Year: 2012 

The highest-selling Android phone of all time gave the iPhone a run for its money like no other mobile device could and became a pop culture sensation amongst casual consumers and techies. Placing heavy emphasis on hi-tech features and wireless capabilities, the GS3 pushed the boundaries of a technology that was underutilized by its competitors, NFC, to offer innovative ways of sharing and streaming multimedia content. The whole tapping two phones together routine: credit Samsung. Not to mention it boasted great voice calling, processing speeds, and sharp display resolution.