Samsung Galaxy S III tops the People's Chart for fourth consecutive month

The PhoneDog
Mascot from  Charleston, SC
| November 1, 2012

Summary – For the month of October, the Samsung Galaxy S III held its #1 position in the People's Choice Chart, but it couldn't stop the likes of the Apple iPhone 5 in the experts' eyes, which took first place in the Mobile Tech Expert's Chart. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is gaining tons of momentum, taking second place in the People's Choice Chart after joining the race a week into October. And over a dozen new phones are on the bill for the holiday season. Do October's top two smartphones have what it takes to be the #1 phone for the upcoming month?

MT PLEASANT, SC – PhoneDog Media is proud to announce the monthly winners for October 2012 in our Official Smartphone Rankings™, where both readers and experts weigh in their votes to rank the market's hottest smartphones.

For the month of October, the Samsung Galaxy S III was able to hold its #1 position in the People's Choice Chart, beating the Samsung Galaxy Note II in second by 1,341 reader votes. October marked the fourth consecutive month it was the people's number one choice. However, the Apple iPhone 5 stole first in the Mobile Tech Expert's Chart, beating the Samsung Galaxy S III by a margin of 35 expert points.

In the People's Choice Chart, the Samsung Galaxy Note II took second. And in third was the Apple iPhone 5, trailing the Galaxy Note II by 276 reader votes. For the Mobile Tech Expert's Chart, the Samsung Galaxy S III fell to second, garnering 138 total expert points for the month. Only 13 total expert points behind, the HTC One X took third place, dropping from its #2 spot in September. 

“With the Samsung Galaxy S III and Apple iPhone 5 dominating PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings for the month of October, it’s a battle between Android and iOS this holiday season,” said Aaron Baker, Editor-in-Chief of PhoneDog.

Weekly results at http://www.phonedog.com/rankings

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