This year is possibly the best year for the mobile phones or you can say a Year filled with smartphones. Many smartphones came up in this year in the market, including Samsung’s Galaxy Y to top class smartphone iPhone 5, Galaxy S III, HTC One X+ . Here I am going to list about the best five on them.
- Samsung Galaxy S III
It has been one the great year for Samsung, as it not only overtaken Nokia to become world’s most popular mobile phone company, but became the world’s biggest smartphone maker. After bestselling Samsung s II, now it was the time for its sibling Galaxy S III to come into picture.
Samsung launched Galaxy S II in the month of may in 28 markets of Europe and Middle East, and quickly reached to 20 million sales within a month.
The Galaxy S III has 4.8-inch 1280×720 Super AMOLED display, is powered by Samsung’s own 1.4 GHz Exynos 4 quad-core processor, having 8-megapixel camera. Its front camera has a feature that tracks your eye movement, detects whether you are looking at the device or not and keeps the screen lit until you look away, also has S-Voice for voice assist. It became the best Android device of the year. Also Samsung Galaxy S 4 is on its way, coming early in next year.
- Nexus 4
Nexus 4 is the first device that came with the Google’s latest Android firmware: Android 4.2, which has latest features like Screensavers, Swipeable keyboard, improved accessibility and improved notifications.
Let’s look at the specification of the Nexus 4, is has quad-core 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon processor, an 8-megapixel rear camera, with a screen of 4.7-inch 1280×768 display and a 21mAh battery. A great looking powerful Smartphone made by LG, is available to all with $299 for 8GB model and $349 for the 16GB model.
- iPhone 5
It became the world’s fastest selling phone as it sold to 2 million customers within 24 hours of launch and reached to 5 million within the week of launch. The response from China was also the similar, when it launched there, reached 2 million sales in launching week.
iPhone 5 is the first 4G LTE Apple Smartphone although iPad was equipped with LTE Radio. It didn’t change its design from iPhone4/ iPhone4S, but with 4-inch display, new A6 processor and is much thinner than the other versions, with weight of 112 grams.
- HTC One X+
HTC launched HTC One in April, with slightly curved body, with 4.7 inch Super LCD 1280×720 display, 1GB RAM and 32GB of built-in storage having 1.5GHz quad-core Tegra 3 processor.
After six month of launch of HTC One X, it launched a new version in market as HTC One X+. It has same 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 1280×720 display and 1GB RAM, but it has little change in its processor which boosts it having processor 1.7 GHz quad-core Tegra 3 chip, which makes it 67% faster than HTC One.
- Smasung Galaxy Note II
Samsung launched its Galaxy Note II at the end of August, which has 5.5 inch Super AMOLED Plus Screen, 2GB RAM, Quad-core 1.6 GHz processor and having a 3100 mAh battery. It has in-build softwares that allows user to Draw, edit and share anything using S-pen.
3100 mAh battery ensures that the device can run for longer time, while many android devices drops a full charge within 24 Hrs of use. Galaxy Note II reached to about 3 million sales within a month and further 2 million sales in next 20 days.
I wrote this article by reading a post at TheNextWeb, hope you all would have liked this. Also you can suggest your Best Smartphone Of the year by dropping comments.