With a plethora of smart phones and mobiles on the online stores and the retail counters next door—you are certainly spoilt for choice. But how do you choose the best one for yourself? How do you understand which one is the best? Read on for updated verdicts for some of the most popular models on the block.

UK users have been finding the Samsung Galaxy S3 at the top spot—a thoroughly deserved position. However, along with the range of other mobiles such as the Sony Xperia Z, iPhone 5 and HTC One, the surge of mobiles from the Japanese, Cupertino, and Taiwanese and Korean powerhouses cannot be neglected.

We are also impressed by the powerful and affordable Google Nexus 4 by LG and the much awaited Samsung Galaxy S4. If you feel that price matters more than software, than do not forget the viable options of the Apple iPhone 4Sand the Nokia Lumia 900—the top model in the Windows Phone 7 game.

Well, do go through the extensive mobile and smart phone review pages on trusted sites as well. Well crafted buyer’s guides will also help you in your purchase decisions—in more ways than one.