We all know what the last year’s smartphones had to offer. They were more powerful than anything released the previous year. However, 2012 is proving to be a different year, with an incredible line-up as the race for Android smartphone dominance continues to heat up. As the market of Android smartphones continue to swell their ranks, there is anticipation that new phones will arrive in 2012, all coming with new applications to ensure faster and better user experience. With that, you can check the list of best Android phones to buy in 2012 that are likely to cause an uproar in the market.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android phone.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android phone

After days of unending rumours and speculations, Samsung Galaxy Nexus was finally launched in the market. It is a piece of fine-looking hardware that comes with advanced features and applications. Unlike previous Galaxy releases, this edition is arguably the best and the highest quality. It has a high definition display that is based on a PenTile pixel structure. One of the reasons why it is regarded as one of the best Android phones is its hardware. Its interface has been improved to increase user experience. Most importantly, its software is sleeker and faster, making it better than the previous versions of Android phones.

HTC One S.


The HTC One S is one of the Android phones that has made a name in 2012. Famed for its high-end camera, this version also boasts of a one of its kind super slim design. It also has an aluminium body that has undergone a micro-arc oxidation treatment. Besides making it one one of the toughest phones, this treatment also gives it an eye-catchy look to ensure that you get quality and class for your money. This eliminates the need for a protective case. The area around the camera has a blue ring around, a feature that makes the One S stand out. It is also one of the thinnest phones available, leaving around no excess spaces. This version by far has the best interface of any Android phone.

Motorola Droid Bionic.

Motorola Droid Bionic

You will instantly feel the Bionic’s high quality feel and sturdy construction once you touch it. It has a quoter definition display. One of the outstanding features of this phone is the ability to access remote files on a PC without the need to upload or sync any files. Boasting of plenty of storage space, you can use this phone to access videos, documents and files without the need to upload or download them.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide

It has a slide out QWERTY keyboard with a high definition LCD touchscreen. It is also one of the thinnest phones, measuring only 0.54 inches in thickness. It also has a 8-megapixel killer camera and an HD camcorder. T-Mobile also catches no-blurry images and pretty fast. Above all, the camera has an illuminated sensor, which works perfect in low-light areas even in the absence of a flashlight.

Samsung Epic Touch 4G.

Samsung Epic Touch 4G

Though it could be a bit larger than the previous generations, the Samsung Epic Touch is still incredibly thinner. It has a super quality display screen with enhanced display colors that look bright. On the same breath, the display screen has crisp clear details which facilitates viewing from any angle. The Epic’s display remains incredible visible even when held in direct sunlight.

There is no doubt that there is a lot in store for Android phone lovers in 2012. While there are many Android phones that have hit the market this year, there are many that are still in the pipeline. However, the above discussed ones are some of the best in the market so far. It all boils down to finding one that matches your taste and budget.