The launch of the latest smartphone by Samsung, the Galaxy S3, has set the smartphone world on fire again. Here, we compare the three best smartphone choices the markets offer today.

 Samsung Galaxy S3:

The display of the new breed of the flagship Galaxy series is simply amazing. The screen is a super-amoled capactive touchscreen having 16M colors. The resolution is a striking 720 x 1280 pixels and the pixel density is 306 ppi. The screen size is 4.8 inches and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2 and runs on Samsung’s TouchWiz 4.0 UI. The processor of the phone is the best in market with a Quad Core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor and a mali-400 MP GPU. The S3 runs on Ice Cream Sandwich the latest of version of Android 4.0.4. It has an 8Mp camera having 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus and LED flash. The camera takes 8 shots at a time and automatically picks the best shot for you. It also has 1.9 MP front camera. It has 1GB RAM and three variations of 16, 32 and 64GB of available storage.

Among the newly added features are the SVoice, which is the voice recognition software in comparison with Apple’s Siri helping in dictation and natural language commands. Then there is a feature called Smart Stay which tracks the eye-ball of the user and the screen remains unlocked as long as the user is looking at it. The S Suggest feature continuously displays for you the latest apps from the Android market. The high-speed processor also enables a pop-feature which allows you to watch a video while you are messaging or doing some other activity on the phone. The SBeam technology allows a very easy and simple way of file transfers by just touching two S3’s with each other. The battery is a staggering 2100mAH and the phone is available in marble white and pebble blue colors.


HTC One X is simply the best smartphone by HTC till date. With a super IPS LCD2 capacitive touch screen and 16 M colors, the display is exceptional. Resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 312 pixel density make this 4.7 inch phone one of the best devices available in the market. Protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass, it runs on HTC Sense UI. With 1GB RAM and 32GB of available space, it is powered by a Quad Core 1.5 Ghz processor. The camera is 8MP with features like HD video and image recording, geo tagging and smile detection. There is also a 1.3MP front camera. The phone runs on the latest version of the Android OS version 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich and has an 1800 mAh battery which is pretty reasonable compared to market standards.

The phone also provides for active noise cancellation and has a dedicated mic. It is presently available in Gray and white colors.

iPhone 4S:iPhone 4S

Loaded with iOS 5 and upgradable to iOS 5.1, Apple iPhone 4S is a unique in class smartphone compared to the android smartphones. It is powered by Apple’s A5 processor which is a dual core 1 GHz processor. It has a LED-backlit IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen having 16M colors. The pixel density is nearly 330 ppi and the resolution is 640x 960 pixels. It is a multitouch smartphone and protected by an oleo phobic coating along with a Corning Gorilla glass. It has 512 MB of RAM and available storage of 16, 32 and 64 GB depending upon the version you purchase.

The Phone has an 8Mp camera having 3264 x 2448 pixels and supports features like LED flash and autofocus. It has a secondary VGA front facing camera as well. It is integrated with twitter and Google maps and has its voice recognition software Siri, which was a huge hit when the phone was launched last year. It also has a iCloud cloud service and voice command dial-up. The battery is a standard 1432mAh, the only feature where you have to compromise a little. The phone is available in white and black colors.