The 10 Hottest and Best Mobile Phones of 2011 – Would You Like to Own One?
The year 2011 has seen many major breakthroughs in communications technology. Nowadays, mobile phones are considered a necessity in peoples’ daily lives or business transactions and consequently, mobile phone manufacturers compete for the customers’ attention.
The innovations in mobile phone operating systems were also outstanding in 2011. Windows OS phones started to make some inroads in the hunt for smartphone ascendancy while Google’s Android OS had recently broken through the otherwise dominance of Apple’s iOS market share. Competition for this year was absolutely rife with manufacturers throwing the elbows around at their opponents in pursuit of technological superiority and the most popular mobile phone.
Searing Hot, Must-Have Handsets (in no particular order)
Samsung Galaxy S II – this had been one of those most-awaited models in the year of 2011. People had a lot of reasons to wait with bated breaths because this sleek handset has a dimension of 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5mm and a weight of just 116 grams. Imagine having a phone that can support 16 million colors! It also boasts of a multi-touch screen for quicker and easier operation. And with its Gorilla glass display, it’s the perfect gadget for the busy person in you!
Apple iPhone 4 S – with so much technology to offer, iPhone 4 S is pretty useless if you don’t use it for gaming and other external software. Just go to the AppStore and you are in for the surprise of your life as there are thousands of game titles to choose from! Many games are even free while some can be bought at a certain fee. This Apple gadget amplifies a gamer’s experience with its famous retina display (a resolution of 640x 960). This high speed phone has 1 GHz dual-core Apple A5 processor so you can look forward to smooth, flawless texting and gaming! On top of this the iPhone 4S sports very clever personal assistant software called ‘Siri’ who has answer for everything and can perform commands simply by talking to it.
Nokia N9 – if you’re looking for a stylish gadget, then this is the phone to invest in. It’s available in 16GB and 64GB versions so this means that there is plenty of onboard storage to use. There is no micro SD slot, though, but a lot of users don’t even require one because of the levels of available onboard storage. Browsing the Internet is also easy since this phone is properly equipped with major features and download speeds of up to 14.4 Mbps. WiFi connectivity is also an available feature that users of this phone will surely enjoy.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus – this smart phone showcases the new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system – a breakthrough in Android technology. There are now onscreen shortcut keys instead of the limiting shortcut keys that are found in past Android phones. Samsung Galaxy Nexus also offers the Face Recognition feature which can unlock the device by simply utilizing the second camera found in front of the handset. Have you seen any other handset do that? Maybe not; now you can finally say goodbye to pin codes and passwords – talk about security!
Motorola Droid Razr – this is an exciting Android device since it offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor together with 1 GB of RAM. The main touch screen is measured at 4.3 inches. It makes use of Super AMOLED display technology which can also be found on the Samsung Galaxy S II. The Razr also has the famous laser-cut Kevlar which covers the back portion of the smart phone. Another feature is the SplashGuard which is a water-repellent system which protects both the outer and inner parts of the phone.
HTC Sensation XL – this high-tech smart phone is aptly named because it is really sensational in its own right! This is a handset that is noticeably different from other phones because it has an attractive, head-turning color scheme. If you’re a big fan of big screens – then this is the perfect phone for you. The S-LCD capacitive screen is measured at 4.7 inches making it the perfect gadget for viewing those photos and videos or playing your favorite games. Moreover, it possibly has the best and loudest ‘Beats Audio’ sound enhancement system available in the market today!
Nokia Lumia 800 – this is the first – ever – smartphone to use the Windows Phone 7.5 OS (Mango) so it’s no surprise that people clamored for this technological wonder. With the hottest colors to boost – there’s white, pink, black and blue – you have a leeway in choosing the hue that matches your personality! Add to these the 8 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics and you will surely be the talk of the town (or at least your class!).
Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S – this is one of the phones with the best touch screen feature. Showing a slim profile of only 8.7mm, this is one of the most slender phones to be launched in the market. This unit has a screen resolution of 480x 854 and 8-megapixels for its camera phone function. With LED flash, autofocus and image stabilization features, it is one of the best gadgets to use when you’re a fan of Facebook photo or video uploads.
LG Optimus 3D – specializing in 3D mobile technology, LG has once again captured the attention of many customers. It showcases a huge touch screen that measures 4.3 inches in size. The gadget can seamlessly work with the LED televisions in the market today. Use the phone’s internal memory in storing HD titles together with the 3D ones. Optimus 3D has the dual-core 1 GHz processor and Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system which allow it to support 3D functions. And since its LG, you’re not asked to pay more but to pay less!
HTC EVO 3D – when it comes to powerful smartphones, this model will certainly be on the list! It’s because it was launched as the first ever 4G smartphone with its Android 2.3 technology. Apart from being able to record and play videos in 3D, this phone is also unique because of its communication and multimedia features. With user-friendly interface, this phone makes it a lot easier for you to navigate its many functions. And with 4GB of internal memory and memory expansion that can support 32GB microSD cards, it’s surely a phone to beat!
It’s Time to Make a Decision
Every year we can expect to see innovations when it comes to mobile phone technology. The handset features that you enjoy today may not be the high-end features of tomorrow’s gadgets. So it’s vital that you compare the features and prices before investing in an iPhone, Nokia or Samsung model.
This year we can possibly look forward to the actual launch of the Apple iPhone 5 or Samsung Galaxy S III – and you have every reason to want to buy one of these models. However, before you do so, it might pay to read various mobile phone reviews, news and articles so that you can intelligently make an informed choice.