The new midrange: best Android phones with HD 720p displays

The fight in the mobile phone universe is now shifting midstream, after five years of flagship brawl running unabated. All players are suffering from a flagship fatigue and market saturation at the high-end, so they are reshifting positions for the exploding Android midrange opportunity...
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45 Comments

23. indianapple89

Posts: 47; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

It is now...

27. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Everything about it is mid-range.

35. Stuntman

Posts: 843; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

Last year's flagship is this year's mid-range. I'm still very happy with my GS3 after a year. It does everything that I need.

28. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Just throwing out a perspective to take into consideration: If mid-range phones now are on par with previous high-end phones (and that was the market that was booming), and it's the mid-range segment that's booming now, then perhaps it's possible that this is just the level of mobile device the majority of consumers are interested in...

32. exidor01

Posts: 8; Member since: Dec 17, 2011

All this is saying is last year's high end phones are this year's mid range phones

33. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

um, excuse me but the Droid Razr MAXX HD would actually be one of the better mid-rangers now.

34. jellmoo

Posts: 2531; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

The only problem really is that it is still priced as a high end device (double the price of the Nexus 4, for example) and is totally exclusive to a single US carrier.

37. SonyPS4

Posts: 347; Member since: May 21, 2013

Xperia ZR. Sony always make best mid range smartphone

39. yudi.nemesis unregistered

I think Xperia ZR is the best android phone with 720p Display just because ZR have Quad core S4 Pro Cpu and 320 Gpu, big and removeable battery, sd card, IP58, and according to mobiltelefon.ru ZR have good 13MP Exmor RS Camera and the display also have good viewing angle.

40. hms2407

Posts: 94; Member since: Apr 25, 2013

xperia sp ???

41. DerryAhmad

Posts: 296; Member since: May 05, 2012

Does the artile suggesting that The New Mid Range = Last Year's FLagship (specs)? I tought we're seing comparison between today's midrange, eg. Sony Xperia Sp, Samsung S4 Mini and HTC One mini, instead of last years flagship such as Galaxy S3 and Nexus 4.

42. Sven

Posts: 10; Member since: Feb 19, 2009

LG OPTIMUS G ????? it's not a flagship any more regarding its specs.... even if it shares the same CPU with Xperia Z and a better screen.... Just my Opinion ;)

43. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Nexus 4, S III, ZR, F7 are still good as their screens are bigger as compared to One mini, but some phones are still missing as Xperia SP, etc. are missing though.

44. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

And also 6.3 mega.

45. Remmy

Posts: 187; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Agree, the Xperia SP is if not, one of the best mid range phones you can get even with a tight budgdet :)
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