Best smartphones ever 2012-2014! What phone is best for you?

Discussion in 'Which smartphone is best for me?' started by telplaza07, Oct 6, 2014.

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Best smartphones ever 2012-2014! What phone is best for you?

  1. HTC One M8

    100.0%
  2. LG G3

    100.0%
  3. Sony Xperia Z2

    66.7%
  4. iPhone 6

    66.7%
  5. Motorola Moto X 2nd-gen

    100.0%
  6. LG Nexus 4

    100.0%
  7. Motorola Moto X

    100.0%
  8. OnePlus One

    66.7%
  9. Samsung Galaxy S5

    66.7%
  10. LG Nexus 5

    100.0%
  11. Samsung Galaxy Alpha

    66.7%
  12. LG G2

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  13. LG G2 Mini

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  14. Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. telplaza07

    telplaza07 Administrator Staff Member

    HTC One M8
    [​IMG]
    LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
    Available. Released 2014, March
    Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    microSD, up to 128 GB
    16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
    Dual 4 MP, 2688х1520 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
    5 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR
    Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v4.4.3 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
    Quad-core 2.3 GHz (US/EMEA)/ 2.5 GHz (Asia, China) Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery
    Up to 271 h (2G) / Up to 496 h (3G)
    Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 20 h (3G)



    LG G3
    [​IMG]

    LTE 700 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D851
    Available. Released 2014, June
    True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    microSD, up to 128 GB
    16 GB, 2 GB RAM/ 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
    13 MP
    , 4160 x 3120 pixels, phase detection/laser autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
    2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps
    Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8975AC Snapdragon 801
    Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
    Up to 565 h (2G) / Up to 553 h (3G)
    Up to 19 h (2G) / Up to 21 h (3G)

    Sony Xperia Z2

    [​IMG]
    LTE 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6543
    Available. Released 2014, April
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.2 inches (~424 ppi pixel density)
    16 GB, 3 GB RAM
    20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps
    Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
    Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Non-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery
    Up to 690 h (2G) / Up to 740 h (3G)
    Up to 15 h (2G) / Up to 19 h (3G)

    iPhone 6

    [​IMG]
    LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600
    Available. Released 2014, September
    LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    750 x 1334 pixels, 4.7 inches (~326 ppi pixel density)
    Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating
    16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM
    8 MP
    , 3264 x 2448 pixels, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
    1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, FaceTime over Wi-Fi or Cellular
    iOS 8, upgradable to iOS 8.0.2
    Apple A8
    Dual-core 1.4 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
    PowerVR GX6450 (quad-core graphics)

    Non-removable Li-Po 1810 mAh battery (6.9 Wh)
    (2G) / Up to 250 h (3G)
    (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G)


    Motorola Moto X 2nd-gen

    [​IMG]
    LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
    Available. Released 2014, September
    AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
    13 MP
    , 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash
    2 MP, 1080p
    Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
    Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
    Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery

    LG Nexus 4

    [​IMG]
    No LTE
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
    Available. Released 2012, November
    True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    768 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~318 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 2
    8/16 GB, 2 GB RAM
    8 MP
    , 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    1.3 MP
    Android OS, v4.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) and Android L
    Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon
    Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait
    Adreno 320

    Non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery
    (2G) / Up to 390 h (3G)
    (2G) / Up to 15 h (3G)

    Motorola Moto X
    [​IMG]
    LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
    Available. Released 2013, August
    AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    16/32/64 GB, 2 GB RAM
    10 MP
    , 4320 x 2432 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    2 MP, 1080p
    Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.4 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
    Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait
    Adreno 320

    Li-Ion 2200 mAh battery
    Up to 576 h
    Up to 13 h


    OnePlus One

    [​IMG]
    LTE 700 / 1700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2300 / 2600
    Available. Released 2014, June
    LTPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.5 inches (~401 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    CyanogenMod 11S
    16/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
    13 MP
    , 4128 x 3096 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash
    5 MP, 1080p@30fps
    Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v4.4.4 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
    Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Non-removable Li-Po 3100 mAh battery


    Samsung Galaxy S5

    [​IMG]
    LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - SM-G900F
    Available. Released 2014, April
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.1 inches (~432 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
    16 MP
    , 5312 x 2988 pixels, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
    2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call
    Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
    Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Li-Ion 2800 mAh battery
    Up to 390 h
    Up to 21 h


    LG Nexus 5

    [​IMG]
    LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - North American version
    Available. Released 2013, November
    True HD IPS+ capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 4.95 inches (~445 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 3
    16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
    8 MP
    , 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash
    1.3 MP
    Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to v4.4.4 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
    Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery
    (2G) / Up to 300 h (3G)
    (2G) / Up to 17 h (3G)

    Samsung Galaxy Alpha

    [​IMG]
    LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
    Available. Released 2014, September
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)
    32 GB, 2 GB RAM
    12 MP
    , 4608 x 2592 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    2.1 MP
    Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
    Exynos 5 Octa 5430
    Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz
    Cortex-A7
    Mali-T628 MP6

    Li-Ion 1860 mAh battery



    -- Other recommended smartphones --
    LG G2
    [​IMG]
    LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D802
    Available. Released 2013, September
    True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.2 inches (~424 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 2
    16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
    13 MP
    , 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash
    2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps
    Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
    Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400
    Adreno 330

    Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
    Up to 790 h (2G) / Up to 900 h (3G)
    Up to 16 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 17 h 30 min (3G)


    LG G2 Mini
    [​IMG]
    LTE
    Available. Released 2014, May
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    540 x 960 pixels, 4.7 inches (~234 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 2 - LG Optimus UI
    8 GB, 1 GB RAM
    13 MP
    , 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    1.3 MP, 720p
    Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Nvidia Tegra 4i
    Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cotex-A9
    ULP GeForce (60 cores)

    Li-Ion 2440 mAh battery


    Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini
    [​IMG]
    LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - I9195
    Available. Released 2013, July
    Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
    540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches (~256 ppi pixel density)
    Corning Gorilla Glass 2
    8 GB (5 GB user available), 1.5 GB RAM
    8 MP
    , 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
    1.9 MP
    Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
    Qualcomm MSM8930 Snapdragon 400
    Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300
    Adreno 305

    Li-Ion 1900 mAh battery
    (2G) / Up to 300 h (3G)
    (2G) / Up to 12 h (3G)
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2014
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  2. ElyStar

    ElyStar Moderator Staff Member

    Perfect phones:
    Motorola Moto X 2nd-gen
    Motorola Moto X
    LG Nexus 4
    LG Nexus 5
    LG G2
    LG G3
  3. TelVerde

    TelVerde Material Design addicted Staff Member

    Motorola Moto X 2nd-gen
    Motorola Moto X
  4. telplaza07

    telplaza07 Administrator Staff Member

    Moto X 2nd-gen, Nexus 4, Nexus 5
  5. hmsnaveen95

    hmsnaveen95 Member

    Really the list is awesome. From this list, I have used two smartphones.
    1. Motorola Moto X
    2. OnePlus One
  6. michaeltim

    michaeltim Member

    nice! thanks for sharing