Samsung Galaxy S3
Last but not least, the Samsung Galaxy S3, which is set to be replaced soon by the Samsung Galaxy S4, but will remain one of the best options on Verizon's network.
Read: Samsung Galaxy S3 Review.
The Galaxy S3 features a 4.8-inch HD display, speedy processor, solid camera, sleek and durable design and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. In other words, it has everything an average user could ask for.
Throw in the fact that Samsung keeps its devices updated and a cheap price tag through Amazon, and it's a phone that's still fantastic, even if a successor is on the way.