This year we have seen the launch of many smartphones from different productions houses. However, it is not at all difficult to name five best smartphones from among many available in the market. Samsung Galaxy S3, HTC One X top the list of best smartphones of the year. iPhone 4S, though was launched last year yet it is included in the list due to continued high demand for it.
There is a tough competition in the mobile market because of the presence of numerous mobile companies. Various handset makers bring out excellent products and try to keep up the spirit of competition. Summer is considered as a great time for mobile business in the U.S. It is a time when many companies come up with their fresh products for their consumers. Even this year, all the major mobile companies have prepared for the summer with fresh and innovative products. Samsung, HTC and Nokia have come up with wonderful devices this season too. Though apple lacks a fresh gadget this year yet its iPhone 4S has been included in the list of top five smartphones because of its good place in the market.
Samsung Galaxy S III
The new Galaxy S III has been placed on top of this list and we are sure that no one will oppose this choice. The level of success and response the handset has received among the consumers in the market has made the S III as the best handset of the year 2012. Attributed with Samsung’s Exynos quad core chipset, a huge 4.8-inch Tremendous AMOLED display and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the S3 is a splendid Android handset you can grab in the market today. Most of the analysts opined Galaxy S III to be the best Android handset ever.
The sales figure of the handset clearly shows the huge popularity of SIII. After the official release (May 29, 2012) of the device, Samsung sold out over 6 million units of Galaxy SIII across the globe. Market analysts have anticipated that the company might sell over twenty million units of the handset in six months of its availability. The chief ingredient behind the massive popularity of SIII is without any doubt is its innovative style, design and form factor. Samsung always come up with tradition-breaking design changes, which is rare to see in Apple devices.
HTC One X
The HTC One X is the finest model of HTC’s new series of handsets. It is the first handset from HTC to be integrated with a quad core processor. Thanks to its custom of producing high quality handsets, customers showed special interest towards the quad core handset from the Taiwan firm. The One X indeed has highly rich specs, which include a 1.5GHz Nvidia Tegra three Quad-core processor, a 4.7-inch Tremendous IPS LCD2 display as well as a thinner design. The handset runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
Nokia Lumia 900
Nokia Lumia 900 Windows Phone 7.5 Mango handset has been placed in the third position in the list of the top five smartphones. This phone has created a rage in the market as it is the first-rate edition of Nokia’s Lumia series of Windows phones. The chief difference the Lumia 900 makes from other handsets in the top five list is that it is a Windows based handset. Well, Microsoft has signed an official deal with Nokia to build hardware for its Windows mobile operating system.
This handset, which is obtainable with AT&T in the U.S., is embedded with rich specifications. A 1.4 GHz Scorpion CPU with Qualcomm APQ8055 Snapdragon chip, Adreno 205 and 8-megapixel camera are major features included in to the handset. The handset carries a 4.3-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The handset runs on the latest version of the firmware from Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango.
Apple iPhone 4S
The iPhone 4S is in fact Apple’s 2011 phone. The tool was expected to hit stores last summer, but, Apple only launched it late last year and considering the popularity it has grabbed for itself in the market, we have listed it in the list of the best smartphones released this year. As far as specifications and features are taken in to account, the iPhone 4S is not as powerful as the leading Android devices of the day. The iPhone 4S has only a crammed 3.5-inch display, 1GHz dual core Cortex-A5 processor and 512MB of RAM. Apple’s phone for 2012, possibly iPhone 5 is scheduled to come later this year.
Nokia 808 PureView
Running on the operating system Belle, Nokia 808 PureView high- tech mobile phone enriched with brilliant features and sophisticated advancements. The PureView has been able to grab attention of the consumers as the best camera-phone rather than its innards or OS. The main highlight of the phone is its 41-megpaixel rear camera that is featured with Carl Zeiss optics, up to 4x lossless digital zoom, geo-tagging and others.