Get organised in 2013 with an Android Smartphone

Gone are the days of diaries, notepads and post-its. 2013 is all about the Smartphone. Since Apple first released the iPhone in 2007, millions of people adjusted the way they organised their life using the thousands of apps available from the iTunes and App store.

It’s taken a while for competitors such as Windows and Samsung to catch up – but it was worth the wait. Here’s our Smartphone buying guide for 2013.

Samsung Galaxy S III

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Features:

  • Smart Stay – Automatically recognises when you are looking at the phone
  • S-Beam – share content with friends that are nearby
  • Pop-up play – Picture-in-picture technology lets you watch an HD video in another window while sending an email or text simultaneously
  • Best photo – takes a burst of 8 photos to always get the best one

Tech Radar says “…make no mistake: the Samsung Galaxy S3 is the best Smartphone on the market. It’s got every kind of feature we could ask for and more, and raises the bar once again for battery life, processor speed and media management.”

 

 

 

HTC One X

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Features:

  • A speedy one second start-up camera
  • Comes with Beats Audio™ so everything you hear on your phone—from music and videos to games and YouTube—is rich and authentic.
  • 4.7-inch Gorilla Glass screen is both durable and scratch-resistant.
  • Powerful quad-core processor.

Pocket-lint says: “The HTC One X+ is an excellent handset. There’s little to complain about, save a minor gripe with HTC Locations, and nothing is insurmountable. The hardware, the power, the build and the design of the HTC One X+ make this a phone we’d highly recommend.”

 

 

 

Google Nexus 4

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Features:

  • Comes with the latest Google apps, putting the best of Google in the palm of your hand.
  • You ask with voice search and Google answers.
  • A smart keyboard with gesture typing
  • Comes with a high-performance 8MP camera that includes ‘photosphere’ where you can take photos from every angle, putting you right in the scene

The Guardian says: “It looks a strong bet if you’re an Android enthusiast who’s owned one or more previous Nexus smartphones, and wants the SIM-free latest model with the promise of speedy software updates.”