The Best Smart Phones of 2013

The Best Smart Phones of 2013

November 15, 2013 Off By Priyanka Bhowmick

This year the war of the phones has gone through such a touch competition that it left everyone spellbound. Consumers are still confused with which smartphone should they go for and which phone should be left behind. Especially, the competition between Apple, Google, Samsung and Nokia has been very interesting. All these phones have used the finest processors and delivers superb performance and has been rated as 2013’s most supreme smartphones.

LG Nexus 5


Nexus 5 is the most trending smartphone these days. A new member from the Nexus family, this phone has been manufactured by LG, in collaboration with Google, running on the latest Android 4.4 (KitKat). Having a full HD IPS display of 4.95-inch, its screen is enveloped with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Nexus 5 is available with 2 storage options of 16GB and 32GB with 2GB RAM. Its rear camera is 8MP with Optical Image Stabilization and 1.3MP front facing camera. More specifications include 2.26 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Processor and 2300 mAh battery. LG Nexus 5 hits the Indian market with a price range of Rs. 28,999 for the 16GB model and Rs. 32,999 for the 32GB model.

iPhone 5S


iPhone 5S is said to be the most advanced smartphone by Apple till now. iPhone 5S is specialized for its Fingerprint Identity Sensor that allows the user to lock the phone just with a touch of his finger. Having an incredible screen size of 4-inch Retina Display, iPhone 5S screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass. Key specs of the phone are 16GB, 32GB and 64 GB optional storages and 1GB RAM DDR3, 8MP rear auto-focus camera with LED flash and 1.2MP Facetime camera and 1.3GHz Cyclone Dual-core ARMv8 CPU. iPhone 5S has a battery capacity of 1570 mAh and runs on the latest version of iOS, iOS 7. The price of iPhone 5S is Rs. 53,500 (16GB), Rs. 62,500 (32GB) and Rs. 71,500 (64GB).

Nokia Lumia 1020


Now time for Windows Phone to occupy its space. Lumia 1020 is the latest production by Nokia running on Windows Phone 8 OS. Lumia 1020 has a 4.5-inch AMOLED display, 2GB RAM and32/64GB internal storage options, an amazing 41MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss lens and LED flash and 1.2MP front camera, 1.5 GHz Krait Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 2000 mAh battery capacity. Nokia Lumia 1020 comes with a price tag of Rs.46,100.

Sony Xperia Z1


A new member from the Xperia family, the Sony Xperia Z1 comes with 20MP auto-focus camera with LED flash and 2MP front facing camera. Having a display size of 5-inch TFT touchscreen, Xperia Z1 offers 14GB internal storage with microSD support and 2GB RAM. More features are 2.2 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 processor, 3000mAh battery and operating on Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean). The price of Xperia Z1 is Rs. 39,278.

iPhone 5C


iPhone 5C is the most colorful series of the iPhone, the latest production by Apple along with the iPhone 5S. iPhone 5C has an incredible set of features including a 4-inch Retina Display screen, 1GB RAM and 16/32GB storage options, 8MP rear camera with LED flash and 1.2MP Facetime camera, 1.3 GHz Swift dual-core CPU and 1519 mAh battery. iPhone 5C runs on iOS 7 and comes with a price range of Rs. 41,500 (16GB) and Rs.53,500 (32GB).

Samsung Galaxy Note 3


Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is a phablet that carries a screen size of 5.7-inch super AMOLED display, 16/32/64GB internal storage options with microSD support and 3GB RAM, The phone has 13MP rear auto-focus camera with LED flash and 2MP front facing camera, 2.3 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor and 3200 mAh battery capacity. Galaxy Note 3 operates on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean) and costs Rs. 46,899.


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