iPhone 5 is on everyone’s lips, but other manufacturers also have a variety of nice smartphones. We looked around a bit for you and gathered exciting alternatives to Apple’s new device – from both the Android and the Windows Phone world.
iPhone 5 alternatives: Wide variety
The iPhone 5 is just a fancy piece of technology. The process is unparalleled in the smartphone world, although probably some users report about scratches and dents in the anodized surface. But some is either the price of the new Apple phones just too high – the cheapest model with 16GB memory will cost 679 Euro. Also, the operating system iOS, now in its sixth generation, is to some frumpy. Other users may also be a 4-inch screen of the iPhone 5 simply be too small. In times of the diversity of Android and Windows Phone, you can fortunately draw on plentiful and find great other smartphone models. Even Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak sees Android on a height than iOS .
Samsung Galaxy S3 (LTE) – The Best-Seller
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is the current top of the South Koreans. It is with its 4.8-inch screen bigger than Apple’s new trick, and does not have regard to its general features hide behind the iPhone. The Galaxy S3 is launched in June, originally came without LTE in the trade, a version with a fast wireless module is now also available. An update to the latest Android version 4.1 Jelly Bean is already underway.
Samsung Galaxy S3 Price: 545$
Launch Date: To be launched on 9th November 2012
HTC One X or LTE version One XL
Also there is an exciting HTC Android Smartphone, which comes with a brilliant 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 display with 720p resolution and elegantly molded poly-carbonate housing. Android 4.0.X round with warranty on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, 1.5 GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, NFC and a decent 8-megapixel camera complete the package. The HTC One X is a One XL with LTE module offered. If that model still should be “slow”, can also be the latest version, the HTC One X + a closer look at the front only was presented a few days. All models will be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean guarantees.
HTC One-X Price: 390$
Launch Date: Year 2012
LG Optimus G – Boosting with Display & Quad-Core Processor
The LG Optimus G is not yet on the market, it must nevertheless be mentioned in this context, because what the South Korean manufacturer has packed into its new flagship, reads great. One finds in the sleek case of Optimus G a 4.7 inch True HD IPS Plus display with 1280 x 768 pixels, a fast 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and impressive 2GB of RAM. Furthermore, LTE, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and NFC on board. The camera has a 13-megapixel sensor (where pixels are not everything, of course). Rumor has it that Google might this model as a template is selected for his next Nexus smartphone .
LG Optimus G Price: 414$
Launch Date: To launched on 2nd November 2012
HTC One S – Small, Handy iPhone 5 Alternative
Whoever it may be a little smaller, a look at the HTC One W closer, because it has built “only” a 4.3 inch AMOLED display, the 7.8 mm slim uni-body case is in contrast to most of today’s smartphones from aluminum. As the great One X is equipped with a very bright 8-megapixel camera. The built Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor does not need to hide behind the quad-core SoC of the X One. HTC has built this model, but no LTE. More on the HTC One S in our test . The update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is as good as on the road.
HTC One S Price: 400$
Launch Date: Launched on 15th June 2012
Nokia Lumia 920 – it does not have to be Android
There are also interesting smartphones outside of the iOS and Android world. One of these is the Nokia Lumia 920. The model will hit the market in November and is one of the first, which runs Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8, to the world of technology is extremely tense. Hardware technology, the Lumia 920 is a 4.5-inch “Pure Motion” HD Plus display, a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor from Qualcomm, 1GB RAM and 32GB internal memory. The built-in 8.7-megapixel camera with Pure View technology should provide a great picture quality.
Nokia Lumia 920 Price: 300$
Launch date: Expected to be launched in November of 2012
HTC 8X – Alternative to iPhone 5 with Windows Phone 8?
Also the flagship of HTC with Windows Phone 8, 8X, could be of interest to one or two users. It features a large 4.3-inch LCD2 screen with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of 341ppi impressive. The processor is a 1.5 GHz, faster dual-core S4 Plus SoC Qualcomm used. Moreover, 1GB RAM and 16GB internal memory are installed. The 8-megapixel camera is equipped with light-heavy BSI sensor and wide-angle lens.
HTC 8X Price: 398$
Launched On: Expected to be launched on 12th November 2012
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 – Smart-let with Style
The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 of must in the number of our recommendations. Although technically it beats size with its 5.5-inch HD display very out of line, but it offers all kinds of practical functions and in terms of its facilities at the height of the Galaxy S3. A special feature of the device is housed stylus, which allows users make handwritten notes, but can also perform all sorts of other functions. In contrast to the fairly successful predecessor Samsung has expanded the stylus functionality to many features to make your life easier by the manufacturer.
Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Price: 668$
Launch date: Expected to be launched in November of 2012
HTC One X+ : Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Sense 4+
HTC is another incredible device “HTC One X+” hits the cellphone market. This is having Tegra 3 quad-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz which boosts its performance as compared to other present smartphones in the market. This would be reffed as the “next-gen” tech device by the end of 2012. The camera modes of One X+ has been tweaked with two newly added modez viz. Self Portrait and subtle retouching of front facing shots which makes it awesome as compared to iPhone 5.