Price appears to be the one major issue that could prevent people plumping for Apple’s turbocharged new i Phone.O2 is refusing to let existing i Phone owners upgrade without finishing their contract, a decision that drew the ire of the blogosphere.
The i Phone 3G S, on the other hand, boasts only a 3-megapixel camera, but users will finally be able to record video.
The nippier processor makes applications, programs and web pages much faster to load, while the device-wide search makes it feel even more like a pocket computer.
The i Phone 3G S will set you back at least £175, plus a new 18-month contract starting from a minimum of about £30 per month.
The N97, by contrast, will be available for free on most networks, but in many ways it feels like the ugly duckling to the i Phone’s swan.
This type of interaction (found in features like gestures and multi-touch) is relatively new and still unexplored, but could become widely used over time.
Some basic gestures, like sliding over a webpage or scrolling through a playlist, are already widely recognized today. Mobile screens are three or four inches in diameter, a big leap from 14-inch laptops or 20-inch desktop monitors.
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Therefore, on both Android and i Phone, videos are usually played back in full-screen, instead of a smaller window within an HTML page.