Friday, November 8, 2013

Best SmartPhone in 2013 No 8 BlackBerry Z10

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BlackBerry goes out with a bang with the Z10. The Canadian company has all but exited the handset business, but not without leaving us with a couple of really nice handsets. A dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor on a Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon handles all the operations of the phone. The phone features a 4.2 inch TFT screen, with a maximum resolution of 768x1280 pixels, and a pixel density of 355 ppi. For its graphics, the phone relies on an Adreno 225 GPU. The phone features an 8 MP primary, and a 2 MP secondary camera. It has 16 GB of internal storage, expandable via microSD cards. The Z10 runs the all new BlackBerry 10 OS, and is upgradable to v10.1. An 1800 mAh Li-Ion battery keeps the phone ticking.



Best SmartPhone in 2013 No 7 Moto X

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The first real Motorola phone with a Google touch, the Moto X is a truly beautiful device. The phone does not have a high-end spec sheet, but is still one of the most popular smartphones of 2013. Moto X comes with a dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait processor and a Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon chipset. The phone has a 4.7 inch AMOLED display with 720p resolution (312 ppi pixel density). There is also Gorilla Glass to protect the display. The phone has an Adreno 320 GPU to render all the graphics. It features a 10 MP primary camera, and a 2 MP secondary camera for video calling. It is available in 16/32 GB versions, and has 2 GB of RAM. It has a 2200 mAh Li-Ion battery powering it. It runs on Android v 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and offers an almost unadulterated Android experience. Marketed as a true US-made phone, the USP of the phone is the high level of personalization that it offers.




Best SmartPhone in 2013 No 6 Samsung Galaxy Note 3


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The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 takes the legacy of the popular Note 2 forward, and is every bit cut out for the task. Powered by a quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset (Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 processor, and Exynos 5 Octa 5420 chipset on N9000), the Note 3 sure is a heavyweight. It also has a massive 3 GB of RAM. The Super AMOLED 5.7 inch Full HD display boasts of a pixel density of 386 ppi. Gorilla Glass 3 protects the display from scratches and major damage. Graphics on the phone are handled by the Adreno 330 GPU (Mali-T628 MP6 on N9000). The phone has a 13 MP rear camera which shoots at an incredible 4K resolution, and a 2 MP front-facing camera for video calling. It runs on the latest Android OS v4.3 (Jelly Bean), and has the latest TouchWiz UI. The Note 3 is available in 32/64 GB variants, and has a microSD slot to expand the storage space by a maximum of 64 GB. The S Pen stylus from the Note 2 finds its way to the new Note, and sees some improvements in functionality. The phone has a 3200 mAh Li-Ion battery to see it through the day.



Best SmartPhone in 2013 No 5 LG G2

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The G2 is by far the most powerful smartphone in the market today. Under the hood, the phone has a mighty Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset with a quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400 processor. There is also 2 GB of RAM to handle even the most demanding tasks. The phone ventures close to phablet territory with a 5.2 inch True HD-IPS + LCD, with a Corning Gorilla Glass 2 sheet on top. The dazzling screen, with a pixel density of 424 ppi, is perfectly complemented by the Adreno 330 GPU. It features Dolby mobile sound enhancement for superior audio quality. The phone also has three buttons on its back to navigate, that can be assigned other functions as well. LG equipped its flagship phone with 13 MP shooter with optical image stabilization. The phone also has a 2.1 MP secondary camera for video calling. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. It comes in 16/32 GB variants, without a microSD card slot. The G2 is powered by a 3000 mAH Li-Ion battery.
 


Friday, November 1, 2013

Best SmartPhone in 2013 No 4 Sony Xperia Z1

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The latest in the line of Xperia phones, the Z1 is one impressive beast. The phone looks extremely robust, and is built to endure the elements with an IP 58 certified body. The body itself is made of glass and metal elements, giving the phone a premium feel. At the heart of the Z1 is a Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset with a quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 CPU. The phone has a 5-inch Full HD Triluminos display, with a pixel density of 441 ppi. The display is shielded by a protective layer of shatter-proof and scratch-resistant glass. The graphics on the phone are powered by an Adreno 330 GPU. The graphics are further enhanced by Sony's X-Reality Engine. The phone runs on Android, 4.2 Jelly Bean. The phone features a massive 20.7 MP camera, along with a 2 MP camera for video calling. The 3000 mAh Li-Ion battery has enough juice to comfortably power the device through an entire day. The Z1 comes with 16 GB of internal storage, and can be expanded up to 64 GB via a microSD card. It also has 2 GB RAM to handle all operations smoothly.


Best SmartPhone in 2013 NO 3 : Apple iPhone 5s

No countdown of the best mobile phones is complete without an iPhone. The iPhone 5s is truly worthy of being called 'the greatest Apple phone since the last iPhone'. The latest iPhone has an Apple A7 chipset, and a dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone CPU. The phone has a 4-inch LED-backlit IPS LCD, with a resolution of 640x1136 pixels (326 ppi). The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, and has an oleophobic coating to keep fingerprints away from the screen. Talking of fingerprints, the phone has a revolutionary fingerprint reader for security, hidden beneath its Home button. The phone runs the latest version of iOS-iOS 7. It has an 8 MP primary, and 1.2 MP secondary camera. All the graphics on the phone are handled by a PowerVR G6430 GPU. The phone comes in 16/32/64 GB versions, and has 1 GB DDR3 RAM. The 5s is powered 
by a 1560 mAh Li-Po battery.


Best SmartPhone in 2013 HTC One - No 2


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 The new HTC One sets a new standard for smartphones with HTC BlinkFeed™, a bold new experience that transforms the home screen of your phone into a live stream of personal content.
    The HTC UltraPixel Camera redefines the capture and creation of content with a f/2.0 aperture lens and sensor, gathering 300 percent more light than traditional camera sensors. HTC Zoe™ enables high-res photos that come to life in three-second snippets.
    HTC BoomSound™ with Beats Audio™ and HDR Recording combine to deliver a realistic, immersive sound experience. HTC Sense Voice™ boosts call volume and quality in noisy environments.
    Wrapped in a distinct zero-gap aluminum unibody, the new HTC One features a gorgeous 4.7-inch, full-HD 1080p screen, which offers 468ppi resolution and rich, natural colors.