Best Smartphones 2013 Q1

The smartphone industry is going through its golden period. High-end smartphones with amazing and unbelievable features are hitting the shelves every now and then. Year 2013 is going as the best year for smartphone marketplace. The first quarter of the year is all done, in which we became the witness of incredible smartphones. As a tech savvy person, you might be interested in knowing about the best smartphones up till Q1 (January-March) 2013. Here is the list of the same.

Sony Xperia Z

Sony announced this incredible smartphone at CES 2013. This Android smartphone hit the market in February of the current year. Sony Xperia Z is the best smartphone by Sony till date. It’s even best of all. The best eye-catching part of the smartphone is that it comes with shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass which protect the smartphone from dust and water. It comes with 5.0 inches screen that offers resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels with 441ppi pixel density.

Xperia Z water drop

Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 is the chipset and processor is Quad-core 1.5GHz Krait. Internal memory is 16GB which is expandable up to 64GB with microSD card, and the System memory is 2GB. Primary Camera in the smartphone is 13.1MP and Secondary is 2.2MP. Non-removable Li-Ion 2330mAh battery provides the talk time of up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G).

Apple iPhone 5

iPhone 5 is the first iPhone that has 4.0-inch screen, all previous iPhone being smaller than it. The smartphone was launched in September, 2012. Still, no smartphone touches the level of iPhone 5. The 4.0-inch screen offers 640 x 1136 pixels resolution and has 326ppi pixel density.

iPhone 5 black and white

Apple A6 is the chipset and processor is Dual-core 1.2 GHz. It is available in 16/32/64 GB storage models with no support for microSD. This iOS 6 based smartphone has Primary Camera of 8MP and Secondary Camera of 1.2MP. Non-removable Li-Po 1440mAh battery (5.45 Wh) offers talk time of up to 8 hours.

Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung Galaxy S3 comes with 4.8 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and 306ppi pixel density. Chipset is Exynos 4412 Quad and processor is Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9. It is available in 16/32/64 GB memory variants with 64GB (max) microSD support. System memory is 1GB.

Samsung Galaxy S3

This Android OS, v4.0.4 based smartphone has 8MP Primary Camera and 1.9MP Secondary Camera. The Li-Ion 2100mAh battery provides the talk time of up to 21 h 40 minutes.


HTC announced its flagship smartphone- HTC One- in February 2013. It comes with 4.7 inches that offers 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and 469ppi pixel density.

HTC One Silver

HTC One comes with the chipset Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600, and is powered by Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 processor. It is available in 32/64 GB memory variants, but no support for microSD card. It comes with 2GB RAM. This Android OS, v4.1.2 based smartphone has 4MP Primary Camera and 2.1MP Secondary Camera. The battery is non-removable Li-Po 2300mAh battery.

BlackBerry Z10

BlackBerry Z10 has 4.2-inches screen that offers 768 x 1280 pixels resolution and the pixel density is 355ppi. Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon is the chipset and Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait is the processor.

Blackberry Z10

Internal storage capacity is 16GB with maximum of 64GB microSD card support. RAM is 2GB. This BlackBerry 10 OS smartphone has Primary and Secondary Cameras of 8MP and 2MP respectively. Li-Ion 1800mAh battery provides talk time of up to 10 hours.

So, these are our picks for best smartphone 2013 in Q1. Do let us know which are your picks for the top 5 in the comments.

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