If you are in need a a new phone and don’t have a contract to offset the cost, take a look at the google nexus line. They are the flagship phone that google puts out to show the features of the newest version of Android OS. Samsung and LG phones usually have a custom interface that uses the android os. As we get closer the the year mark of the phones release, the prices usually continue to drop. Google tends to release a new phone each year. The current OS is called Marshmallow, the next version will be call nougat. If you have questions about anything, just ask.