A recent Japanese survey revealed that the iPhone 3G was at the top of their list as the best smart phone in 2008. Roughly about 61% of the estimated 3,000 surveyed believed that the Apple device was number one in their book. Users seem to enjoy the aesthetic slick look of the phone and its innovative user interface. The iPhone 3G has been unbelievably popular in not only Japan but all over the world. The question remains if it will still continue to gain popularity in 2009 with other highly prized competitors.