Best phones of MWC 2011: People's Pick (Poll)

Best phones of MWC 2011: People's Pick (Poll)

This year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was different. The world's biggest phone maker Nokia had no new handsets to announce and various reports suggested that Samsung was hesitating about having a big presence on the congress (not that you could tell by their massive promo of the Galaxy S II). However amidst the huge shake-up after Nokia's announcement, a lot of new exciting phones were unveiled. The front-runner of all seemed to be the Galaxy S II with a dual-core Samsung chip and a sleek body. Тhere were some impressive innovations as well – the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play was finally unveiled as the first PlayStation Certified handset, while the LG Optimus 3D made us think about all the possible uses of 3D on a cell phone.

Here at PhoneArena we picked five handsets that we think will set the pace of the industry in some way over the next year, but it is your opinion that we want to hear now. Which announcements made you hold your breath in anticipation? Which phone did you like the most? Cast your votes in our poll below!

Which was the best phone at MWC 2011?

Samsung Galaxy S II
LG Optimus 3D
Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
HTC Desire S
HTC Incredible S
HP Pre 3
HP Veer
HTC Wildfire
Sony Ericsson Xperia neo
Sony Ericsson Xperia pro
HTC Salsa
HTC ChaCha



1. coldheat06 unregistered

What about the Motorola Atrix

2. Dude unregistered

it was announced at the CES, not MWC...

3. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

HP phones weren't at MWC, were they? Thought HP had their own coming out party about a month before hand. Am I mis-remembering?

4. Alui unregistered

In all benchmarks Optimus 3D was better than the competition. And has a 3D screen(and cameras). How can SGS 2 be better? And where is the Atrix indeed?

5. cheetah2k

Posts: 2213; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Sure the LG had 3D and better benchmarks, but the SGSII has a far better & larger screen, its thinner, and the build quality is 2nd to none. Its also running Gingerbread, where as the LG is still on 2.2 (with 2.3 to come God knows when...) As noted by Dude, the Atrix was released at CES, not MWC

11. jk unregistered

uhm... larger screen? optimus 3D has 4.3, GS2 4.27 or something am i wrong?

6. Zealot unregistered

I voted for the Galaxy S II, but I will definitely buy the Xperia Play!

7. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Of the phones that were announced in the month of February I gotta say the only one that got me at all excited was the Pre3, webOS is great and a larger screen is a must for it. Its Touch-to-Share ability with the HP Touchpad makes it even better. I still have my personal phone Sprint Pre-, so the Pre3 definitely was the only thing interesting to me. I have my work phone Mytouch 4G and honestly it seems to be exactly what I'm looking for in an Android handset, a larger screen like the Galaxy S, Evo, or Galaxy S2 would be nice, but I'm happy with my shrubs. So the only phone that really is interesting for me to trade out of at this point is the Pre3

8. chinakidoliver.iab

Posts: 75; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

the optimus 3d won thats the benchmark and the galaxy s2 review sucked i saw th review (maybe it wasnt) but of course i could be wrong . overall my opinion is the optimus 3d i cooler but if only it had an app that enables you to download movies like galaxy s phones...... o well

9. ps316

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 19, 2010

HTC is lacking in marketing strategy, they launched new version of existing mobiles with just S to it. So stupid. I would definitely go for XPERIA play... SE is back and will be rocking

10. jk unregistered

galaxy S2.... why would someone vote for that on top of optimus 3d or the atrix

12. se young unregistered

optimus is good... expecially 3D... because large screen and amainging view

13. John unregistered

u must be working at LGE? kk

27. Chris_ unregistered

Then, Do you work for SS? jajajajajaja

14. Kun-hee Lee unregistered

I think SGSII is betther than Optimus 3D. SGSII is awesome!!

16. se young unregistered

you Samsung worker?? woops!!!

23. yj unregistered

R u using SGS2? or SS Man?

28. elly unregistered

his name is kun hee lee

15. se young unregistered

i'am not LGE worker... just only i love LGE everybody LGE

19. Johan unregistered


20. Josh unregistered

I heard the Atrix won in one of the benchmark test, Why isn't the Atrix included in the poll?

21. Petes Ian unregistered

If iPhone was in display this poll rate could've changed ... although I'll buy Galaxy S2, or the Optimus 3D

22. kensin unregistered

Se young and kun-hee are better than Optimus 3D and SGSII .

24. 3D unregistered

it'd be nice if I can watch full 3D movie on my mobile. Ofcourse I'm not an amishboy who says: "3D display makes the hero of the movie come atta the screen" rofl

25. bruce. yun unregistered

Life is good?? but LG Optimus 3D is really good!!!!

26. rian mcgrey unregistered

I voted for LG Optimus 3D, LG Optimus 3D is very excellent!! I think LG Optimus smart phone is likey to go up top level.

29. Starlight Breaker unregistered

Optimus 3D is the top model in this MWC, outstanding.

30. Grey unregistered

The performance is the most important to me. It is why I vote for Optimus 3D

31. sajamaum unregistered

3D without glass is a defenitly cool stuff. No doubt about it. but buying those???? that's a big question.

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