Jason Bitsoie Smart Phones of 2011

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1. Operating System

1.1. Android

1.1.1. Pros

1.1.1.1. 1. Feels the most complete out of all the four platforms here in terms of features, and if features are all that you are looking for then you would be happiest with Android.

1.1.1.2. 2. Has gone through considerable changes since its first iteration and has only got better with age.

1.1.2. Cons

1.1.2.1. 1. At times you will notice unexpected and inexplicable slowdowns while going through the UI, which deters from the overall experience.

1.1.2.2. 2. Does not use the GPU to render the on-screen images, which means the CPU is overburdened, causing further slowdowns.

1.2. Apple iOS

1.2.1. Pros

1.2.1.1. 1. There are no unnecessary animations and transition effects and whatever little is there looks natural and is functional.

1.2.1.2. 2. Turned out to be the easiest mobile operating system.

1.2.2. Cons

1.2.2.1. 1. The oldest of the four platforms.

1.2.2.2. 2. Features was never a strong point of iOS.

1.3. Rim BlackBerry

1.3.1. Pros

1.3.1.1. 1. It is possible to cut, copy and paste almost any piece of text across the OS. And the experience is also very painless.

1.3.1.2. 2. Every single Blackberry device supports true multitasking.

1.3.2. Cons

1.3.2.1. 1. The Blackberry phones get almost paralyzed while installing/upgrading applications.

1.3.2.2. 2. No Blackberry smartphone still supports Adobe Flash.

1.4. Symbian

1.4.1. Pros

1.4.1.1. 1. Features like multi-tasking and copy paste, something others have just discovered and others are yet to, have always been part of Symbian

1.4.1.2. 2. You will find almost every feature here that you get on Android, along with some that you don't, such as FM radio and USB On-the-Go connectivity.

1.4.2. Cons

2. Carrier Data Plans

2.1. Verizon Wireless

2.1.1. Requires Data Package

2.1.2. $10/75 MB

2.1.3. $29.99/Unlimited

2.2. Cricket Wireless

2.2.1. Basic - usage level - 2.5 GB at Best Speed download speed - up to 1.4 mbps

2.2.2. Premium - usage level - 7.5 GB at Best Speed download speed - up to 1.4 mbps

2.2.3. More - usage level - 5 GB at Best Speed download speed - up to 1.4 mbps

2.3. Sprint

2.3.1. Unlimited Data and messages + Minutes - $99.99

2.3.2. 900 Minutes + Unlimited messages and Data - $89.99

2.3.3. 450 Minutes + Unlimited Messages and Data - $69.99

2.4. AT&T

2.4.1. Basic DataConnect 200 MB $35 monthly

2.4.2. DataConnect 5GB $60 Monthly

2.4.3. DataConnect 3GB HotSpot $35 monthly

2.5. T-Mobile

2.5.1. 200 MB - $29.99

2.5.2. 5 GB - $49.99

2.5.3. 10 GB - $84.99

3. Top 5 Smart Phones of 2011

3.1. Samsung Galaxy S

3.1.1. Pro

3.1.1.1. This smartphone’s video chat capabilities work well in the 4G network.

3.1.2. Con

3.1.2.1. There is a measly 5-megapixel camera on the Samsung Galaxy S.

3.2. T-Mobile myTouch 4G

3.2.1. Pro

3.2.1.1. The T-Mobile myTouch offers 624 talk-time minutes on a single battery charge.

3.2.2. Con

3.2.2.1. Video chat capabilities have several glitches.

3.3. HTC Thunderbolt

3.3.1. Pro

3.3.1.1. The HTC Thunderbolt includes the Android 2.2 operating system and 1GHz Snapdragon processor.

3.3.2. Con

3.3.2.1. This smartphone has a short battery life for enjoying all its features.

3.4. Motorola Atrix

3.4.1. Pro

3.4.1.1. This smartphone features a dual-core processor.

3.4.2. Con

3.4.2.1. For a phone with such advanced features, there is only 720p HD recording.

3.5. Apple iPhone 4

3.5.1. Pro

3.5.1.1. The retina display provides a stunning picture on this smartphone.

3.5.2. Con

3.5.2.1. The battery life will only last one day on a single charge.

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5. My Choice

5.1. Apple iPhone 4 - My choice because of all the features: Video Calling, The Retina display on iPhone 4 is the sharpest, most vibrant, highest-resolution phone screen ever, with four times the pixel count of previous iPhone models, multitasking, HD video recording and editing, 5-Megapixel Camera with LED Flash, Game Center and IPOD .

6. Top 6 - 10 Smartphones of 2011

6.1. Droid Incredible

6.1.1. Pro

6.1.1.1. With a 1GHz Snapdragon Processor, the Incredible is a fast phone with quick response times.

6.1.2. Con

6.1.2.1. The standby time on the Droid isn't that incredible with only 146 hours.

6.2. Droid Pro

6.2.1. Pro

6.2.1.1. There is a virtual and full QWERTY keypad available on the Droid Pro.

6.2.2. Con

6.2.2.1. This smartphone has 2GB of internal memory.

6.3. Google Nexus S

6.3.1. Pro

6.3.1.1. This smartphone runs on the Android 2.3 operating system, also known as Gingerbread.

6.3.2. Con

6.3.2.1. There is no 4G technology available on the Google Nexus S.

6.4. Droid X

6.4.1. Pro

6.4.1.1. The Droid X has the ability to be a mobile hotspot.

6.4.2. Con

6.4.2.1. This smartphone lacks a physical keyboard.

6.5. HTC EVO 4G

6.5.1. Pro

6.5.1.1. Dual Cameras, along with the ability to view and create HD quality content, makes the EVO 4G multimedia-friendly.

6.5.2. Con

6.5.2.1. The 4G network is limited and does not yet cover a broad area.