Best 5 selling Smartphones 2011 in UK

Smartphones are very popular indeed, and 5 of the best selling ones in the UK include the Apple iPhone 4/4S, Samsung Galaxy S2, Blackberry Torch 9800, HTC Desire HD and the Blackberry Curve 8520. We thought we would mention the iPhone 4 as well as the 4S, in theory that is six phones. Anyway, please do take a look at the top five below, thanks.

Apple iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S

In just the first 4 months of 2011, the iPhone sales topped 16.24 million iPhones. Although the spec of the iPhone may not match up to the Samsung Galaxy S2 mentioned below, the popular iPhone 4 was a huge step up from the original 3G including a 3.5 inch multi-touch widescreen display boasting 960-by-640-pixel resolution, and a 5-megapixel camera, not to mention the brand new OS release. The Latest iPhone 4S launch showed popularity for the Apple smartphone had grown despite there being no iPhone 5 yet. The 4S generated 4-million sales in just 3 days which is comes close to the Kinect which sold 8-million in 60 days.

Samsung Galaxy S2

After Samsung announced that they have surpassed the 10-million sales mark globally with the Galaxy S2, This Smartphone has proven to be a major iPhone competitor.

Running on the Android 2.3 OS, The S2 offers an 8-Megapixel with an LED Flash and the front camera is 2-Megapixel, perfect for video calling, not forgetting full HD record and playback. Other than its sleek design and sharp 4.27-inch super AMOLED display that pushes the Samsung Galaxy S2 into the 5 top selling smartphones of the year, it also has an integrated 1.2Ghz processor, which is faster and has a larger display than its predecessor, the Galaxy S.

Blackberry Torch 9800

The new torch 9800 jumped into the top 5 selling for 2011 which although had a slow adoption grew significantly with the launch of the White 9800 and later Red version.

Operating on the BB 6 OS with enabled Java and all the Windows Office tools.

Unlike other BlackBerry’s in the range, The Torch took on a multi-touchscreen with a combined full QWERTY keyboard. More features included in the blackberry Torch 9800 smartphone list are a 5-Megapixel with an LED flash. 9800 users can enjoy geo-tagging and autofocus functions along with video capture. There is 4GB of Internal Memory and a 3.5mm Audio jack for music, BlackBerry Maps, Optimal trackpad, Proximity sensor, a built in speak phone and voice dialling.

HTC Desire HD

Many Android fanatics would like to have seen the HTC Sensation in the list of top selling smartphones but not surprisingly the Desire HD has surpassed sales figures as HTCs flagship mobile, In the UK, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone struggled to maintain enough stock to meet the demand for the HTC Desire HD. The 4.3-inch LCD touch screen offers 480 x 800 pixel resolution in addition; there is an Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate and Multi-touch. Integrated into the HTC smartphone is the user interface: HTC Sense.

Blackberry Curve 8520

One of the most popular mid range Blackberry Smartphones, The Curve 8520 was a must have handset for blackberry fans which boosted sales in the younger UK market perfect for 18-25yr old blackberry messenger fans. The Curve 8520 comes in a range of colours.

The Curve operates on the blackberry 5 OS and offers a compact 2.5-inch display with a 2megapixel camera. A full QWERTY keyboard keeps in with the traditional BlackBerry design and music fans can enjoy MP3 Ringtones and MP3/MPEG4 players.


4 thoughts on “Best 5 selling Smartphones 2011 in UK”

  1. Like it how Iphone 4 and 4s have to be combined together to be the top selling phone.. when there two different handsets so doesnt that make them top selling phones… Nokia was number one, samsung was number two then the iphone 4 then the iphone 4s… 

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