Essay on Comparing the iPhone 3GS and the Blackberry Bold

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The mobile phone market is crowded with hundreds and hundreds of phones and gadgets but at the top are the iPhone 3G S and the Blackberry Bold 9700. These phones demonstrate outstanding achievements in a whole variety of categories such as speed, design, usability and display. The iPhone 3G S is a very impressive phone with a built in iPod and thousands of other apps while the Blackberry Bold 9700 is just as remarkable with its speed and ease of use. There are many areas in which these two phones can be compared but in the end, both of these phones are a very tough match-up.
The first category of comparison is that of design. The design of the iPhone 3G S is a very stylish button less display with a touchscreen and a home button at the …show more content…

The high resolution on a smaller screen gives the Blackberry stunning graphics while browsing on the web. The blackberry has a landscape screen format to allow you to fully view web pages, emails and calendars.
The iPhone 3G S has a neat on screen keyboard. It is not an actual keyboard but rather a software keyboard which registers letters according to taps on the screen. The keyboard takes some time to master and even when mastered it does not register some taps and leaves them blank. The keyboard is nice but according to a great number of surveys the Blackberry’s QWERTY keyboard is preferred over software on screen keyboards. The Blackberry’s QWERTY keyboard allows for the user to text or email normally as they would on a computer because the keys are arranged in the same way. The keys are easy to press and are also a lot easier to adapt to when moving from other phones. The keyboard is also very stylish and includes symbols and numbers as well.
The iPhone 3G S comes in two memory sizes 16GB and 32GB and later additions with 64GB. The iPhone has built in memory and does not allow expandable memory such as memory cards. The iPhone has a very fast flash memory not a hard drive. The reason for this being that flash memory is faster than hard drives. The iPhone also has a RAM capacity of 256MB while the Blackberry only has a RAM capacity of 128MBThe iPhone also has a fire wire cable which allows for superfast file

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