Top 5 Android Smartphones Deserves To Be In Your Pocket

The world¡¯s number-one selling mobile phone operating system, Android, can be found on a vast array of smartphones designed to cater for an equally wide ranging spread of budgets and technology needs.

But which Android smartphones are considered top of the pile and what makes them so great?

Here is a quick rundown of the best-selling mobiles which have been crammed full of Google Android goodness.

Android Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy S2.

Having recently been crowned the top-selling mobile vendor in the world, Samsung are currently riding the crest of an incredibly profitable wave. The standout handset from their epic Galaxy range is the Galaxy S2 which holds the honour of being ¡°Best Android Smartphone of 2012¡å. Simply put ¨C all you could want from a smartphone, and more!

Size : 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm, 116 g weight

Display : AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 480 by 800 pixels resolution

Processor : Cortex-A9 1.2 GHz

OS : Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Camera : 8 MP camera with LED flash, 2 MP in Front

Memory : 16/32 GB internal and 32 GB microSD support, 1GB RAM

Battery : 1650mAh

Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

It¡¯s no surprise that Samsung¡¯s Galaxy range dominates this countdown. The Korean company are putting all other brands to shame at the moment (with a respectful nod to the iPhone, of course!) and the Galaxy Nexus is only slightly behind the illustrious S2.

Size : 135.5 x 67.94 x 8.94 mm, 135g weight

Display : 4.65 inches super AMOLED 1280¡Á720 pixels touch screen

Processor : Dual Core 1.2 GHz

OS : Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Memory : 16/32 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM

Camera : 5 MP with LED Flash, 1.3 MP Front

Battery : Li-on 1750 mAh

Sony Xperia Arc

You tend to get the feeling that if it hadn¡¯t been for Samsung¡¯s Galaxy dominance, it would have Sony¡¯s Xperia range that was grabbing all the headlines. This Arc handset is stuffed with a range of brilliant features and also looks great. This handset is a cracking example of when a mobile manufacturer makes the most of Google¡¯s Android.

Size : 125 x 63 x 8.7 mm, 117 g weight

Display : 4.2 inches capacitive touch screen with 480 by 854 pixels

Processor : Scorpion 1 GHz processor

OS : Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Memory : 32O MB internal, 32 GB expandable and 512 MB RAM

Camera : 8 MP camera with LED Flash

Battery : Li-Po 1500 mAh

Samsung Galaxy Note

Is it a phone, or is it a tablet? Could this device have kick-started a new wave of hybrid device ¨C the phablet? The great feature-set of the Samsung Note is what places this ¡®phone¡¯ in the countdown for best Android handset.

Size: 146.9 x 83 x 9.7 mm and 178 g weight

Display : 5.3 inches, Super AMOLED HD touch screen with 1280¡Á800 resolution

Processor : Dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9

OS : Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Memory : 16/32 GB internal storage and 1 GB RAM

Camera : 8 MP camera with LED Flash, 2 MP in front

Battery : Li-Ion 2500 mAh

Motorola Droid Razr Maxx

An honourable mention to Motorola, who have reinvented the RAZR handset and given it a whopping great battery meaning this smartphone actually lasts the distance and doesn¡¯t konk-out after only a few hours of use. For this reason alone it may have made its way on this countdown, but this device isn¡¯t just an ugly workhorse, it has a rich feature set and appealing design which makes this RAZR a real standout performer.

Size : 130.7 x 68.9 x 9 mm and 145 g weight

Display : 4,3 inches Super AMOLED Touch Screen with 960¡Á540 pixels resolution

Processor : Dual-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9

OS : Android v 2.3.6 Gingerbread

Memory : 16 GB internal storage, 1 GB RAM

Camera : 8 MP camera with LED Flash, 1.3 MP in front

Battery : Li-Ion 3300 mAh

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