Best smartphones of 2011 … for now
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Samsung Galaxy S II leads the pack
ntThe Samsung Galaxy S II gets my pick for the best current smartphone of 2011.
ntCheck out my full ZDNet Smartphones & Cell Phones blog post for the full list and comments on each smartphone.
Motorola Droid Bionic
ntThe Droid Bionic may be the best LTE smartphone on Verizon wireless.
Back of the Droid Bionic
ntThe back of the Droid Bionic is simply, yet hides a very powerful interior.
T-Mobile LG G2X
ntThe T-Mobile G2X might be the best Android device on T-Mobile and they have quite a selection to choose from.
LG Optimus 2X, the Euro version of the T-Mobile G2X
ntThe T-Mobile LG G2X is the US version of the LG Optimus 2X.
Apple iPhone 4
ntThe Apple iPhone 4 is a very successful smartphone that will continue to appeal to millions of people.
Watching 3D content on the HTC EVO 3D
ntThe 3D functionality in devices may seem a bit gimmicky, but it looks like HTC has done a good job implementing it on the HTC EVO 3D.
HTC EVO 3D smartphone
ntNote the dual cameras on the back of the HTC EVO 3D that let you capture 3D still and video content.
ntThe HTC ThunderBolt is the only LTE smartphone currently available, which makes it appealing to many of us.
Back of the HTC ThunderBolt
ntThe HTC ThunderBolt has a decent 8 megapixel camera and rock solid kickstand.
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
ntThe Sony Ericsson Xperia Play looks to solve the problem with gaming on Android devices.
Xperia Play and retracted gaming controls
ntThe SE Xperia Play has a dedicated gaming controller and official PlayStation support.
Google Nexus S
ntThe Google Nexus S is made by Samsung and is a pure Google experience phone.
Google Nexus S keyboard entry
ntThe Nexus S and Nexus S 4G are solid devices, with internal specifications primarily based on 2010 standards.
ntThe HP Pre3 looks similar to the Pre2 and Pre Plus with a larger display.
webOS on the Pre3
ntwebOS is a fantastic operating system, but HP needs to do a better job releasing products and supporting them.
Dell Venu Pro
ntThe Dell Venue Pro is the best Windows Phone 7 device.
Windows Phone 7 on the Dell Venue Pro
ntWindows Phone 7 is a great mobile operating system that needs reliable support from Microsoft.
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