Top 10 Best Smartphones of 2012 : You Just can't miss it

Technology is changing day by day confusing us 'which gadget to buy?', Now a days smartphones are a common thing, It has become a serious need for everyone that's because of awesome features they offer. One can easily get connected over social media, listen to their favorite music, watch videos, Play 3D and motion sensing games, use it as GPS for finding locations, using it as alarm clock, reminder and of course for calling.

Today we're going to discuss the 10 Best Smartphones of the year 2012. These power packed giants has changed the way we used to live our lives and do our daily tasks. Now with a Smartphone you can do almost everything... EVERYTHING. You can browse internet, check emails, watch movies, chat and a lot lot more. As 2013 is coming closer and we don't know what surprises it might bring in smartphone field, So by then lets see these jaw dropping devices of 2012 which surprised the world.
Note: About a week ago we conducted a Poll 'Which is the Best Smartphone of 2012' and the results of that poll was also considered along for making this list.

Ten Best Smart Phones of 2012

1. Samsung Galaxy S III

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Samsung topped the list with its Super Smart Phone, Galaxy S III. This phone offers the best features available at a reasonable price. With the 4.8'' Super AMOLED Plus Display and Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 with 1 GB RAM, The S III will surly deliver the Best performance on the go. With its 8 Megapixel Camera, LED Flash, Image Stabilization, The S III is upgradable to Android v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean), The S III also packs a Big Battery (2100 mAh), So now the fun lasts longer. The SIII comes in 16/32/64 GB models and you can also extend upto 64GB using microSD card. S III is first on our list of top 10 smartphones.

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2. Nokia Lumia 920

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The Nokia beast Lumia 920 topped our poll with highest number of votes from our readers. With its 4.5 inch Display, one of the best smartphone display out has a resolution of 768 x 1280. An Amazing 1.5 GHz Krait Dual-Core processor with 1GB RAM and Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset, This Super-Smartphone was one of the first devices to run Microsoft Windows Phone 8. Other features include 8 Megapixel Camera with Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Dual-LED flash, 1.3 Megapixel front camera capable to record 720p videos @30fps. The Nokia Lumia 920 has an inbuilt storage of 32GB and unfortunately you cannot extend it because Lumia 920 does not have a card slot.

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3. Apple iPhone 5

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The most awaited iPhone was finally revealed by Apple this year. The iPhone 5 is Taller, Slimmer and Smarter than its Predecessor iPhone 4S. iPhone 5 comes with 4 inch Retina Display with 640 × 1136 resolution, 1.2 GHz Dual-Core Apple A6 Processor with 1GB RAM. The phone also packs an 8 Megapixel camera which is capable of recording Full-HD videos (1080p @ 30fps), With iPhone 5 now you can simultaneously click photo while recording video. Other features include Panorama, 1.2 Megapixel Front camera capable of recoding 720p videos at 30 fps. The iPhone 5 comes in 16/32/64 GB models and there is no microSD card support. There are a lot more features this amazing phone offers and here on our list it is on 3rd position.

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4. Samsung Galaxy Note II

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On Number 4 Here come's the Phablet, A Smartphone cum Tablet. The Samsung Galaxy Note II was an instant hit. This Quad-Core giant packs a massive 5.5 inch Super AMOLED Display of 720 x 1280 resolution, 1.6GHz Cortex-A9 Quad-Core processor with 2GB RAM, Exynos 4412 Quad chipset. Running Android v4.1.1 JellyBean and upgradable to 4.1.2. It also flaunts an 8 Megapixel Camera which can record Full HD videos. You can simultaneously shoot HD videos and images with one click. Other features include NFC, 1.9 Megapixel secondary camera, Smart Stay and Smart Rotate eye tracking etc. It comes in 16/32/64 GB models and can be extend to 64GB.

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5. HTC One X

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HTC One X is another Quad-Core Beast, It Comes with a 4.7'' Super LCD 2 capacitive touchscreen of HD resolution. 1.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 CPU and Nvidia Tegra 3 Chipset with 1 GB RAM. Running Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. It captures photos upto 8 Megapixel and records Full HD videos. The internal storage is of 32 GB and there is no microSD card slot.

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6. Google Nexus 4

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Google Nexus 4 is a new smartphone and a huge comeback of LG in smartphone field. Manufactured by LG the Nexus 4 has a 4.7 inch True HD IPS Plus Display, 1.5 GHz Krait Quad-Core processor with an awesome 2GB RAM. 8 Megapixel camera with Full HD video recording. Running Android v4.1.2 JellyBean upgradable to v4.2.1. The smartphone comes in 8/16 GB models.

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7. HTC 8X

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HTC was on a roll this year with release of some of the greatest smartphones and 8X was one of them. The 8X has 4.3 inch S-LCD2 Display with a resolution of 720 x 1280, One of the coolest mobile display with a pixel density of ~342 ppi. Running 1.5 GHz Krait Dual-core processor with Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset, 1GB RAM and Running the latest Microsoft Windows Phone 8. 8X is blessed in terms of music with Beats Audio sound enhancement. It has an 8 Megapixel camera which records Full HD videos. Other features include Continuous Autofocus, 2.1 Megapixel front camera capable of recording Full HD videos, NFC etc. The internal storage is of 16 GB with no card slot.

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8. Sony Xperia S

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On 8th position we have Sony Xperia S. The Sony Smartphone features 4.3 inch display, 1.5 GHz Dual-Core processor and 1GB RAM. Running Android v2.3 Gingerbread, upgradable to Android v4.0.4 ICS. Another Awesome thing about this smartphone is its 12 Megapixel Camera with Full HD recording, 3D sweep panorama, Autofocus, LED Flash, face and smile detection, image stabalization etc. A 1.3 Megapixel front camera with 720p recording. The inbuilt storage is 32GB.

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9. Nokia Lumia 900


Another Nokia Smartphone who made it to our Top 10 list and this time it is Nokia Lumia 900. With Looks similar to Lumia 800 and N9, The Lumia 900 is a step ahead when it comes to hardware. With an Amazing 4.3 inch AMOLED display of 480 x 800 resolution the Lumia 900 is slightly bigger than its brother Lumia 800. It packs a 1.4 GHz Scorpion processor and 512MB RAM the lumia 900 runs Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. An 8 Megapixel camera with Carl zeiss optics and Dual-LED flash the Lumia 900 can only take videos upto 720p @ 30fps. The internal storage is of 16GB and there is no support for microSD card.

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10. Nokia 808 PureView

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The 10th and the last Smartphone of our list Nokia 808 PureView proved that It is the 'Best Cameraphone in the World', Packing 41 Megapixel Camera with Carl Zeiss optics, autofocus, Xenon flash. Other Camera features are 1/1.2'' sensor size, ND filter, up to 4x digital zoom, geo-tagging, face detection and it also shoots Full HD videos (1080p @ 30fps) with lossless digital zoom and LED light. It also has a VGA front camera. Nokia 808 PureView comes with 4'' AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 360 x 640 pixel resolution. 1.3 Ghz ARM 11 CPU with 512 MB RAM and it Runs on Nokia's Belle OS.

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Jim Luthra is a Third Officer in Merchant Navy and Chief Editor of The-Area51.com, He is a Blogger, Guitarist, Painter, Book Lover, Tech Geek, Basket Ball Lover, Traveller and Fitness Freak. He loves Traveling and Adeventure Sports.
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