Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class.

Anyone who is thinking about buying a new smartphone will definitely stumble across the Google Android operating system and the iPhone OS or iOS. Anyone who has now opted for Android must realize that there are an awful lot of devices on the market. But which device is suitable for which user? I would like to give you an overview of current devices and their ideal purpose. For each area (beginners, middle class, upper class) I will show you three devices that can be bought without hesitation and get an absolute recommendation from me. STATUS: 08.10.2010

UPDATE:

That was the last update here in this post, an extra page has now been set up for this smartphone overview, which you can find here or via the link in the sidebar and in the header.

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class

beginner

The LG GT540 is brand new on the market and is also advertised as an entry-level device. The device also convinces as a beginner with a large battery, which is not a matter of course in this class.

– 3.0” TFT display (resolution: 320×480 pixels)
– Android 1.6 (possibly update to 2.1)
– 1500mAh battery
– 3.0 megapixel camera
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 116MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class

Test report at Gilly

The Wildfire is the newest mid-range device. Visually, it is similar to the HTC Desire and, like this, also comes with HTC Sense. Like the backflip, the Wildfire is touted as a social media smartphone.

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class

– 3.2” TFT display (resolution: 320×480 pixels)
– 528MHz processor (384MB RAM)
– Android 2.1 (update to Android 2.2 coming soon)
– 1300mAh battery
– 5.0 megapixel camera + LED flash
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 512MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
– Review at Android Help

Like the LG GT540, the HTC Tattoo is aimed directly at the entry-level class and comes with the ingenious HTC Sense surface, which makes it even easier to operate the Android system.

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class

– 2.8” TFT display (resolution: 320×480 pixels)
– 528MHz (256MB RAM)
– Android 1.5
– 1100mAh battery
– 3.2 megapixel camera
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 512MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
Review at Gizmodo

middle class

A smartphone from a single source, the aluminum housing makes the HTC Legend an eye-catcher, the latest Android version and HTC Sense do the rest here.

– 3.2” AMOLED display (resolution: 320×480 pixels)
– 600MHz processor (384MB RAM)
– Android 2.1 (update to Android 2.2 coming soon)
– 1300mAh battery
– 5.0 megapixel camera + LED flash
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 512MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
Test report at SamaGame

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class
Square full keyboard mobile phone in a very compact format. The Motorola smartphone is aimed precisely at social networking, with the addition of the latest Android system.

– 2.8” TFT display (resolution: 320×240 pixels)
– -MHz processor (512MB RAM)
-Android 2.1
– 1170mAh battery
– 3.0 megapixel camera
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth / QWERTZ keyboard
– 512MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
– Review coming soon

The Motorola Milestone XT720 is the perfect digital camera replacement in smartphone form. The powerful camera functions and Android 2.1 make it a camera that you can also use to make phone calls!

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class

– 3.7” TFT display (resolution: 854×480 pixels)
– 720MHz processor (512MB RAM)
– Android 2.1 (update to Android 2.2 maybe)
– 1390mAh battery
– 8.0 megapixel camera + XENON flash + front camera
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 256MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
test report soon

upper class

The HTC Desire is practically the better Google Nexus One. More working memory and a longer battery life make it number 1 of the two competitors from HTC.

– 3.7” AMOLED display (resolution: 800×480 pixels)
– 1GHz processor (576MB RAM)
– Android 2.2
– 1400mAh battery
– 5.0 megapixel camera + LED flash
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 512MB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
Test report at SamaGame

Samsung is launching what is currently the best Android smartphone on the European market. Despite a lot of plastic on the case, it doesn’t look cheap and the performance is the best among high-end devices.

– 4” Super AMOLED display (resolution: 800×480 pixels)
– 1GHz processor (512MB RAM)
– Android 2.1 (update to Android 2.2 coming soon)
– 1500mAh battery
– 5.0 megapixel camera + LED flash
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth
– 8GB or 16GB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)
Review at Go Android

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class
The Desire Z is HTC’s first full-keyboard smartphone for the European market. The Z-hinge allowed HTC to have a fairly slim design and, at 14mm deep, is insignificantly thicker than its predecessor HTC Desire.

– 3.7” Super LCD display (resolution: 800×480 pixels)
– 800MHz Scorpio processor (512MB RAM)
– Android 2.2
– 1300mAh battery
– 5.0 megapixel camera + LED flash + 720p video recording
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth / DLNA
– 1.5GB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)

The Desire HD is the first Android smartphone with such a large display on the European market. The Desire HD is currently the most powerful Android smartphone on the market in Europe.

Android – The best smartphones in the entry-level, middle and upper class

– 4.3” Super LCD display (resolution: 800×480 pixels)
– 1GHz processor (768MB RAM)
– Android 2.2
– 1230mAh battery
– 8.1 megapixel camera + dual LED flash + 720p video recording
– HSDPA / WiFi / GPS / Bluetooth / DLNA
– 1.5GB internal memory (expandable with MicroSD)