Top 6 Smartphone Of Summer 2013

We are 7 months in of 2013, and we have seen plenty of smartphones till yet some are high-ended, some are low ended and some are mid-range smartphones. But the high-ended smartphones are really awesome as you all have seen that, they contain some really unique and good features that we haven't seen before. 

Below is the list of some hot smartphones of the year and our list will cover all the features, operating system, design, size and price and will help you to choose which one is best for you. Here's the list of top 6 hot smartphones of summer 2013:

1. HTC One

Truly saying its my best smartphone it has simply awesome features, its design is awesome and its simply a fantastic phone. The device is power by a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and 2GB of RAM.

Device packs a 4.7-inch screen with 1080p display, front facing stereo speakers, an ultra pixel camera with optical image stabilization (OIS). There are two options of its internal memory one is 32GB and other is 64GB  but there is no microSD slot. But also there is no need of it as smartphone has really large internal memory.

In addition to all these things HTC One has runs on an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS and has a new user experience with Sense 5. Its connectivity option includes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, Infrared and Micro-USB.

Key Features: 

  • a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor
  • a 4.7-inch screen with 1080p display
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, Infrared and Micro-USB
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS 
  • 2GB of RAM 
  • a brand new Sense UI
You can have the device for $200 om most carriers and if you wanna have the Google Play Edition then head over to here

2. Nokia Lumia 1020

Nokia Lumia 1020 which was launched exclusively on AT&T powers a 41MP PureView camera. Its simply the best windows phone ever made as it gives the PureView experience to Windows Phone 8 which is simply incredible.

This Window Phone is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and comes in a matte finish and is a rock solid device. Its PureView camera will let you shoot in super high resolution, you can zoom in close to your shot after you’ve taken it. Then rotate, reframe, crop and share new images as many times as you want.

The device also contains MS Office and all the unique Lumia features like Nokia Music and free voice-guided navigation. Add on a wireless charging cover to power up without plugging in.

Key Features:
  • a 41 MP PureView camera
  • a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor 
  • AMOLED screen
  • 2000 mAh of Battery
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Xenon flash
You can buy the device for $299.99 under 2-year contract with AT&T.

3. Apple iPhone 5

Apple's iPhone 5 simply different phone from that we have discussed until now, it works on an iOS operating system. As we all know that Apple has launch its new OS iOS 7 which is simply outstanding and it is also said that iPhone 5 will be soon rolling out with the new iOS 7 update.

Apple's iPhone 5 is made with a glass and aluminum, and Apple is touting it as the world’s thinnest smartphone with good reason. The device powers a 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Muti-Touch display, it has 8-MP iSight camera and runs on an iOS 6.0 OS.

Under the hood there is a A6@1.3GHz prcoessor, its connectivity option includes Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, Wi-Fi, 3G. Its camera can record HD(1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio.

Key Features:

  • 4-inch (diagonal) widescreen Multi-Touch display (1136x640)-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 8-megapixel iSight camera, Paranoma
  • Video recording, HD (1080p) up to 30 frames per second with audio
  • Apple A6@1.3GHz processor
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, Wi-Fi, 3G
  • iOS 6.0
  • LED flash
The device is available on almost all carriers and is priced at $199 (16GB) and $399 (64GB) on contract with a premium of $450 additional cost if you buy it without a contract.

4. Samsung Galaxy S4 

Samsung Galaxy S4 is best from Samsung and is world's fastest selling-smartphone. Galaxy S4 is the successor to the extremely popular Galaxy S III with improvements across the board.

The smartphone is powered by the latest Exynos 5Ocata 5410 Octa core processor with a 2GB of RAM. It has a 5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display that has 441 ppi and a 13-MP camera. As we all know Samsung is specially known for its camera quality, Galaxy S4 has 13MP of camera which simply gives the best camera quality. 

Along with it it has an infrared LED transmitter, 4G LTE, 16-64GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot and Bluetooth 4.0. It has 2MP front camera and the device runs on an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS.

Key Features: 

  • a 5-inch full HD Super AMOLED display that has 441 ppi
  • an infrared LED transmitter
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • a 13 megapixel camera
  • 16-64GB of internal storage with a microSD card slot 
  • 4G LTE
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • latest Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Octa core processor.
You can buy the device from any popular carrier for $200 with a contract and its Google Play Edition is priced at $649 which you can buy from here.

5. Moto X

Motorola's Moto X which was just unveil by company will be hitting all major US wireless carriers later this month. The device was announced at an event in the New York and was touted as “Made in the USA” smart phone.

Moto X will come with a 4.7-inch AMOLED display (720p resolution) and 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm S4 Pro processor. There is no microSD card slot but the device has a16GB/32GB of internal memory and 2 years of 50GB of free Google Drive storage.

It has 10.5 of Clear Pixel camera and a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera and will run on an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS. Its connectivity includes Bluetooth 4.0 LE LTE NFC GPS, AGPS, aGPS, sGPS, eCompass, GLONASS and Moto X has a 2200mAh non-removable battery.

Key Features:

  • 4.7-inch AMOLED display with 720p resolution
  • 10.5-megapixel Clear Pixel camera
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • 2200mAh non-removable battery 
  • 1.7GHz dual-core Qualcomm S4 Pro processor.

The only pricing info we have is for AT&T, but the $199.99 subsidized price is a bit disappointing.

6. LG G2

LG G2 which was just announced a few days back, after checking out the hands-on-previews and details just made me to put this smartphone on this list of hot smartphones of Summer 2013. The device is likely to be rolling out om all four major US carriers later this month.

The device comes with a large 5.2-inch display, a Quad-core processor and 2GB of RAM. When you hold the device you will come to know that LG has placed the buttons on the back of the phone which is really a unique thing.

Talking about its camera, device packs a 13MP camera with OIS along with a LED flash and has a 2.1MP front-facing camera. Its connectivity includes Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, USB, HDMI, NFC, DLNA, MHL, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, Infrared.

Key Features:
  • Android 4.2.2 OS
  • 3000mAh of battery
  • Quad Core processor
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 13MP camera with OIS
  • 5.2-inch display

Which one of the above you think is the best smartphone of summer 2013? Let us know via comment below.

Benny Singh
Forever Tinkering With Gadgets

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