Samsung Galaxy S4 GPE & iPhone 5s
We cheated. We couldn't decide between these two so we're going to recommend checking out both the iPhone 5s and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition.
We think that the iPhone 5s is one of the best smartphones on the market and because of that, we feel like everyone should at least check it out before buying. It's more expensive than the Galaxy S4 but it comes with many perks that aren't offered on the Galaxy S4 including a fingerprint reader, three years of software support, and a metal design.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is an expensive option that is found on Google's Play Store. The device comes with the Galaxy S4's hardware but drops the TouchWiz software. It's an interesting proposition and one that Galaxy S4 buyers will want to take a look at in the buildup to a purchase.
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