Summary -- The HTC One retained its first place positions on PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings for a sixth month, fending off other high-end Android smartphones for the coveted first place spot. Despite generating a heavy amount of publicity, other Android smartphones are climbing the ranks. In October, can the HTC One hold its positions from newer devices like the LG G2, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and Apple iPhone 5s?
MT PLEASANT, SC – PhoneDog Media is pleased to announce the monthly winners for September 2013 in the Official Smartphone Rankings™ (OSR). For a sixth month, the HTC One topped the People’s Choice and Expert’s Choice charts, receiving 1,277 reader votes and 155 expert points. HTC’s flagship Android smartphone has received positive marks for its robust specifications, metal body, and wide availability in the United States. In addition to being available on the four nationwide carriers, the HTC One is offered in glacial silver, stealth black, glamor red, and metallic blue.
In second place on the People’s Choice chart, the Samsung Galaxy Note II, with 332 votes. Despite the imminent arrival of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, the Note II continues to resonate with consumers thanks to fantastic hardware and innovative software features. Moving into third place on the People’s Choice chart and displacing the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the LG G2 with 331 votes - one vote behind the Galaxy Note II. On the Expert’s Choice chart, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 placed second with 123 points, while the Moto X moved into third place with 99 points.
“For the month of October, the smartphone to watch is the LG G2,” said Aaron Baker, Director of Content and Partnerships at PhoneDog. “With a powerful feature set, I expect to see it climb on both charts.”
OSR results at http://www.phonedog.com/rankings
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