Official Smartphone Rankings -- week 92

The PhoneDog
Mascot from Charleston, SC
Published: December 9, 2013

For another week there were no changes in the top spots of PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings as the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 held on to their first place positions. A standout on the People’s Choice chart, the HTC One continues to impress with a solid metal build, quad-core processor and availability on multiple U.S. carriers.  With new smartphone rumors and multiple upcoming trade shows, will HTC and Samsung’s flagship devices continue stick around at the top?

MT PLEASANT, SC – December 9, 2013 – For 92 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.  The HTC One led the People’s Choice chart for a 38th straight week, garnering 289 votes.  For an eighth week in a row, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 finished in first place on the Expert’s Choice chart with 43 points. 

The Galaxy Note 3 maintained its second place position on the People’s Choice chart for a fourth week, earning 177 votes, while the LG Nexus 5 held on to third for a fourth week with 103 votes.  LG’s flagship G2 took the fourth place spot with 75 votes and the Samsung Galaxy S 4 moved up to fifth with 44 votes.  On the Experts' Choice chart, the Apple iPhone 5s held the second place position with 36 points and the Nexus 5 finished in third with 27 points.  The Samsung Galaxy S 4 also managed to move up a spot on the Experts' Choice chart with 22 points.  This jump sent the HTC One to fifth with 20 points.

“CES Las Vegas is less than 30 days away, so be sure to keep an eye on the OSR charts. We could see major movement within the smartphone rankings as early as Jan. 2014,” said Rebecca Atwood, Senior Business Manager at PhoneDog Media.

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

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