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Smartphone Comparison Chris Pepin http://www.chrispepin.com
Uses <ul><li>Business use </li><ul><li>Corporate email, calendar, intranet, web applications, rich client applications, VP...
Mobile device management, security, encryption </li></ul><li>Personal use </li><ul><li>rich & social media, maps, SMS, gam...
Recent Smartphones I've Tested <ul><li>Apple iPhone 4
RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800
Samsung Focus Windows Mobile Phone 7
HTC EVO Google Android 2.2
HTC HD2 Windows Mobile 6.5
Palm Pre
Nokia Symbian E71 </li></ul>
Apple iPhone <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>World's most influential smartphone (e.g. design)
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  1. 1. Smartphone Comparison Chris Pepin http://www.chrispepin.com
  2. 2. Uses <ul><li>Business use </li><ul><li>Corporate email, calendar, intranet, web applications, rich client applications, VPN access
  3. 3. Mobile device management, security, encryption </li></ul><li>Personal use </li><ul><li>rich & social media, maps, SMS, games, email </li></ul><li>Mixed use </li><ul><li>Increasingly, employees want to use personally owned devices for business </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Recent Smartphones I've Tested <ul><li>Apple iPhone 4
  5. 5. RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800
  6. 6. Samsung Focus Windows Mobile Phone 7
  7. 7. HTC EVO Google Android 2.2
  8. 8. HTC HD2 Windows Mobile 6.5
  9. 9. Palm Pre
  10. 10. Nokia Symbian E71 </li></ul>
  11. 11. Apple iPhone <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>World's most influential smartphone (e.g. design)
  12. 12. High resolution, multi-touch screen
  13. 13. Market-leading iTunes store </li></ul><li>Cons </li><ul><li>Third-party products required to deliver a complete, enterprise solution
  14. 14. Single form factor, no keyboard, no haptic feedback, no replaceable battery, no expandable memory, one US carrier (AT&T) limits choice
  15. 15. Great computer but phone is just average </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. RIM BlackBerry 9800 <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>Enterprise grade security, device management, integrated VPN
  17. 17. Universal search, multimedia support including wireless sync/updates
  18. 18. Battery life </li></ul><li>Cons </li><ul><li>Low screen resolution, underpowered, bulky
  19. 19. Higher cost data plans than other smartphones
  20. 20. Much improved web browser and user interface but still lags the competition </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. HTC EVO Google Android <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>Upgradable to Android 2.2 (enterprise security)
  22. 22. Handsets are available from multiple carriers and in multiple form factors.
  23. 23. Wi-fi hotspot capabilities reduces cost and increases flexibility. Open app market </li></ul><li>Cons </li><ul><li>No standard, easy to use tools for managing rich media
  24. 24. Poor battery life
  25. 25. VPN limited to SSL </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Samsung Focus Windows Mobile Phone 7 <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>Innovative user interface
  27. 27. Snappy performance, beautiful screen
  28. 28. Tight integration with free WindowLive services </li></ul><li>Cons </li><ul><li>Few enterprise features
  29. 29. Limited number of applications
  30. 30. No tethering or hotspot capability
  31. 31. New platform. Time will tell if it will be a success </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. HTC HD2 Windows Mobile 6.5 <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>Enterprise ready
  33. 33. Creates wi-fi hotspot
  34. 34. Large, responsive touchscreen </li></ul><li>Cons </li><ul><li>HTC Sense UI is great on the surface but dig deeper and you'll find the legacy, pen-based Windows Mobile UI which is poor
  35. 35. Essentially a dead platform now that Windows Phone 7 has been released
  36. 36. Poor battery life </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. Palm Pre Note: my testing with with an original Palm Pre <ul><li>Pros </li><ul><li>Innovative, multi-tasking user interface
  38. 38. Vibrant touch screen </li></ul><li>Cons </li><ul><li>Underpowered
  39. 39. Poor keyboard
  40. 40. Poor battery life
  41. 41. Limited enterprise capabilities
  42. 42. Limited applications </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Nokia Symbian E71 Note: this in an older smartphone and has been replaced by several new models <ul><li>Pro </li><ul><li>Symbian has the widest adoption of any smartphone world-wide
  44. 44. Creates wi-fi hotspot
  45. 45. Thin and solidly constructed </li></ul><li>Con </li><ul><li>Outdated interface
  46. 46. Limited applications
  47. 47. Smallish keyboard is hard to type accurately </li></ul></ul>
  48. 48. My favorites <ul><li>For business </li><ul><li>BlackBerry Torch 9800 </li></ul><li>For personal </li><ul><li>Apple iPhone 4
  49. 49. HTC EVO Google Android
  50. 50. Samsung Focus Windows Phone 7 </li></ul><li>Mixed use </li><ul><li>Apple iPhone 4
  51. 51. BlackBerry Torch 9800
  52. 52. HTC EVO Google Android </li></ul></ul>
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