Samsung is no doubt the world’s leading electronics manufacturer and exporter, selling hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of electronic-ware every year. Nonetheless, this is not to say that the company has a smooth ride when it comes to competing for the ‘best smartphone’ slot. With the likes of Apple, HTC and LG on their heels, the fight for the best ever smartphone is a dust ball arena. Despite this marathon competition, the South Korean tech giant has consistently managed to rank two of its products among the world’s top 10 smartphones. In this article, we look at these two devices:Samsung Galaxy Alpha You might not have expected this one here, but the Samsung Galaxy Alpha is certainly among the best smartphones in the world. This device has a price tag that’s even higher than the iPhone 6, although it doesn’t really out-spec the Apple phone in many ways. So what makes it such a pricey gem? The second you get this device on your hand, you feel the lure of its metallic design. It boasts a 4.7” Super AMOLED screen, and a removable battery. The Galaxy Alpha doesn’t even have a micro SD slot, but it’s premium feel gives it much more value than additional features can.Samsung Galaxy S5 Arguably the world’s top smartphone, the S5 is quite a device. This pricey, powerful and well-performing gadget is easily challenged by the likes of the HTC One, iPhone 6 and Sony Xperia Z2. All the same, it manages to gather an ever increasing following as its popularity on world markets swells. The new galaxy is by far the best ever Smartphone Sammy has produced, featuring an awesome 5.1” screen and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU. In terms of battery life, this might be the best smartphone you get in the market. More so, it’s innovative features, including the much raved about air gestures, make it a real outstanding pick. Some critics feel that the S5 could have had a better design, but that still doesn’t take much credit away from its street appeal.
What's my model number?
There are several ways to locate your model number:
- Option 1
- On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
- Option 2
- Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
- Option 3
- Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool