Top 10 Best Smartphones In The World 2012
Today there are so many smartphones available in the market; it can be a tough decision to pick the best smartphone according to your needs. Now, in order to buy the best phone for personal use, one has to make sure that they should know the details of the operating system which is installed in the phones, battery, CPU, display, cameras and design.The operating system only will decide its reliability and the life. The developers who have worked on the making of these smart phones keep on claiming that they have got the best OS in the phones, but one need to make their own choice. It is possible that the OS which is liked by one person may not be liked by other. The two common Operating systems which are being used in most of the smart phones are Android and IOS. The other operating systems are Windows phone and BlackBerry OS. This article is a complete phone buying guide for the best smartphones (Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry & iOS) in the World and in India. Here is our comprehensive list of the Top 10 smartphones in the world 2012 – which phone should you buy?
1. Samsung Galaxy S III
Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best smartphone available in the world today. It is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It is selling out like hot cakes in the market. It boasts of a quad-core Exynos processor, a 4.8-inchHD Super AMOLED screen and a handful of Galaxy S III-only features so that it can compete against the likes of HTC One X, IPhone 5 and Nokia Lumia 900. Some special Samsung features include Smart Stay, S Voice, S Beam, and Pop up Play. It’s 4.8-inch screen is counter-balanced by the thin bezel, resulting in a shape that is still comfortable to hold. It feels very light, a mere 133g and measures 8.6mm. Galaxy S3 is having an 8MP rear camera which has zero shutter lag having cool features like best shot mode etc. taking quality pictures and HD 1080p videos. It’s also having a 1.9 MP front camera.
2. HTC One X
The HTC One X is an incredible smartphone. It has a Quad-Core Tegra 3 chipset inside by NVIDIA alongside 1GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel HD camera with flash, front-facing camera, a 4.7 inch 720p display and more. It has both Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC’s all new Sense 4.0. The large screen and the powerful quad-core processor make it perfect for gaming, watching videos and surfing the net. The advanced camera technology with HTC ImageSense goes beyond point and shoot, allowing you to take amazing pictures in any conditions. You have a true digital camera on the HTC One X. Beats Audio integration provides an advanced audio experience whatever you are listening to and there is even 25GB free Cloud storage via Dropbox. With the capability to wirelessly share anything from your phone and view it on your TV the HTC One X is the most advanced smartphone yet.
3. Apple iPhone 4S
The iPhone 4S contains dual-core processor and has more powerful graphics. There’s a major boost to imaging too, with 8MP stills and 1080p video. And on top of it all, Apple tries to take voice recognition to a new level with Siri. All in all, the iPhone 4S is a completely different phone under the hood. Even without 4G and a giant screen, this phone’s smart voice assistant, Siri, the benefits of iOS 5, and its spectacular camera make it a top choice for anyone ready to upgrade.
4. LG Optimus 4X HD
LG Optimus 4X HD runs on a Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A9 processor and has 1GB RAM. It’s internal memory is 16GB with 32GB external memory support. It is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. LG Optimus 4X HD has a brilliant 4.7 inch HD-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 16M colors combination. It has a superb 8 MP camera with resolution of 3264×2448 pixels having features like LED flash, autofocus, Face Detection, Geo Tagging, and also a secondary 1.3 MP camera. As if top of the line specs were not enough, it also addresses some complaints we have with some new flagships, namely their closed nature. It has a removable battery, microSD card slot and a plain regular SIM card slot – that combination you can’t find in any of this season’s flagships.
5. Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX
The Motorola Droid Razr Maxx proves that a powerful Android superphone can remain thin yet still promise marathon-worthy battery life. Despite a beefed-up battery, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx has a slim, attractive, and durable design with the same gorgeous display, 1.2GHz dual-core processor, and fast 4G/LTE data speeds as its predecessor. It retains powerful multimedia chops and tight security features. It’s 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen has both sharp and high-contrast, making everything from movies to pictures look stunning. Now it has also received an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. If you want a smartphone with a good battery life, then Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is the best choice.
6. Samsung Galaxy Nexus
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus, also known as the Nexus Prime, is the latest ‘Google Phone’ offering and the very first handset to run Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). Recently it became the first smartphone to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Also Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now again available in the stores. And this time, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is pre-loaded on the smartphone. It has a gorgeous 4.65-inch display and solid 4G performance. It has 1.3 MP front facing camera, there’s a 5MP snapper on the back which features LED flash and shoots 1080p video. A 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM make this handset very powerful indeed. The Galaxy Nexus is one great phone, despite a sub-par camera and limited battery life.
7. Samsung Galaxy S2
The Galaxy S II is a great smartphone. It has also received Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The dual-core 1.2GHz processor, the Super AMOLED plus screen and the excellent sonic performance of the media player all combine to make Galaxy S2 a wonderful mobile phone. The Galaxy S II has 1 GB of dedicated RAM and 16 GB of internal mass storage. On the back of the device is an 8-megapixel Back-illuminated sensor camera with single-LED flash that can record videos in full high-definition 1080p at 30 frames per second. There is also a fixed focus front-facing 2-megapixel camera for video calling, taking photos as well as general video recording, with a maximum resolution of 640×480 (VGA).
8. HTC One S
The HTC One S packs a high-end camera, Android 4.O, and a powerful dual-core processor in a swank, superslim design. It has a high-quality 8 MP camera with HTC ImageSense, built-in Beats Audio, and a premium design. The HTC One S has a 4.3-inch, 960 x 540 resolution Super AMOLED display. The display uses the infamous PenTile matrix layout, which means each pixels has either RG or BG sub pixels instead of the usual RGB sub pixels on regular displays. The HTC One S is the ultimate multimedia phone, from gaming to music to snapping high quality photos.
9. Samsung Galaxy Note
Galaxy Note’s smartphone/tablet bridging form is its monstrous and vibrant 5.3-inch 1280 x 800p HD Super AMOLED display. It has also received Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update. Offering up beautiful images and video playback on a grand scale the Note’s stunning display is a true leader of the mobile market combining crisp, rich images with a fast, responsive experience. It has 4G LTE, a great 8-megapixel camera, and a souped-up S Pen stylus that brings new ways to interact with your phone. Those who like their screens XL will find a top-notch device that lets multimedia shine. The S Pen adds some artistic potential, but for some, the phone will just simply be too big.
10. Nokia Lumia 900
The Lumia 900 is an excellent Windows Phone. Actually, together with the smaller Lumia 800 it’s the best Windows Phone that’s currently out there. It runs on Windows Phone 7.5 OS. The Nokia Lumia 900′s eye-popping unibody design sets a new direction for smartphone style. Its LTE speeds, vivid 4.3-inch screen, and 8-megapixel camera are high points. Nokia’s software is outstanding, and adds more to Windows Phone than either HTC or Samsung do on their Windows Phones. There are good reasons to buy a Windows Phone, but we would advise to wait a few months until Windows Phone 8 compatible products are available.
- iPhone 4
- Sony Xperia S
- Motorola Razr XT910
- Nokia 808 PureView
- Nokia Lumia 800
- Blackberry Bold Touch 9900
- HTC Radar
- BlackBerry Curve 9360
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