Friday, 28 December 2012

Top 5 Award winning Smartphone of 2012

According to the 2012 Mobile Choice Awards(held in October2012) that took place in London, here are the Top 5 Best Smartphone of the year 2012:

1) Samsung Galaxy S III:

 Despite its main competitor – the iPhone 5 – enjoying a great deal of early success and record sales figures, it is the Korean company’s quad-core effort which came out on top this time around.The Samsung Galaxy S3 is, according to Samsung anyway, 'inspired by nature – it sees, listens, responds, and enables you to share the greatest moments'.




OS(Operating System):
  • Android 4.0 (ICS) {upgradeable to 4.1.2 Jelly Bean)
  • 2100mAh
  • Upto 1300min (2G) / upto 650min (3G)
  • Upto 900hrs (2G) / upto 750hrs (3G)
  • Quad Core Application Processor(Faster, Better and Smarter)
  • 1.4GHz CPU Speed
  • USB2.0
  • 3.5pi 4pole, Stereo
  • MicroSD (upto 64GB)
  • Micro USB available
  • MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) available
Audio and Video:
  • MPEG4, H.264, H.263, VC-1. DivX, VP8, WMV7 / 8, Sorenson Spark, DivX3.11
  • Full HD (1080p) Video Recording & Playback
  • Recording up to 30fps
  • MP3, AMR-NB / WB, AAC / AAC+ / eAAC+, WMA, OGG (Vorbis), FLAC, AC-3, apt-X
Physical Specification:
  • 70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6mm
  • 133g
  • 8 Megapixels Camera Resolution (Rear)
  • CMOS , 1.9MP
  • LED (1EA)
  • Assisted GPS / GLONASS available

  • Accelerometer, Geo-magnetic, Gyro, RGB Light, Barometer sensor
Network/Bearer and Wireless Connectivity:
  • GSM, HSPA+21
  • EDGE / GPRS (850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz)
  • HSPA+21 (850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100)
  • WiFi Direct
  • NFC
  • DLNA, MHL 1.0, HDMI 2 support
  • KIES, KIES Air support
  • 16M
  • 4.8"
  • 720 x 1280 (HD)
  • 16 / 32 / 64GB
  • Pebble Blue or Marble White
Services and Applications:
  • Samsung Apps available
  • Dependent on region
  • Game hub
  • ChatON available
  • ActiveSync available
  • B-to-B Compability : Sybase / Webex / Device encryption / Cisco etc.

What I can say is, this is the Best smartphone that anyone can with the Best Current Price @ Rs32999.

Rating: 4.7/5

2) iPhone 4s:

After Samsung Galaxy S III, iPhone4S was 2nd ranked in 2012 Mobile Choice Awards, as iPhone5S was not included in the race who broke the record of most highly sold device ever there is something for Samsung to cheer.

Apple iPhone 4S Features:

  • GSM And CDMA Support
  • 3.5-Inch Multi-Touch Display With 326 Ppi
  • A5 Dual Core Processor
  • 8MP Cam With 1080p Video Recording
  • Intelligent SIRI Voice Assistant

GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz HSDPA : 900/2100 MHz
Type Li – Po
Capacity 1420 mAh
Standby 200 hours
Talktime 840 mins
Dimensions 115.2×58.6×9.3 mm
Weight 140 g
Form Factor bar
Colors White and Black
Size 960×640 pixels
Type color : RetinaDisplay
Colors 16000000 colors
Camera / Imaging / Video:
Camera Yes 8.1 MP
Resolution 3264×2448 pixels
Zoom yes
Flash yes
Video Out yes
Secondary Camera yes
Secondary Camera:
Flash no
Bluetooth Yes
Irda No
Wlan/Wi-fi Yes
USB yes
GPS yes
3G Yes
Internet Browsing Yes , Safari
Audio Playback Yes
Video Playback Yes
FM Radio No
3.5mm Headphone Jack yes
Inbuilt 16 GB
Memory Slot No
Email Yes

What I can say is this is a best gadget you can have with the Best Price starting @ Rs 26,000 but it lacks many features that everyone requires in a Smartphone.

Ratings: 4.5/5

3) HTC One X:

HTC One X was ranked 3rd after iPhone 4S and Samsung Galaxy S III.

Features And Specifications:

  • Network: 3G
  • Display: 4.7 inch super LCD touchscreen display.
  • Screen Resolution: 360 x 680 pixels
  • Camera: 8MP with Dual LEd falsh.
  • Secondary Camera: 1.3MP camera.
  • Video Recording/Playback
  • Music: Music Player, 3.5mm Jack, FM Radio.
  • Internal Memory: 8GB Onboard + 1 GB RAM & ROM
  • External memory: Up to 32 GB
  • Battery: standard 1800mAh.
  • Talk time: Up to 5 hours.
  • Standby time: NA.
  • OS: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.
  • Processor: 1.5Ghz NVIDIA AP33 Tegra 3 Processor.
  • Applications: Browser, Pre-installed Apps, Google Apps, Social Networking, Android Market.
  • Connectivity: Bluetooth, Micro-USB, WAP, GPRS, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC.
  • Fun & Entertainment: Java, Embedded & Downloadable Games

 What I can say here is that in case of Hardware HTC OneX  is better than iPhone 4S but overall iPhone is cool.

