The phablets have the most capacity, but many other factors determine actual battery life
Plastic, glass, or aluminum?
Take these with grains of salt, as megapixel count only tells you so much about actual camera quality
We have dual, quad, and octa core processors
Small, medium, or large?
Smartphone screen sizes have blown up since the first five iPhones' 3.5-inch displays
Gizmag compares the top smartphones on the market in early 2013.
The iPhone is the only holdout from the 2 GB of RAM club
The iPhone and BlackBerry are the only non-Android phones in this bunch
These are your storage options
The iPhone is the lightest, while the two phablets (unsurprisingly) take the prize for heaviest
The Nexus 4 is the only non-LTE phone in this bunch, but at least you can buy it for cheap off-contract
These are the dates that each phone originally released
It isn't all cut-and-dry when it comes to smartphones
The Galaxy S 4 will be one of the hottest phones of the year
The One is one hell of a shot at returning to relevance from HTC
You might have heard of this phone
The Nexus 4 delivers outstanding value for a low off-contract price
The Note 2 is the only phone on this list that ships with a stylus
We'll find out more about the Optimus G Pro soon
BlackBerry's Z10 is a better-late-than-never attempt to enter the multitouch smartphone world
The Xperia Z is dust and water resistant
Shopping for a new smartphone can be overwhelming. Even after you’ve chosen a wireless carrier, there are so many phones – many of which look almost the same – that you might not know where to begin. The choice is made even more difficult by the constantly shifting sands of the smartphone marketplace and this year has already seen a number of major new players enter the fray. So how do you sort through it all? Look no further, as Gizmag breaks down the top smartphones of (early) 2013.
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