BY | March 26, 2013

Huawei Ascend D2, LG Optimus G Pro, Sony Xperia Z, Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One and BlackBerry Z10 are among Ten best smartphones of 2013

First three months of the year have passed. During the period, all major phone makers have surfaced their best models for 2013. So, it is the right time to list up the best phones for the year. Here is our catalog of best ten phones for 2013 under different platforms like Google Android, Apple iOS, Microsoft Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10 OS.

Samsung Galaxy S4: It is surely one of the best smartphones in the world. It has just been announced by Samsung as an upgrade to the company’s popular Galaxy S series. The S4 becomes unique with a larger 5-in FullHD 1080p display, a new quad core processor, 2GB of RAM, 13MP camera and a new Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update. It has a 4.99-inch Super AMOLED FullHD screen, above all.

HTC One: The One, being a FullHD upgrade to the One X, is a nice phone. HTC has designed the phone with much deliberation so as to put it a strong rival to all other FHD phones. It has come in to the stores with a 4.7-inch FullHD LCD3 display. Under the hood, it has a strong Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB/64GB memory options. The most exciting thing is its 4MP UltraPixel rear camera.

BlackBerry Z10: This is a full-touchscreen flagship for the brand new BlackBerry 10 OS. BlackBerry unveiled the phone with much fanfare as the best iPhone and Android killer. Regarding its capacities, the Z10 has a 4.2-inch screen, a Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon CPU and 2GB of RAM. The rear camera is a regular 8MP one and you have BlackBerry 10 OS as the key attribute. It is now the first device with the new software.

Sony Xperia Z: The Xperia Z (formerly Xperia Yuga) is the Japan mobile maker’s contender into the FHD phone battlefield. However, it brags a special water and dust-proof capability that really stands it apart from the crowd. When it comes to specs, the Z sports a 5-inch TFT screen with a Qualcomm MDM9215M/APQ8064-based CPU and more. 13MP camera is with this device too. It will let you grab nice pieces of video and images.

Huawei Ascend D2: The popular Chinese mobile firm Huawei has joined the FullHD outbreak with this cute upgrade to its Ascend D line. The D2 is mounting a 5-in IPS LCD FullHD screen. It is powered by a Huawei K3V2 and 2GB RAM. Like its competitors, the D2 also boasts a 13MP rear camera, good memory and other essential features.

LG Optimus G Pro: LG, with its member to the FullHD market, has also addressed the challenging Galaxy Note series. With such a goal, it has expanded the Optimus G Pro’s display to 5.5-inch. Under the shell, the G Pro has a True Full HD IPS LCD 5.5-inch 1080p screen and it is powered by a Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 processor and 2GB of RAM. When it comes to camera, the G Pro boasts the same 13MP camera.

ZTE Grand S: The ZTE phone is a stylishly looking 1080p phablet. It also has a 5-inch display and a quad core processor with 2GB of RAM. But, the interesting thing with the Grand S will be its price. Being a popular cheap phone maker, its candidate to the FHD scene may come for a small price.

Apple iPhone 5: This is really not a phone for 2013. But, the iPhone 5 will be representing the Cupertino tech maker in market until its next version the iPhone 5S or iPhone 6 comes out late this year. It is lagging in many areas when compared to the new array of FullHD phones. It doesn’t have a 1080p large screen, quad core processor and a heavy camera. Maybe, the next iPhone may bring all these stuffs to the pack.

Nokia Lumia 920: As it is with iPhone 5, Lumia 920 is also a phone from last year. But, being a flagship Windows Phone and not having an upgrade so far for the year, the Lumia 920 will be the major Windows Phone 8 handset in market. It has a 4.5-inch display, 8MP PureView rear camera, wireless charging capability and many others as key highlights.

BlackBerry Q10: It will only be a QWERTY-touchscreen combo higher-end handset in market this year. Specs and features wise, the Q10 is also the same machine to the Z10. But, it mounts both a touchscreen and a QWERTY keypad. That makes the key difference.

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