iPhone 5 Alternatives: 10 Cool Products to Buy First

 
 
By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 2013-05-01
 
 
 

iPhone 5 Alternatives: 10 Cool Products to Buy First

by Don Reisinger

iPhone 5 Alternatives: 10 Cool Products to Buy First

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Leads the Way

The Samsung Galaxy S 4 immediately grabs your attention when you see it. The device has a huge 5-inch screen, and Samsung's Android flavor is simply too delectable to put down. The Galaxy S 4 tops the iPhone 5 on all specification fronts, making it a worthy alternative to Apple's handset.

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Leads the Way

Apple's iPhone 4S: An Affordable Alternative

This one might be a surprise, but consider buying the iPhone 4S before choosing the iPhone 5. The iPhone 4S is $100 cheaper and comes with only a slightly smaller screen. The device also supports all the App Store apps and handles them quite well. Its storage is a bit disappointing, but if you can look past that, it's still a great device to own.

Apple's iPhone 4S: An Affordable Alternative

Apple iPad Mini: A Mini Winner

Looking to go mobile and think the iPhone 5 is the best way to do it? Don't be so sure. The iPad Mini, with its 7.9-inch screen and optimized iOS, is a great way to stay productive while on-the-go. Granted, you can't place calls with the tablet, but if it's about mobile productivity for you, choosing the iPad Mini is a good idea.

Apple iPad Mini: A Mini Winner

Apple iPad: A Higher-End Experience

If the iPad Mini is too small and customers are after something that gets them all kinds of functionality in a mobile package, choosing the full-size iPad is the way to go. The device comes with a 9.7-inch screen, its processor can handle video editing, and its storage tops out at 128GB. It's a nice device all around.

Apple iPad: A Higher-End Experience

Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 13 Shows What ‘Cool' Is All About

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is truly one of the most innovative products on the market. The device has a 13-inch screen, and with a simple twist of that display, can go from being a lightweight notebook to a tablet. That's something the iPhone 5 and most tablet competitors can't match.

Lenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 13 Shows What ‘Cool' Is All About

Asus Zenbook Prime: A Zen Experience With Ultrabooks

The Asus Zenbook Prime is arguably the best Ultrabook on the market right now. The device is extremely thin, comes with a fantastic design and makes mobile productivity simpler than ever. The iPhone 5 is great, but as a smartphone, it's limited in what it can do. The Zenbook Prime picks up where the iPhone 5 leaves off and takes productivity to the next level.

Asus Zenbook Prime: A Zen Experience With Ultrabooks

Nikon D7000 for Camera Aficionados

Looking for a camera that can do a better job of capturing special moments than the iPhone 5's camera? Look no further than the Nikon D7000. The digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera is widely rated one of the best on the market for consumers and enterprises looking for high-quality but simple photo snapping and a nice design. Consider picking it up.

Nikon D7000 for Camera Aficionados

HTC One Is Another iPhone 5 Alternative

If the iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S 4 isn't right for a customer, they might want to consider HTC's flagship One handset. The device has a big screen and a high-end processor, and is running Jelly Bean, making it a sound smartphone alternative. It's not as high-end as the Galaxy S 4, but its design is enough to make some people stop and take notice.

HTC One Is Another iPhone 5 Alternative

Google Nexus 10 Is Showing How Low-Priced Tablets Are Done

The Nexus 10 is arguably the best Android tablet on the market. The device comes with a 10-inch screen, and since it's Google's own tablet design, it's running the latest Android version. The Nexus 10 isn't necessarily the best-looking device on the market, but if an iPad or iPad Mini can be replacements for the iPhone 5, why can't the Nexus 10?

Google Nexus 10 Is Showing How Low-Priced Tablets Are Done

Apple MacBook Pro With Retina Display

Looking for a truly "cool" device that will impress tablet users around the globe? Look no further than the MacBook Pro with a Retina display. The device, which has screen sizes ranging from 13 inches to 15 inches, arguably has the best-looking display on the market. And since it's very thin, it's easy to tote around. The MacBook Pro with a Retina display is the epitome of "cool."

Apple MacBook Pro With Retina Display

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