The 10 Coolest Smartphones Of 2011


While tons of phones are still out there running Symbian and various other embedded OSes, most of this year's smartphone action has involved iOS and Android. Apple's release of the iPhone 4S gave us the world's first truly usable voice-activated command and control system, and the release of the latest Android version to open source will bear untold fruit for months and years to come.

And while we won't spend time here with 2011's riskiest smartphones, or the year's 10 biggest technology disappearances, what we will cover are 10 of the coolest smartphones released in 2011.