22/11/2013 07:48 GMT | Updated 22/11/2013 09:07 GMT

Best Smartphones On The Market For Christmas (PICTURES)

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A request for a mobile phone for Christmas can be terrifying. Every year, these machines become slimmer, more adept at anticipating your every need, and their specification lists grow longer.

So, if you need a whistle-stop tour of the best on the market, before getting out your credit card, here are some of the latest models to receive positive reviews.

Good luck in your search!