In Pictures: Smartphones of summer - the 12 hottest handhelds

CIO.com's Al Sacco rounds up the 12 best high-end smartphones available this (northern hemisphere) summer season, from handset makers Samsung, Motorola, Apple, HTC, Nokia and more.

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

Why it's Hot: Samsung's Galaxy Nexus device is the first smartphone to run Google's Android v4.1 Jelly Bean. (Jelly Bean isn't available on all models yet, though. Check out a full list of new features in Jelly Bean here.) The Galaxy Nexus also has a curved HD Contour 4.65-inch Super AMOLED display and a 5MP digital camera.

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