Samsung Galaxy S II was awarded the European Mobile Phone 2011-2012 by EISA. Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc is the best camera phone and HTC ChaCha best Social Media Phone
The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) is the association of 50 special interest magazines from 19 countries. They are yearly announcing several awards for best image products, sound producs and lately the best mobile phone products. You can argue about their findings, but the awarded producst are usually above the average in terms of quality and most value for the money.
In the Mobile Devices category there are three mobile phones you most likely have heard about before. All three phone models are smartphones running Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.
The most prestigious award is of course the
European Mobile Phone - Samsung Galaxy S II
Samsungs top model with a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display with a 480 x 800 pixel resolution. It is powered by a 1 GHz dual core processor which is the fastest available. 8 megapixel (example) still camera and a full HD 1080p video recording. Read
European Social Media Phone - HTC ChaCha
A dedicated texting phone with full QWERTY keyboard. 2.6 display and a 320 x 480 pixel resolution. 5 megapixel camera, Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 600 MHz processor. The size is 114.4 x 64.6 x 10.7 mm which is the smallest phone made by HTC. It has a dedicated Facebook key and QWERTY keyboard which are tilted slightly towards the user. Read
European Camera Phone - Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc
We tested the Xperia Arc thoroughly earlier this year and agree that the camera handling and image quality is very good. Xperia Arc has a 4. 2 inch Reality touch display driven by Mobile Bravia engine which actives when viewing images and video. The camera has a 8 megapixel resolution and the Exmor R sensor makes it easy to focus and capture images in low light. The low light condition is probably the Xperia Arc's camera strength.