At present there are many smartphone and tablet brands that carry some version of the Android OS. Google Store provides a plethora of apps that make the phones and tabs a pleasure to use. Here are the top 10 Android-powered mobile devices that will steal the show in 2013:
# 1: Samsung Galaxy Note II
Loaded with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, the Samsung Galaxy Note II is termed as a “phablet”. It has a powerful processing speed of 1.6GHz. Its 5.5 inches HD quality touchscreen makes it a very convenient tablet. The 8 megapixel camera, 2GB memory, 16-32GB extendable storage and 3G/4G/Wi-Fi connectivity place it at top position.
# 2: HTC One X+
The HTC One X+ smartphone carries Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. Combined with a 1.6GHz quad-core processor it provides the best in mobile technology. The 5 inches touchscreen with HD resolution and 8 megapixel camera place it in par with other brands. 16GB and 32GB variants are available, both of which support high-speed 3G/4G connectivity and Wi-Fi.
# 3: Samsung Galaxy S 3
Carrying the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Samsung Galaxy S3 is still the most popular smartphone today. The 1.4GHz processor and 1GB RAM are both efficient in multitasking and multimedia. The 8 megapixel camera has a great feature called “Burst Shot” with which you can take up to 20 rapid clicks and save only the best one. The smartphone is compatible with 3G/4G networks with Wi-Fi and NFC support.
# 4: Motorola RAZR Maxx
Those looking for a very stylish model will find the Motorola Razr Maxx with the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade a great idea. The OS is ably supported by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and has a RAM of 1GB to all your multimedia and multitasking functions. The 8 megapixel camera with geo-tagging functions and the 4.3 inches HD touchscreen are a photographer’s dream.
# 5: Sony Xperia S
The Sony Xperia S can be upgraded to Android 4.0 ICS OS. Combined with processing speed of 1.5GHz and RAM of 1GB, the phone is a treat for multitasking and multimedia. The phone has NFC and Bluetooth along with 3G connectivity. The smartphone beats some other models with its 12 megapixel camera that can take panoramic images with wide angle capability. Don’t worry about storage. The 32GB memory is expandable.
# 6: Galaxy Nexus 4
The 1.5GHz Snapdragon high speed processor of Galaxy Nexus 4 smartphone will really please users. Loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system, it has a huge RAM of 2GB that encourages fast speed video streaming and multitasking. The 8 megapixel camera is at par with other brands. 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and NFC combine to keep you in the loop 24×7. But the 8 and 16GB storage variants are limited compared to other brands.
# 7: LG Optimus 4X HD:
The Android 4.0 ICS with the 4-core processor of 1.5GHz makes a great combination on the LG Optimus 4X smartphone. With full HD resolution touchscreen and 8 megapixel camera the phone is a photographer’s delight. It supports all forms of wireless connectivity like 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. The 32GB internal memory will be quite sufficient, although the microSD slot is available.
# 8: Lenovo K900
Lenovo’s K900 smartphone has a massive 2GB random access memory along with the latest Android 4.0 Jelly Bean OS. You are looking at multitasking and multimedia capabilities like never before. The phone has a very powerful graphics card that supports HD quality imagery and video output. The Intel Atom processor has a reputation for high-speed data processing. It supports 3G networks and Wi-Fi as well.
# 9: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS is a dream with its sleek exterior and advanced technology. The LCD touchscreen and light structure makes it a tablet for a person on the go. Whether it is entertainment or work, the high-speed network support and Wi-Fi makes it a piece worth coveting. Can you find a screen resolution of 2048×1536 anywhere else?
# 10: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1
The lightweight Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 works on the Android 4.0 ICS making it a tablet that is really worth owning. Its 1.4GHz 4-core processor, 2GB random access memory and HD touchscreen combine to give users optimum output. Besides 3G it also supports Bluetooth, Kies Air, Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct. 16, 32 and 64GB variants are available.
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