Years come and years fly, technological advancement never goes on standby. New gadgets spurt mass excitement, once old the demand again raises. Such is the story of our times. This New Year “SIII” has turned older, now we await its successor. And competing against Samsung’s new children are other mobiles with android running their minds. So, who are the buzz makers of 2013? Who all will scuffle with Apple and Windows? What will be future of technology in 2013? Let’s have a look at the Top 10 Contenders.
10 Best Upcoming Android Cell Phones in 2013
Samsung Galaxy S4
Some reports talk of an April unveiling while others hint at May. The much anticipated smartphone is rumoured to run on an Octo-core processor, but it is widely guessed to have an ARM Cortex A15 quad-core processor. The resolution will be the highest yet with a 1080p 5-inch HD display at 440ppi. 3GB RAM and 32/64 GB internal memory completes it.
Sony Xperia Odin
The Xperia Odin will go sword to sword with the S4. Sporting the same 1080p 5-inch HD display with the mind blowing 440ppi, this behemoth boasts 2GB RAM, quad core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 13-mega pixel camera (rear), 16/32 GB internal memory and has in its arsenal NFC and LTE connectivity and runs on Jellybean.
LG Nexus 4
It has a 4.7 inch HD IPS display, 8 megapixel rear camera, 2GB RAM, 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Processor, LTE and NFC, 4.2 Jelly Bean, wireless charging, and a 2100 mAh battery.
HTC Deluxe (aka HTC J Butterfly)
It has 1080p 5 inch HD display at 440ppi, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, LTE, NFC, Jelly Bean, quad core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor.
HTC Opera UL
It is also known as the Facebook phone. It runs on a 1.4GHz dual core processor and has Qualcomm Adreno 305. Having 4.2 Jelly Bean it has a 1280 x 720 pixel HD display.
Sony Xperia Yuga
The Japanese giant is serious about its mission to usurp all challengers in the smartphone competition. While Samsung is unveiling Galaxy S4, Sony is unleashing two giants; first the Odin and then Yuga. This smartphone beats its competitors by being resistant to dust and water. Apart from this it has a 5 inch 1080p HD display, 2GB RAM, 1.5GHZ quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, NFC, LTE and a great 2400mAh battery life.
Sony Xperia Z
The Xperia Z features a 5 inch screen. It also is dust and water proof and it can stay unharmed being immersed in water up to 30 minutes. It has 2GB RAM, 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro Processor, Android Jellybean 4.1, 1080p HD display, 13MP camera, 16GB internal memory, SD card memory up to 36 GB.
Sony Xperia ZL
The Xperia ZL shares similar features with the Xperia Z, the only major difference being the thickness. Running on 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, it has Android Jelly Bean 4.1.
If the Xperia behemoths weren’t enough, Sony is rumoured to release Nexus, also known as LT30i. Birds chirp that it runs on Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. With Adreno 220 GPU it has a 1.6 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It has a display of 1280 x 720 pixels, 16 or 32 GB internal memory and 2GB RAM. A Tsunami is rising from Japan.
Launching its flagship smartphone, Lenovo has created a good impression. The Lenovo K900 has a 5.5 inch screen and has Android Jellybean. It has a 2GB RAM and runs on Intel Atom processor. It has a Gorilla Glass 2 and Power VR SGX 544MP graphics.