Most Popular Smartphones for July 2011

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Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones and other devices our readers are most interested in. This report is compiled based on the number of views each product page receives, so every time someone clicks on a product, they’re giving it a vote in these monthly rankings.

This listing doesn’t necessarily indicate which models are the best selling, just which ones Brighthand readers are most interested in learning more about during the preceding four weeks.

1. Samsung Infuse 4G – This smartphone from AT&T stands out with?its 4.5-inch touchscreen — the largest on an 4G device.?It runs Google’s?Android OS?on a 1.2GHz processor, and offers 8GB of storage and an 8 megapixel camera. Read a Review

Samsung Infuse 4G

2. Samsung Galaxy S II – The Galaxy S II is going to be the follow-up to the very popular smartphone from 2010. It?will have?a larger display than its predecessor, a faster processor, and better camera. This model will run Android OS 2.3 (Gingerbread) on a 1 GHz dual-core processor with TouchWiz 4.0 as its user interface. It is going to include an 8.0-megapixel camera, while a 2.0-megapixel front-facing camera will be used for video conferencing. Read a Review

Samsung Galaxy S II

3. Apple iPhone 4 – Apple’s fourth-generation smartphone is a significant upgrade from the iPhone 3GS, offering a much better screen, faster processor, and video conferencing. It has a slimmer design and runs iOS 4.3, the latest version of Apple’s operating system. The iPhone 4 has a 5 megapixel rear-facing camera with a flash and either 16 GB or 32 GB of storage. Read a Review

Purchase the Apple iPhone 4

Apple iPhone 4

4. LG Thrill 4G -The Thrill will be AT&T’s first smartphone with a large “glasses-free” 3D display. It?is going to run Google’s Android OS on a 1GHz dual-core processor, and come with 16 GB of storage, a 3D camera, and a few 3D games. Read a Preview

LG Thrill 4G

5. BlackBerry Curve 8530 – This is the latest in this popular line of smartphones. It offers a redesigned look, Wi-Fi, and other consumer-oriented features. The device has a QVGA display above a QWERTY keyboard, and puts an emphasis on multimedia; in addition to the necessary audio and video players, on top is a set of hardware keys dedicated to controlling music and video playback, Read a Review

Purchase the Blackberry Curve 8530

RIM BlackBerry Curve 8530

6. BlackBerry Bold 9650 – The BlackBerry Bold 9650 is a high-end smartphone, and the successor to the BlackBerry Tour. It has a tablet shape with a 2.4-inch 480 x 360 display above a small but complete keyboard. This device is offered by Sprint and Verizon, and is one of these carriers’ few models that can be used in the U.S. and abroad. Read a Review

Purchase the BlackBerry Bold 9650

BlackBerry Bold 9650

7. Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY – The XPERIA Play is an Android OS smartphone that features a set of dedicated gaming controls, as well as the ability to play PlayStation games. It has the standard PlayStation D-pad, and X, O, square and triangle action buttons, and a trackpad has also been included. This device is available from Verizon and is?headed to AT&T. Read a Review

Purchase the Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play

8. HTC Droid Incredible 2 – This is the replacement for one of Verizon’s most popular Android models of last year. It has a 4-inch, WVGA display — bigger than the one in its predecessor — 16GB of internal storage, an unusually good 8 megapixel camera.?Read a Review

Purchase the HTC Droid Incredible 2

HTC Droid Incredible 2

9. LG Genesis The Genesis is an Android smartphone offered by U.S. Cellular. It has not just one but two touchscreen displays, a physical QWERTY keyboard, and a 5-megapixel camera.?This device?has a range of wireless networking options, and comes with an 8GB microSD memory expansion card. Read a Preview

LG Genesis

10. Motorola XPRT – The Motorola XPRT runs the Android OS but has clearly been designed to lure business users away from their BlackBerrys with its physical keyboard, touchscreen, and international roaming capabilities. It is also more secure than most Android models. It’s available from Sprint. Read a Review

Purchase the Motorola XPRT

Motorola XPRT




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