Most companies have already released new handsets ready for the last quarter of the year. Below is a round-up of the Ultimate Smartphones for Christmas 2011 or the Best Smartphones for Christmas 2011. We will keep updating this list so keep checking here for updates.
Nokia Lumia 800
Curved glass, 3.7 inch Amoled Capacitive touchscreen, 480*800 pixelsThis is one of the two handsets that have been recently launched by Nokia powered by Microsoft’s Windows 7.5 Mango. The colorful designs will go well in the mobile industry being another direction that’s different from the rest of the competition. If you like cool vibrant colours and are looking for matching handsets start with the Lumia Range.
Bing, Internet Explorer 9, HTML5, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Stereo 2.1 + EDR.
FM Radio, Dolby Headphone, Active Noise Cancellation, Hands free Speaker.
Nokia Stereo Headset WH-902. More On Nokia Phones Running Windows Mango
Apple just released the iPhone 4S which has new features like “Over the Air Updates”, a camera shortcut for when the phone is locked, 8MP camera, a blazing fast dual core processor, a new antenna system, iOS 5 now includes twitter or social media sharing integration and the new voice control “Siri”.The iPhone 4S has just broken the record, for the highest amount of pre-orders on day 1 which was previously held by ..eh …iPhone 4.
Looking at the way Siri (‘means secret in Swahili’) has been marketed, which is meant to be an interactive voice control system for iThings. That, and with Apple’s overall high product quality, this may turn out to be another huge change in capabilities for smart phones. If this is successful, we may soon see Apps with this capability as well. Overall iOS 5 and iPhone and still look very strong and with Apple’s Apps store still growing and with the iPad still gaining Market share. …. More On The iPhone 4S
The Samsung Galaxy has just won the T3 awards phone of the year award. Featuring Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system the Galaxy S II has proved to be a very good rival to the iPhone with millions sold across the world. The S2 is available in black and white. The 4.3 inch Super Amoled display is what makes the S2 extra special.
4.3 inch super AMOLED Plus 800 x 48, 16M colour display.
8MP Camera with Auto focus and Digital zoom.
FM radio with RDS.
16GB with expandable memory MicroSD up to 32GB.
1.2 GHz Dual Core Application Processor.
8.49 mm ultra-slim form factorThe Best Of Samsung
After seeing Microsoft try up with Nokia and Google buying Motorola, HTC have decided to take a completely new approach by taking the smartphone to a completely new level by bringing in Beats By Dre Audio to their new handset the Sensation XL. This means that the hardware is customized to support Beats by Dre Headphones so you can enjoy your music on the go “the way the producer intended you to”.
1.5 GHZ Processor.
Bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP for wireless stereo headsets.
DLNA for wireless media streaming to other devices.The best HTC smartphones.
The Xperia Arc S is a high quality smart phone that comes with Sony’s popular Bravia Engine, taking mobile device technology to yet another level. If you love listening to radio and taking pictures then you will love this handset that has a 8.1 megapixel camera and built-in FM.
TFT 4,2′ multi-touch Reality Display with Mobile BRAVIA Engine 854×480 pixels, 16Million colours.
Android touch phone powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
8.1 Megapixel Camera.
Lightning fast 1.4GHz turbo processor Sony Ericsson’s Most Popular Handsets.
The Xperia PLAY is the first PlayStation Certified Android smart-phone. It’s built on the gaming expertise of Sony Computer Entertainment. The reason it is still popular is for hardcore gamers, you get a phone, a camera and a proper games console on the go with its built-in controls plus Android market.
Android Version: Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Display: LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 480 x 854 pixels, 4.0 inches.
Memory: 400 MB, 512 MB RAM with 8Gb micro SD.
CPU: 1GHz Scorpion processor.
Camera: 5.1 Megapixel Sony Ericsson’s Most Popular Handsets.
Apps for Facebook, Twitter and Ovi Maps come preloaded. Emails straight to your home screen from your personal and work accounts and live 24/7 Facebook and Twitter feeds.
