The Samsung Galaxy Note II is #1 for December 2012

The PhoneDog
Mascot from  Charleston, SC
| January 2, 2013

For the second consecutive month, the Samsung Galaxy Note II dominated in both the People's Choice Chart and Mobile Tech Expert's Chart in PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™. It went uncontested all month long, never straying from the #1 position. For the time being, the Samsung Galaxy Note II shows no signs of slowing down or surrendering its top spot in the charts. However, several events are on the horizon where we're certain to see new, high-end smartphones announced and later released. How long can the Samsung Galaxy Note II stay on top?

MT PLEASANT, SC – PhoneDog Media is proud to announce the monthly winners for December 2012 in the Official Smartphone Rankings™ (OSR), where mobile experts and site readers a like come together and vote for their favorite phones. Each week, those votes are tallied in respective charts and the best smartphones are ranked against one another.

For the month of December, the Samsung Galaxy Note II proved it was a force to be reckoned with. It held first place in the People's Choice Chart and Mobile Tech Expert's Chart for each week throughout the month. It garnered 173 total expert points, and in the People's Choice Chart, it bested the Nokia Lumia 920 in second by 485 total votes for the month.

Following in second in the Mobile Tech Expert's Chart was the Apple iPhone 5, which mustered 138 total expert points for the month, or 35 fewer points than the Samsung Galaxy Note II. In third for the experts was the HTC DROID DNA with 96 total points, booting the Samsung Galaxy S III from the top three. For the People's Choice Chart, the Nokia Lumia 920 flip-flopped with the Samsung Galaxy S III, beating it by a margin of 327 votes and taking the #2 spot for the month of December. 

“The Samsung Galaxy Note II continues to prove its dominance in PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings by remaining the top people’s and experts’ choice for the entire month of December,” said Taylor Martin, Managing Editor of PhoneDog.


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About PhoneDog Media’s Official Smartphone Rankings™ - The Official Smartphone Rankings™ can be accessed from or directly at  Voting can be completed using login credentials from Facebook, Twitter, or the PhoneDog website.



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