We have to hand it to Apple, the company has a knack for perfecting design that borders on the obsessive. How else could the Cupertino, Calif., company have produced a rebooted iPhone 5 that feels both fresh and familiar? Happily, the new flagship phone for AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon comes with 4G LTE, which the iPhone 5's predecessors lacked. You can see it strong and clear on this model for AT&T.
The phone's dorsal side is sleek and gorgeous, especially the white model I reviewed. Gone is the glass backing that had a tendency to shatter, replaced instead by a metal back, mostly. The top and bottom panes still earn a glass covering for that premium sheen.