful applications as well.
It's available on the 4G LTE networks of the five largest carriers in the U.S. and it has seen its price drop significantly through third party retailers like Amazon.