Best Google Handset Roundup: Google Handset Buying Guide
With a number of exciting Android handsets on the market, finding the best phone can be difficult. If you’re considering switching over from an Apple or RIM handset or simply upgrading, here are some Android smartphones you should definitely consider purchasing.
LG Nexus 4
Despite there being no official statement from Google about their latest Nexus handset, numerous information leaks have given pundits more than enough information regarding the flagship smartphone. The Nexus 4 will be one of the most powerful phones on the market with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 quad core processor clocked up to 1.5GHz. The 4.7-inch screen that features a pixel density similar to the iPhone 5 means this handset will undoubtedly be one of the best Google smartphones to date.
The Nexus 4 will also feature new technology such as NFC and wireless charging, which means that you can just leave your phone on a wireless charging point without the need for cables. If there’s a handset out there for techies, it’s the Nexus 4. Sell your stuff to fund an early upgrade – the Nexus 4 is most definitely going to be worth it.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is probably the most talked about handset in the Android range. This is the phone that established Samsung as the new king of the smartphone hill, and it’s not hard to see why. With quad a quad core processor, large Super AMOLED screen and now supporting the latest Android “Jellybean” OS, the S3 remains arguably the best handset out there almost a year after it was launched. Need more convincing? When Apple released its iPhone 5, sales for the Galaxy S3 rose by 30% as many neutrals decided the Korean firm’s flagship model offered the best package.
HTC One X+
The HTC One X was a great success and failure at the same time. Despite being very similar to the S3 in many ways, the One X failed to inspire the market. This was primarily down to the poor battery life. The HTC One X+ was therefore launched, boasting 67% faster processing thanks to a 1.7GHz processor and up to 50% better battery life, making it a real heavyweight.
The handset comes with 64GB of storage as standard, making the HTC One X+ one of the most capacious and powerful smartphones currently on sale. Despite the promising technical specification, the One X+ is yet to convince HTC One X users that it’s worth upgrading. The battery life also seems to be an issue even though a larger battery has been used. However you should definitely sell htc desire handsets on if you’re looking to upgrade.