Google 2012 SmartPhone Articles

Popular Google Articles for 2012

Apple iPhone 4S vs. Samsung Galaxy S II: Which Is the Greatest?

If you're new to the smartphone world, you may not know which way to go. Do you want an iPhone, which seems to be the "it" device that everyone wants,[...]

What Is the Best Free GPS App for Android OS Phones?

With a profusion of free GPS apps now available for Android OS, which one is best? In this roundup, Brighthand compares five top free apps and declares a winner.

HTC One S Review: A Surprisingly Powerful Android Smartphone

The HTC One S isn't the flagship model from this company, but it has a feature set that, according to Brighthand's European correspondent, compares well to its larger and more[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR vs. Droid RAZR MAXX: There Is a Big Difference

Anyone shopping for an Android smartphone from Verizon is likely to be confused about two smartphones that have very similar names and very similar features. Despite this, one is clearly[...]

Apple iPhone 5 vs. Samsung Galaxy S III

Smartphone shoppers face a choice between Apple's flagship smartphone or Samsung's. Brighthand is here to help with a hands-on comparison of these two.

Seven Paid GPS Apps for Android OS Phones: Worth the Price?

With GPS apps for Android OS phones, "to pay or not to pay" as a big question. Join us as we take a hands-on look at seven paid GPS apps[...]

Samsung Galaxy Note Review: Is Bigger Really Better?

The Samsung Galaxy Note is an Android smartphone that's large enough to skirt the line of being a tablet. It supports AT&T's super-fast 4G LTE service, and even comes with[...]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: The International Version

The Samsung Galaxy S III is the new flagship smartphone from this Korean company. In this review, Brighthand's European corespondent takes a look at the international version of this device,[...]

Motorola Droid 4 Review: 4G LTE, Keyboard, Dual-Core Power

The new Motorola Droid 4 takes Verizon's flagship Android line and adds an updated design, faster processor, and 4G LTE. But is that enough to make it a worthwhile upgrade?[...]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review: The Most Advanced Android Smartphone Available

Featuring a 720p screen and Android OS 4.0, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus sets a new high point for Android phones, as well as generating a lot of excitement! We take[...]

Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX Review: Spectacular Battery Life

Verizon recently took the unusual step of introducing the Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX just a few months after the original Droid RAZR came out. The newer model isn't quite as[...]

Samsung Galaxy S III Hands-on Preview

Brighthand brings you our first look at the Samsung Galaxy S III that was just presented at a special event in London. Since this model will have to go toe-to-toe[...]

Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6 Review: Android Games and Apps on the Cheap

The newest Galaxy Player by Samsung sports a smaller size and low end specs, but its entry-level nature conceals some surprising features. Brighthand takes an in-depth look.

Pantech Burst Review: Inexpensive but Powerful

The Pantech Burst is a smartphone for the budget-minded consumer, available on AT&T. Despite its low price, it is surprisingly well supplied with features, including 4G LTE, but does have[...]

Apple Vs. Samsung: Case Overview for the Patent Trial of the Century

As two mobile giants prepare for what's gearing up to be a titanic battle over patents, here's everything you need to know to get up to speed on Apple vs.[...]

HTC One X Review: A Quad-Core Superpower

The HTC One X sports Android OS 4.0, a quad-core processor, a 4.7-inch display, a MP camera, and all the features you'd expect from a new flagship smartphone. We go[...]

Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 Review: No Contract Necessary

With a 4.2-inch screen, 1GHz processor, and a $200 suggested retail price, the Samsung Galaxy Player 4.2 is the latest version of Android's answer to the Apple iPod Touch. Brighthand[...]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review: Android 4.0 and Sprint LTE

Sprint's version of the Galaxy Nexus promises support for the carrier's upcoming LTE network as well as a beautiful full HD screen and Android 4.0. Brighthand investigates how this high-end[...]

Samsung Galaxy Stellar Review: For First-Timers

The Samsung Galaxy Stellar offers first-time smartphone users access to Verizon's 4G LTE network, and does so for free with contract. Is this too good to be true?

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Review: Blazing Fast

While it may look like another rehash of the old Galaxy S, under the hood the new Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G packs blistering speed, with a 1.5 GHz dual-core[...]