The Good,The Great & The Brilliant

With Christmas on the horizon we thought what better time to start making our christmas present list, we know we know it's too early to be thinking about christmas and all that, but realistically christmas shopping always works out better spread out over a few months.

Smartphones are going to be the tall order of the year! There is actually that much choice with smartphones that most people don't have a clue which one they should pick or how they can use it to their advantage. Thats why where here to bring you all you need to know on some of the good, some the greatest and some of the downright brilliant smartphones which should make it to your christmas list this year!

The Good - for affordability versus features the HTC Wilfire S comes up trumps boasting a 5MP camera with LED flash, WiFi, Android OS, Touch Screen Display, USB & MicroSD compatible, Incorporated Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Organizer, & Voice Memo & MP3 / WMV / AAC player, this affordable smartphone priced at just €229.99 has all the features expected in an Android based phone...

The Great - for super fast & super cool looking the HTC Desire is your go to smartphone the crystal clear AMOLED Multitouch input method touchscreen ideal for web browsing and watching movies. Some of the features with the HTC Desire are a 5MP camera with Video recording at 720p@30fps, Android OS operating system, Stereo FM radio with RDS, MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA9 player, Geo-Taggin, Micro USB, Bluetooth & GPRS, 576MB internal ram, Micro SD slot up to 32GB. This phone is perfect for all those smart phone enthusiasts who love the Android operating system and is well worth the €399.00 price tag.

The Brilliant - Samsung raise the bar yet again with the Samsung Galaxy S II, the outstanding 4.3" Super AMOLED touch screen display goes beyond any smartphone rival and actually uses LESS battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S II runs on Android OS with 16GB memory, some of the stand-out features with the Galaxy S II are the Adobe flash 10.1, document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF) , java, active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, TV out, video/image, face detection editor to name but a few. The Galaxy S II also comes with the expected features of an Android phone - MicroSD slot up to 32B, Bluetooth, MP3, WAV ringtones, video recording up to 1080p@30fps. This is a the perfect companion for all of you business smartphone enthusiasts and you can't put a price on the perfect companion can you? yes you can and its €479.99.

If smartphones are not your thing and you prefer simplicity, ease of use with a bit of edge then the BlackBerry curve is your thing! With integrated WiFi, instant Facebook access  & BBM a free instant messaging service provided for only blackberry users at €149.00 its the perfect gift!

No smartphone is complete without some accessories, accessorizing your phone is the best part of getting a new phone! check out some of our fav's that will be making it to our christmas list!

1 - Yubz retro phone is an attachment for your smartphone great for making Internet phone calls.

2 - BookBook vintage Phone case & Wallet

All of the above Smartphones were taken from The Carphone Warehouse website you can check them out yourself here. Don't miss your chance to win freebies from The Carphone Warehouse on the run up to christmas by following them on Facebook here.