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Best Android phones to get this spring

0. phoneArena 17 Apr 2013, 09:48 posted on

Spring is in full bloom and as everything starts to get green and cheerful, you may look at your old phone and think it’s about time to bring change into your life...

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posted on 18 Apr 2013, 12:57 1

165. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


your profile photo saying that you r hater.....ho ho ho

posted on 19 Apr 2013, 03:09 2

169. kboo1995 (unregistered)


I will admit that The SGS3 was the best phone of 2012
But this year will be a different story
The GS4 will sell well ,but only because of the brand name
HTC One is the one for me :)

posted on 22 Apr 2013, 20:51

174. techonolodge (Posts: 8; Member since: 01 Apr 2013)


Coming from someone who looks for the features first, followed by a close second...overall phone life, the HTC loses immediately. I hope everyone has fun complaining about the One's battery failing and having to get the whole phone sent in for repair, while the S4 is just one small online purchase away from a much longer lifespan. I've been through 2 Inspire batteries before I got smart and bought an Anker online for $8. NOT going through that with a non-removable battery. And have I mentioned the horrible updates from HTC? Going from my old Inspire to the S4 will be breathtaking.

posted on 24 Apr 2013, 07:01

176. Trex95 (Posts: 989; Member since: 03 Mar 2013)


Actually The verge rate the S4 8 out of 10! and they mentioned that the best things on S4 the screen and camera unless if your not going use the S4 camera at night cause htc one win at night shoot.

posted on 24 Apr 2013, 09:03 1

177. iami67 (Posts: 318; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Sorry I have to agree with teerex and it seems a lot of others do as well. WHy would anyone want a metal phone. They dent ive never seen one that didnt dent. Everyone complains about plastic even tho its not a plastic its a diferent material all together that si more flexible and reliable. And last but not least. If the phone is not on all major carriers then there is no way it will come close to being one of the best phones of the year and the One not being on vzw is a big flaw especially since vzw is the biggest carrier in the US.

posted on 24 Apr 2013, 22:48

180. moroninc (Posts: 193; Member since: 14 Jul 2012)


then i'm stupid, because i need a replaceable battery, a MicroSDcard slot, a 4.99 inch goodness and above all a 13MP shooter!

posted on 25 Apr 2013, 01:39 2

181. KennethP4V (Posts: 33; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)


with the s4 who said u can use the phone without touching it? that only goes as far as flipping home screens or pages. lets say if u have to text, how would u text without touching the keyboard? or lets say u have to enter an address of a website. Dont brag beyond the realistic point! And who said if u touch ur phone then u need screen protector? screen protector is only good for old phones without gorilla glass, nowadays the screen glass is good enuff to resist scratches. If ur talking about dropping and breaking the screen, a screen protector doesnt help either, it's just a piece of plastic.

posted on 04 May 2013, 06:22

187. serporys (Posts: 16; Member since: 20 Apr 2013)


Yes, S4 is too similar to S3, which I never liked design wise.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 09:54 13

2. Shinydesert (Posts: 62; Member since: 17 Nov 2011)


After having the S3 and keeping the LG Optimus G I wll go with the LG Optimos G Pro. There is something about LG that I like better.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 16:18 7

80. snowgator (Posts: 3602; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


I just can't trust them. Too many LG devices have had poor performances and durability in my circle of friends. Glad someone has had good experiences with them.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 09:57 15

3. iluvsmartphonexpdx (Posts: 48; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)


Though the s4 didnt surprise people with its features and design, its still a tad better than one anyway

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:00 12

4. iluvsmartphonexpdx (Posts: 48; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)


The reason why one is more welcoming is because of its so called ultrapixel camera and boomsound and the fact that htc hasnt been the best recently

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 12:00 5

50. omar300 (Posts: 209; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)


i dont know why you are getting dislikes but i fully agree. its time we get a change and
htc has brought that. a slicker desgin, FINALLY! front speakers! let alone them being stereo! and
they didnt make an awesome camera because 4mp is only good for object less than 10 feet away.
BUT they atleast brought the knowledge to consumer about how cameras work(sensor being bigger means better lightening. and then there is the aperture(smaller is better).).

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 16:33 6

87. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


HTC One loses to the S4 camera, the S4 has an Exmor RS 13mp camera in it, it is no slouch.

posted on 18 Apr 2013, 00:28

141. Piyath.droid (Posts: 14; Member since: 12 Apr 2013)


Very true!!

posted on 21 Apr 2013, 11:21

173. kboo1995 (unregistered)


Brand Name #

posted on 26 Apr 2013, 09:51 1

183. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Incorrect. YOu don't s**t about camera.
you are just a die hard sammy fan boy.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:01 6

5. ProblemSolver15 (Posts: 344; Member since: 14 Jun 2010)


I'm on Verizon, so I don't have very many options to replace my S3 with (S4, iPhone 5 or 5S, Moto X hopefully). Having said that, I hope the One comes to Verizon, and if not, I'll hold out for the Moto X.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 13:51 2

65. biophone (Posts: 1994; Member since: 15 Jun 2011)


Yea I'm on verizon as well. It would be sweet if the ONE drops on vzw. Love that body just hate the speakers. Plastic on the S4 bugs the hell out of me.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 16:34

88. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


The One isn't coming to Verizon because the Droid DNA is a slightly worse HTC One.

posted on 18 Apr 2013, 00:28 1

142. Piyath.droid (Posts: 14; Member since: 12 Apr 2013)


aluminum is not stainless steel bro.. And plastics don't stain, scratch, dent, and heavy as aluminium. And S4 is not made of cheap plastics but with high quality plastics called poly-carbonate, which is a heavy duty durable carbon polymer..

posted on 18 Apr 2013, 12:28 1

162. vodka (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Apr 2013)


"poly-carbonate,...carbon polymer" -- fancy way of saying plastic

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:03 2

6. blueriverclay (Posts: 5; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


If Sprint carried the 64gb HTC one out of the gate, I probably would have gone with it, but I am going for the S4 based upon the expandable storage and reuse of my existing g3 phone kit, docks, etc.

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 14:06 3

69. shamrock (Posts: 74; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


"wendygarret" -a fanboy- nope nope, not a fanboy but a "sam"boy.
should've kept the name as sammygarret

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:07 19

8. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


I voted Sony Xperia Z, and I'm using it right now!

I must say that it is the best smartphone I've ever used! Gorgeous, durable, best!

I love it! Sony always make me believe! :)

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:19 16

14. wendygarett (unregistered)


Sony is the worst among all these tbh...

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:23 16

16. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


None of these are the worse! These smartphones are the best!

I'm not trying to be mean, but, you are a fanboy!

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:27 11

19. eliasafram7 (Posts: 83; Member since: 18 Mar 2013)


man no need to be aggresive i like samsung too but the truth must be said all this phones are great each one of them has his advantages and disadvantages there's no perfect smartphone yet so relax and choose whatever u want

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:35 13

24. lee480 (Posts: 197; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


Wendy. I noticed when articles talks about LG, you say HTC, Sony rocks. When posts talks about Sony, you say Samsung, Apple are awesome. Is there something wrong with you?

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 10:40 13

25. Nathan_ingx (Posts: 4101; Member since: 07 Mar 2012)


Time i introduced you two together.
Wendy meet Lee480, Lee480 meet Wendy, the greatest living troll. :D
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