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Top 7 Full HD (1080p) Smartphones

Top 7 Full HD (1080p) Smartphones

The race for the best Full HD phone is just hotting up, with even more phones expected to be released soon. This Techspirited article looks at the top Full HD smartphones in the market today.
Alex Mathew
Samsung Galaxy S4
World's First QHD Display
LG showcased the first Quad HD (2,560×1,440) resolution screen for smartphones. The 5.5 inch panel has a maximum thickness of 1.22mm, and has an astounding pixel density of 538 ppi.
The mobile world was only just coming to terms with the stunning picture quality of 720p screens, when 1080p Full HD screens decided to crash the party. The entire world seems to be fascinated with HD, with even the mid-range mobile phones now sporting a 720p display. So it was only a matter of time before manufacturers decided to push the envelope with stunning 1080p screens for their high-end phones. Almost all the major players of the mobile industry have armed their premium phones with Full HD displays, with the others expected to follow suit. Here's a look at some of the best smartphones with Full HD display available in the market today.
Samsung Galaxy S4
Samsung Galaxy S4
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Little surprise here, that Samsung, the world leader in mobile phones, and also the largest display manufacturer in the world, released its much awaited flagship, the Galaxy S4 with a swanky new Full HD screen. The phone's powerful PowerVR SGX 544MP3 GPU is the perfect companion to its 1080p Super AMOLED display. The screen is protected by a sheet of Gorilla Glass 3.

Screen Size 5.0 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Pixel Density ~ 441 ppi
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3
Protection Gorilla Glass 3
HTC One
htc
Image Source: htc-press.com
Probably one of the best phones made by HTC, the One has a Super LCD3 screen with Full HD resolution. The high-def display is protected by a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 2. The graphics on HTC's flagship device are powered by an Adreno 320 GPU.

Screen Size 4.7 inches
Screen Type Super LCD3
Pixel Density ~ 469 ppi
GPU Adreno 320
Protection Gorilla Glass 2
Oppo N1
A relative newcomer to the global mobile industry, Oppo has made quite an entry with its premium N1 device. The N1 has a unique design, and great functionality. The phone has an IPS LCD screen. At the heart of it is an Adreno 320 GPU to handle all the graphics. The N1 supports a maximum resolution of 1080×1920 pixels.

Screen Size 5.9 inches
Screen Type IPS LCD
Pixel Density ~ 373 ppi
GPU Adreno 320
Protection - NA -
HTC Butterfly
htc butterfly
Image Source: htc-press.com
HTC were the pioneers of Full HD technology, which was showcased on the Droid DNA for Verizon, later released as HTC Butterfly in the international market. The Butterfly has a Super LCD 3 screen with a Full HD resolution. Graphics on the phone are powered by an Adreno 320 GPU.

Screen Size 5.0 inches
Screen Type Super LCD3
Pixel Density ~ 441 ppi
GPU Adreno 320
Protection Gorilla Glass 2
LG G2
lg g2
Image Source: lgnewsroom.com
LG's latest flagship device has got quite a few heads turning, with an impressive spec sheet, and a display to die for. The phone flaunts a beautiful True HD-IPS + LCD display with a Full HD resolution. The display has Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection. Under the hood, the phone has an Adreno 330 GPU to handle all the graphics.

Screen Size 5.2 inches
Screen Type True HD-IPS + LCD
Pixel Density ~ 424 ppi
GPU Adreno 330
Protection Gorilla Glass 2
Sony Xperia Z1
sony xperia z1
The latest, and greatest phone from the Xperia line from Sony is the Xperia Z1. The phone features a Full HD TFT screen, protected by a shatterproof and scratch-resistant sheet of glass. It features Sony's proprietary Triluminos display technology, and has X-Reality Engine. The Z1 has an Adreno 330 GPU to handle all the graphics.

Screen Size 5.0 inches
Screen Type TFT
Pixel Density ~ 441 ppi
GPU Adreno 330
Protection Shatterproof/scratch-resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
samsung galaxy note 3
The newest addition to Samsung's popular Note series of phones, the Galaxy Note 3 boasts of some of the best specifications in the market today. The phone has a Full HD Super AMOLED display, underneath a sheet of Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The graphics on the device are handled by an Adreno 330 GPU.

Screen Size 5.7 inches
Screen Type Super AMOLED
Pixel Density ~ 386 ppi
GPU Adreno 330
Protection Gorilla Glass 3
LG has just raised the bar by showcasing their latest display-a screen with an astounding 4K resolution. The screen is expected to be seen on a mobile phone real soon. This mad dash by all the major players in the industry to one-up the other in the Full HD run has seen the price of the comparatively inferior 720p displays drop drastically. This has, in turn, seen a lot of smaller players release phones with brilliant displays, some even sporting Full HD screens. Things have never been brighter and clearer in the world of mobiles. Good times are here to stay!