Latest Android smartphones come in different shapes and sizes. These modern smartphones use the innovative Google mobile platform to create modern gadgets with incredible performance and features. Top smartphone giants have launched their feature-rich Android phones that are well competing with new or existing phones in the global market. Smartphone users always dreamt of owning the latest version Android phones with them. Hence, I have shortlisted the best selling Android smartphones.
Here, is a short list of 5 best selling Android phones in 2012.
1. SAMSUNG GALAXY S II:
Owning a Galaxy S series smartphone is a dream for many Android lovers. Galaxy S II was launched by Samsung last year, but it continues to dominate the Android market till today. It is a terrific handset that combines the latest screen technology with powerful battery life that makes this device one of the top devices when it comes to sales charts.
3. 1.5GHz efficient dual-core Qualcomm processor.
4. NFC, Touchwiz 4, supports video recording at 1080p.
1. 4.52-inch large screen does not appeal to some users.
2. Wi-Fi calling is absent.
3. 360-degrees View needs an improvement.
2. HTC One S:
One handset that comes remarkably close to GALAXY S II in popularity and also in competition is HTC One S. It’s an ultimate Android smartphone, for gaming, multimedia and snapping quality photos. HTC One S comes with a super slim design and powered by a powerful 1.5GHz dual-core S4 chip. Apart, from call clarity, HTC One S performs well in other sections too.
1. 8 MP camera with latest ImageSense technology.
2. Premium design and sleek looks.
3. Latest Android v4.0 OS.
4. Sense 4.0 interface has cleared look than previous versions.
5. HTC beats audio is a plus.
1. Call clarity is not satisfactory.
2. microSD slot is not provided.
3. Only 16GB internal memory provided.
3. Galaxy Nexus:
Have you tried Galaxy Nexus previously? It’s the first smartphone to use the latest Android OS, Ice Cream Sandwich. It has a large capacitive touchscreen display with 5 MP camera for taking quality snaps. Nexus is powered by 1750 mAh powerful Li-ion battery and delivers a decent battery backup. It’s a suitable alternative for HTC One S in terms of display and performance.
1. Powerful 1.2GHz dual-core chip.
2. Sleek body measuring of just 9.5mm thickness.
3. 1024 MB RAM, 4.65-inch display and over 316ppi pixel density.
4. 4G support, Super AMOLED display.
1. No external storage provided.
2. Camera performance is not weak.
3. Still works on same old GPU.
4. Droid Razr Maxx:
Droid Razr Maxx is a new Motorola 4G LTE phone with improved features and performance to its successful sibling Droid Razr 4G. This Motorola smartphone comes with Android 2.3.5 OS, that you can upgrade to Android 4.0 later. It has a 3300 mAh powerful battery. 8 MP camera provided is a huge plus for this Android smartphone which makes it a perfect competitor for Galaxy Nexus and HTC One S.
1. Runs smoothly with a powerful 1.2GHz dual-core chip.
2. 4.3″ qHD Super AMOLED 960×540 display.
3. Decent battery for heavy usage.
4. 8 MP camera with flash and auto-focus support.
1. Handset thickness is large.
2. Poor placement of charging and HDMI ports.
3. Improvements needed for qHD display screen.
5. Samsung Epic Touch 4G:
Epic Touch 4G from Samsung is still selling hot all over the planet. It uses 1.2GHz Exynos processor running Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UI. It’s the best performing Android smartphone available out there having slim design and superb display. It’s a fantastic smartphone and compete with top 4 Android phones in specifications and features.
1. Epic Touch has 4.5″ bright screen.
2. Huge pre-loaded applications.
1. Uses Gingerbread OS.
2. TouchWiz 4.0 needs a complete revamp.
3. Built of Touch 4G feels plastic.
It was extremely tough to sort out 5 top selling Android smartphones which are selected based on their performance, specifications and sales. Do you have any other smartphone nominees that I have missed in this list? Express them in comments below.
This is a guest post by Sienna Williams. Sienna is a tech-savvy girl who loves latest gadgets. Currently, she is writing blogs and articles on sell mobile and fonebank mobile phone recycling.
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