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Top 10 Best Smart Phones of 2011

The Smartphone market has erupted into something consumers and indeed the smart phone industry never expected. The market has seen an unprecedented percentage of year-on-year growth which is sure to grow even further pending the arrival of several Android-powered devices in addition to, of course, Apple’s dominating future iPhones, which is gearing up towards the impending announcement of the iPhone 5 (rumored to be officially unveiled tomorrow, per Apple’s invitation to the media in order to discuss “everything iPhone”). Indeed, it’s clear the smart phone market is ever-growing with no sign of it slowing down in any aspect imaginable. We’ve created a list of the top 10 best Smartphones of 2011.

10. Motorola Atrix 4G :Best Smart Phones of 2011

Whilst its design may put potential consumers off, there’s not doubt Motorola Atrix 4G’s capabilities and what it brings to the table, which in this case would be the smart phone market. Its features include:

  • Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo), upgradable to v2.3
  • 1GHz Tegra 2 chipset
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
  • Facebook, Twitter, MySpace integration
  • TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, ULP GeForce GPU

9. Sony Ericsson Xperia Play :Best Smart Phones of 2011

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc received an above-average reception from critics upon its launch, and indeed it showed with the phone’s brilliant features and sleek design. Its features include:

  • Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread)
  • LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • HDMI port
  • 1GHz Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 205 GPU
  • Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon

8. T-Mobile LG G2X :Best Smart Phones of 2011

Along with some great design choices, the T-Mobile LG G2X is one of the most powerful smart phones available in the market today, and definitely 2011. The notable features for the smart phone are as follows:

  • Android (2.3.3, 2.2)
  • Dual core, NVIDIA Tegra 2, 1000 MHz
  • 8 megapixel camera with 1080p recording capability
  • 7.83 hours talk time
  • 400 hours stand-by time

7. Google Nexus One :Best Smart Phones of 2011

Despite the release of countless smart phones which run on Google’s operating system for phones, Android, the company’s own creation is one to prosper in 2011 via the Google Nexus One. Its notable features include:

  • Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair)
  • 1 GHz Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 200 GPU
  • Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon chipset
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated microphone
  • 512MB RAM, 512MB ROM

6. Samsung Omnia 7 :Best Smart Phones of 2011

Windows Phone 7 didn’t exactly make a lasting impact nor impression in the market, but Samsung’s Omnia 7 is a great smart phone for those who wish to run Windows phone operating system. The phone’s main features include:

  • 1 GHz Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 200 GPU
  • Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon chipset
  • Digital compass
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • 8GB/16GB storage
  • Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with a multi-touch input method

5. Samsung Epic 4G :Best Smart Phones of 2011

Samsung are known for their attention to detail, and this is clearly evident with the Samsung Epic 4G. If you pair that with the fact that it runs on Google’s Android operating system, the smart phone becomes a very intriguing prospect for consumers indeed. Its features include:

  • Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • Dual-core 1.2GHz Samsung Exynos processor
  • Mali-400MP GPU
  • Orion chipset, as well as a3D Graphics HW accelerator
  • 252 hours stand-by time
  • 8 hours 45 minutes talk time

4. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

The Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is more designed and centered upon gamers, with the phone featuring countless PlayStation-related games. Never the less, it’s a great smart phone excluding its gaming capabilities. Other features of the device include:

  • Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread)
  • 1GHz Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 205 GPU
  • Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon
  • 720p video recording
Gaming specifications:
  • Touch sensitive gaming controls
  • PSP like gaming buttons
  • Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
  • Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
  • Multi-touch input method
  • Timescape UI

3. HTC EVO Shift 4G :Best Smart Phones of 2011

The HTC Evo Shift 4G represents stunning design at its finest. The smart phone boasts some extremely powerful features, and is a great smart phone even for those who are new to the market. Its features are:

  •  Android 2.2 – Froyo (upgradable to v2.3)
  • 12 MB RAM/2048 MB ROM
  • 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash screen
  • 800 MHz Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7630 Snapdragon chipset

2. HTC Desire :Best Smart Phones of 2011

 

The HTC Desire should be frankly, well, desired. Its features speak for itself, and the design choices made for the smart phone are brilliant. While the size of the device may put some off, it’s still one of the best smart phones available in 2011. Its features include:

  • Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to v2.2
  • 1 GHz Scorpion processor
  • Adreno 200 GPU
  • Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon chipset
  • YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration
  • MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player – MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV9 player
  • AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with Gorilla Glass display

1. iPhone 4 :Best Smart Phones of 2011

The iPhone has been the undisputed leader of the smart phone industry for years. Android has taken a large portion of its market share but the iPhone itself, in particular, iPhone 4 has been dominating the market and still is for as long as we can remember. Its few of many features include:

  • IOS 4, upgradable to IOS 5
  • 1 GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor
  • PowerVR SGX535GPU
  • Apple A4 chipset
  • LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Scratch-resistant glass back panel

Although, We have created the best list of smartphones in 2011 so far. So, You’re always welcome to share your thoughts or opinions about smart phone that which one you like the most & why…!!

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