Top 10 Android Phones 2013 Reviews & Comparison
|Display Resolution||720 x 1280||768 x 1280||1280x720||720 x 1280||960x540||800x480||720 x 1280||1280x720||540 x 960||720 x 1280|
|Weight||131 g||139 g||135 g||130 g||144 g||113 g||133 g||175 g||119.5 g||144 g|
|Talk Time (max)||16||15||12||No official data||21||9||9||26||10||7|
|Standby Time (max)||580||390||250||No official data||380||610||730||820||317||450|
|Memory||2 GB||2 GB||1GB||1 GB||1GB||1GB||1GB||1GB||1GB||1GB|
|Processor Speed||1.4 GHz||1.5 GHz||1.2GHz||1.5 GHz||1.2GHz||1.2GHz||1.5GHz||1.4GHz||1.5 GHz||1.5 GHz|
|OS Version||Android 4.1.1||Android 4.1.2||Android 4.0||Android 4.0||Android 2.3||Android 2.3||Android 4.0||Android 2.3||Android 4.0||Android 2.3|
|Internal Storage||16 GB||8/16 GB||32 GB||32 GB||16GB||16GB||16GB||16GB||16GB||32GB|
|Expandable Storage||microSD, up to 64 GB||16GB||32GB||microSD, up to 32GB||32GB|
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Top Android Phones 2012 – Reviewed & Compared
Android vs iOs – Why should you care?
Because around 850 000 Android phones are activated each day! This startling statistic was released by Google at it’s 2012 Mobile World Congress, and clearly highlights that the acceptance of Android as a viable Operating System is gaining momentum worldwide.
Whilst earlier versions of the Android OS have been criticised to being too scatter brained, buggy or non-user friendly, a host of today’s top smartphones are being developed and designed around next level Android releases, such as Ice Cream Sandwich or Jelly Bean.
The one key difference that separates Android from its iOs rival , is that there is a massive number of Android powered phones available today, with more being released every quarter. And whilst Apple is very much iPhone or nothing, Android provides a variety of options.
To help you navigate this increasingly clustered market, we’ve rounded up the best Android phones for you, and rated them on various elements such as hardware, design, features and of course how sexy they are to hold and handle.
So here they are - the best Android phones money can buy in South Africa today!
Android Phones: What to Look For
Whether you’re just searching for that next must-have gadget or are considering taking the plunge into the Android universe, our reviews should help you get started on your search for finding the best Android phone for you!
We’re just seeing the latest wave of new Android phones hitting the South African market, with the Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy Nexus and the LG Nexus 4 claiming top spots in our Top 10 Android Phones comparison!
We review the look and feel of the Android phone. Is it sexy and sleek enough to hold it’s own against your iPhone wielding friends? We look at size, weight and material as well as the display resolution and size.
You can have the coolest, most up-to-spec device, but it’s a pain when the battery needs juicing every couple of hours! The criteria ofor this test is simple – the longer, the better.
Apart from handling calls and texts, modern smartphones double as entertainment devices and fulfil a host of other functions as well. We look at well the Android phone handles your favourite media, music and video/camera capabilities. Overall this is where Android really shines, as users can explore thousands of apps on the Google Play app-store, many of which are free of charge.
Here we get into the meaty bits – how much internal storage does the phone have and more importantly – what level of additional storage is supported. We also outline what Android OS the phone is running on which will ultimately impact how the device operates, how much data you can store and how quickly it runs.
This is where we look for any additional features that set the phone apart from its peers. It’s the X-Factor of Android phones. We explore what additional functions the Android phone can perform over and above calling and texting. Examples would be the Samsung Galaxy S3’s S Voice or the Sony Xperia S’s exceptional camera capabilities.