The best mobile phones

Reviews
13 Oct 2009

Each of these phones has a speciality. Pick the one that suits your needs

LG Viewty Smart GC9000 phone
LG Viewty Smart GC9000

*BEST FOR PHOTOS*

The Viewty’s 8-megapixel camera adjusts automatically to light conditions and shoots DVD-quality video that can be directly uploaded to the web. To make all this easier, it has a crystal-clear 76mm touchscreen, as well as WiFi and GPS.

Price 
£345
Motorola AURA Celestial
Motorola AURA Celestial

*BEST FOR STYLE*

Launched to commemorate the 1969 moon landings, this mobile comes with original footage from the Apollo 11 mission. It might not be exactly space-age (the camera has only 2-megapixel resolution) but with a sapphire-crystal circular display, it’s built to be beautiful.

Price 
£1,750
Sony Ericsson W99 phone
Sony Ericsson W99

*BEST FOR MUSIC*

Drag and drop tracks from your PC into the 8GB memory and enjoy the W99’s excellent sound quality. Elsewhere, it has an 8.1-megapixel camera and a Tracker function that uses GPS to log your music-motivated runs.

Price 
£399.99
Nokia N97 mobile phone
Nokia N97

*BEST FOR WORK*

The sliding screen and finger-friendly Qwerty keyboard combine for a perfect fit in your palm. A touchscreen makes internet connection simple, while the massive 32GB memory will hold plenty of video, audio and image files.

Price 
£499
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