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HTC One Named ‘Best Phone’ Of 2013 By Mobile Choice Magazine

This year a lot of excellent mobile devices were released in the market and while most people have their own favorite smartphone Mobile Choice Magazine has released the list of winners for the Mobile Choice Consumer Awards of 2013. Mobile Choice is the UK’s most comprehensive smartphone and tablet magazine. The awards are based on the shortlist made by more than 21,000 people with the judges making the final decision on the winners per category.


The biggest winner this year is the HTC One that won the Phone of the Year award.  This device got the unanimous decision of the judges based on its gorgeous exterior which is made of metal as well as its powerful hardware.

Key Features

  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE support; 3G with HSPA; LTE
  • 4.7″ 16M-color 1080p Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen with 469ppi pixel density
  • Android OS v4.1.2 Jelly Bean with Sense UI 5.0
  • Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 CPU, 2 GB RAM, Adreno 320 GPU; Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset
  • 4 MP autofocus “UltraPixel” camera with 1/3″ sensor size, 2µm pixel size; LED flash
  • 1080p video recording @ 30fps with HDR mode, continuous autofocus and stereo sound
  • HTC Zoe
  • 2.1 MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
  • Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct and DLNA; Wireless TV out
  • 32/64GB of built-in storage
  • MHL-enabled microUSB port
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • NFC
  • Accelerometer and proximity sensor
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Aluminum unibody
  • Front-mounted stereo speakers with BoomSound tech
  • Class-leading audio output

The runner ups for this category that were shortlisted are the Samsung Galaxy Note II, Apple iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 925, Samsung Galaxy S4, and the Sony Xperia Z.

The other winners for this year’s awards are as follows

  • Best Value Phone: Nokia Lumia 620
  • Tablet of the Year: Sony Xperia Tablet Z
  • Best Value Tablet: Asus Fonepad
  • Best Camera Phone: Sony Xperia Z
  • Best Video Phone: HTC One
  • Best Multimedia Phone: Samsung Galaxy Note II
  • Most Innovative Device: Samsung Galaxy S 4
  • Best Design: HTC One
  • Manufacturer of the Year: Samsung
  • Best Online Retailer:
  • Best Network: EE
  • Best Value Network: Tesco Mobile
  • Best Customer Care: O2
  • Best High Street Retailer: Three
  • Best In-Store Customer Experience: Vodafone
  • Best Phone Recycling Service: Mazuma Mobile

via mobile choice

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