Since from the launch of Smartphones a couple of years ago they are now becoming the “Most Wanted” series among mobile phones. These smartphones that are complying with Google’s Android Operating System are most preferred compared to other smartphones, according to NPD Group of US. They had conducted a survey in the first quarter of 2010 and deduced the result. Apart from this, Blackberry OS and iphone OS are ranked first and third positions respectively.
So the Top 5 Android phones that are creating their hype in the mobile market are listed here
- Motorola Droid
- HTC Legend
- Nexus One
- Acer Stream
- Samsung Galaxy S
Lets check it out and vote your favorite!
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1. Motorola Droid
Motorola Droid is considered as the best alternative and perfect competition to Apple iphone. This phone has its origin in US which is distributed exclusively by Verizon Wireless.
- This phone is equipped with 3.2 inch 854 x 480 full touch display.
- It has 5 mega pixel low light capable camera.
- Enriched with full Qwerty physical keypad .
- Runs on Android version 2.1.
- Comes with a 16 GB micro sd memory card.
- Powered with ARM Cortex processor @ 600MHz. This is the same one used in both iphone 3GS and Omnia HD.
Motorola is treating this phone as a milestone to launch in India at the attractive price of around Rs.34000.
2. HTC Legend
HTC Legend is the next version of HTC Hero, which was one of the Top 5 smartphones of the year 2009. Many improvements have been made to this one apart from Hero such as Optical Trackball, Aluminium body enclosure. Processing speed and RAM capacity have been improved in this model.
- Toughest Smartphone with Aluminium casing.
- Equipped with 3.2 inch AMOLED screen with same resolution as of iphone but with slighter decrease in size.
- Includes Optical trackball to slide through the applications.
- Increased processing speed and RAM capability.
- Runs on Android version 2.1 (Eclair) while Hero runs on Android version 1.5 (Cupcake).
This model is launched in April 2010 which is available at the pricing of 25990 bucks.
3. Nexus One
This Smartphone is the much awaited one this year by Google. This is also named as “HTC Passion” as it is developed by HTC. Nexus One also runs on Android platform and is distributed by T-Mobile and AT&T networks In US.
- It has 3.7 inch AMOLED screen with PenTile matrix pixel arrangement.
- 5 mega pixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash and digital zoom.
- Equipped with GPS receiver.
- Bluetooth 2.1 with EDR and 802.11 b/g wi-fi capabilities.
- It has Snapdragon processor which includes advanced features such as 720p video playback.
Google doesn’t launch Nexus One in India officially but one can purchase it online at the price of 34000 bucks.
4. Acer Stream
Acer is new one in the stream of Smartphones but the fame and name of Acer in PCs and Laptops pushes its market here with top smartphone goers. Till now Acer launched only 2 smartphones Acer Liquid and Acer Liquid E. And the third and latest one is Stream. Acer Stream comes up with new improvements over is previous phones in many aspects.
- It has a 3.7 inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen with 480 X 800 pixels resolution.
- Runs on Android version 2.1 (Eclair).
- Featured with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 1GHz processor which is capable of recording 720p video playback.
- 5 mega pixel camera with optical zoom.
- Comes up with built in 2GB memory with free 8GB micro sd card and with expandable memory upto 32GB.
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This device is not yet released in India and waiting for the date of announcement.
5. Samsung Galaxy S
Samsung Galaxy S is the latest release Smartphone which is Android based from Samsung. Compared to the previous versions of Samsung Android smart phones this one has much better advancements and improvements except for the Android version. It runs on Android 1.5 Cupcake like all its previous versions.
- It has 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen which is capable of displaying 16 million colors.
- 5 mega pixel camera with auto focus and optical zoom.
- Equipped with ARM Cortex A8 processor of 1GHz processing speed.
- Available in 8GB and 16 GB versions of internal memory capacity.
This smartphone is launched in India a very few days back and is available at the pricing range of 28000 bucks.