Top 10 Cell Phones February 2012

Android rules our Top 10 best smartphones with the new Motorola Droid Razr Maxx taking the seventh spot.

Edited by Ginny Mies, PC World

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Prices from $673

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

The best Android phone to date, the Galaxy Nexus dazzles with its curved display, sleek design, fast performance, and, of course, the Ice Cream Sandwich update.

Full Review – Rated: December 16, 2011


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Prices from $120

Samsung Epic Touch 4G

The slim and speedy Samsung Epic Touch 4G is excellent for gaming, Web browsing and watching video, but the plasticky design feels a bit on the cheap side.

Full Review – Rated: September 13, 2011


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Prices from $49.53

HTC Evo 3D

Uneven call quality doesn’t stop the Evo 3D from being the best phone currently available on Sprint.

Full Review – Rated: June 21, 2011


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Prices from $120

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide

The MyTouch 4G Slide has one of the best cameras we’ve ever tested–and the rest of the phone is pretty amazing as well.

Full Review – Rated: July 15, 2011


PCWorld Rating

Prices from $589

Samsung Galaxy S II (T-Mobile)

Like the rest of the Galaxy S II series, the Galaxy S II on T-Mobile is one of the best phones currently available, hands down.

Full Review | Video Review – Rated: October 11, 2011


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Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

The iPhone 4S might not be the most exciting update, but the improved camera, faster performance and the addition of Siri make it a top-ranking smartphone.

Full Review | Video Review | Specs – Rated: October 17, 2011


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The Droid Razr Maxx packs in a dual-core processor, large battery and LTE in a very thin frame.

Full Review | Specs – Rated: January 28, 2012


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Motorola Droid Razr

The thin and elegant Motorola Droid Razr is smoking when it comes to data speeds and performance, but the short battery life is a disappointment.

Full Review – Rated: November 07, 2011


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Prices from $79.53

Motorola Droid Bionic

The long-awaited Droid Bionic is blazing fast and has a slew of great entertainment and business features, but the high price might make it a hard sell.

Full Review | Specs – Rated: September 07, 2011


PCWorld Rating

Prices from $200

Samsung Focus S

The Samsung Focus S is the best Windows Phone available with smooth performance, a great camera and a gorgeous display.

Full Review | Specs – Rated: December 02, 2011

Source: PCworld