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Top 10 smartphones and tablet PCs

Last updated on: November 29, 2011 18:50 IST

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Let's face it, you've always dreamt of having one or both of these. But how do you know what is best for you and how do you get one that is up your alley? Here's a list of the top ten smartphones and tablet PCs that'll not just make you look smart but also work efficiently:

1. Apple IPhone 4S

It is obvious choice for die-hard Apple fans and for those who want a change. iPhone 4S comes with dual-core CPU, 8 MP camera, Siri voice detection function support, and of course it is still retailing for $199 with two-year service contract (for US customers).

Moreover, iPhone 4S is on the top list of smartphone market.

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2. Amazon Kindle Fire

If you are looking for a cheap tablet from one of the best manufacturers then Kindle Fire of Amazon is the perfect choice for for you. It features 7-inch display, runs on modified Android version, and also costs just $199.

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3. Apple IPad 2

Unarguably iPad 2 is the best tablet in the market. Priced $499, too expensive but worth the price, comes with 9.7-inch display, dual-core CPU and equipped with Apple's FaceTime video-chatting. Apart from the Wi-Fi version, the 3G-capable iPad 2 is also available now.

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4. Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet

Similar to Kindle Fire of Amazon, the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet is also a cheap tablet from a renowned brand. It comes with 7-inch display, 16GB on-board memory and also supports Barnes & Noble e-book store.

The price of Nook is little more than Amazon's Kindle Fire: $249.

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5. Samsung Galaxy S II

If you are not a die-hard fan of Apple and are not keen on getting iPhone 4S then Samsung Galaxy S II may be your next option. It features 4.3-inch screen, supports 4G network and is closely designed like iPhone 4S.

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6. Motorola Droid RAZR

Since it was announced, the phone has made some waves. Motorola Droid RAZR is equipped with 1.2 GHz processor, 4G connectivity, allows you streaming content from PC to handset, dual camera, and it is razor thin too.

The phone runs on Android platform.

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7. Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is no doubt the best alternative to iPad 2 in the tablet market. It features 10.1-inch screen, runs on Android platform and is capable of 4G connectivity.

The specs of Galaxy Tab 10.1 is as impressive as it is a threat to the iPad. This is the reason it is banned from being sold citing patent infringement.

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8. HTC Titan

Here lies the difference. If you want to be out of the crowd of iOS and Android device, try this Windows Phone 7. It will be a worthwhile choice. It features 1.5 GHz processor, 4.7-inch display (a huge one of course for smartphone), 16 GB RAM and an appealing design. Right now this is the best Windows Phone 7-based handset in the mobile market.

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9. Motorola Droid Bionic

Motorola Droid Bionic is solid and well-built smartphone ready to appeal gadget freaks. It is Android-based handset equipped with 4.3-inch display, 4G connectivity support and costs just $ 249.99 with a two-year contract (in the US).

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10. BlackBerry Bold

If you want physical keyboard along with touchscreen, BlackBerry is not to be missed. Research In Motion's BlackBerry Bold is one of the best handsets by the manufacturer. You may not get too much forward-thinking phone like iPhone 4S, but it is a perfect fancy for many to own next-generation phone.

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