When you think of smartphones, three brand names and three Operating Systems come to mind. The brands include BlackBerry, iPhone and HTC. The BlackBerry of course uses the BlackBerry OS, The iPhone uses the Mac OS and the HTC smartphones are generally operated on the Android OS.
Each of the smartphones has their pros and cons and while I am a BlackBerry fan at heart, there have been some recent releases across each platform that has gotten my attention. Apple has just released the iPhone 4S and BlackBerry has released its Torch 2 in addition to a new Bold and a Curve. HTC is constantly releasing new mobile devices with each one a little better than its predecessor, which already had enough features to suit the everyday business person as well as smartphones enthusiasts.
The BlackBerry Torch 2 or BlackBerry Torch 9860
The new BlackBerry Torch features a touchscreen interface which has made it a favorable upgrade from the previous bulky slide up Torch. It has upgraded a few features to go with its new design and now facilitates the pinch and zoom features as well. The new Torch is being constantly compared with the new iPhone 4 S because they were released at approximately the same time with similar features and their parent companies are rivals. The Torch 2 or Torch 9860 features the promising BlackBerry OS 7 which bares some resemblance to that of the iPhone’s user interface. They are both touch screen devices but some options of the BlackBerry Torch requires button input.
HTC and Other Mobiles
HTC has released quite a few mobile phones within the past few months, most if not all have been smart phones, but some persons might refer to a few of them as feature phones instead. Some of the latest releases include the HTC Radar, the HTC Titan and the HTC sensation 4G. Motorola and Samsung is also in the smart phone race with the Droid phones and the popular Samsung Galaxy that has been upgraded and re-released at least twice; most recently, the Samsung Galaxy S 2.
Making a Smart Choice
If you are looking for a smartphone, whether to manage your files and emails, to engage in better multimedia entertainment or simply to impress your friends, you should consider getting a mobile from one of the listed brands in the aforementioned paragraphs. However you should keep in mind that not all cell phones are the same even if they are made by the same manufacturer, so you should pay attention to the smartphone’s design, user interface, features and overall performance.