The Top 10 Smartphones and Tablets For Christmas 2012

Which gadgets did you receive under the tree this year? The Protect Your Bubble team looks at the most coveted smartphones and tablets of the season.

Protect Your Bubble insures over 350,000 mobile devices in the US and the UK, so we spend a lot of time talking about the latest in smartphone and tablet innovation and taking a look at the latest devices to hit the market. 2012 was a huge year for new smartphone and tablet launches, so there were a lot of contenders looking to be the favorite gadget of the holiday season this year.


Out of all of the new releases, which devices were expected to take top spot on Christmas wishlists across the globe? We looked into things to bring you the top 10 smartphones and tablets for Christmas 2012.


The top 5 Smartphones for Christmas 2012 include:


  1. Apple iPhone 5 - iOS fanboys and new users alike will love the larger display, panoramic photos, and more on Apple iPhone 5.
  2. Samsung Galaxy SIII – Taking on the iPhone 5 in commercials, features, and more, the Galaxy SIII is a heavyweight in sales numbers this Christmas.
  3. Motorola Droid Razr Maxx – If you want a smartphone that can keep up with you, the Droid Razr Maxx has a battery life that keeps you on the go without needing to recharge.
  4. HTC Evo LTE 4G – With the latest in HTC Sense customization and Beats Audio™, the HTC EVO LTE 4G is the perfect smartphone for the music lover or free spirit in your life.
  5. Samsung Galaxy Note II – Can’t decide between a smartphone and a tablet? The Galaxy Note II is a “phablet” that gives you the best of both worlds.

Smartphones aren’t the only in-demand gadgets this season. These 5 tablets join them to round out our top 10:


  1. Apple New iPad (Also known as the iPad 4) – The new iPad brings you the same great Apple design and service with all new features, including iOS 6.
  2. Microsoft Surface – The catchy snap-in-place commercials may have already stolen your heart–So will this device.
  3. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 – Providing your favorite Galaxy line features in a wider tablet screen, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 is perfect for your favorite Android fan.
  4. Kindle Fire HD – A fabulous tablet at a great price, the Kindle Fire is a favorite for bookworms.
  5. iPad Mini – Offering all the best from Apple in a more convenient package, the iPad Mini provides you with a tablet that you can fit in your pocket.



Which devices made it under your tree this year? What will be typing on in 2013? Tell us your holiday gadget picks and if they made our list.

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About Amy

Amy Hicks, is the Marketing Director for the US team at Protect Your Bubble. She has over 12 years of experience in branding, product development, direct marketing, digital marketing, and customer relationship management. She has held positions with agencies as well as Fortune 500 firms. Amy has a BA in Finance and a Master’s of Science and Marketing from Georgia State. She’s been in Atlanta for over 30 years and lives in Smyrna with her 2 fun, wild kids and husband. Follow her on Google.