PhoneArena Awards 2013: Best Smartphones

This is it, guys! It is time for the culmination in our PhoneArena Awards of 2013. We're pleased to announce the final and most exciting category in our series, and as you can probably tell already, today we'll be announcing the year's best smartphones. Before we get to it, we have to admit that picking today's winners was a pretty difficult task. That's because we got to play with a ton of smartphones over the past 12 months and we did like many of them. Only a few of this year's smartphones, however, truly stood out...
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124 Comments

123. findinghomer

Posts: 14; Member since: Dec 11, 2013

Lol @Bretts

129. waqarzec

Posts: 70; Member since: May 09, 2013

hey Phonearena u always choose rankings as Per ur choice.............................htc one should be the one .........as on phonedog.com it is on the toP sPot from straight 10 months.....understand......................and on also Public new rankings it is on the toP.................................Plz check Phonedog.com

131. yoitsjustin

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 04, 2013

According to the "experts'" votes, the iPhone 5S is the best phone. I don't know how trustworthy that is xD. The HTC One is a great aesthetic phone, but not so much spec-wise which usually matters to Android users.

130. yoitsjustin

Posts: 6; Member since: Nov 04, 2013

The reason the Note 3 didn't make the list: this is a phone list, not a phablet list. They already made a phablet list, go check that out if you're interested. The HTC One and Galaxy S4 didn't make the list because this list is the best phones out, not the best selling or prettiest. The HTC One and Galaxy S4 have Snapdragon 600s, the two Androids on this list both have Snapdragon 800s. If the S4 had a Snapdragon 800 it probably would've made the list. And to people who think the LG G2 is worse than the Nexus 5: you can flash a custom Rom based off of 4.2.2 and it's basically a Nexus 5 with a bigger screen and a stronger battery life. The Nexus 5 is a great phone if you're looking for cheap prices, but in America most companies have contracts and these contracts give a similar cost of the G2 and Nexus 5. In fact, on Sprint the LG G2 is a lot cheaper and it makes much more sense to get the G2.
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