Here are the winners by carrier:
- T-Mobile top best smarpthones 2011.
- Sprint top best smartphones 2011.
- AT&T top best smartphones 2011.
- Verizon Wireless top best smartphones 2011.
Here are the background stories:
- The C-List of the Best Top Ten Smartphones of 2011.
- Consumer Reports' top best-rated choices for Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint.
- PC World's top best smartphones of 2011 Review of Reviews.
- PCMag gave gold to the Samsung Galaxy SII three times.
- Laptop Mag's winners included one unlocked model, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and one Windows Phone.
- Digital Trends' list had some suprises including a Windows Phone for every carrier.