Best Canadian Smartphones of 2012

December 20, 2012 by
6 Best Canadian Smartphone of 2012

With 2012 quickly coming to a close we wanted to give you our list of the best smartphones currently available in Canada.  Our list consists of an iPhone, 4 Androids and 1 Windows Phone 8 device.  All of these phones feature a 8 MP camera, HD Video Recording, 4" or larger displays and LTE data speeds.

Compare all 6 Smartphones  through our web site by clicking here.

Apple iPhone 5

Starting at $179 on a 3 year contract
Available from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Virgin Mobile, Fido, Koodo Mobile, MTS, SaskTel

Apple continues to sell millions of iPhones for a very good reason.   The Apple iPhone 5 is the thinnest and lightest smartphone of the 6 we have recommended.  It also features iOS 6, dual core processor and a 4" high resolution display.



Google Nexus 4

$309 - $359 off contract
Can run on Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Virgin Mobile, Fido, Koodo Mobile, MTS SaskTel, WIND Mobile, Mobilicity

If you can get your hands on a Nexus 4 it's the best Android Smartphone out there.  Buy it unlocked and implement a simple hack for LTE data speeds with Bell, Rogers & TELUS.  The Nexus 4 features Android 4.2, quad core processor and a 4.7" high resolution display.


Samsung Galaxy S III

$0 - $49 on a 3 year contract
Available from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, Virgin Mobile, Fido, Koodo Mobile, WIND Mobile, Mobilicity, MTS, SaskTel

Samsung's flagship Android Smartphone built on lessons learned from creating the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.  The S III was released in April but is still a very good Android Smartphone featuring Android 4.0, dual core processor, and a 4.8" high resolution display.


LG Optimus G

$0 - $99 on a 3 Year Contract
Available from Bell, Rogers, TELUS, SaskTel

LG's best Android Smartphone, if you aren't counting the Nexus 4.  The LG Optimus G features Android 4.0, quad-core processor, LTE and a 4.7" high resolution display.


HTC One X+

$0 on a 3 Year Contract
Available from TELUS

HTC's best Android Smartphone available today featuring Android 4.1, Quad-core processor and a 4.7" high resolution display.


HTC 8X

$29 on a 3 Year Contract
Available from Bell & Rogers

Best Windows Phone 8 phone on the market right now features Windows Phone 8, dual core processor and a 4.2" high resolution display. 



For the first time we can't recommend a BlackBerry as we are still waiting on the new BlackBerry 10 devices. The new devices will be announced during the BlackBerry 10 launch event January 30th, 2013.  The last phone RIM released was the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in August of 2011.

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