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 Desire

HTC's Desire is the first Android phone to be released by Telstra, and we think it's the best Android phone period. A highly impressive design, a superb, customisable user interface and all the features and capabilities of the latest version of Android combine to produce an excellent smartphone. It will only get better with software updates.

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  • 30th March, 2010
  • Ross Catanzariti
  • HTC
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  • Pros:
  • Superb display, excellent build quality, fantastic user interface, high level of customisation with HTC Sense, super-fast performance, excellent Web browser
  • Cons:
  • On-screen keyboard not as polished as the iPhone's, somewhat limited multimedia capabilities
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