Try out all of the latest Android devices, laptops, iPads on either a subscription or one time basis. Upload your personal data to an agnostic iCloud type service and then download it to the device you are checking out.
This lets you try out the latest gadgets with your phone numbers, apps, games, pictures, etc.Try it out for a couple of days, weeks or even a month. Don't get burned by buying a gadget that it turns out you don't like or can't use. Once you are done with it, just set it back to factory resets and send it back and try another one.