Best smartphones of 2011

As the year draws to a close, we reveal the top five smartphones of 2011

2nd place: Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S II

Why: It was a tough call between the Samsung Galaxy S II and the iPhone 4S for 2nd place in our top 2011 list, but the Galaxy S II gets the nod for its huge screen and excellent performance. This is a slim, fast and functional smartphone with stable software and decent battery life. It has a few minor flaws, but none should be enough to deter potential buyers: the Galaxy S II is simply an exceptional smartphone and one of the most popular tech devices of the year.

Read our full review of the Samsung Galaxy S II here

Where to buy: On a plan through Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, and Virgin Mobile.

How much: Varied pricing for a range of telco plans.

Next page: We reveal the number one smartphone of 2011!

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