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HTC Droid DNA (Verizon Wireless)

HTC Droid DNA (Verizon Wireless)
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Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)

Samsung Galaxy S III - 16GB - pebble blue (T-Mobile)
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Apple iPhone 5

Apple iPhone 5
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Price $300 to $338 at 2 stores $1 to $367 at 4 stores $560 at 1 store
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.0 stars out of 34 reviews 3.0 stars out of 130 reviews 3.5 stars out of 193 reviews
Release date November 21, 2012 June 21, 2012 September 21, 2012
The Bottom Line With quad-core power, 4G LTE, a lovely 5-inch screen, and a stunning design, the $199.99 HTC Droid DNA is currently Verizon's best Android deal. Pumped with high-performing hardware and creative software features, the Samsung Galaxy S3 is an excellent, top-end phone that's neck and neck with the HTC One X. The iPhone 5 completely rebuilds the iPhone on a framework of new features and design, addressing its major previous shortcomings. It's absolutely the best iPhone to date, and it easily secures its place in the top tier of the smartphone universe.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Specific absorption rate (SAR) 0.663 W/Kg
0.43 W/Kg
1.18
Cellular technology CDMA2000 1X / GSM / WCDMA (UMTS)
GSM / HSDPA
Info unavailable
Weight 5 oz
4.7 oz
3.95 oz
Service & support details type Info unavailable Info unavailable Limited warranty
Wireless Interface NFC
Bluetooth 4.0
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0
Service Provider Verizon Wireless
T-Mobile
AT&T
Band / mode WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900 / CDMA2000 1X 1900/800
Info unavailable WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900
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