Top 3 Smartphones to Buy in 2011

By Turjo, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

If you are a gadget freak, a smartphone is a must for you. Smartphones offer the features which are bound to come handy in your day to day life, no matter how much varied are your work. From scheduling business appointments to reading your email, from video chatting with your near and dear ones to listening to your favorite track, a smartphone meets all your need with a simple touch. For the last 2-3 years, the smartphone market is on a high. With each leading cellphone company trying to give you the best possible smartphone, options are getting wider everyday. So, if you are planning to get a smartphone in 2011, be sure to buy the best. To help you out in your search, we have enlisted the Top 3 Smartphones you can buy in 2011. give it a look and find which one suites you the best.


1> iPhone 4

Shall I need to say more? The name is enough to convey the message. Apple’s dream product, the iPhone has released it’s latest version iPhone iOS 4 last year and will remain as the top contender for the best smartphone in the year 2011 also.

Pros : Stunning display, 5MP Camera with 5X digital Zoom, Ability to multitask, Excellent Call Feature and quality video conferencing.

Cons : Relatively low battery life. The battery life will only last one day on a single charge.

Verdict : Apple iPhone 4 is a perfect example of what a smartphone should be. And it will be quite some time before anyone can truly match it.

2> Samsung Focus

Based on the controversial Windows OS, Samsung Focus is an attempt to revive Microsoft’s glory in the smartphone industry. While Android based iPhones and Blackberries are flying high at this time, Windows Mobile has fallen farther and farther behind. But Samsung Focus with it’s Windows 7 OS might be a dark horse in the race.

Pros : Slick UI, Excellent integration of multimedia and Office functions, 5Mp camera, Praise worthy 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen.

Cons : No tethering offered and landscape mode works only with specific applications.

Verdict : Windows 7 OS might not be a perfect platform to run on, but Samsung Focus will inevitably be compared to other top smartphones. It will surly provide a serious boost to Microsoft from the failure of previous Windows mobile. With contemporary UI and innovative applications and design, this phone is very worthy of consideration when comparing options.


As 4G is rapidly spreading all across the country, America’s first 4g phone HTC EVO 4G is all set to stay in the race in 2011. This Android based phone not only has increased speed and power compared to other Droids, but also increased size. If you like big, then HTC EVo is better for you.

Pros : Dual Camera (8MP primary camera and a 1.3MP front-facing camera) with two LED flash, Ability to directly connect to an HDTV and download or share content, Smart UI and integration of Google Mobile Services.

Cons :
Too much bulky in terms of physical appearance, 4G connection is still limited and does not cover a broad area.

Verdict : It is the most multi-media friendly phone in the list. No doubt about that. But, until and unless 4G network expands, the phone is just an advance Droid. But it’s an worthy investment for the coming days.

So, which one you are going to pick in 2011? Do you have any other suggestions? Share your thoughts and experience!

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