3: Samsung Galaxy S II/Skyrocket (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile)
The Samsung Galaxy S II makes a great gift for anyone. It packs tons of features and power for the demanding user and also offers a sleek design and ease of use for smartphone newbies. Plus, it’s available from AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint, where it’s known as the Samsung Epic 4G, so you have your choice of carrier as well. AT&T is serving up a second version of this phone, the 4.5-inch Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket, which is one of the carrier’s first two 4G LTE handsets.