Best Android Smartphones For The Year 2012

Posted on September 4, 2012 by Nikhil P Naik

 In the current era of Smartphones, there are different varieties of smartphones available with various specifications according to the user needs. But it is the Android by Google that is dominating the smartphone market at present. The Google’s Mobile platform consists of over 50% of the current smartphone market share. It is no surprise whatsoever as Android Phones are comparatively cheaper than the iOS powered Apple phones and have tons of features as compared to the Symbian and Windows phones. Every major Android phone manufacturer are coming up with innovative features in the mobiles they come up with. Here, we are bringing you the Ten Best Android Smartphones [Along with their GSMArena link] that are currently available in the market:

1. Samsung Galaxy S III: Samsung Galaxy S3 is the one that is the one that is at present occupying the throne and is ruling over the other Android based smartphones. The highlighting features of Galaxy S3 are the S-Voice, a 4.8 inches screen, eyeball movement tracker, S Beam and the heavy NFC technology. The one feature that was expected was the quad-core processor, but the Qualcomm’s dual-core processor did not disappoint either. [GSM Arena Link]


2. HTC One Series: This one is a beauty. The best part about this is it’s camera that is widely appreciated globally. Although Nokia came up with their 41MP camera, HTC One Series phones have still made sure that they have got the perfect one. HTC One Mobile shoots well over 4 frames/sec and clocks a Wild shutter speeds of 0.7 seconds. Also it has got the ability to capture videos and photos at the same time that can be shoot in various modes. It comes with inbuilt filters and effects that are more or less similar to that of Instagram. Beats By Dr. Dre provides it the best and high-quality audio. [GSM Arena Link]

htc one series

3. Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Ever since it was launched in Hong Kong, there are so many customers who wanted to get a hold of this model. Looks like it is the first Smartphone that operates using Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The performance is simply mind blowing coupled with jet fast data speeds. Although there are no hardware keys present, it sure has a touch sensitive back and search keys that are added in the form of soft keys. This and a lot more features are a sign of the increasing demand for this model. [GSM Arena Link]

Galaxy Nexus

4. Samsung Galaxy Note: When Dell Streak was introduced in the markets, it was quite evident that it was a model that made an attempt to be more like a mobile phone with tablet like features. However it was not all that great. Galaxy Note on the other hand looks like it has successfully accomplished that job. It has become the favorite of the business class. [GSMArena Link]

Samsung Galaxy Note

5. HTC EVO 4G LTE: If you are looking for a phone that is at par with Sprints’ network advances, then look no further than this model. It comprises of a stunning rear camera and microSD card slot. You can hold it with ease. It operates on Android 4.0. You can also enjoy the added comfort of Beats Audio. [GSMArena Link]


6. Motorola Droid Razr Maxx: Droid is for those who are looking for a Smartphone with longer battery life and a highly enhanced camera. You can also indulge in the comforts of a bright AMOLED screen and Verizon’s 4G LTE networks. [GSM Arena Link]


7. Sony Xperia S: The only mobile that hit the market under the brand of Sony excluding “Ericsson”. This model provides an awesome visual feel with the Bravia Mobile Engine, NFC and reports state that Xperia is the first Android mobile which has a 12 megapixel camera. [GSM Arena Link]

8. Motorola Droid Bionic: Finally the wait is over. This dual core 4G phone has been designed exclusively for the sole purpose of entertainment and Business. The first thing that you will notice about this phone is the battery cover. It is completely made of rubber and has a nice feel. Moreover it has broken free from the traditional rules of Motorola and is not using the MotoBlur cloud service. [GSM Arena Link]


9. Samsung Galaxy s2 Epic Touch [4G]: It is comparatively large but unbelievably thin in size. Sharp details and acute viewing angles are what that clearly distinguishes it from the other models. You will be able to clearly view the display even when it is directly held under the sun. [GSM Arena Link]


10. HTC Evo 3D: It is an undeniable fact that Sprint and HTC make a deadly combination. It is much more than a 3D display. Users will be instantly attracted to its slim feel in addition to most updated Sense user interface. [GSM Arena Link]


11. LG Optimus 4X HD: This gorgeous yet powerful phone has not failed to meet up to the expectations of users. The high light of this model is quad-core Tegra 3 processor. [GSM Arena Link]


About the Author: Travis Ramsy likes writing articles related to Technology News, Gadget Reviews and How To. He also does guest posting for – a site that offers savings and current information on charter internet, as well as services

About Nikhil P Naik

Nikhil Naik has a Master's Degree in Information Systems, and is currently working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft. He also loves playing cricket, listening to music, and traveling. Twitter Handle - @buzz_nikhil.


  1. Thanks Nikhil for shearing your views. But I’m little surprised that you have not include the best smartphone around the globe the Apple i-Phone. I agree with you that the android is much more cheaper than ios but feature of ios is best. In recent news you know that samsung thrives the apple’s technology. Thanks for this post.

  2. Nice share i had iPhone earlier I needed a bigger screen and went with Samsung Note and . This phone is amazing and far more superior to the Iphone.. I prefer the Samsung Galaxy because it is more comfortable, friendly interface for me personally.

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