Holiday gift guide: Best mobile phones for Christmas

The best mobile phones and smartphones this Christmas season, from the Apple iPhone to the Samsung Galaxy S.

The 2010 Christmas season has already arrived, and it is a great time to buy a new phone for a loved one (or yourself!) Apple's iPhone is the dominant player in the mobile phone market, but you can also choose from a great range of Android smartphones from companies like Samsung, HTC, Sony Ericsson, Motorola and LG. Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 platform also offers plenty to get excited about. We round-up the best mobile phones on the market this Christmas.

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HTC Wildfire

The HTC Wildfire boasts impressive build quality and the full suite of Android features, but it has a low-resolution display and sluggish performance. When you consider its price though, these minor issues are much easier to live with and are a small compromise to pay for a handset that offers outstanding value for money.

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  • 20th Aug., 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • HTC
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  • Pros:
  • Good build quality, well-designed on-screen keyboard, HTC Sense UI, capacitive touchscreen, multitouch and Flash support, battery life
  • Cons:
  • Low-resolution display with poor viewing angles, keystroke lag, often sluggish
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