Top Android phones: rated and reviewed
- — 08 March, 2011 09:00
If 2010 was a landmark year for Google's Android operating system in Australia, then 2011 is set to be the year it truly explodes. Offering a number of benefits over Apple's iPhone including an open applications market, a customisable user interface and full multitasking, the Android smartphone platform continues to go from strength to strength.
There are now a wealth of Android smartphones on the market in Australia from a wide range of manufacturers including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Sony Ericsson and LG. For those who want an alternative to the iPhone, we've rounded up the best Android smartphones currently available in Australia.
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The HTC Desire Z is an excellent smartphone, mainly due to a combination of Google's excellent Android platform and HTC's Sense UI. However, its biggest selling point -- the "pop-out" physical QWERTY keyboard -- has a poorly designed hinge mechanism that detracts from the handset's overall appeal.
- Review Date:
- 16th Dec., 2010
- Ross Catanzariti