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 Galaxy Nexus sets the bar for the Android platform with Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • Samsung includes NFC in the Galaxy Nexus and I think we will see much more adoption in 2012.

  • The HTC Titan may be the king of large display devices with this 4.7 incher.

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?
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