Best Verizon phones 2023

As one of the biggest carriers in the U.S., it's no surprise that the best Verizon phones are in hot demand. In addition to providing great coverage nationwide and loads of carrier perks, Verizon offers a ton of money-saving opportunities on most of the best Android phones around, particularly if you're able to trade in. You can also pick up an unlocked phone and bring it to Verizon if you prefer a little flexibility with your carrier. No matter which route you want to take, the best Verizon-compatible smartphones can be found below. 

These are the best phones for Verizon's massive network

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Plenty of choice on Verizon's network

Verizon supports the majority of the best Android phones if you want to buy unlocked. If you want to buy your phone from Verizon, you can pay full price to get the phone from the carrier, or can opt for monthly payments on your bill. The latter is required for some discounts, so it can be worth it. However, with 36-month payment plans being the only option, you may find yourself paying the device off early if you like to upgrade frequently.

The Google Pixel 7 is priced like a mid-range phone, but it stands toe-to-toe with the best phones on the market. Google's Tensor G2 CPU delivers plenty of performance, and the camera hardware works with the software to provide rich photos and realistic colors. You also get a beautiful display, with the 6.3-inch 90Hz OLED showing off the newest builds of Android.

The Galaxy Z Flip 4 is the latest iteration of Samsung's compact foldable design. Unlike folding phones that open up like a tablet, this phone folds vertically to easily fit in a pocket or bag. Since it's got the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 CPU, you don't give up any performance in pursuit of style either. Or, if you're a Samsung fan who prefers a classic phone design, you can also get any of the latest Galaxy S22 phones on the carrier.

Samuel Contreras

When Samuel is not writing about networking or 5G at Android Central, he spends most of his time researching computer components and obsessing over what CPU goes into the ultimate Windows 98 computer. It's the Pentium 3.

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