Top posts, devices, software and smartphone awards for 2011

2011 was another very busy year in the smartphone space with some amazing hardware, unexpected partnerships, death of a platform, extreme growth, and innovation. this summary post list the top 10 most viewed posts from the year, some of my favorite hardware, and some fun awards for the gear I tested this year. You can check out my 2010 year in review post and see what I thought about the mobile phone world at that time.

Android was again the hottest smartphone platform of the year with a ton of phones released throughout the year. three of my top ten posts were related to Android devices, two were related to Windows Phone 7, two to the iPhone, and three were lists of my favorites at different times of the year. So, let’s start this post out with the Top 10 posts of 2011 … for now:

There were a few stories that stood out to me in 2011 that I wanted to note in this reference post, including:

I have a few titles I would like to award to the devices, accessories, and software I checked out in 2011.

As we move into 2012 there are actually not many rumored devices and I am personally quite happy with my current collection that consists of the Nokia N9, Apple iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and Dell Venue Pro. here is what I look forward to trying to evaluate in 2012:

  • Nokia Windows Phone device on a U.S. carrier
  • New Apple iPhone
  • Windows Phone device running next version of the OS
  • Android device running next version of the OS

What was your favorite mobile device of the year? I listed 10 representative choices below, but if you have something different feel free to leave a comment. also, what are you looking forward to in 2012?

PollWhat was your favorite smartphone of 2011?

Top posts, devices, software and smartphone awards for 2011


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