Official Smartphone Rankings results - week 69

The PhoneDog
Mascot from  Charleston, SC
| July 1, 2013

In week 69 of PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™, the HTC One remained in first place on both the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts.  Coming to select markets in red and available on Verizon Wireless in the coming weeks, the HTC One continues to be an ultimate Android powerhouse.  Can new and upcoming smartphones from Samsung, LG, and Motorola stop HTC’s momentum?

MT PLEASANT, SC – June 30, 2013 – For 69 weeks, PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™ (OSR) has been the gold standard for ranking the best smartphones on the market by placing votes from readers and experts alike in respective charts each week. Last week saw the HTC One hold its first place spots on both the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts, garnering a total of 628 votes and 50 points.  With a red variant landing in select markets soon, HTC’s flagship smartphone continues to perform well globally.  Available now at AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, the HTC One will be available at Verizon Wireless soon.

Samsung’s Galaxy S 4 smartphone remained in second place on the People’s Choice chart with 167 votes, while the Apple iPhone 5 moved into second place on the Expert’s Choice chart with 36 points.  On the People’s Choice chart, the Samsung Galaxy Note II held the third place spot with 84 votes, while the Google Nexus 4 returned to fourth place with a total of 62 votes.  Rounding out the People’s Choice chart, the Nokia Lumia 920 with 59 votes.  On the Expert’s Choice Chart, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 dropped to third place with 35 points.  Tying for fourth place, the Samsung Galaxy Note II and Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, both receiving 14 points.

“HTC’s One continues to lead the way on PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings, though the iPhone 5 experienced an interesting comeback on the Expert’s Choice chart,” said Aaron Baker, Editor-in-Chief of PhoneDog.  “With the launch of Apple’s iOS 7 approaching, the stage is set for another battle between Android and iOS.”


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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 or directly at and voting can be completed using login credentials from Facebook, Twitter, or the PhoneDog website.