Updated on 2 August 2013 by

As one of the major deployers of Google's Android mobile operating system, Samsung has become the world's largest manufacturer of cellphones. The best Samsung Android cellphones are the smartphones which run on the latest version of Android operating system and are available from most carriers: AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint. Some of the Samsung cellphones are also available with prepaid/no contract option.

With a number of entertainment and innovative features like GPS navigation and NFC, the best Samsung Android cellphones are designed for consumer and business/enterprise usage with the support for 4G LTE network.

Samsung allows user to regularly update their versions of Android operating systems with new features and enhanced performance - eliminating the need to buy a newer cellphone with a latest Android version.

For playing games, watching movies and browsing photos with ease, Samsung adopts an advanced display technology for touchscreens: Super AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode). AMOLED is a mobile display technology which provides easier touch interaction with glare-free screen and with brilliant images. Super AMOLEDs are known for low-power(saving 20% battery life when compared to conventional screens) and low-cost technologies implemented on large screens (over 5 inch) with an 180 degree viewing angle.

Some of the prominent Android cellphone product lines from Samsung are Galaxy S, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Nexus.

Galaxy S:
Samsung Galaxy S line products run the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and above versions with screen sizes over 5 inch screens and support for 3G and LTE networks. Having high resolution screens of 720p and 1080p resolutions, these cellphones offer 8 and 13 megapixel resolution cameras. Samsung's 1 GHz Hummingbird processor incorporated on these cellphones deliver high-quality image standards with sharp, clear and stunning images, video and game interaction.

Galaxy Note:
Samsung's Galaxy Note is a product line for phablets with over 5.5 inch screens with stylus running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. With a display resolution of 720p, these cellphones offer 8 megapixel resolution camera. Combining the features of smartphones and tablets: large and HD screens, quad-core processors and longer battery life, these cellphones are suitable for enterprise for multitasking usage.

Galaxy Nexus:
Manufactured by a partnership between Google and Samsung, Galaxy Nexus line of Android cellphones are available from Sprint and Verizon networks with specifications like 4.5 inch screen, 5 megapixel camera, dual core processor and 720p HD screen.

*NFC is an innovative Android, sharing feature which helps users to share files across the other paired NFC-enabled devices in a convenient manner. The Android Beam is also helpful in multiplayer game playing and chatting.


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Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
Samsung Galaxy S6
Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
Samsung Galaxy Note 5
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+
Samsung Galaxy S6
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Release Date
Mar 2016
Mar 2016
Aug 2015
Aug 2015
Mar 2015
Operating System
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow), Android 6.0
Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Digital Camera Resolution
12.0 MP
12.0 MP
16.0 MP
16.0 MP
16.0 MP
Installed RAM (GB)
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
4.0 GB
3.0 GB
Screen Size(Diagonal)
5.1 inch
5.5 inch
5.7 inch
5.7 inch
5.1 inch
Front Webcam Resolution
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
5.0 MP
Processor Type
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, 1.6GHz octa-core
Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57
Battery Capacity
3000.0 mAh
3600.0 mAh
3000.0 mAh
3000.0 mAh
2550.0 mAh
Carrier
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile
Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile
T-Mobile, AT-T, Verizon, Sprint
AT-T, T-Mobile, Verizon
Verizon, AT-T, T-Mobile, Sprint
Average Rating
 4.7 stars
 4.7 stars
 4.4 stars
 4.2 stars
 4.6 stars
Look and Feel
54% Positive
46% Negative
81% Positive
19% Negative
81% Positive
19% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
86% Positive
14% Negative
Camera
94% Positive
6% Negative
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Positive
95% Positive
5% Negative
Display
81% Positive
19% Negative
76% Positive
24% Negative
96% Positive
4% Negative
80% Positive
20% Negative
84% Positive
16% Negative
Waterproof
100% Positive
100% Positive
100% Negative
Storage
57% Positive
43% Negative
50% Positive
50% Negative
100% Negative
100% Negative
16% Positive
84% Negative

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