Are you looking for the best Android phone to buy? We’ve rounded up the Top 10 Best Android Phones of 2013.
1. Samsung Galaxy S4
The Samsung Galaxy S4, was unveiled on March 13th, 2013 at Samsung’s Unpacked event in New York City, and became one of the hottest and fastest selling Android phones selling well over 40 million devices. The Galaxy S4 features a 5-inch full HD Amoled 44i ppi display, 2GB of RAM, 16/32/64 GB of internal storage, 2,600 mAH battery, and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The Galaxy S4 is slimmer and lighter than the Galaxy S III.
2. Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is an Android “phablet” that was unveiled on September 4th, 2013 at a press conference in Berlin. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features a 5.7” 1080p super Amoled display, 3GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, an impressive S-Pen, and runs on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. The Galaxy Note 3 is one of the first Android “phablets” to feature 3GB of RAM.
3. HTC One
The HTC One, the successor to last year’s flagship, One X, features a 4.7” inch 1080p full-HD display, Snapdragon 600 a quad-core chip, that is 40% more powerful than the Snapdragon S4. The HTC One has one of the best casing design and hardware of all of the Android phones launched this year. The device also features exclusive apps such as HTC Zoe, HTC BlinkFeed, and HTC One’s BoomSound so that users have a richer experience.
4. Google Nexus 5
The Nexus 5 was unveiled on October 31st, 2013 by in partnership with LG. The most compelling thing about this device is that starts at only $350 with no contract. The Nexus 5 features a 4.95″ inch full HD display, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32 GB of internal storage, 2300 mAh battery, and is powered by a 2.26 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor. Full Google Now integration allows users to voice search and browse the web simply by saying, “Ok Google.” The Nexus 5 is one of the first Android devices to ship with Android 4.4 “KitKat,”
5. HTC One Mini
The HTC One Mini was unveiled on July 18th, 2013, and is HTC’s mid-range Android smartphone. The HTC One Mini features a 4.3”-inch display, 1GB of RAM, 1800 mAh battery, 1.4GHZ dual-core processor, and ships with version of Android 4.2.2. Users can enjoy updates from BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe, and take advantage of the built-in amps and dual frontal speakers providing amazing sound quality.
6. Motorola Droid Maxx
The Motorola Droid Maxx was unveiled on July 23rd, 2013. The Droid Maxx is one of the most attractive Android smartphones from Motorola. The Motorola Droid Maxx features a 5-inch display, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, 3500 mAh battery, and runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. Users will be able to share photos with Droid Zap, make phone calls with touchless control, and charge their phone wirelessly.
7. Sony Xperia Z
The Sony Xperia Z is a high-end Android smartphone and was announced by Sony at CES 2013. The Xperia Z is the company’s first smartphone featuring a 5-inch display. The Xperia Z comes with a 13MP camera, and runs Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU with 2GB of RAM. The Xperia Z offers users improved voice clarity, efficient battery use, and outstanding graphics for playing stunning 3D games.
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8. Motorola Moto X
The Motorola Moto X was unveiled on August 1st, 2013. The Motorola Moto X features a 4.7” inch 720p amoled display, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 10 megapixel camera, 2200 mAh battery, and runs on Android 4.2.2. Users are able to customize their phone’s casing through Moto Maker. The Motorola Moto X also includes a touchless control feature, which allows users to obtain weather information, directions, and more by using hands-free controls.
9. Sony Xperia Z1
The Sony Xperia Z1 was unveiled on September 4th, 2013. The Sony Zperia Z1 is a high-end Android phone produced by Sony. The Sony Xperia Z1 features a 5″ full HD screen with TRILUMINOS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.2Ghz processor with 2GB of RAM, 20.7 MP camera, and is waterproof and dust resistant. The Xperia Z1 runs Android 4.2. with Sony’s custom launcher. NFC is a core feature of the Sony Xperia Z1.
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10. LG G2
The LG G2 was unveiled at a press event in New York City on August 7th, 2013. The LG G2 is an Android smartphone developed by LG Electronics. The LG G2 features a 5.2″ full HD IPS display, 13 MP camera, 3,000 mAh battery, and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Processor with 2.26GHz Quad-Core CPUs. With Guest Mode, users can personalize content while sharing their G2 by LG with others.