Top 5 Android Phones Of 2013

2013 has been an amazing year in terms of mobile advancement. We’ve seen it all, from 3D scanning mobile attachment to 64bit computing to 2k screens on our phones. But with the development in the field being so competitive, only a handful get to live. It’s the survival of the fittest. Without further ado, let’s review the top 5 android phones of 2013.

#5 - Oppo N1



I can confidently say the Oppo N1 is designed with the photographers in mind. The phone boasts a 5.9″ full HD screen, a 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 Quad Core and 2GB of RAM. The beautiful crafted device runs on a 3610 mAh battery.

The limited edition Oppo N1 has Google’s blessing to run CyanogenMod to make the device runs smoothly.

The phone has a handful of nifty features such as the O-Touch Panel and O-click, but perhaps the most amazing part of it is the camera. The Oppo N1 is the world’s first smartphone with a 260° rotating camera. The 13MP camera has an aperture of 2.0 and plays nice with long exposure shots. 


You can grab the NFC enabled phone in white with 16GB or 32GB of storage starting at $650.

Google Nexus 5

The Nexus 5 is Google’s official handset and is the first device to run on the latest Android 4.4 version. It brings 5″ inches of fun to your palm and will dazzle you with its full HD IPS screen.



The Snapdragon 800, 2.26 GHz with 2GB RAM will make sure your precious KitKat runs smooth as butter and doesn’t leave you looking at ugly lags. You’ll get an 18MP rear camera that will snap the perfect shot every time. All of these draw power from a 2300 mAh battery that is capable of wireless charging. Possibly this phone’s most outstanding feature.


The phone has LTE connectivity and is available in black or white. You can choose 16GB or 32GB of storage. Prices start from $399.

#3 - Vivo 3s Play

This monster of a device puts all other phones on the market to shame with its killer specs inside and out. Ripping this piece of art apart you’ll find a Snapdragon 2.3GHz with 3GB of RAM and a 3200 mAh battery. But that’s not all. This phone is dedicated to those hungry for performance.


Holding it in your hands and checking your mail you probably won’t notice the 2k screen, but it’s there for your ultra HD movies and bragging rights.

Dig a litter deeper and you’ll find Adreno 330 GPU, stereo speakers, DTS sound. Right next to its 12 megapixel camera, it has a touch-sensor that works very similarly to Apple’s TouchID technology.


The phone ships with  32GB storage and supports LTE. The Vivo 3s will sell for $580 USD, but it will be available exclusively in the Asian markets to start with.

#2 – Your Device

#1 – Your Device

Although there are more phones that come to mind, I’d like to leave the top two devices up to the community. Please let me know what you’re favourite devices are and why. There are two $10 Google Play Gift Cards up for grabs. Share your thoughts and re-share this post to have chance in wining $10 Google Play Gift Card.

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