Best iPhone 5 alternatives

Don't want an Apple iPhone 5? Here's the best smartphones you can buy instead!

Are you sick of the Apple hype? Don't want an iPhone 5 and looking for something different?

If you're not planning to buy an iPhone 5 but are in the market for a new smartphone, you'll be happy to know that there are plenty of valid alternatives.

Choices include Samsung's Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note II, the HTC One, the Sony Xperia Z, and the Nokia Lumia 920, just to name just a few.

Click through on each phone below to read our comprehensive review or preview of these iPhone 5 alternatives.

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Motorola RAZR M

The Motorola RAZR M proves that bigger isn't always better. It sacrifices little in the way of performance or features to achieve its compact and ultimately impressive design. Anyone who likes smaller phones should seriously consider the RAZR M.

  • Review Date:
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  • Manufacturer:
  • 1st Nov., 2012
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Motorola
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  • Pros:
  • Compact, well constructed design
  • 4G connectivity
  • Some excellent software features
  • Cons:
  • Limited internal memory
  • Average battery life (especially on 4G)
  • Waiting for Jelly Bean update
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