Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Samsung's Galaxy Nexus device is one of the only smartphones that currently run Google's Android v4.1 Jelly Bean. (Jelly Bean isn't available on all models yet, though.) The Galaxy Nexus also has a curved HD Contour 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display and a 5MP digital camera.
Availability: An unlocked HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus (16GB), which is compatible with both AT&T and T-Mobile networks, is available through Google for $349.99. The LTE Galaxy Nexus (32GB) costs $99.99 through Sprint and it's on sale for $149.99 through Verizon, both with new two-year contracts.
Notable Features iPhone 5 Lacks: Android OS (4.1); removable battery; unique curved and larger display; and NFC.