Best mobile phones for Father's Day

We round up the best mobile phones for your dad

Even though your dad's cool factor is probably well past its use-by-date, there is no reason why he shouldn't be keeping up with the latest technology. If your dad is stuck in a time warp and still uses a trusty old Nokia 5110, why not give him with one of the latest mobile phones this Father's Day?

Most Aussie dads probably don't want a phone with fancy colours or pink, diamond-encrusted cases, nor are they likely to want a tiny phone that will probably be too small for them to use comfortably. With this in mind, we've rounded up the best mobile phones for your dad this Father's Day — from budget and prepaid offerings, to the latest Internet-capable smartphones with big touchscreens. You'll be sure to find something for every dad out there!

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HTC HD2

The HTC HD2 is quite simply an outstanding smartphone. The superb construction and gorgeous display combine with HTC's Sense UI to create an excellent user experience. You'll still be frustrated from time to time with the Windows UI lurking in the background, but this is by far the best Windows phone on the market.

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  • 15th Dec., 2009
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • HTC
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  • Pros:
  • Superb design and build quality, fantastic capacitive display with multitouch, HTC Sense UI, 3.5mm headphone jack, excellent performance, micro-USB port
  • Cons:
  • Protruding camera lens, buttons lack tactility, Windows UI still rears its ugly head on occasion, included Twitter app is limited, Windows Marketplace lacks variety of apps compared with alternatives

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