What is it with guys and gadgets? Whenever they see a new model of cell phone they have to rush out and purchase one. Is it because unlike their girlfriend and wife, it is the only thing that they can change! Whatever the case maybe, I have to admit that I too get tempted to buy the latest model of cell phone, seduced by its shiny looks and sleek design. But is the latest cell phone worth exchanging for your old one? Before purchasing a cell phone, you should know about the best cell phones on the market. If you are not quite sure that you are getting value for money, let us discuss what are the best cell phones.
Top 10 Cell Phones on the Market
A cell phone that can just make calls and send messages is an absolute dinosaur. It needs to be packaged with many many more features to be called a cell phone of some repute. So here is an absolute features packed list of best cell phones on the market that will have you rushing out to get yourself one.
The Apple 32 GB iPhone 4
In the history of cell phones, no other cell phone has received as much media hype and so much enthusiasm by people as the Apple iPhone. The Apple iPhone still reigns supreme and the new Apple iPhone 4 is clearly the king among the pack. It comes in a stainless steel and glass material and measures just 9.3 millimeters in thickness, making it 24 percent thinner than its predecessor iPhone 3GS. It has a 3.5 inch touch screen display, with amazing high resolution and great picture and text clarity. It has a front as well as a back facing camera which makes it incredibly handy for video conferencing. Additional features comes with a new gyroscope with six axis control which makes it perfect for gaming, dual microphones, 802.11n Wi-Fi, LED flash and 640 by 960 resolution. Design and aesthetic wise it is one of the sleekest and snazziest phones in the market and its sexy design and amazingly thin structure will blow your mind away.
HTC Evo 4G
The HTC Evo 4G is the world's first Android handset that has a download speed that is ten times more faster than 3G. It is possible to download photos, files, music and videos in a matter of seconds and the most important thing is that it has a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It also has a dual camera; an 8.0 megapixel auto focus camera and a forward facing 1.3 megapixel camera. It also boasts of a 4.3 inch touchscreen that displays vibrant and sharp pictures in true colors and an application called Friend Stream that allows users to interact with friends across Twitter, Facebook and Flickr by bringing updates and photos into a single stream.
Motorola Droid X
The Motorola Droid X has strong multitasking abilities with a 4.3 inch touchscreen and 3 keyboards that makes it one of best cell phones on the market. It is a solidly built smartphone with superior and speedy Android 2.0 operating system, slide out QWERTY keyboard and voice prompted Google Maps Navigation. It also comes equipped with Bluetooth technology, an 8.0 megapixel camera with a 1/1000 second shutter and auto focus. Viewers are also allowed to record high-definition movies on a high-definition television. It also comes with high-speed internet capabilities and a powerful antenna that improves signal strength and reduces instances of dropped calls. Social networking widgets are preloaded which allows user to stream feeds and updates from Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.
Microsoft Kin 2
If you are into social networking, then the Microsoft Kin 2 is just for you. It features the Microsoft's new 'Loop' interface that automatically collects feeds from Facebook, Twitter and MySpace and displays it on the home screen. It also allows users to drag and drop images, videos, status updates and text messages to a spot on the home screen to share online with friends. It has 8 GB internal storage and also comes with an additional online storage 'Studio' that automatically stores call history, videos, photos, text messages and lists of contacts. Additional features are 8.0 megapixel camera with flash and MP3 player with Zune compatibility. It has a horizontal slider design with full face QWERTY keypad.
HTC Nexus One
The HTC Nexus One by Google is one good looking sleek phone that has not received as much media attention due to the hoopla surrounding the launch of Apple's iPhone. Nevertheless this HTC phone is a very high quality smartphone that is power packed with loads of features and applications. It has a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor from Qualcomm with a 3.7 inch and 800 by 480 pixel display. It also comes with a 5 megapixel camera with an LED flash, 512 MB of flash storage and a built-in GPS navigation system.
Samsung Wave (S8500)
The Samsung Wave (S8500) is the world's first smartphone that is DivX certified that comes with high-definition video playback at 720p resolution.It has its own operating system called Bada. It has a 3.3-inch high-resolution touchscreen that uses 'Super AMOLED' technology for brighter and more vivid picture quality. Users have the option of tapping, swiping and dragging items across the screen with the TouchWiz user interface. Additional features of this smartphone includes a built-in 5.0 megapixel camera that comes with video recording and auto focus and Bluetooth 3.0 technology and Wi-Fi connectivity.
Palm Pre Plus
The Palm Pre Plus features a 3.1-inch touchscreen display that has a proximity sensors and light sensors that adjusts the screen's brightness and color to prolong cell phone battery life. It has a slide-out keyboard pattern that makes text messaging easy and quick. It also has a built-in 3.0 megapixel camera with LED flash that captures images and video with amazing clarity. Other additional features includes EV-DO Rev. It's phone with high-speed Internet, Bluetooth and 16GB of storage along with 802.11 b/g Wi-Fi. The Palm Pre Plus boasts of a full QWERTY keypad with a minimalistic, sleek design.
Blackberry Bold 9700
The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has a thin design which is also lot lighter and sleeker than its predecessor the BlackBerry Bold 9000. It has as 2.44-inch display with full QWERTY keyboard. It also features a faster Web browser, with a 3.2 megapixel camera and a 256MB of flash memory. The Bold 9700 also comes with high-speed HSDPA Internet access, Bluetooth 2.0 and Wi-Fi connectivity, as well as enhanced music and video sharing options. The BlackBerry Bold's power packed features makes it one of the best cell phones.
Nokia N97 Mini
The Nokia N97 Mini is an enhanced version of the hugely popular Nokia N97, the only difference being its smaller and more compact design. It has 8 GB of storage, a 3.2-inch touchscreen display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard that tilts along the axis. It is very thin at 14.2mm and it comes with Lifecasting with Ovi which is a new partnership with Facebook, that allows users to update their Facebook status directly from the home screen. Users can add new applications, widgets, and other content to their device with the help of Ovi Store. It also supports A-GPS with Ovi Maps as well as an integrated compass for driving or walking with voice navigation to over 155,000 points of interest. It also has Lonely Planet guides and restaurant navigation and search through Michelin Guides that is not present in any other Nokia cell phone. The N97 Mini also has a 5.0 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and auto focus.
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10
With the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, Sony Ericsson phone takes its first step towards Google Android phone. It is built upon Open OS, which provides a unique experience by combining entertainment features with applications like Mediascape and Timescape. Timescape manages all the communication with one person in one place and it allows easy browsing of conversations. It also allows the user to check Facebook and Twitter for updates, photos, emails, and texts all at once. Mediascape allows the user to share all music, photos and videos from favorite friends and artists. The camera is 8.1 megapixel with digital zoom and auto focus for optimum picture clarity.
This was all about the best cell phones that are available to you. The best way to choose a cell phone if you are looking to upgrade is to first know your requirement and then purchase the cell phone that best meets your necessity.