The year 2012 has seen much advancement in smartphones, with an abundance of devices on offer. When combining a practical smartphone with a lucrative network provider like giffgaff, you will have the ability to communicate in an accelerated and cost-effective manner. Some celebrated brands are now reaping the benefits of gaining a mass of new customers, thanks to the rise in smartphone prevalence. Examples of some credible brands to consider collaborating with are Acer, Apple, BlackBerry, HTC, LG, Nokia and Sony. To dispense your money prudently, explore the latest smartphones on offer for 2012.
First out of the bunch comes the Acer CloudMobile, which has been presented the ‘iF design award’ at the Mobile World Congress 2012. The rigid yet smooth structure of this smartphone makes it easy to hold, while enabling the user to take advantage of its 4.3-inch IPS HD display. This svelte creation boasts a quality 8-megapixel camera and is complete with 1GB of RAM, enabling spacious file storage. Due to the sim only Acer CloudMobile functioning on Android 4.0, the Android App Market can be utilized.
Apple iPhone 4S
It is named as being ‘the most amazing iPhone yet’ and this creation from the Apple range is already taking the world by storm. Siri, the voice intelligence assistant, will make your life easier to communicate, set alarms and confirm reminders. The integrated dual-core A5 chip guarantees swift web-surfing and the 8-megapixel iSight camera delivers halcyon images and 1080p HD videos. The iPhone 4S maintains a bold design and with more than 200 advanced software features this smartphone has increased performance.
BlackBerry Torch 9860
This upgrade from the previous Torch exhibits HD video recording, voice-activated search and a 1.2GHz processor, all in one bundle. Surfing the web is effortless with the HTML5 video support and the eloquent 3.7-inch touch screen exaggerates liquid graphics. Capture life’s moments on the Torch 9860 with the 5-megapixel camera, 720p HD video and 4X zoom.
HTC One™ S
The HTC One™ S is a streamline, sim only, quality-built smartphone, fitted with a 4.3-inch screen for enhanced viewing pleasure and a Beats Audio™ system for uninterrupted hearing. A QWERTY keyboard makes it manageable to type text messages and the 8-megapixel camera delivers 1080p HD video too. This smartphone runs on a 1.5GHz dual core processor and allows for 16GB on-board storage.
LG Optimus 3D
As the world’s first ever sim only 3D recording smartphone, the Optimus 3D is filled with useful elements. View images and video on the 4.3-inch WVGA display, download from the Android App Market, gain access to SMS/EMS/MMS, take snapshots on the 2x5-megapixel 3D Stereoscopic camera, connect to Bluetooth, navigate with touch screen and store 8GB of personal files.
Nokia Lumia 900
The new Nokia Lumia has recently been made available to the UK market (May 2012). Various features are crammed into this device, such as an 8-megapixel camera, a 4.3-inch AMOLED display, a Windows operating system, Skype, Xbox Live, Nokia Maps, Nokia Drive, 360-degree sound and an abstract design.
Sony Xperia X10
This Android device has grain-free video and still images can be captured with the fantastic 8.1-megapixel camera. Apps are available on Google Play™ and the battery achieves up to 10 hours of talk time. Available in black and white, the Sony Xperia X10 is versatile and prevents blemishes with the 4-inch scratch-resistant touchscreen. Make low-cost calls when using this phone on the giffgaff network.