6. Samsung Galaxy S
Setting the benchmark for immensely bright displays, the Galaxy S houses a 4-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen that does not disappoint. Its 480x800 WVGA resolution is someway behind the iPhone 4 (640x960), but you can still expect vivid colours, true blacks and outstanding contrast ratio.
It's no longer at the top of the pile when it comes to awesome picture quality, having been usurped by its Galaxy S2 brother, but this is still one of the best touchscreen phones to show off in the pub if you want to bedazzle your mates with awe-inspiring picture quality.
Read our full Samsung Galaxy S review
7. BlackBerry Bold 9900
Staying true to the design which made the 9000 so popular, the Bold 9900 adds the new BlackBerry OS 7 giving the handset a serious multimedia makeover.
The big selling point for the Bold 9900 is it packs a 2.8-inch screen with VGA resolution which delivers crystal clear clarity and matches the iPhone 4 for sharpness, making it ideal for web browsing and media viewing (albeit not great for movie marathons).
OS 7 also sees the addition of a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, the ability to record 720 HD and a distinctly new look interface, all which is housed in a premium chassis that makes this one of the best BlackBerry phones on the market.
Read our BlackBerry Bold 9900 review
8. HTC Sensation XE
As the first HTC handset to get a Beats Audio makeover, the Sensation XE hosts a sleek unibody design married with stunning screen technology.
Sporting the same 4.3-inch HD screen as the original Sensation, the Android Gingerbread smartphone delivers vivid and brightness that is well matched with HTC's impressive Sense 3.0 and an 8-megapixel camera with dual flash making it one of the best high end smartphone snappers on the market.
Read our full HTC Desire S review
9. LG Optimus 3D
While Nintendo brought glasses-free 3D to gaming, LG was the first to bring the display technology to smartphones in the shape of the Optimus 3D.
Sporting a hulking 4.3-inch Super LCD display, the Android 2.2-powered handset delivers a surprisingly bright and vivid picture for your web browsing and movie watching, while parallax technology helps gives games and video the 3D effect without the need for the pesky glasses - although the battery life suffers when chugging through 3D content.
A dual-core processor gives the Optimus 3D suitable grunt in the power department, while dual 5-megapixel cameras mean you can shoot 3D 720p video, take 3D stills and convert 2D movies into 3D to complete the eye-popping experience.
Read our full LG Optimus 3D review
10. LG Optimus Black
Stealing the esteemed honour of world's slimmest smartphone from the Apple iPhone 4, there's much more to the Optimus Black than its slender form factor.
Measuring in at just 9.2mm thickness, the Android 2.2 handset hosts a 4-inch 800x400 resolution NOVA display, giving it one of the clearest LCD screens on the market and making it ideal for video and internet browsing.
Smartshare means you can share content to a PC or a TV wirelessly, while there's a 5-megapixel camera with single LED flash in tow.
Thanks to the NOVA display you'll also get a longer battery life to boot, which is something all phone users can appreciate - and its performance in bright sunlight makes it an unheralded big hitter in the 'best touchscreen on a smartphone' category.
Read our full LG Optimus Black review
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