Nov 19, 2013
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There seems to be a nearly endless list of smartphones available this holiday season and with all-in-one Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors at the heart of the best mobile devices available, it’s hard to choose just one. If you’re a Verizon Wireless customer, consider these amazingly fast devices that are powered by Snapdragon processors to take advantage of the network’s lightning-fast 4G LTE high-speed Internet while also conserving battery life and delivering performance and speed.
Snapdragon 800 smartphones
Snapdragon 800 processors represent a leap forward in performance and power efficiency. Designed to deliver outstanding overall user experience, Snapdragon 800 processors expand smartphone possibilities and are engineered to bring you brand new high-end mobile experiences.
Inspired by you, the LG G2 features an intuitive rear-key for volume adjusting while on a call, a 5.2” Full HD 1080p display that offers the superior clarity of 423 pixel-per-inch resolution to deliver extraordinary graphics, and a 13 MP camera for capturing all your favorite memories on the fly and a sleek, stylish design that looks as great as it feels.
This supersized smartphone features a magnificent 5.7” HD screen and companion S Pen with five different features to navigate the display. Like a personal planner, but better, the Note 3 easily tracks down and categorizes images, videos and other content by moving them to the easily accessible Action Memo scrapbook. Long battery life, crystal clear calls and great pictures make this already amazing device even better.
Snapdragon 600 smartphones
Snapdragon 600 processors are designed to outperform – made to efficiently enable the kinds of advanced experiences today’s users demand, including smooth online 3D gaming and super responsive web browsing.
Sleek, lively and loud, the HTC One may just be the one. Sleek as in sleek aluminum body, lively as in a 4.7” live home screen that streams all your favorite content and a photo gallery that comes to life, and loud as in dual frontal stereo speakers that give you the movie theater experience. You may never need another phone again.
- View our Hands on with the HTC One.
The S4 is designed to make your life richer, simpler and more fun. With several advanced features including a hands-free experience that lets you answer a call with the wave of your hand and group play that lets you connect up to eight phones wirelessly to play games, share photos, videos and documents without Wi-Fi. Add to that slow and fast motion video capture, a 13-megapixel camera and 1080 HD video and a gorgeous 5” display, and it’s no wonder Samsung calls the S4 “The Next Big Thing.”
- View our Hands on with the Samsung GALAXY S4.
Snapdragon S4 smartphones
Snapdragon S4 processors are designed to go the extra distance, doing more for you while using less battery. The S4 provides users with faster web browsing experiences, incredible 3D graphics processing and vivid HD video—putting your smartphone at the center of your cutting-edge entertainment system, and power in the palm of your hand.
Staying up to date also means being able to search quickly. The intuitive QWERTY keyboard on the BlackBerry Q10 helps deliver faster searching on your phone, and the 4.2” display and 8-megapixel camera helps you capture high quality video and images just in case you decide to test out your photography skills.
- View our Hands on with the BlackBerry Q10.
Here’s a seamless experience that keeps up with you. BlackBerry Z10 is designed to keep you moving with quick transitions between apps, and a 4.2” screen that lets you see everything you need in one place. With an 8 MP camera, HD video and 2 GB of storage, this smartphone doesn’t fall short of your greatest smartphone expectations.
- View our Hands on with the BlackBerry Z10.
Droid Trio (Verizon exclusives)
The Droid Trio smartphones are exclusive to Verizon customers, and each boasts a unique feature built to please different types of smartphone users. The Maxx (pictured above) is an overachieving battery performer with a 5” display, the Mini still packs a powerful punch without the extra size but still touts a 4.3” display and the Ultra is thin with a 5” display for the phone-in-pocket type, but tough when you forget it’s there.
Ready at your command, the Moto X responds to your voice, activates your camera with a double flick of your wrist and dispenses information quietly on a 4.7” AMOLED display for updates at a glance. The Moto X is designed with you and your lifestyle in mind, including the way it fits in your hand. Curved, comfortable and approachable, no smartphone feels this right.
Capture your favorite moments and relive them again and again with the Nokia Lumia 928. It offers optical image stabilization, high-performance loud speakers, a 4.5” display and Carl Zeiss optics for capturing all your life moments anytime, anywhere.
- View our Hands on with the Nokia Lumia 928.