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Best Verizon Wireless phones of 2014

Updated

In the market for a Verizon Wireless phone? Here are the models we think should be at the top of your list. We'll be updating our selections as we review new models, so sign up for our Mobile Weekly newsletter, and we'll let you know when the updated list appears.

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High five for the S5

Samsung Galaxy S5

Subtly improved and smartly refined, the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior superphone that hits every mark but the sharpest design.

Price: $0.00 - $749.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

The 'win' in Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia Icon (Verizon Wireless)

Buy the Nokia Lumia Icon for its beautiful display and well-rounded features, but skip it if you require gobs of storage, are on a budget, or prefer a power user's OS.

Price: $499.00 - $599.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Verified thumbs-up

Apple iPhone 5s

The iPhone 5S is not a required upgrade, but it's easily the fastest and most advanced Apple smartphone to date.

Price: $249.99 - $809.75 Check prices

4 stars Excellent

Stunning sequel

HTC One M8

The HTC One M8 packages powerful quad-core specs, two rear-facing cameras, and a bright 1080p screen in a beautiful, all-metal design.

Price: $0.00 - $749.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

Long-life beast

Motorola Droid Maxx

If you can get past its steep price, the massive-screened Motorola Droid Maxx is currently Verizon’s best Android smartphone.

Price: $499.99 - $499.99 Check prices

4.5 stars Outstanding

The write stuff

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Though its plastic skin doesn't do its high price justice, Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 makes the most compelling case yet for a supersize phone.

Price: $199.99 - $799.99 Check prices

4 stars Excellent
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