Phone Awards 2011: winners announced

Best Network


  • O2
  • Three
  • Orange
  • Vodafone
  • T-Mobile
  • Giffgaff




Runner-up: O2


Best App


  • Google Maps Navigation
  • Spotify
  • BBC iPlayer
  • Swype
  • iBooks


Google Maps Navigation


Runner-up: BBC iPlayer


Best Game


  • Angry Birds
  • The SIMS 3
  • Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit
  • Flight Control
  • Cut The Rope!


Angry Birds

Angry birds

Runner-up: Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit


WTF of the Year


  • iPhone 4 antenna-gate
  • Symbian: is the end in sight?
  • Apple launching the microSIM
  • HTC Desire OS upgrade
  • Nokia crashing HTC event with balloons


iPhone 4 antenna-gate

iPhone 4

Runner-up: Apple launching the microSIM


Best Phone Feature


  • Samsung Super AMOLED Plus
  • HTC Sense
  • Android personal hotspot
  • Apple iPhone 4 Retina display
  • Windows Phone 7 Live TilesOne to watch


HTC Sense

HTC sensation

Runner-up: iPhone 4 Retina display


One to watch


  • Apple iPhone 5
  • Nokia Windows Phone
  • Android Ice Cream Sandwich
  • HTC Sensation
  • 4G


Apple iPhone 5

iPhone 5

Runner-up: Android Ice Cream Sandwich

And the winners are...

Part of the Phone Awards this year was our fantastic competition, where you had the chance of winning 10 Window Phone handsets and three Sony Ericsson handsets.

The winners, and what mobile phone they won, are listed below. If your name is on the list we will contact you in due course.

  • Eleanor Wigmore – Sony Ericsson Xperia arc
  • Eoghan Collins – Sony Ericsson Xperia arc
  • Young Yang – Sony Ericsson Xperia Play
  • KP Durnall – Dell Venue Pro
  • Talel Farhat – Dell Venue Pro
  • Jonathan Ponsie – Dell Venue Pro
  • Marek Stepnik – Dell Venue Pro
  • Sarah Sheen – Dell Venue Pro
  • Suzanna Gentle – HTC 7 Pro
  • Murshidha Muvaffik – HTC 7 Pro
  • Robert Dallenger – HTC 7 Pro
  • June Beesley – HTC 7 Pro
  • Tana Isaac – HTC 7 Pro
Marc Chacksfield

Marc Chacksfield is the Editor In Chief, at DC Thomson. He started out life as a movie writer for numerous (now defunct) magazines and soon found himself online - editing a gaggle of gadget sites, including TechRadar, Digital Camera World and Tom's Guide UK. At Shortlist you'll find him mostly writing about movies and tech, so no change there then.