If you’re a mobile enthusiast, you must be keeping track of the recently released iPhone 4 along with Android phones like HTC Evo 4G and the upcoming Motorola Droid X plus all other smartphones. No need to blame the media for the hype and detailed discussions on the same topic every day. The fact is that it’s the smartphone makers who have intensified or should I say unleashed an aggressive campaign in the ever-growing smartphone industry.
Back to back launches coupled with all sorts of speculations, the smartphone stuff is now a regular feature in every gadget magazine or web forum. For a potential buyer, the situation is getting increasingly confusing. So here are some guidelines for you to help you decide.
Hundreds of web forums are buzzing with iPhone vs Android topic. Every expert coming with his opinion and expert comments. And how can we forget the favourite topic: Will Verizon launch iphone? Well, many reviews are based on rumors only, while some have shown guts enough to get stories confirmed by the smartphone makers.
Having said that, let’s go through the most discussed topic of the time: Motorola Droid X vs iPhone 4 vs HTC Evo 4G. Apple on June 24 launched the fourth generation of iPhone called as iPhone 4. The iPhone 4 is certainly better than its siblings and offers better features than other smartphones available in the market. One of the most talked-about USP of the iPhone 4 is its retina display i.e. picture quality that is arguably better than human eyes.
And on the other hand we have Android handsets such as Sprint’s HTC Evo 4G. The first smartphone to run on 4G network. It offers multifarious features, which are no less than Apple’s iPhone4. At top of tha, the power of 4G has given an upper hand. Motorola’s Droid X is also one of the leading names in the race.
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Droid X and Evo 4G have better carrier in the form of Verizon and Sprint respectively, while Apple’s AT&T lags behind in terms of quality and number of satisfied customers. AT&T users generally complain about frequent signal breakdown and disruptions while talking on phone.
iPhone4 is bigger than Droid X and Evo 4G in terms of size. iPhone4 is slimmer and somehow has better looks than its rivals.
iPhone4 display quality is simply excellent. Droid X and Evo 4G have good display but they stand nowhere close to iPhone4. The pixel density in iPhone4 is higher than predecessors.
‘It gets really tough when one has to distinguish iPhone and DroidX and Evo 4G on scales of multitasking. iPhone is somehow limited to specific things, while Droid X and Evo 4G allow users to perform several tasks at one time.
Apple really needs to do something about AT&T data network. The AT&T is now universally known poor service provider. The speed is pretty slower than Evo4G. On the other hand, Droid X has decent speed.
‘iPhone has iPod features, while Droid has Android media player. Both are good and quality is somehow pretty same.
iPhone rivals have a Google advantage. The Android sets are compatible with Gmail, and other google features. iPhone users have to compromise at this thing, as they work on alternative features created by Apple.
Videochat has been one of the most talked-about features in recent times. iPhone and Evo 4G have second front facing camera that enable users to operate video chats and video conferencing. Apple has come up with its FaceTime service for iPhone video chats, while Sprint has to bank upon third party.
Apple has certainly done one thing remarkable in its iPhone: it has enhanced its battery life. Frankly speaking, Evo 4G battery back up is pathetic, while Droid X offers an ordinary back up.
Now you must be in a better position to distinguish between the smartphone rivals. It’s pertinent to mention here that experts make comments on the basis of what they perceive is important. At the end of the day, its customers who have to make the final decision based on their priorities. So go out, do a little research, you will certainly have the best thing in your hand!