The smartphone elite(video)

 

 

The smartphone…

We know how the iPhone 4 sizes up against the aging 3GS but how does it fare against its fiercest competitors from all the major platforms?
We wish we had some production Windows Phone 7 kit to check out here, but in the meantime, take a look at the results against the gruesome foursome of the EVO 4G, N8, Pre Plus, and HD2.
You might be surprised by some of the results — and sorry, RIM, you don’t get to play until you bring some fresh, media-heavy hardware to the table.

Nothing personal!

iPhone 4

HTC EVO 4G

Nokia N8

Palm Pre Plus

HTC HD2

PlatformiOS 4Android 2.1 with SenseSymbian^3webOSWindows Mobile 6.5
ProcessorApple A41GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon680MHz ARM11-based600MHz TI OMAP34301GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
Storage16GB / 32GB internal440MB internal, microSDHC expansion16GB internal, microSDHC expansion16GBApprox. 200MB internal, microSDHC expansion
CellularQuadband GSM, pentaband HSPACDMA, EV-DO Rev. A, WiMAXQuadband GSM, pentaband HSPACDMA / EV-DO Rev. A or quadband GSM / dualband HSPAQuadband GSM, dualband HSPA
WiFi802.11b/g/n802.11b/g802.11b/g/n802.11b/g802.11b/g1
Display size3.5 inches4.3 inches3.5 inches3.1 inches4.3 inches
Display resolution960 x 640800 x 480640 x 360480 x 320800 x 480
Display technologyIPS LCDLCDAMOLEDLCDLCD
Integrated TV-outNoHDMIHDMINoNo
Primary camera5 megapixel AF, LED flash8 megapixel AF, LED flash12 megapixel AF, xenon flash3 megapixel, LED flash5 megapixel AF, LED flash
Secondary cameraVGA1.3 megapixelVGANoneNone
Video recording720p at 30fps720p at 24fps720p at 25fpsVGA at 30fpsVGA at 30fps
Video callingYes (WiFi only)YesYesNoNo
Location / orientation sensorsAGPS, compass, accelerometer, gyroscopeAGPS, compass, accelerometerAGPS, compass, accelerometerAGPS, accelerometerAGPS, compass, accelerometer
SIM standardMicro SIMN/ASIMSIM (on GSM variant)SIM
Quoted max talk time7 hours on 3G, 14 hours on 2G6 hours5.83 hours on 3G, 12 hours on 2G5.5 hours on Verizon, 5 hours on AT&T5.33 hours on 3G, 6.33 hours on 2G
Quoted max media playback time40 hours audio, 10 hours videoNone quoted50 hours audio, 6 hours videoNone quoted12 hours audio, 8 hours video
Weight137 grams / 4.8 oz.170 grams / 6.00 oz.135 grams / 4.76 oz.135 grams / 4.76 oz.157 grams / 5.54 oz.
Dimensions115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3mm122 x 66 x 13mm113.5 x 59 x 12.9mm100.5 x 59.5 x 16.95mm120.5 x 67 x 11mm

by engadget

Iphone 4 video

HTC EVO 4G

Nokia N8

Palm Pre Plus

HTC HD2

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