More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
Vote for the Best Phone of 2011!
This year was huge for the smartphone world. Dual-core processors became commonplace, propelling our devices to new levels of performance. Screen quality increased with each OEM coming out with a new technology like Samsung’s Super AMOLED Plus and HTC’s Super-LCD. Devices became impossibly thin, like with the Galaxy S II and the Droid RAZR. Software also made huge leaps, with the release of Android 4.0 and Windows Phone 7.5, ushering in great new features. But which phone will go down as the best smartphone of 2011? We’ve scoured the XDA forums to find the most popular devices of this year, and we’ve made a comprehensive poll so that you can vote on the best phone of 2011. Click on to cast your vote!
Nokia Lumia 800 (Forum)
Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Forum)
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