MyRatePlan’s mobile phone analysts reviewed sales data in the weeks leading up to December 25th to determine which smartphones would be the most popular gifts this Christmas
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 21, 2012
Today, experts from MyRatePlan.com, a leading mobile phone comparison website, announced the top 3 most popular cell phones this Christmas. MyRatePlan’s mobile phone analysts reviewed sales data in the weeks leading up to December 25th to determine which smartphones would be the most popular gifts this Christmas.
Here are the top 3 most popular cell phones of Christmas 2012:
1. Apple iPhone 5 – It should come as no surprise that the Apple iPhone 5 is this year’s most popular Christmas gift when it comes to cell phones. The iPhone 5, available in black or white, comes with a 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB internal storage capacity. The iPhone 5 features a 4-inch widescreen Multi-Touch Retina display, 8-megapixel iSight camera with Panorama capabilities, Siri, HD video recording up to 1080p, FaceTime enabled high-definition front-facing 1.2-megapixel camera, GPS, GLONASS, digital compass, 802.11n Wi-Fi, iOS 6, Passbook, and is just .3 inches thin. Loaded with the aforementioned features, and backed by Apple’s powerful app ecosystem, it’s no wonder that the iPhone 5 is this year’s most popular smartphone Christmas gift.
2. Samsung Galaxy S III – The Samsung Galaxy S III, also known as the Samsung Galaxy S3, is this year’s runner up for the most popular cell phone this Christmas. The Galaxy S III is Samsung’s flagship handset, and the only true competitor to the iPhone 5. The Samsung Galaxy S III features an 8-megapixel rear-facing HD camera, Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos 4412 Quad chipset, accelerometer, gyro, compass, Flash-enabled browser, 4.8-inch HD display, NFC, and is available in the following colors: pebble blue, marble white, amber brown, garnet red, sapphire black, and titanium grey.
3. Samsung Galaxy Note II – The Samsung Galaxy Note II, also known as the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 rounds out this year’s list of the most popular smartphone Christmas gifts. The Samsung Galaxy Note II is almost a hybrid between a tablet and a smartphone, and features a giant 5.5-inch Super AMOLED HD display, Samsung S Pen stylus, NFC, 8-megapixel rear-facing camera, quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9 processor, accelerometer, 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera, and is available in marble white or titanium grey.
Consumers looking to do some last minute holiday shopping should head over to MyRatePlan.com to compare cell phones, find cheap cell phone plans, and order a new smartphone for a friend or family member this Christmas using MyRatePlan's wireless plan tool: http://www.myrateplan.com/wireless_plans/
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