Official Smartphone Rankings results - week 70

The PhoneDog
Mascot from  Charleston, SC
| July 8, 2013

In week 70 of PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™, the HTC One held onto the first place positions on both the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts.  Coming soon in red and available on Verizon Wireless in the coming weeks, the HTC One continues to offer a fantastic combination of features and top-notch build quality.  With rumored smartphones coming from Nokia, LG, and Motorola, can the One’s momentum be stopped?

MT PLEASANT, SC – July 7, 2013 – For 70 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. For another week, the HTC One remained in first place on both the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts, obtaining a total of 363 votes and 41 points.  With a red variant landing in select markets soon and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean rolling out globally, HTC’s flagship smartphone continues to excel.

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 remained in second place on the People’s Choice chart with 121 votes, while the Apple iPhone 5 remained in second place on the Expert’s Choice chart with 31 points.  On the People’s Choice chart, the Samsung Galaxy Note II held the third place spot with 64 votes, while the Apple iPhone 5 returned to the People’s Choice chart with 49 votes, securing the fourth place spot.  Rounding out the People’s Choice chart, the Google Nexus 4 with 37 votes.  On the Expert’s Choice Chart, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 remained in third place with 30 points, while the Samsung Galaxy Note II followed with 18 points.  In fifth place for another week, the IP67-certified Samsung Galaxy S4 Active with 15 points.

“For another week, the HTC One retained its first place spots on PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings, fending off the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and Apple iPhone 5,” said Aaron Baker, Editor-in-Chief of PhoneDog.

View the full results at http://www.phonedog.com/rankings

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 http://www.phonedog.com/rankings and voting can be completed using login credentials from Facebook, Twitter, or the PhoneDog website.