Best Android Smartphones Launched in 2011

Android is an operating systems for running the smart phones and the tablets. Android has gained popularity with the increasing trend of demand for smart phones. Google’s Android runs approximately fifty percent of the smart phones. The Android OS was released fist in the year 2008. 2011 has seen some of the best smart phones based on android. The list has few popular names,

  • Google Nexus 1
  • HTC Evo Shift 4G
  • HTC Thunder Bolt
  • Samsung Epic 4G
  • Motorola Atrix 4G

Google Nexus 1

Google Nexus 1

Google Nexus 1 has been on the top position ever since it has been launched. This contributes to almost fifty percent of the market share which Android owns. Features of Google Nexus 1 are,

  • Supports Android 2.1
  • AMOLED touch screen
  • 16M color screen display
  • It has a 1 Giga Hertz Scorpion processor
  • A stand by time of 290 Hertz and 250 Hertz
  • Qualcomm QSD8250 snapdragon chipset
  • Talk time of ten hours for 2 G and seven hours for 3 G

HTC Evo Shift 4G

HTC Evo Shift 4G

HTC Evo Shift 4G has similar looks as of the Samsung Epic 4 G, but takes over Samsung with its simplicity in design. Some of the features sported by HTC Evo are,

  • Android 2.2 which can be upgraded to Android 2.3 version
  • A RAM of 12 MB
  • ROM of 2048 MB
  • 5 mega pixel camera
  • A resolution of 2592 by 1944 pixels
  • It also supports an LED Flash
  • Qualcomm MSM 7630 snap dragon chipset
  • Andreno 205 GPU

HTC Thunder Bolt

HTC Thunder Bolt

Though the model from HTC is a bold and bulky device, yet it has amazing features which cannot be overlooked by the consumers. Some of it’s striking features are,

  • Supports Android 2.3.3 version (Gingerbread)
  • 1 Giga Hertz scorpion processor
  • A storage of 8 GB extentable to 32 GB
  • An Andreno 205 GPU
  • RAM of 768 MB
  • Qualcomm MSM8655 Snapdragon

Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung Epic 4G

Samsung has always been in the competition with Motorola, Apple or HTC in making the best phones ever. This sleek model of android smart phone has following features,

  • Supports Android 2.1
  • 5 Mega Pixel Camera
  • 2592 by 4595 display resolution
  • LED flash screen
  • AMOLED touch screen
  • Social network connectivity
  • 1 Giga Hertz Arm Cortex A8 processor

Motorola Atrix 4G

Motorola Atrix 4G

The Motorola Atrix 4G is one of the most popular android smart phone presently available in the market. Its features include:

  • Supports Android OS
  • Earlier it was V2.2 (Froyo) which was upgraded to V2.3
  • TFT  touch screen for a unmatchable elegance
  • 16M colors display screen
  • It has a dual-core 1Giga Hertz ARM Cortex-A9 processor
  • ULP GeForce GPU
  • Tegra 2 AP20H chipset

Android has various versions namely 2.3 Gingerbread, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2 Honeycomb and the latest being the 4.0 Ice cream sandwich. Most of the Android Smart phones gel very well with the usual Gingerbread version and gives fantastic performance with both 3G and 4G.