It's getting to be that time of year again: silver bells ringing, chestnuts roasting over an open fire ... and you stitching together eight pillows and a roll of bubble wrap to pair with a bike helmet in preparation for the collective mob delirium known as Black Friday.

If you're looking for phones this year, set aside your megastore schematics for a moment and take a look at what's on the docket for this holiday season. We've done our best to provide a comprehensive list of the best 2011 had to offer in the way of the smartphone, referencing reviews from CNET, PCWorld, and other trade experts. Check it out and let us know if you have any suggestions in the comments below.

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