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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Sony Xperia ZL

The Sony Xperia ZL lacks the Xperia Z's water and dust-resistant capabilities but manages to squeeze the same 5in display into a smaller frame. It also includes an IR port to act as a universal remote.

  • Review Date:
  • Reviewer:
  • Manufacturer:
  • 19th Feb., 2013
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • Sony
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  • Price:
  • Pros:
  • 5in full HD screen
  • Compact design
  • Built-in IR port
  • Cons:
  • Won't get official Aussie release
  • Not waterproof like Xperia Z
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