Top 5 Smart Phones 2012
When it comes to smart phones, the iPhone has always been the one to beat, not only is it the market leader outselling other brands by a huge margin but the iPhone was always miles ahead of the competition when it came to technology.
People lined up in the street for hours outside Apple stores recently hoping to get their hands on the iPhone 5, the latest version of the smart phone that promises to be better than anything that has come before it.
Rivals of the iPhone are rapidly catching up technology wise and some are proving to be a popular alternative to Apple's best selling product.
iPhone 5 Pros And Cons
The iPhone 5 is thinner and lighter than the previous version, with a 4 inch screen it is also bigger than previous versions and the screen is much brighter too.
The iPhone 5 also promises faster broadband Internet speed as it will be the first smart phone to utilise super-fast 4G.
With an 8 mega pixel camera that allows you to take panoramic pictures and Siri voice control the iPhone 5 aims to keep Apple ahead in the battle of the smart phones.
The only drawback of the iPhone 5 is the measly 8 hours talk time.
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Blackberry Bold 9900 Pros And Cons
The Blackberry Bold 9900 is the thinnest and lightest Blackberry phone ever, it keeps the full qwerty keyboard for those who prefer typing but it also has full touch screen function.
As with all Blackberry phones the Bold is available on almost every network and service provider in the world and it is a much cheaper option than the iPhone or Galaxy S3.
The Bold 9900 comes with a 2.8 inch screen and a 5 mega pixel camera.
Supports Blackberry messenger and has just over 6 hours of talk time.
Samsung Galaxy SIII
Samsung Galaxy S3 Pros And Cons
The Samsung Galaxy SIII, is the best challenger to the iPhone and rightly so, with a 4.8inch screen that stays on until you stop looking at it using a feature called Smart Stay.
If you want to make a call you don't have to push any buttons just get their details on screen and lift the phone to your ears and it will dial the number.
The camera is an amazing 8 pixels and has a cool burst shot feature that takes 20 shots continuously giving you the chance to get the perfect action shot.
The Galaxy SIII gives 11 hours of talk time.
The Nokia Lumia 610
Nokia Lumia 610 Pros And Cons
The Nokia Lumia 610 is one of the cheaper smart phones on the market but it is still a good choice of smart phone..
Working on the Windows 7 platform the Lumia is perfect for those who like social networking.
The screen is 3.7inches and is full touch screen, the Lumia also has a 5 mega pixel camera.
The Nokia Lumia has a massive 8GB of storage and offers around 9-10 hours of talk time.
HTC Desire 3
HTC Desire 3 Pros And Cons
The HTC Desire 3 is another phone which is easier on the pocket being one of he cheaper options in the smart phone market.
The Desire is a quality built phone which feels light to the touch, with a 5 mega pixel camera that takes excellent pictures and 4GB storage the Desire is great for those who like a lot of storage.
The HTC has a 3.5 inch touch screen and has great sound quality thanks to their "Beats Audio" feature.
The desire is around the same size as a credit card and offers around 7 hours of talk time.