Rating: 4.3/5

4) Nokia Lumia800:

Nokia Lumia800 is a Windows phone which was ranked 4th in 2012 Mobile Choice Awards.

Full Specs:-

Head-turning design:

  • Smooth, one piece body
  • Screen that brings content to the surface
  • Vivid colors that stand out from the crowd

Best social experience – instant social and image sharing:

  • Instant combined Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn feeds, chat and SMS messages in one conversation
  • From pocket to photo to Facebook in seconds

Best browsing experience with IE9:

  • New Internet Explorer 9 just like on your computer
  • Buttery smooth experience, lightning fastper formance, broad support of Internet standards for HTML5 applications

Additional features and Services:

  • Nokia Drive with turn by turn voic enavigation available for more than 100 countries. Nokia Maps available from
  • Marketplace at sales start
  • Nokia Music and Mix Radio: Enjoy music from the world’s most locally relevant catalog (14 million tracks). 100 great radio channels with something for everyone. Nokia Music Store available in 20 countries and Mix Radio in 12 countries.
  • Contacts transfer help users migrate phonebook contacts from other devices and platforms
  • App Highlights promotes locally relevant apps and content
  • Excellent camera. Superior shooting with Carl Zeiss optics and HD video
  • XBOX Live Hub offers cool games, capability to see friends’ presence and leaderboards, 3D Avatar control and creation
  • Outlook Mobile for corporate email and private email support

Technical Profile:

  • Networks: WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100,GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900
  • Speed: HSDPA cat 10: 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA cat 6: 5.76 Mbps
  • Display: 3.7” WVGA (800×480) AMOLED capacitive touch ClearBlack display with pinch zoom,
  • 2.5D curved glass seamlessly integrated to unibody
  • OS: Windows Phone Release – Mango
  • Memory: 16GB internal user memory, 512MB program memory
  • Camera: 8Mpix auto-focus Carl Zeiss, LED flash,
  • Video capturing MPEG-4 720p @ 30 fps
  • Size/Weight: 116.5 mm x 61.2 mm x 12.1 mm (LxWxT) / 76.08 cc / 142 g
  • WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, A-GPS, micro-USB connector and charging, 3.5mm AHJ connector,
  • Accelerometer, Proximity, Magnetometer, ALS
  • Processor: 1.4 Ghz Single Core MSM8255 (WCDMA)
  • MP3 player, Audio jack: 3.5mm, Supported codecs: mp3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, m42, m4b, wma, EVRC, QCELP
  • Battery: 1450 mAh
  • Color – Black, Cyan, Magenta

Nokia Standard Sales package includes:

  • Nokia Lumia 800 handset
  • Nokia Fast USB Charger AC-16
  • Nokia Charging and Data Cable CA-185CD
  • Nokia Stereo Headset WH-902
  • Soft cover, color match to phone
  • Quick Guide, User Guide and Product
  • information leaflet

Nokia Lumia800 is a cool Gadget but its real hard to operate and to function and its apps are not easily available in the Search Engine's.

Rating: 4.2/5

5) Sony Xperia S:
-General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT26i
-HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - LT26a
-Body Dimensions 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
-Weight 144 g
- Touch-sensitive controls
-Display Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
-Size 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inches (~342 ppi pixel density)
-Multitouch Yes, up to 10 fingers
-Protection Scratch-resistant glass
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- Timescape UI
-Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3 ringtones
-Loudspeaker Yes
-3.5mm jack Yes
-Memory Card slot No
-Internal 32 GB, 1 GB RAM
-Data GPRS Up to 86 kbps
-EDGE Up to 237 kbps
-Speed HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
-WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
-Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
-NFC Yes
-USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, HS
-Camera Primary 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
-Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization
-Video: Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
-Secondary Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps
-Features OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
-Chipset Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon
-CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz
-GPU Adreno 220
-Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
-Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
-Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash
-Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
-GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
-Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
-Colors White, Black
- MicroSIM card support only
- TV launcher
- SNS integration
- HDMI port
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
- TrackID music recognition
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
-YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
- Document viewer
- Voice memo/dial/commands
- Predictive text input
-Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1750 mAh
-Stand-by Up to 450 h (2G) / Up to 420 h (3G)
-Talk time Up to 7 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 8 h 30 min (3G)
-Music play Up to 25 h

Xperia S is a coll gadget and deserves to be in Top 5 Smartphone in 2012 but still lacks some features and excited.

Rating: 4.2/5

Note: this ranking is according to the 2012 Mobile Choice Awards(held in October2012) so the smartphones introduced after this month were not included.

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