iPhone 4 was the best gadget of the decade

11 December 2019

The end of the year is approaching. It's time to take stock of 2019. But the popular publication The Verge has gone further. It assessed the entire decade (which began in 2010).

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The Verge named the top 100 gadgets released over that span. Who's in the top 20? The list turned out to be interesting, especially the leader. At the top of the pedestal is the iPhone 4 smartphone.

Why the iPhone 4? To journalists it seemed the most beautiful phone of the era. The competitors' phones imitated it. Also the device was remembered for the first Retina display and front-facing camera.

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Here are the Top 20 according to The Verge:

  1. iPhone 4
  2. Amazon Echo
  3. Macbook Air
  4. Samsung Galaxy S6
  5. Tesla Model S
  6. AirPods
  7. Apple Watch Series 3
  8. Microsoft Surface Pro 3
  9. PlayStation 4
  10. Google Pixel 2
  11. Apple iPad Air
  12. TV remote control with Netflix button
  13. Samsung Galaxy Note
  14. Shitbox Dell Chromebook
  15. Nintendo Switch
  16. Ancer PowerCore 10000 mAh portable battery
  17. Nest Thermostat
  18. Dell XPS 13
  19. Panasonic Lumix GH4
  20. Juul E-cigarette

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