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Smartphones with great designs (roundup)

A quick glance at today’s smartphones and it might seem like you’re staring into an endless sea of black slabs, but if you start to look a little closer, you’ll find some real beauties in the bunch.

In the list below, you’ll find some of favorite smartphones designs. These handsets stood out for a variety of reasons, from eye-catching displays to slim profiles to high-quality build materials. Of course, style is subjective and beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so if you think there’s another smartphone that should get the nod, let us know in the comments section below.

Samsung Galaxy S II (T-Mobile)

We’ve been critical of Samsung in the past for its plasticky designs, but the Galaxy S II, T-Mobile’s version in particular, corrects some of those wrongs. Plus, the smartphone’s vibrant display is a head turner. Read the full review.

Apple iPhone 4S (Sprint)

It was definitely disappointing when we didn’t get a new design with the iPhone 4S, but the smartphone’s minimalist design stands the test of time. Read the full review.

HTC Rhyme (Verizon Wireless)

The HTC Rhyme is a bit of niche product, but one can still admire its compact and high-quality design. Plus, the phone’s deep purple color makes it stand out in a crowd. Read the full review.

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc

We don’t see a lot of Sony Ericsson smartphones make it to a U.S. carrier, which is unfortunate because then you miss out on some great designs like the Xperia Arc. Read the full review.

Nokia Lumia 800

Nokia has always produced great hardware, so to see it paired up with some fresh software like Windows Phone makes us excited for what’s to come. Read our First Take.

T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide

For the keyboard-loving crowd, the T-Mobile MyTouch 4G Slide offers a spacious QWERTY keyboard along with a sturdy construction and bright display. Read the full review.

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