The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2013 (So Far)


Galaxy S4

Operating System: Android 4.2 with TouchWiz User Interface

Samsung's Galaxy S4'sHD Super AMOLED 441 ppi stretches all the way to the edge of the Korean tech giant's latest smartphone. New with the S4, a number of sensors allow the phone to easily access information like temperature, humidity and barometric pressure, which comes in handy for apps. More new Galaxy S4 features include "Air Gestures," which allows users to control the device by hovering a hand over the screen, along with a sensor in the camera that anticipates things like page scrolling and video pauses by reading its user's eyes. The smartphone runs on a 1.9GHz Snapdragon 600 processor, has 16 GB of on-board storage plus 2-GB RAM and the option for a microSD card.

Price: $199, with 2 year contract