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Top 5 inch Android Smartphones [February 2013]

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With the gradual shift from smartphones to tablets, devices which offer smartphone capabilities on the screen size nearing that of a tablet, are becoming notably successful. The devices which range around the 5 inch display size provide enough power to accomplish tasks which a smartphone wouldn’t do. These devices are creating a buzz because they eliminate the need to carry two devices – a smartphone and a tablet.

If you try to highlight a trend in these devices, you’ll notice that all these devices are run on Google Android OS ranging from v 4.0 to later. These devices sport a processor of 1 GHz or higher and have at least 1 GB of RAM. Most of them have a standard 8 Megapixel camera with an additional secondary camera. All the devices are Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled. We have made a list of the top 5 devices which fit into this category.

Samsung Galaxy Grand

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Samsung, which has made a mark in every segment of the mobile industry, would definitely not leave out this hot market. The recently launched Samsung Galaxy Grand with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and a 5 inch display. The phone which supports dual SIM has a 1 GB RAM along with 8 GB internal memory. The phone is equipped with Bluetooth v 4.0 for high speed transfers besides a Wi-Fi connection. The 8 megapixels and 2 megapixels camera in the rear and front respectively do enough justice to the device.

 Features of Samsung Galaxy Grand:

  • 5.0 inch display
  • 480 x 800 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz dual core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal storage
  • 8 megapixels rear camera
  • 2 megapixels front facing camera
  • Google Android v 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Bluetooth v 4.0, A-GPS, Wi-Fi enabled

Sony Xperia Z

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Sony Mobiles, has shown some amazing wonders with the new Xperia series, the Xperia Z is no different. Known for the classy design, the Xperia Z quickly attracts attention with its svelte design. And if the design isn’t enough, the specification are super attractive. One of the few dust and water resistant devices, the Xperia Z has a shatter proof and scratch resistant glass display. The 13.1 megapixels rear camera and 2.2 megapixels front camera make it exceptionally high rated. The 2 GB RAM for the 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor make using the phone a smooth experience.

Features of Sony Xperia Z:

  • 5.0 inch scratch-resistant display
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution
  • 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • 13.1 megapixels rear camera
  • 2.2 megapixels front facing camera
  • Google Android v 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Bluetooth v 4.0, NFC, A-GPS, Wi-Fi enabled

Micromax A116 Canvas HD

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Another company which has been on roll, continuously announcing new devices in this year, is Micromax. The Micromax A116 Canvas HD, which is comparable to high end devices of other companies, is something worth looking at. The 5 inch device has a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The smartphone also has a dedicated GPU to render high quality images.

 Features of Micromax A116 Canvas HD:

  • 5.0 inch IPS display
  • 720 x 1280 pixels resolution
  • 1.2 GHz quad core Cortex A7
  • PowerVR Series 5XT GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal storage
  • 8 megapixels rear camera
  • Front facing VGA camera
  • Google Android v 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Bluetooth v 3.0, A-GPS, Wi-Fi enabled

HTC Butterfly

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HTC is known for stylish and user simplified smartphone. HTC Butterfly is just another smartphone that shows that the company keeps its standards. With a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution, the device gives an unique viewing experience. The Adreno 320 GPU helps in rendering HD images. The phone comes with a 8 megapixels rear camera and a 2.1 megapixels front facing camera. The camera supports simultaneous HD video and image recording.

Features of HTC Butterfly:

  • 5.0 inch Super LCD3 display
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution
  • 1.5 GHz quad core Krait processor
  • Adreno 320 GPU
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 16 GB internal storage
  • 8 megapixels rear camera
  • 2.1 megapixels front facing camera
  • Google Android v 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Bluetooth v 4.0, NFC, A-GPS, Wi-Fi enabled

Lava Iris 501

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In an effort to provide smartphones at a more affordable price, Lava has developed the Lava Iris 501 which scales down a bit on the specs. While the display size is 5 inch, like most other devices, the RAM can camera have been drastically reduced. The smartphone has just 512 MB RAM with 4 GB internal storage. Also the camera is 5 megapixels at the rear and just a 0.3 megapixels front facing camera.

Features of Lava Iris 501:

  • 5 inch WVGA display
  • 480 x 800 pixels resolution
  • 1 GHz dual core processor
  • PowerVR SGX531 GPU
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal storage
  • 5 megapixels rear camera
  • 0.3 megapixels front facing camera
  • Google Android v 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Bluetooth, Wi-Fi enabled

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