Best full HD smartphones

The best smartphones with a full HD screen

2013 has become the year of the full HD smartphone. Whereas most of last years flagship devices paraded screens with a 720p resolution, the top line models in 2013 all feature a full HD, 1080p display.

The resolution of these screens is 1920x1080, which in most cases results in a pixel density of well over 400ppi. The end result should mean screens that make it impossible to distinguish individual pixels on the display without using a magnifying glass.

We round-up the best smartphones with full HD screens, including flagship models like the Samsung Galaxy S4, the HTC One and the Sony Xperia Z.

Click through on each phone below to read our comprehensive review or preview of these full HD smartphones.

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HTC Butterfly

The HTC Butterfly's 5in, full HD screen is a marvel and its thin design quickly becomes appreciated. However, poor battery life, some odd ergonomics and HTC's tired Sense UI are all letdowns. Add a lack of 4G to that and we'd advise you give this one a miss.

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  • 30th Jan., 2013
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • HTC
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  • Pros:
  • Outstanding full HD display
  • Thin, well constructed design
  • Dual notification lights
  • Cons:
  • Awful battery life
  • Occasional performance hiccups
  • Some annoying ergonomics
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