Sunday, January 15, 2012

Top SmartPhones of 2011:Why consumers like them

More than 2500 companies participated in CES 2012 in Las Vegas where more than dozen of Smartphones announced  which includes HTC Titan II, Motorola Droid4, Razor MaXX, Xperia ion and Xperia S, Nokia Lumia 900 etc. I usually follow CES every year and it inspired me to write more on Smartphones. In one of my previous post on Mobile OS, I presented some encouraging statistics on smartphone sales from various vendors across the globe.



2011 witnessed dramatic climb in smartphone sales across the globe. HTC, Apple, Samsung introduced many smartphones which really changed the game. Fierce competition boosting innovation and overall consumer dynamics. To get rid from the paradox of choice, here goes the verdict of top 5 smartphones of 2011. I would love to have your comments on this list:

1. I-Phone 4S:  Features:
·         Screen:3.5 inch, 640x960 pixels Retina Display
·         Camera: 8 Megapixel with 1080p video recording
·         Processor:1GHz Dual Core
·         Memory: 16/32/64 GB
·         RAM: 512 MB 
·         OS: iOS5 with iCloud integration
Why consumers like it:
Siri virtual voice assistant, Good touch response, Rich application store, excellent build quality

2. Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Features:
·         Screen:4.65 inch 720x1280 pixels Super Amoled Display
·         Camera: 5 Megapixel with 1080p video recording
·         Processor:1.2GHz Dual Core
·         Memory: 16/32 GB
·         RAM: 1GB
·         Operating system: Android Version 4 Ice cream sandwich
Why consumers like it:
First Android version 4 Device, Best Display in its class, Rich Application store

3. Samsung Galaxy Note: Features:
·         Screen:5.3 inch 800x1280 pixels Super Amoled Display
·         Camera: 8 Megapixel with 1080p video recording
·         Processor:1.4GHz Dual Core
·         Memory: 16/32 GB
·         RAM: 1GB
·         Operating system: Android Version 2.3 Gingerbread
Why consumers like it:
Largest screen in its class, S stylus pen makes it a unique device, Best Display with highest resolution, Motion controls

4. HTC sensation XE: Features:
·         Screen:4.3 inch 540x960 pixels Super Clear LCD Display
·         Camera: 8 Megapixel with 1080p video recording
·         Processor:1.5GHz Dual Core
·         Memory: 4 GB
·         RAM: 768 MB
·         Operating system: Android Version 2.3 Gingerbread
Why consumers like it: First Device with Beats Audio, Excellent HTC sense User Interface, Faster processor

5. Motorola Droid Razr: Features:
·         Screen:4.3 inch 540x960 pixels Super Amoled Display
·         Camera: 8 Megapixel with 1080p video recording
·         Processor:1.2GHz Dual Core
·         Memory: 16 GB
·         RAM: 1GB
·         Operating system: Android Version 2.3 Gingerbread
Why consumers liked it: 
Slimmest smartphone in its class, Excellent build  quality.

Your comments are welcome
Dharmendra Pandey
dpandey82@gmail.com
Marketingology

1 comment:

  1. I couldn't disagree with you. Indeed were the popular and must have smartphones.

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