Official Smartphone Rankings - week 79

The PhoneDog
Mascot from Charleston, SC
Published: September 11, 2013

Despite flagship smartphone offerings from LG and Motorola, the HTC One continued to dominate the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts on PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings.   A clear crowd favorite, the One offers a number of color options along with a beautiful metal exterior and availability on multiple U.S. carriers.  Will the One retain its lead once the LG G2, Moto X, and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 arrive in retail stores?

MT PLEASANT, SC – September 11, 2013 – For 79 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, the HTC One remained in the first place positions on both the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts, obtaining a total of 231 reader votes and 46 expert points.  With a recent “metallic blue” color addition that will be available exclusively at Best Buy Mobile, the HTC One remains the Android smartphone to beat.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note II held its second place on the People’s Choice chart with 87 votes, sidestepping the Samsung Galaxy S 4 for a third week.  The Galaxy S 4 remained in third place on the People’s Choice chart with 72 votes, while the Apple iPhone 5 held onto fourth place with 49 votes.  In the fifth place position on the People’s Choice chart, the Nokia Lumia 1020, garnering a total of 34 votes.  On the Expert’s Choice Chart, the Apple iPhone 5 held its second place position with 37 points, while the Samsung Galaxy S 4 remained in third place with 36 points.  In fourth place, the Texas-built Moto X with 30 points, and in fifth place, the Samsung Galaxy Note II with 14 points.

“Despite new competition from LG and Motorola, HTC’s One continues to be the Android device of choice,” said Aaron Baker, Director of Content and Partnerships at 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.

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