Official Smartphone Rankings -- week 94

The PhoneDog
Mascot from Charleston, SC
Published: December 23, 2013

The people and experts have spoken, and in this week’s PhoneDog’s Official Smartphone Rankings, the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 each remained number one.  With holiday gift giving upon us, will the surprise of a new smartphone get you to change your vote in this week's OSR?

MT PLEASANT, SC – December 23, 2013 – We’ve arrived at week 94 in PhoneDog Media's Official Smartphone Rankings™ (OSR), the gold standard for ranking the best smartphones on the market by placing votes from readers and experts in their respective charts. The HTC One led the People’s Choice chart for the 40th straight week, earning a total of 221 votes. For a record 10th week, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 finished in first place on the Experts’ Choice chart with 43 points.

After some shifting on the People’s Choice side of the charts last week, the top five remained the same this week. The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 took second with 167 votes, followed by the Google Nexus 5 with 113 votes. In the fourth and fifth place positions were the LG G2 with 65 votes and the Apple iPhone 5s with 51 votes. 

The HTC One found its way back into the top five of the Experts' Choice chart this week, earning 17 points and a fifth place finish.  Second place stayed with the Apple iPhone 5s and its 34 points, followed by the Google Nexus 5 with 21 points and the Samsung Galaxy S 4 with 17 points. 

“Because of the dominance that the HTC One has displayed on the People’s Choice charts, I wasn’t surprised to see it back in the top five of our Experts' Choice charts this week.” 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.