- Consumer Electronics & Personal Gadgets»
- Portable Electronics
Top Three Favorite Smartphones
Now you can enjoy not just mobile phone but also a smartphone. I think smartphones are really fun because you may experience their many exciting offers like scheduling business meetings, tracking your family’s schedule, reading email, or surfing the web. It's much more than just a cell phone. Like you transfer your office into your cell phone. Imagine you could do your job without tied out on your desk. I mean, if you feel stuck and bored with your office, you could manage your work in the park.
What is Smartphone ?
Smart phones are almost the same with PDA (Personal Digital Assistant Phone) A smartphone is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities, often with PC-like functionality. There is no industry standard definition of a smartphone. For some, a smartphone is a phone that runs complete operating system software providing a standardized interface and platform for application developers For others, a smartphone is simply a phone with advanced features like e-mail, Internet and e-book reader capabilities, and/or a built-in full keyboard or external USB keyboard and VGA connector. In other words, it is a miniature computer that has phone capability. I think smartphone is great for people with many mobile activities.
Most smartphones take pictures and capture video, but the most common multimedia function is the ability to play MP3s, sit back, relax, and enjoy your favorite tunes while traveling or during breaks.
Top Three Favorite Smart Phones
Apple iPhone 3GS
The iPhone 3GS looks and feels like the iPhone 3G, which Apple and AT&T are still selling but at a lower price. Like the 3G iPhone, it's available in black and white and in two storage capacities, upgraded from the 3G to 16 and 32 gigs.
Apple iPhone 3GS has 3 megapixel camera with autofocus and you can shoot a video too. The video is remarkably good andit can upload video directly to YouTube. The iPhone 3GS has a Samsung S5PC100 600MHz ARM processor and 256 megs of RAM. iPhone 3GS has a voice dialing, you could dial someone with your voice and it drive safely.
- Wi-Fi capability
- Fast 3G HSDPA data network
- Gorgeous, 3.5-inch touch screen
- Thousands of free or low-cost apps
- 3G network not available everywhere
- Limited syncing abilities
- No document editing
- No voice dialing
- Short battery life
- No flash
RIM BlackBerry Curve 8900
It's beautiful and slim. BlackBerry curve 8900 has 512MHz processor. It also has 256MB of RAM memory, four times that offered on previous T-Mobile Curves. It has 2.4-inch diagonal measure, 480 x 360 resolution.You will get true high speed data connectivity where Wi-Fi is available. A GPS receiver is built in for real-time location and driving directions. The device also supports both mono- and stereo-Bluetooth.
BlackBerry Curve 8900 has a 3.2-megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom, auto-focus, and auto-flash. Serve as a video recorder and supports popular audio and video file types.
The talk time for the Curve 8900 is 330 minutes and standby time is expected to be about 360 hours. The BlackBerry's claim to fame is push email, and it's still one of the best solutions for those who want email and more on the go. It has an integrated GPS too. Excellent.
- Superb full QWERTY keypad
- Excellent push email and data syncing
- Expandable memory
- Newer models have Wi-Fi connectivity
- Good call quality
- Very good camera
- Sluggish web browser
- Some versions don't have Wi-Fi or GPS
- Uses poky EDGE network (not high-speed 3G)
- The text is hard to read.
- Display resolution is very high for the size.
This is absolutely an attractive smartphone. It's lovely design. It's got a Marvell XScale 624MHz PXA312 processor, an 8 gig flash drive, 128 megs of RAM and 256 megs of flash storage with approx. 50 megs free. There is also an SDHC microSD card slot. It has 5 megapixel autofocus camera.There's a GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth and DivX support to round out the Omnia's very complete feature set. The Omnia has great call quality on both incoming and outgoing ends
- Full smartphone
- Opera Mobile web browser
- Wi-Fi connectivity
- Windows Mobile Office for business users
- Windows Mobile slows down the user interface
- Headphone jack is non-standard size
- Touch screen can be finicky