Year: 2012 

Just when it looked like the Windows Phone platform was about to fold, Nokia unleashed its flagship WP7 device and helped Microsoft boost its mobile market share by a smidge. An ultramodern design with an eye-grabbing unibody chassis and vibrant color options made the Lumia 900 a smash amongst the fashion crowd. However, we remember it best for its effective 8MP shooter with Carl Zeiss optics and Microsoft’s super-dynamic OS.