Smartphone roundup: Competition gets tighter (March edition)

Smartphone roundup: Competition gets tighter (March edition)

Summary: Everyone wants to know how the launch of the Samsung Galaxy 4 will affect the intense rivalry between Apple and Samsung. Plus, see what other candidates are aiming for the top.

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    Samsung Galaxy S IV

    While most gadgets are expected to last for years, smartphones can become out of date in a matter of weeks. As Samsung hopes to shake up the market with the launch of its Galaxy S4 this Thursday, March 14, we'll take a look at its current competitors in this gallery of  recent  ZDNet galleries.

    To start off, here's the latest news and speculation on the Samsung Galaxy S IV.

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    Top 5 smartphones (February edition)

    Here are five of the best smartphones that were available in February. Something for those who like iOS, Android, and Windows Phone.

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    BlackBerry Q10

    BlackBerry recently revealed its Qwerty-equipped Q10 handset and although the company doesn't have No. 1 hopes, it's desperate to become a contender — or else. Here's a hands-on demo of one.

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  • Slide 2 is VERY photo-shopped

    iphone as large as the other phones, I don't think so, maybe in 2008 where the phone is stuck in.
    everss02
  • Nexus 4?

    Did you forget this one?
    Peter Sabin
    • It's called March Edition for a reason...

      and the Nexus 4 was released in November. (officially, anyways)

      Performance wise, the N4 will not be able to match any of the new Android devices, and is therefore not a contender, even if the N4 hasn't been launched in your country.
      [deXter]
  • What the heck is a Lumina?

    Oh.... you just forgot to proof read. Now I get it.
    Oknarf
  • Who are you Andy Smith?

    Your article is not great journalism by a very long shot... it is a series of single photo pages, (to maximise page views?) and the content is pretty much just links to other zdnet articles. About half way through the slides, you give up even profiling phones, and profile other stories instead. There is no photo of you, and your bio is an error 404 page. WHO ARE YOU?
    paulhknight
    • Welcome to ZDNet.

      You must be new.
      [deXter]
      • Point taken... I've seen some of this before!

        They are way too fond of the clunky photo thing, I hate that! But some of the writers actually write articles, not just stale link-laden puffery like this, IMHO ...and most of them have faces and bios!
        paulhknight
  • Nokia Lumia 920

    Mw wife likes her Nokia Lumia 920 much more than she did her Samsung Android phone. Way. Lots. Much easier to use and much more intuitive.
    bb_apptix