Best Smartphones 2013 to Buy [Listing Based on OS]

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Smartphones has started to play a vital role on everyone's life. Once the world was believing that everything was possible with a computer but today, the trend is replaced by the smartphone. Everything can be done in smartphone by its apps. Specially there are a lot of apps for Android and new attractive user interface on Windows and iOS. These three operating system is now on ground for smartphones. There are many smartphones with Android, Windows and iOS operating system. It is really a tough job to select a best smartphone in them. Before selecting a best smartphone, select its operating system and then choose the smartphone. This article shows best smartphones 2013 based on operating system and configuration.

Best Smartphones 2013

Windows Phone

Windows operating system is with a new and cool tile user interface with a name of flagship smartphone. Nokia is the primary manufacturer for Windows smartphones. Here are some best smartphones with its configuration and also with its price. Pick a best one which suits you.


Nokia Lumia 520:

Nokia Lumia 520 is inexpensive smartphone and it fits for those who wants to get it within their budget. If you are looking for low price best smartphones 2013, then you can go for Nokia Lumia 520. Its costs Rs. 7,940.00 (125.621 USD) and the reason for this phone in the best smartphones list is its configuration with low price.


  • Display: 4 inches (800 x 480 pixels)
  • Processor: 1 GHz Dual core
  • Ram: 512 MB
  • Camera: 5 MP

Price: Rs. 7,940.00 (125.621 USD)


  • Not 4G LTE
  • No Front Camera
  • Dim Display (Not bright as other high-range Windows Phone)
  • Small Size Screen Display

Lack of front camera can be said as a big drawback with this smartphone, If you are a Skype user it is better to avoid this phone. And also if you are a Tech Kiddie and you surf on internet always it would be little hard to surf on this small screen display. If these two things doesn't matter for you, then you can take Nokia Lumia 520 as Best Smartphone 2013.

Nokia Lumia 1520:

Nokia Lumia 1520 is with higher configuration than other windows phone. Nokia Lumia 1520 has 6" inch display and Quad Core processor. This is the first windows phone with 6" inch display and also with Quad core processor. The touch sensitivity is very high and the display is with sun readability. Nokia Lumia 1520 costs high than other windows phone. So if you are ready to invest  Rs. 45,999 (738.01 USD) then you can enjoy the below configurations.


  • Display: 6 inches (1080p display)
  • Processor:  Quad-core processor
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Camera: 20 MP

Price: Rs. 45,999 (738.01 USD)

Nokia Lumia 925:

Nokia Lumia 925 can be said as best alternative for Lumia 1020.  Both have similar configuration except in camera and RAM. Nokia Lumia 925 and Lumia 1020 is with 4.5" inch display (1280 x 720 pixels),  Running with 1.5 GHz dual core processor, supports NFC and 4G. But the Lumia 925 is with 8.7 MP camera  with 1 GB RAM, whereas Lumia 1020 is with 41 MP camera with 2 GB Ram. Now the decision is in your hand. If you need a good camera smartphone, you can go for Lumia 1020 else you can go for Lumia 925.


  • Display: 4.5 inch display (1280 x 720 pixels)
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • Camera: 8.7 MP


  • Nokia Lumia 925: Rs. 27,999.00 (449.496 USD)
  • Nokia Lumia 1020: Rs. 37,369 (603.696 USD)

From the above three mobiles, Nokia Lumia 925 can be said as Best smartphone because of its configuration and price.

ALSO SEE: Why Windows Phone is better than Android?


Here comes the most famous OS Android Smartphone. Android is an open source operating system where there is lots of stuff can be done with android. And moreover, there are tons of apps for Android. It is really very hard to select a best smartphone with android OS. As most of the smartphone firms like Sony, Samsung, Micromax and HTC manufacture Android smartphone, there are much more better devices to select a one. If you are going to choose Android, here are some best smart phones select a best one which suits you. We can expect a good budget smartphone in 2014 which supports Android 4.4 KitKat.


Samsung Galaxy Young: 


  • Display: 3.27 inches (320 x 480 pixels)
  • Processor: 1 GHz Cortex-A5
  • RAM: 768 MB
  • Camera: 3.15 MP
  • OS: Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)

Price: Rs. 6,899.00 (111.453 USD)

Samsung Galaxy S4: 

  • Display: 5 inches (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • Processor: 1.6GHz Quad Core & 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor
  • Ram: 2 GB
  • Camera: 13 MP
  • OS: Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.3 (Jelly Bean)

Price: Rs. 40,690 (657.347 USD)


HTC One:

  • Display: 4.7 inches (1080 x 1920 pixels)
  • Processor:  Quad core processor
  • Ram: 2 GB
  • Camera: 4 MP
  • OS: Android (4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2) Sense 5.0 UI

Price: Rs. 43,799.00 (707.573 USD)


Micromax Canvas HD A116:

  • Display: 5 inches (720 x 1280 pixels)
  • Processor:  Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Ram: 1 GB
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • OS: Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2,1 (Jelly Bean)

Price: Rs. 13,870.00 (224.070 USD)


Sony Xperia C:

  • Display: 5 inches (540 x 960 pixels)
  • Processor:  Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
  • Ram: 1 GB
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • OS: Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)

Price: Rs. 19,399.00 (313.391 USD)

Apple iOS


iPhones are ever best smartphones because of its standard and specially it is an Apple product. There are many best iPhone and the best is its latest iPhone 5S and 5C. Both smartphones undergoes many similarities and iPhone 5S has 64 bit processor, It is the first 64 bit processor smartphone and more over this smartphone is also with Finger print scanner which is new and more innovative one. These two things brings the phone in top-level. iPhone 5 C is with ordinary processor and there is no finger print scanner.

iPhone 5S:

  • Display: 4 inches (640 x 1136 pixels)
  • Processor:  Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone (ARM v8-based)
  • Ram: 1 GB RAM DDR3
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • OS: iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 7.0.4

Price: Rs. 52,264.00 (844.325 USD)

iPhone 5C:

  • Display: 4 inches (640 x 1136 pixels)
  • Processor:  Dual-core 1.3 GHz Swift (ARM v7-based)
  • Ram: 1 GB
  • Camera: 8 MP
  • OS: iOS 7, upgradable to iOS 7.0.4

Price: Rs. 38,674.00 (624.778 USD)

Smartphones are very large in number and hence it would be very difficult to select a best one. This article is with some best smartphones 2013 and yet there are many best smartphones which are not mentioned in this article. This article gives best smartphones rated by its general configuration and also its price. Here we have mentioned some basic general configurations only, so it is easy to pick a very best smartphone from this article.  Give your valuable reviews about those best smartphones mentioned in this article.

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  • Awesome collections bro 🙂 Overall I prefer Nokia Lumia 520 -The Best Mid-range Smartphone of the year 2013 😀 And I have one!