Palm is back with new Palm Pre (Sprint).The most legitimate rival to iphone 3 GS.Though both of them have unique features which cannot be ignored like the Flash & Multitasking in Palm pre and Video recording & Autofocus in Iphone,
The iPhone seems to be winning the race,here’s a look at the comparison of both the phones.
Palm Pre(Sprint) Iphone 3G S
Screen Size: 3.1 inch 3.5 inch
Screen Type: LCD multitouch OLED Multitouch
Width :2.3 inches 2.4 inches
Thickness :0.6 inches 0.48 inches
Weight :4.76 ounces 4.7 ounces
Keyboad: Physical [Qwerty] Onscreen Virtual
Resolution : 320×480 pixel 320x480pixel
Camera: 3 MP 3.2 MP
FLASH: Yes NO
Video Recording: No Yes
Speed[CPU&Ram]: ___ & 256 MB 600 Mhz & 256 MB upped from 128 MB
Autofocus &Manual Focus: No Yes
Multitasking : Yes No[Non Existant]
Capacity: 8 GB 8GB,16 GB,32 GB
Integrated IM,SMS,MMS: Yes YES
Copy,Paste,Universal Search :Yes Yes
Battery: 5 Hours Talk time 8 Hours talk time
Price: $199.99 with a $100 rebate from Sprint $199.00,$299.00[AT&T 2Year]
Some other features:
Apps that come preloaded on the Palm include Google Maps, DataViz’s DocView for viewing Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files, a PDF viewer, a YouTube app, Sprint TV, Sprint Navigation, Sprint Nascar, a memo pad, a task list, a calculator, and a clock.Synergy, which syncs the Pre’s contacts with Exchange, Facebook, and Google and syncs the calendar on the phone with Exchange and Google.
Wireless charging device first of its kind.
Apart from the features on iPhone 3G ,Video recording and the video clipper is a new thing in the iPhone 3G S,the new iPhone is much faster than its predecessor,connects with iTunes whereas recently Apple has announced that ITunes might not work with non Apple devices a Big set back for Palm Pre.
The Iphone looks like winning the race as some features like the 32 GB memory better and longer battery duration,comparable CPU speed and the touch and feel of the legendry iPhone are some of the features which the Palm pre lacks.