To be clear a Droid must be a branded Verizon Droid Android smartphone and released in 2012 to be named in the best smartphones of 2012 lists. Many would contend that the latest Droid, the Droid DNA would win because it's the newest. A problem continually with out Review of Reviews of the smartphones for 2012 is that devices released around or after Thanksgiving are left out lists because reviewers have not had time to review them.
The top Droid maker is Motorola. When the Droid RAZR MAXX was released earlier this year the battery-life shocked and wowed reviewers who raved about the best battery, ever for a smartphone. Consumer Reports ranked the Droid RAZR MAXX HD the highest for Verizon Wireless.
Here are the best Droid of 2012 in Reverse Order from Wireless and Mobile News' Review of Reviews:
- Droid DNA from HTC with an average score 4 out of 5. This super HD device missed many lists due to later release date. The DROID DNA by HTC is the first smartphone to feature a 5" 1080p HD super LCD 3 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection at 440 pixels per inch (PPI). Features include Beats Audio, HTC Sense 4, 8MP camera, Wi-Fi hotspots, Wi-Fi, 1.5GHZ and quad-core processor. HTC smartphones were released late due to patent disputes but were highly rated.
- Droid 4 Motorola has an average score of 3.9 out of 5 but was listed on top best lists more than the Droid DNA.
- Droid RAZR M Motorola with an average score of 4 out 5 The 4.3" screen goes all the way to edge giving you more screen for a petite size and light weight that is larger than the iPhone 5's screen (read comparison). Read review. .BUY for one cent for new customers
- Droid RAZR MAXX Motorola had an average score of 4.2 out of five the battery is exceptional.
- Droid RAZR HD/MAXX had an average score of 4.318571429 - The well-reviewed latest Droid comes in two versions one with a larger capacity battery. It it kicks up the features of the original Droid RAZR a notch with a sharper display and more battery life.
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