January 7th, 2014
Winter is a rather awkward time to choose a phone. Apple and Google tend to refresh their lineup in the months leading up to Thanksgiving weekend, the informal start of the holiday shopping season in America. Samsung, HTC and other smartphone makers prefer to launch their flagship phones in springtime, usually between March and May.
This means that Apple’s and Google’s offerings are relatively fresh, while phones like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One are already on their way out. In other words they are at a slight disadvantage, but let’s take a closer look.
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