This is somewhat old news now that the new iPhone 3G S is out today but I’m guessing they didn’t really change too much between iPhone 3G and iPhone 3G S. Still, if you ever wanted to know who was making what parts that goes into the iPhone 3G, here it is. Thanks to Phone [...]
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Who’s growing faster in 2009? Is it Android based smartphones from many different manufacturers or the iPhone 3G from sole supplier Apple? According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, Android based smartphone shipment in 2009 will grow by 900% while iPhone’s shipment will grow only by 79%.
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According to a market research company, NPD, it’s not the iPhone as many people thought. Here are the rankings for the Q1 in US in terms of sales. #1: Blackberry Curve #2: Apple iPhone 3G #3: Blackberry Storm #4: Blackberry Pearl #5: T-Mobile G1 Incoming search terms:what is the best selling smartphone
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Feature 8GB iPhone 3G Samsung Instinct Storage 8GB 2GB (Up to 8GB supported) Cost (after subsidy) $199 $129 Type of Storage Internal Flash memory MicroSD Card Size 4.5″ (115.5 mm)x2.4″ (62.1 mm)x.48″ (12.3 mm) 4.57″ (116.09 mm)x2.17″ (55.12 mm)x.49″ (12.45 mm) Weight 4.7 oz. (133g) 4.4 oz. (124g) Color Black or White Black or Pink [...]
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No one can question the impact that an iPhone has in the cell phone industry (although LG Prada was the first all touchscreen phone, not the iPhone). Since the first iPhone was launched in 2007, there has been a lot of copycats but also legitimate iPhone Killers that offered features not found in the iPhone. [...]
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Sales of smartphones running on Google’s Android platform will surpass those of Apple by 2012, according to new research by Informa Telecoms & Media. The research firm said that though handset sales will decline generally in 2009, sales of smartphones are predicted to grow by 30 percent. The key to growth will be open-source development [...]
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Apparently, Apple is being sued by one class action suit after another that the iPhone isn’t quite working out as well as claimed by AT&T. Notice, the complaints aren’t about the iPhone’s gadgetry but its network connection. It just goes to show you that the true iPhone Killer not only has to work well with [...]
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Is this a surprise to anybody? According to iSuppli, the company that does teardown and cost estimate, BB Storm costs $203 to make while iPhone 3G costs $175 to make. The difference can be explained partly by the fact that Apple typically negotiates better with their suppliers than their competitors. The other reason is BB [...]
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Well, you have to give credit where credit is due. Apple’s iPhone 3G has surpassed Motorola’s RAZR as the best selling phone ever. Even more impressive since it is only available on one carrier per country. Let’s see how long they can keep this up.
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The latest rumor is that Apple may be working on a CDMA version of iPhone to go after the market currently not able to be addressed with the GSM/3G iPhone. However, don’t expect to see iPhone in Verizon or Sprint store anytime soon. AT&T had signed 5 year exclusivity in the US market so it’s [...]
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Let’s do a quick no biased comparison on these two, shall we? Display iPhone 3G: 480 x 320 Touch Screen HTC Diamond: 480 x 440 Touch Screen Winner: HTC Diamond Camera iPhone 3G: 2M pixel HTC Diamond: 3.2M pixel Winner: HTC Diamond Video Recording iPhone 3G: No HTC Diamond: 640×480, 320×240, 176×144 Winner: HTC Diamond [...]
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