Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Top 10 smartphones

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Top 10 smartphones

Summary: The beginning of the year always starts with a bang with smartphones being revealed at CES, Mobile World Congress and CTIA. I created a preliminary top 10 smartphones list in March and now that we have all the major anticipated announcements for the year I thought it was fitting to post my top 10 smartphones for the year 2011. Many of the phones I had on that list are present in this new list, but now that I have had hands-on time with some my perspective has changed. Some have yet to be released, but should be coming before the holidays so I included them as well.


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  • The Samsung Galaxy S II was also announced a while ago and released outside the U.S. with great success.

  • The Galaxy S II is on three major U.S. carriers.

  • The BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 may look like a traditional BlackBerry smartphone, but the keyboard is the BEST they ever made.

Topics: Smartphones, Apple, Hardware, HTC, iPhone, Mobility, Samsung

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    Always interesting to see how ZDNet handles Microsoft. 10 best? LOL.<br><br>How do you figure that one? Advertising Revenue?