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Upcoming Android Phones (October 2013)

Curious as to what's coming down the pipe in the world of Android? Join us as we take a look at just a few upcoming Android devices!
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October 5, 2013
Best Android Phones 2013

While there are already a ton of great Android phones to choose right now, some us are ever curious as to what the near future will bring.

Whether you’re planning on buying a new phone soon or simply want to see what’s out there, Android Authority has gathered up a list of officially announced devices that have yet to be widely released.

So let’s jump in and take a look:

#1 – Oppo N1

Oppo N1: Upcoming Android Phones

The Oppo N1 features a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 processor and 2GB of RAM. It has a massive 5.9-inch IPS Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 display.

Oppo’s N1 has a rotatable 13-megapixel sensor, and the device comes in 16GB and 32GB models. Finally, the smartphone has hardware optimization for CyanogenMod, which will arrive as an optional ROM later this year.

CategoryDescription
Dimensions
170.7 x 82.6 x 9 mm
213 grams
Display
5.9-inch IPS Full HD, 1,920 x 1,080
377 PPI
Processor
Quad-core Snapdragon 600 @ 1.7GHz
Adreno 320 GPU

RAM
2GB
Storage
16GB, 32GB
Camera
13-megapixel sensor with dedicated ISP
FlashDual-mode LED
Aperture f/2.0
Battery
3,610 mAh
Android version
Color ROM atop of Android 4.2

For more on the Oppo N1, including our hands-on, click here.


#2 – HTC One Max

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The original One Max

The HTC One Max is powered by a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU, features 2GB of RAM and a full HD 5.9-inch display.

The HTC One Max might not have quite as impressive specs as the Galaxy Note 3, but it’s still quite a looker and does offer a few unique features such a fingerprint scanner and dual front speakers.

HTC One Max Specs

Dimensions164.5 x 82.5 x 10.3 mm, 217 grams
Display
5.9-inch Super LCD3 with 1080 x 1920 resolution, 373ppi
Processor
1.7GHz Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
RAM
2GB RAM
Storage
16/32 GB,plus microSD expansion
Camera
4MP UltraPixel camera, 2.1MP front cam
Battery
3,300 mAh Li-Po battery
Android version
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

For more info on the HTC One Max, click here.


#3 – Xiaomi Mi-3

xiaomi mi3 price: upcoming android phones

The Xiaomi Mi-3 features a Tegra 4 quad-core 1.8GHz CPU or a quad-core Snapdragon 800 2.3GHz processor in varying regions. It has 2GB of RAM, and an impressive 13-megapixel Sony Exmor rear sensor.

Finally, we have a beautiful 5-inch IPS LCD 1,920 x 1,080 display at 441ppi. And starting at $327, the Xiaomi Mi-3 presents a lot of Nexus-like value.

CategoryDescription
Dimensions
144 x 73.6 x 8.1 mm
145 grams
Display
5-inch IPS LCD 1,920 x 1,080 display
441PPI
Processor
Quad-core Nvidia Tegra 4 processor @ 1.8 GHz or quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor @ 2.3GHz
Adreno 330 GPU

RAM
2GB
Storage
16GB, 64GB
Camera
13-megapixel Sony Exmor RCMOS rear sensor
2-megapixel front camera
Battery
3,050 mAh
Android version
MIUI atop of Android 4.2

For more on the Xiaomi Mi-3, click here.


#4 – HTC Desire 300

HTC Desire 300: Upcoming Android Phones

The HTC Desire 300 features a 1GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor and 512MB of RAM. It has a 1,650 mAh removable battery, which is unusual for most HTC devices.

Furthermore, the Desire 300 has a 4.3-inch WVGA 800 x 480 display, rated at 217ppi. It comes with 4GB of onboard storage, 1.4GB of which is available to the user, and microSD support.

CategoryDescripton
Dimensions
131.78 x 66.23 x 10.12 mm
120 grams
Display
4.3-inch WVGA 800 x 480 display
217PPI
Processor
1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor
RAM
512MB
Storage
4GB
microSD support
Camera
5-megapixel rear camera
f2.8 aperture
34mm lens
VGA front sensor
Battery
1,650 mAh, removable
Android version
Sense 5 atop of Android 4.2

For more info on the HTC Desire 300, click here.


#5 – HTC Desire 601

htc desire 601 aa 2 upcoming android phones

HTC’s Desire 601 sports a 1.4GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, and a decent 5-megapixel rear sensor. It has 8GB of storage, 4.5GB of which is available to the user, and microSD support.

The Desire 601 has a 2,100 mAh battery, and as for software, we have Sense 5 atop of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

CategoryDescription
Dimensions
134.5 x 66.7 x 9.88 mm
130 grams
Display
4.5-inch qHD 960 x 540 display
245PPI
Processor
1.4GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
RAM
1GB
Storage
8GB
microSD support
Camera
5-megapixel sensor
f2.0 aperture
28mm lens
BSI sensor
HTC Image Chip
VGA front sensor
Battery
2,100 mAh
Android version
Sense 5 atop of Android 4.2

For more info on the HTC Desire 601, click here.


That concludes our list of upcoming Android devices. Be sure to check back frequently, as this post will continue to be updated as new and exciting Android devices are announced!