Android has taken the world with storm by its openness, intuitive interface and large app count of more than 800,000 apps in Play Store. This has also made it popular not only amongst global Android smartphone manufacturers, but also Indian manufacturers to use Android OS in the smartphones.
While there are plethora of Android offerings, we take a look at some of the top smartphones by various manufacturers with superb specs. Though, these smartphones vary a lot in terms of price, users can go for them depending upon their personal preferences and budget. Let’s take a look at these smartphones.
Top 5 Best Selling Quad core Android Smartphones
Samsung Galaxy S4
The smartphone has a 13 MP rear camera with autofocus and LED Flash. Apart from usual features like geo-tagging, face and smile detection, etc. Samsung has packed in really useful options such as Dual Shot, Sound & Shot, Story Album, Eraser, etc. It’s capable of recording videos at 1080p@30fps. The smartphone also has a 2 MP camera at front which can be useful for video calling.
Great deals for Samsung Galaxy S 4
- Buy Factory Unlocked Samsung Galaxy S 4 for $649 (works worldwide on any 2G / 3G / 4G / LTE network – carrier unlocked)
- Buy Samsung Galaxy S 4 White on Verizon Wireless for as low as $180 (carrier locked)
- Buy Samsung Galaxy S 4 White on AT&T for as low as $168 (carrier locked)
- Buy Samsung Galaxy S 4 Black on Sprint for as low as $130 (carrier locked)
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Sony Xperia Z
Similar to Galaxy S4, Xperia Z sports a 5 inch touch screen with Full HD resolution resulting in pixel density of 441 ppi. The design of smartphone features a plastic and glass giving it a nice look, but also making it a fingerprint magnet. It doesn’t have any buttons at the bottom since it has virtual navigation buttons. The front of the device also has a secondary camera and sensors. It uses a prominent metallic button for power key at the right along with volume keys and microSIM slot, while left has a place for microUSB charging and microSD slot. The top have a headphone jack, while bottom of Xperia Z is bereft of any elements. The smartphone’s back is non-removable and houses a primary camera. The USP of Xperia Z is its IP 55/ 57 certification making it dust and water resistant. For this purpose, the screen is protected by Gorilla Glass technology. (Must Read: Best Water resistant and dust proof Android smartphones from Sony & Samsung)
For camera lovers, the device packs a 13 MP camera with Exmor RS optics and LED flash. It has various features such as geo tagging, touch to focus, smile and face detection apart from some differentiating features by Samsung like HDR Photography, simultaneous video and image recording, etc. The device is capable of shooting Full HD videos with resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. It also have a front-facing camera of 2 MP for video calling purposes.
Great deal for Sony Xperia Z
- Buy Factory Unlocked Sony Xperia Z for $585 (works worldwide on any 2G / 3G / 4G / LTE network – carrier unlocked)
HTC One is garnering rave reviews for its zero-gap construction with aluminum chassis giving it a distinct and premium look. The smartphone flaunts a beautiful 4.7 inch LCD screen with Full HD resolution, equating to pixel density of 469 pixels per inch. The front of HTC One also features dual speakers called as BoomSound technology, a front-facing camera, proximity sensors, and capacitive buttons for Back and Options and a HTC logo cum button for Home. Since, the HTC One uses aluminum unibody, so its back is not removable and it houses a secondary camera. The left side of the smartphone has microSIM slot, while right side have a volume rocker. The top of the smartphone houses a headphone jack and power key. MicroUSB charging port finds its place at the bottom.
Even in terms of camera, HTC stands out from the crowd by offering 4 MP camera which actually packs in more number of pixels, also called ultrapixels. The camera have an intuitive feature of Zoe, which lets users click quick video of 3.6 seconds, in short animated GIF(s). The front-facing camera of 2 MP is useful for video calling purposes.
Great deals for HTC One
Karbonn S5 Titanium
It features a 5 inch screen with a qHD resolution, i.e., 540 x 960 pixels, which is equal to pixel density of 220 pixels per inch. It has a standard capacitive buttons layout of Option, Home and Back at the bottom, and a front-facing camera with some sensors at the top. The back has a camera and LED flash, which is removable to reveal dual-SIM slot and microSD card slot. The volume keys are at the left side and power keys are on the left side. The headphone jack and microUSB charging port finds place at the top and bottom of the device respectively.