With the holiday season approaching at a frankly terrifying speed, we've taken a look at the phones you should be hinting about to Father Christmas.

If you're one of those who will spend all Christmas day updating your Facebook status, listening to the latest tracks or hunkering down for an extended gaming session, we've listed the mobiles you should be getting on your wish list.

Or if you're worried Santa has been hit by the recession this year, then we've worked out the best mobile on a budget too - so no matter what you're opening this year, you should get the best the mobile market has to offer.

Check out our video to see the five best phones for Christmas: