“The iPhone and Android phones are pecking away at BlackBerry market share like vultures on roadkill, especially within the walls of the enterprise,” Fritz Nelson reports for InformationWeek. “Even Windows Phone 7 is gaining some momentum, thanks to a compelling user experience and a healthy and growing list of apps.”
“It’s time, therefore, to take a closer look at the contenders to replace the BlackBerry. For several weeks, I’ve been testing the iPhone 4S (AT&T), Google’s Android (Gingerbread version) running on a Samsung Galaxy SII (a T-Mobile version and one from AT&T,) and Windows Phone 7.5 running on an HTC Radar 4G (T-Mobile) and the Nokia Lumia 800 (not available in the U.S. yet),” Nelson reports. “I tried to truly use each phone on a daily basis, rather than spend my time pouring over specs and trying every feature. In other words, this comparison focuses on the usability and practicality of each platform.”
Nelson reports, “You can’t go wrong with any of these platforms, from an end user point of view. I chose the iPhone for now because it marries my personal and professional worlds in ways that no other platform can quite match.”
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