CNET reviewer Jessica Dolcourt takes a look at the top smartphones that you can buy right now. But don't forget, this list could change radically by tomorrow.
In the world of smartphones, the Droid Razr Maxx is Methuselah--only much, much hipper. Its 3,300mAh battery keeps the top-notch specs at hand when you need them, like that 4.5-inch screen and 8-megapixel camera. The Kevlar backing and angled design make it a beaut.
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The iPhone 4S isn't the king of cell phones, but it's part of the royal family nonetheless. Even without 4G and a giant screen, this phone's smart(ass) voice assistant, Siri, the benefits of iOS 5, and its spectacular camera make it a top choice for anyone ready to upgrade.
You'd be shocked how many people ask us for non-smartphone recommendations, especially when looking for something cheap, sturdy, and straightforward. The Gusto 2 is all those, has strong call quality, and adds additional senior-focused features.