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PhoneArena Reader's Awards: vote for best smartphone and tablet of 2013

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Have you ever noticed how even a simple, straightforward question can be quite challenging to answer? You probably have. Here's a couple of relevant examples: what is the best smartphone of 2013? What about the year's best tablet? 

Giving a proper, justified answer to these questions is tricky due to the number of factors one has to consider – popularity and sales figures, price to performance ratio, design and build quality, hardware specs and software features, how innovative a given device is... and the list goes on. Alternatively, one can simply listen to their geeky inside voice and cheer for the phone or tablet they find most deserving – to follow their techy instincts, in other words. 

Regardless of which method you'd rather stick with, we'd love to have your input in today's two polls. Cast your votes below and let us know which you think are the best smartphone and tablet of 2013! In a few days' time, we'll follow up with a new post presenting the winners as chosen by our readers. 

Note: both polls are open to registered PhoneArena users only.

Which is the best smartphone of 2013?

Samsung Galaxy Note 3
24.31%
LG G2
12.96%
Google Nexus 5
12.87%
Sony Xperia Z1
11.89%
HTC One
8.85%
Nokia Lumia 1520
7.69%
Apple iPhone 5s
6.7%
Samsung Galaxy S4
5%
Motorola Moto X
3.66%
Nokia Lumia 1020
3.57%
BlackBerry Z30
0.63%
HTC One Max
0.54%
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
0.54%
Motorola Droid Ultra
0.18%
None of the above
0.63%

Which is the best tablet of 2013?

Google Nexus 7 (2013)
25.29%
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition)
18.24%
Apple iPad Air
16.37%
Sony Xperia Tablet Z
10.2%
Nokia Lumia 2520
9.41%
Microsoft Surface Pro 2
6.67%
LG G Pad 8.3
5.39%
Apple iPad mini 2
5.1%
Microsoft Surface 2
0.88%
Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9
0.88%
None of the above
1.57%

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