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Photos: Cell phones in Hong Kong

CNET recently traveled to Hong Kong and discovered a cell phone nut's paradise. And yes, the selection is far ahead of what we get stateside.

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Kent German
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No carrier-dominated stores here: cell phones stores like this one are common in Hong Kong. Inside is a huge assortment that puts U.S. cell phones stores to shame.
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No shortage of Sony Ericsson Walkman phones here, nor for that matter cool little cell phone chairs.
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Can't find a Nokia N73 in the states? You can get it in Hong Kong for $241. There's no tax but you do have to factor in a $1,000 plane ticket.
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Nokia's pricey Vertu line gets a whole store in Hong Kong's airport.
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There's no shortage of HSDPA phones. And the Razr is all the rage here as well.
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A week before its U.S. unveiling at CES, Samsung's Ultra Music phone was old news in Hong Kong.
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Relatively unknown in the United States, Asus phones are widely available in Hong Kong.
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They have the Motorola Rokr E6 while we're still waiting to see the Rokr E2. In any case, it sure beats the Rokr E1!
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The Samsung X810 has a sexy slider design and a very cool thumb wheel control.
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A gallery of high-end phones awaits customers in this store in Kowloon.

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