In week 66 of PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™, the HTC One remained ahead of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 on the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts. Coming soon to Verizon Wireless, the HTC One has won praise for its metal design and powerful specifications. Android smartphones are more powerful than ever, but with Apple’s announcement of iOS 7 at WWDC 2013, the iPhone 5 is poised for a comeback. Can it return to the top of the charts after a long hiatus?
MT PLEASANT, SC – June 11, 2013 – For 66 weeks and counting, PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™ (OSR) has become the gold standard for ranking the best smartphones on the market by placing votes from readers and experts alike in respective charts each week. Week 66 saw the HTC One remain in the first place spots for another week, garnering 454 votes and 49 expert points. Available now at AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile now - and coming soon to Verizon Wireless - the HTC One brings together a metal housing and powerful specifications, making it a compelling smartphone for many.
Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 held the second place positions on the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts with 150 votes and 43 points, while the Samsung Galaxy Note II kept its third place position with 58 votes. The Google Nexus 4 retained its spot in fourth place with 48 votes, while the Nokia Lumia 920 fell to fifth place with 37 votes. On the Expert’s Choice Chart, the Apple iPhone 5 remained in third place with 33 points, and in fourth place, the Samsung Galaxy Note II with 18 points. The fifth place position went to the Nokia Lumia 928 with eight points.
“The battle continues between the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4, though Apple is back in the game with iOS 7,” said Aaron Baker, Editor-in-Chief of PhoneDog. “As fall approaches and iOS 7 is released to the general public, I’m eager to see whether it can obtain enough mindshare to surpass Android.”
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About PhoneDog Media’s Official Smartphone Rankings™
PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™ consists of two weekly charts voted on by users and a panel of mobile technology experts. The OSR can be accessed from PhoneDog.com or directly at /rankings and voting can be completed using login credentials from Facebook, Twitter, or the PhoneDog website.