The Top 10 Most Popular Used Phones on Glyde (2012)

With the iPhone and the Android phones dominating the market, smartphones are in constant demand these days. Check out the Glyde marketplace to buy and sell gently loved smartphones.

Apple iPhone 4

The best feature on this version of the iPhone is the sleek new rectangular design. Reviewers recommend using a case to increase call quality and reception, but the enhanced features make it the best iPhone since the 3G. Make sure to download iOS6 this fall to take advantage of all the new features.

Apple iPhone 4S

Released in October 2011, the iPhone 4S has some cool new features including a voice assistant named Siri, a faster processor, and a better camera. Reviewers still complain about the size of the screen, but the addition of Siri makes this phone immensely popular.

Apple iPhone 3GS

Released in 2009, the iPhone 3GS’ highlights include what are now common features like multimedia messaging, video recording, and voice dialing. It runs faster than its predecessor – the iPhone 3G. It also has a longer battery life than previous versions of the iPhone. Overall, the iPhone 3GS is a solid upgrade from previous versions.

Blackberry Bold

The Blackberry Bold, as well as other versions of the Blackberry continue to have a strong presence in the Glyde marketplace. The Blackberry Bold boasts a really sharp display and also has HSDPA support, more productivity tools and an updated OS. Other bonuses include Wi-Fi, GPS and Bluetooth. One of the main complaints of reviewers concerns its navigation, which isn’t as intuitive as other smartphones.


HTC Droid Incredible

Considered the Android device to beat back when it was released in 2010, the HTC Droid Incredible is hailed for its design and user interface. It also has speedy 3G and is considered to be one of Verizon’s top-ranking phones.

HTC Evo 4G

Even though it was released in May 2010, this smartphone is still considered one of Sprint’s best phones. Some popular features include adequate 4G speeds, HD video recording and an extra-large 4.3-inch touch screen. Some reviewers complained about the battery life and the non-existent Bluetooth voice-activated dialing.

Blackberry Torch

Released in 2011, the Blackberry Torch wowed reviewers with its vibrant touchscreen and impressive specs. It comes with the Blackberry OS 7, and has 720p HD recording capabilities. Overall, a great phone that leaves many Blackberry users happy.

HTC Inspire 4G

Many reviewers declared the HTC Inspire 4G one of the best high-end Android devices of 2011. The HTC Inspire 4G is equipped with an 8 megapixel camera that takes great photos, as well as a large display screen. Although nowhere near as sleek and light as the iPhones, the HTC Inspire more than makes up for it with its many cool features.

Blackberry Curve

RReleased in 2011, the Curve is considered a great entry level model in the Blackberry series. While it was praised for being slim and compact, reviewers pointed out that there were no HD video capabilities.

HTC Sensation

Another HTC offering that was released last year, its highlights include an excellent design and user experience. Minor hitches include lack of internal memory and weak speakers.

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The Glyde Team