iPhone display remains unmatched

While the iPhone 3G S has a lot going for it, Apple’s mobile phone is no longer the only game in town for on-the-go web surfing, navigation, and more.



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Published: Sun 12 Jul 2009, 9:22 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:57 AM

The competition has also been hard at work building impressive models of their own, reports Hamburg-based Computer Bild magazine. Eight alternatives to the iPhone were put through their paces, including the Nokia N97, the Sony Ericsson W995, and the Xda Diamond 2.

All three of those models took better photos than the iPhone. The N97 was the leader for battery life, with a battery life of 35 hours. That is six hours longer than the iPhone. All of the tested cell phones can also be used for surfing. The iPhone was particularly speedy at that task.

The biggest advantage for the Apple product is its monitor. It was twice as bright as the other units and not at all susceptible to scratches. If finance is an issue, then there is room for debate, though. The iPhone competitors are available without a contract, which is ultimately less expensive.


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