Top 5 New Android Phones From CES 2013


Smartphones are becoming increasingly more important to consumers because of all the conveniences they provide. There are a plethora of smartphone choices available to consumers. The Android market continues to grow in popularity throughout the world. Android devices provide users with a unique mobile experience and as such Android devices are in high demand. The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the premiere venue for companies to share new designs and their features to the public. The following Android phone models are some of the newest Android devices available to consumers:

Xperia Z (Sony)

This phone was all the rage at this years CES. Touted as an Android version of the iPhone, the Xperia features a quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, this processor is superior to most and provides users with a fast and seamless experience when using this phone. The Xperai Z also features 4.1 Jelly Bean software, a 13-megapixel camera and a 5-inch screen. The sleek design and the capabilities of the phone means this will likely be one of the most sought after Android phones for 2013.

ZTE T82 (Telstra)

Already a big hit with consumers in Australia, the ZTE T82 is now being introduced to markets around the world via CES. The phone features a 4.3 inch screen and the device runs on Android’s 4.0 ice cream sandwich. The phone can also be used to capture HD video and features an 8 megapixel camera. The internal storage size is 4 GB.

Grand S (ZTE)

Touted as the slimmest phone on the market with a size of 142 x 69 x 69mm. The ZTE is designed to be sleek and user friendly. The device offers a 5-inch screen and features a 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro Quad-Core processor with 2GB of memory. The phone is powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Currently this device is only available in China.

Ascend D2 (Huawei)

This phone also gained some buzz at CES for it’s size and power. The phone has a 5-inch screen and is powered by Android’s 4.1 jell bean. The phone features a 13 megapixel camera with a 1080x 1920 resolution. The Ascend 2 has a long battery life and charges quickly. The heart and soul of this device is the 1.5GHz K3V2 quad core CPU. This processor is believed to be the most powerful available for a phone on the consumer market. The device is also made to be durable and features casing and glass that is resistant to water and dust. Currently the phone is only available in Asia.

IdeaPhone S720 (Lenovo)

For those looking for a unique but affordable Android phone, the IdeaPhone may be the solution. The phone is powered by Androids 4.9 ice cream sandwich and features a 8 megapixel camera. The device also has a dual-core MediaTek MT6577 processor. At the current time the company aims to have this device available in certain impoverished countries but will likely move to other markets in the future.

Overall CES has exposed some savvy new phones for the Android market. Many tech companies are beginning to have a greater understanding about how people use their phones and as such better devices are being created. All of the listed devices are better and faster than many of the Android phones that were unveiled at last year’s CES. Anyone in the market to purchase an Android phone will find many interesting options at different price points. All of the aforementioned devices offer unique experiences to users. All of these sleek designs give insight into how the android phone market is changing and developing to better meet the needs of users.

This is a guest post by Victor Daily who writes for a well known company called Ninefold from Australia.

Image credit: Android Authority.

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