Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Surefire Smartphones

Apple iPhone 5S

Category Champ: App-Centric/Great Camera

Carriers: All major carriers

Description: Want to make a safe investment on a phone with massive appeal and access to the largest library of mobile apps out there? Apple's iPhone 5S ranks as one of the best smartphones, period. With its latest model, Apple gives the 5S a serious speed boost (thanks to Apple's 64-bit A7 chip) that nearly doubles overall performance. Other standout features include improved camera with front and back flash and a new Touch ID feature that lets you unlock your phone or make purchases via a built-in fingerprint sensor.


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