Top 10 Smartphones in the USChoosing between cell phones isn’t always easy. Not everyone knows which specs make the better phone but needless to say, not all smart phones are created equal. Most of the time things are not as simple as the asking price. A phone is something you will use daily for as many years you can get out of it… usually two years if you're lucky. Durability, the look and feel are all very important factors. Below is a list of 10 of the current top rated smart phones in the United States.
#1 Galaxy S5 16 GB White SmartphoneSamsung's Galaxy S5 out rivals at everything that counts -- Android 4.4 KitKat OS/ a bright, beautiful display/ blistering quad-core processor/ and an excellent camera experience. Samsung's efforts to streamline its own custom interface and reduce pre-installed bloatware pay off. It also comes with a nifty heart-rate monitor add on. The Samsung Galaxy S5 is a superior SUPER SMART PHONE that hits every mark.
Galaxy S5 16 GB White Smartphone - Sprint (2.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Storage, Android 4.4, 4G, 16 MP Camera) - $699.99, Free shipping - Available at Amazon.com
#2 One Silver 32 GB SmartphoneThe functionality of the One is superb, including the camera's Ultra Pixels and speaker's Boom Sound. HTC has produced a very clever design of this phone and has really shown us what a high-end Android handset should be. Metal and glass always look and feel so much better than plastic.
One Silver 32 GB Smartphone - Unlocked (1.7 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB Internal Storage, microSD Slot, Android 4.1, 4G, 4 MP Camera) - $504.94, Free shipping - Available at Amazon.com
#3 iPhone 5s SmartphoneApple has put together one of the most cutting-edge smartphones around, imbued with a top-end camera and a really innovative feature with Touch ID.
iPhone 5s Smartphone - Wireless LAN - 4G - Bar - Silver (Sprint Nextel - Nano SIM - iOS 7 - Dual-core 2 Core 1.30 GHz - 16 GB Built-in Memory - 1 GB - 4" LCD 1136 x 640 - Touchscreen - Multi-touch Screen - 8 Megapixel Camera - Quad Band - GPS Receiver)) - $619.99, 4.96 shipping - Available at Amazon.com Marketplace
#4 Nexus 5 16 GB White SmartphoneWhat really makes the Nexus 5 amazing is the top-shelf hardware - 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800, 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display, 2,300 mAh battery, 8MP camera. You won't find anything in its price range with these specs these days, which makes the Nexus 5 an even more great deal. Plus… with Android 4.4. KitKat, the latest version of Android, you'll be getting Google's updates as swiftly as they come.
Nexus 5 16 GB White Smartphone - Sprint (2.26 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Storage, Android 4.4, 8 MP Camera) - $419.99, Free shipping - Available at Amazon.com
#5 Galaxy Note 3 pink SmartphoneThe Galaxy Note 3 has excelled since the 5.5-inch offering on the Note 2 to a palm busting 5.7 inches complete with a full HD, 1080 x 1920 Super AMOLED display.
Galaxy Note 3 pink Smartphone - Unlocked (2.3 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 3 GB RAM, 32 GB Internal Storage, microSD Slot, Android 4.3, 4G, 13 MP Camera) - $899.96, 13.72 shipping - Available at QVC
#6 iPhone 5c 32 GB Yellow Smartphone - Unlocked (1.3 GHz Dual-Core Processor, 1 GB RAM, 32 GB Internal Storage, iOS 7, 4G, 8 MP Camera)While many may not favor the bright colors that the iPhone 5C has to offer... if you look beyond that, the 5C does feel structurally sound in the hand, no doubt helped by the steel frame hidden under the polycarbonate exterior, which makes us less concerned about it smashing.
iPhone 5c 32 GB Yellow Smartphone - Unlocked (1.3 GHz Dual-Core Processor, 1 GB RAM, 32 GB Internal Storage, iOS 7, 4G, 8 MP Camera) - $780.99, Free shipping - Available at Newegg.com
#7 G2 Black SmartphoneThe LG G2 is a superb smartphone that is LG's version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. It's a colossal, yet not entirely unmanageable, smartphone brimming with great specs. The display and camera are really great, and the performance is incredible. It turns out great photos and amazes us with its high-resolution display. Oh, and on top of that, the battery life was fantastic.
G2 Black Smartphone - Verizon Wireless (2.26 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM, 32 GB Internal Storage, Android 4.2, 4G, 13 MP Camera) - $539.99, Free shipping - Available at Amazon.com
#8 Galaxy S4 16 GB Black SmartphoneThe Samsung Galaxy S4 is a phone that is really easy to LOVE. The combination of a powerful engine, the market's best screen and a clever design character all combine to make a really strong contender for the handset you should be buying when you wander into your local phone store.
Galaxy S4 16 GB Black Smartphone - Sprint (1.9 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Storage, microSD, 4G, 13 MP Camera) - $249.99, 5.58 shipping - Available at Target.com
#9 Xperia ZL Black SmartphoneThe waterproof Z1S features a beastly 20MP camera with the largest sensor you'll find on a mobile phone at 1/2.3", coupled with an f/2.0 aperture you'll get great shots in low light.
It's also running Android Jelly Bean, powered by a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800, so it is certainly no sloth in the performance department. You will also be getting a 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display and a 3,000 mAh battery. Not only does it come with 32GB on-board storage, but it supports microSD cards up to 64GB - perfect for those 20MP photos.
Xperia ZL Black Smartphone - Unlocked (1.5 GHz Quad-Core Processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB Internal Storage, microSD Slot, Android 4.1, 4G, 13 MP Camera) - $421.56, Free shipping - Available at Amazon.com
#10 Black HTC One M7 802wThe functionality of the HTC One leaves nothing to be desired, including the camera's UltraPixels and speaker's BoomSound. HTC has been very crafty in the design of this phone and has really proves what a high-end Android handset should be. Metal and glass always look and feel better than plastic. If you can still get your hands on one at a lower price than the newer model, you won't be making a huge compromise.
Black HTC One M7 802w - Quad core 1.7GHz CPU Dual Sim 4MP Ultrapix Camera 1080P screen Android Smartphone Phone - $689.00, Free shipping - Available at Amazon.com Marketplace
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