Walyou Holiday Smartphone Guide: 5 Recommended Deals

This holiday season is a great time to purchase a smartphone, gift a smartphone, and of course, receive a smartphone. If you’re looking to pick up one of the hottest gadgets on the market in the coming weeks, Walyou has you covered. We’ve compiled a list of 5 of the best gadgets (at the best deals), so your search for the perfect smartphone is just a littler simpler in the busiest time of the year.

1. T-Mobile MyTouch 4G (Android)

Designed by HTC exclusively for T-Mobile, the new myTouch features a brilliant 3.8-inch touchscreen display with both a virtual QWERTY keyboard and Swype keyboard for easy text input. It’s also equipped with a 5-megapixel camera that can capture video in HD 720p resolution, as well as the ability to stay connected to family and friends via spontaneous face-to-face conversations through Video Chat–with or without Wi-Fi.

[Amazing Deal: $49.99, Free Shipping]

2. Palm Pixi Plus (WebOS)

The Palm Pixi Plus is a candybar form-factor handset that features a full QWERTY keyboard, a touchscreen display and the webOS platform that’s gotten fantastic reviews (despite fierce competition). For the low price of free, you’ll receive the gift of perfect multitasking this holiday season.

[Free! With 2 year contract on Verizon Wireless]

3. HTC Aria (Android)

The HTC Aria is AT&T’s second Android phone, joining the Motorola BACKFLIP, and it’s also the best Android powered smartphone you’ll find on AT&T today. The Aria runs Android 2.1 and has HTC’s Sense user interface on it, which provides Android with a high level of customization and cleans up some of Android’s grittier UI features.It has a well-rounded basket of features that include a 5 megapixel camera, 802.1b/g WiFi support, an included 2GB microSD card, and a beautiful industrial design.

[Free! with 2 year contract on AT&T]

4. BlackBerry Bold 9780 (BlackBerry OS)

RIM’s BlackBerry Bold 9780 sports the latest version of BlackBerry 6 OS, a 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, and beautiful full QWERTY keyboard. BlackBerry 6 has brought many improvements to RIM’s latest lineup of handsets, and the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is no different from the latest crop of speed demons. The Bold might just be the best gift a business man or woman can get this season, and thanks to Amazon, the price is great too.

[$89.99 from Amazon Wireless]

5. Apple iPhone 3GS – 8 GB (iOS)

iPhone isn’t exactly a generic brand name in the tech world, and AT&T’s made giving the gift of a name-brand smartphone a lot cheaper this season. While the iPhone 4 has overshadowed its predecessor over the past 6 months, the 3GS remains a staple in AT&T’s lineup. With its high resolution 480 x 320 3.5-inch display, massive selection of apps, and solid 3 MP camera, the 3GS remains a great smartphone in a crowded market.

[$49.99 refurbished with 2-year deal on AT&T]

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