The State of Smartphones in 2012: Part I of our Ultimate Guide > > We review the landscape and name the best in multiple categories. And > it's just the beginning. > > by Andrew Cunningham > Dec 3 2012 > Ars Technica > > The last six months or so has seen a veritable storm of high-end > smartphones. ... > > ... > >
Omitted, seemingly, as not sufficiently "high-end": Sony's unlocked dual-SIM quad-band GSM Xperia tipo dual, Model XTST21DS[color],
offered briefly at a Black Friday sale price of around $150 postpaid, and high-end enough for me :-) (it's going to replace a venerable RAZR V3).
Cheers, -- tlvp