8 GB microSD card included, support for up to 32 GB with an external MicroSD memory card (with hot swap).
4″ AMOLED Screen 16:9 nHD (640 x 360 pixels) Capacitive touch screen.
FM Radio, Bluetooth 3.0.
Integrated GPS, A-GPS receivers.
8 megapixel camera Nokia More Handsets
A bold, all-screen phone that’s incredibly fast and simple to use. All it takes is a swipe. All your notifications, from messages to missed calls, appear on the lock screen. One simple swipe of the notification unlocks the phone and immediately launches the right app. If only Nokia could make this run Windows Mango!.
3.9″ Amoled display, 8MP camera, NFC enabled, curved polarised glass are some of the features that come with this new phone. The Most Popular Touchscreen Smartphones From Nokia
As Motorola put it DROID BIONIC is so powerful, it can control connected devices and extract their precious content, remotely, at 4G LTE speed.
4G Ready- with 4G Mobile hotspot you can be a mobile hot spot for up to 5 other devices.
Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread.
8 MP Camera, Automatic focus, Dual LED Flash with 8x Zoom.
Stereo Bluetooth, Version 2.1+EDR.
1GHz dual core Processor.
16 GB on board, 16 GB microSD card pre-installed, supports up to 32 GB microSD.
This handset has Firefox and Adobe Flash player to start with.
Runs Android 2.3 (Gingerbread).
5 MP Camera, Automatic focus, Dual LED Flash, Front and rear-facing web camera.
3G Mobile Hotspot which turns your mobile into a hot spot for up to 5 other devices.
With Fingerprint Scanner the Atrix is tops for security.
16 GB on board, supports up to 32 GB microSD. Popular Motorola Handsets.
LG Optimus 3D
The LG Optimus 3D is the world’s first full 3D smart-phone that lets you record, view and share 3D content without glasses.
Android Version: Android 2.2 Froyo.
Display: 3D Stereoscopic Capacitive 4.3’’ / WVGA.
CPU: Tegra 2 – NVIDIA’s mobile dual-core processor.
Windows Phone, the HTC titan Packs a punch with the combination of Xbox Live and being so far the only 8MP camera phone on Mango .
Sporting a 4.7” screen and an ultra-slim 9.9mm unibody contoured design, the HTC TITAN is unlike anything you’ve ever held. It’s the perfect phone for multitasking, enhancing your work efficiency, editing Office documents with the big virtual keyboard and making your entertainment and photos really come to life.
View photos on your phone right next to those from Social Networks, and other cloud-based services using the Pictures Hub.
Windows Live SkyDrive gives you 25 GB of online storage to keep documents, back up your contacts, upload photos and share across multiple networks.
Xbox Live and Zune integration, for easier access to your games, videos, and music.
RIM say that the new Bold 9900 is the best BlackBerry they have ever made period. By combining touch-screen capability with a high quality and comfortable-to-use keyboard, the Bold 9900 will appeal not only to its existing user base but also to customers that enjoy a touch-screen device but with the accuracy a keyboard delivers. With BlackBerry OS7 and RIM’s new devices it is well positioned to maintain its strong growth that it continues to see in markets like the UK, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.” says Pete Cunningham, Principal Analyst RIM.
Capacitive touch screen with Optical trackpad.
5 MP camera, HD Video recording (720p), 4X Digital Zoom, Flash, Face detection, Image Stabilisation and Geo-tagging.
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Move over Galaxy S2 the Motorola Droid Razr has a Super Amoled display and its slimmer.
Motorola have decided to take mobile computing on a very different route where the smartphone is able to transform into a 10 inch Netbook with purchase of their Motorola LapDock. Being the thinnest 4G LTE smartphone the Razr will come with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED corning Gorilla Glass advanced display, 1 GB RAM, 8MP camera, 1080p HD video recording and a powerful dual core 1.2 GHz processor. 16 Of The Best Android Smart Phones