Sony Xperia Z3

Top 5 Best Japanese Smartphones of 2014

There’s no argument when one says that Japan is one of the leading countries when it comes to technology.  While this Asian country may be one of the finest to produce state-of-the-art home appliances and other gadgets, it’s still questionable if they hold a good position when it comes to smartphones.


So let us check our list for these smartphone labels which gained their positions in the peak of the pyramid for excellence in 2014.


Top 1     :  LG Isai VL

Isai VL shows off a 5.5 inch screen with 1440 x 2560 resolutions display which gives handlers an extreme graphical experience.  To top that, the smartphone has Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with Quadcore processor running in a whooping 3GB RAM.  Further, it has a 13.2MP primary shooter backed up with laser auto-focus assistance.  To keep the lights on, it comes with a 3000mAh battery.


  • Price Tag : $667

Top 2 : Sony Xperia Z3
Bearing 5.2-inch screen display with 1080 x 1920 resolution plus the 7.3mm thickness factor, Xperia Z3 is just exact for a premium feel and experience. It is further equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, a quadcore CPU and memory of 3GB RAM.  Sony’s signature, their very own camera is a 20.7 megapixel snapper.  The best features are its extra-durable 3100mAh battery and water & dust resistance (IP68 certification here!).

  • Price Tag : $630 (in Sony US)
Sony Xperia Z3
Sony Xperia Z3



Top 3     : Fujitsu Arrows NX F-02G

Arrows NX F-02G is another IP58 certified smartphone.  Performance is secured by a Snapdragon 801 processor and 3 giga bytes of RAM.  Screen is a capacitive 5.2” IPS display showing off a generous 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution.  While the exterior is quite debatable when it comes to catering the taste of the general public, hardware and software specifications are top-notchers.


This Fujitsu smartphone has adapted Sony Exmor R 1/2.3” sensor with 20.7MP as its primary snapper. For security, the mobile maker endowed Arrows NX F-02G  with fingerprint scanner.

  • Price Tag : $895 (available at Kyoex)
Fujitsu Arrows NX F-02G
Fujitsu Arrows NX F-02G


Top 4     : Sharp Aquos Crystal X

A premium smartphone, Sharp Aquos Crystal X, displays a mammoth-like screen of 5.5 inch with 1080ppi density.  Like the models above, it houses Snapdragon 801 clocking at 2.3GHz processor with 2GB RAM with IP certification for water and dust resistance.  It also includes sound system by Harman Kardon.

  • Price Tag : unspecified



Top 5     : HTC J Butterfly

Another waterproof camera here that is a lesser version of HTC One M8 when it comes to style.  It comes—still—with Snapdragon 801 chipset and 2GB RAM.  It accommodates life source through a 2700mAh battery and features LTE- Advanced radio which can download up to 150Mbps.


  • Price Tag : $613 (available at au by KDDI)