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Old 11-16-2010, 02:30 AM
Brad Wasson
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Default Faceoff: iPhone 4, HTC Desire, HTC HD7

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.smartphonegurus.com/forums/topic/12253-iphone-4-v-htc-desire-v-htc-hd7/' target='_blank'>http://www.smartphonegurus.com/foru...sire-v-htc-hd7/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"One evening in the week I was talking to a colleague and he was asking which machine I preferred using between the iPhone 4, the Desire and the HD7. At the moment I'm of course using the HD7, but even using that I tend to lose some of my usual functionality. I therefore decided to put together a basic spreadsheet concerning my uses and clock up which device gets the best score. The scoring is generally a '0' for a missing feature, a '1' for a feature that it has, but for some areas where there is a greater difference than a plain yes or no then a score has been allocated."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com//wpt/auto/1289871985.usr110171.png" style="border: 0;" /></p><p>Well, it's of course quite subjective, but Daron Brewood, CEO of Smartphone Gurus, has developed a matrix that compares three current smartphones: the iPhone 4, the HTC Desire, and the HTC HD7. What makes this a quite an interesting read is that he compares the devices on a variety of different application usage and/or functionality scenarios. For example, he includes the following in his comparison:</p><ul><li>multiple Exchange accounts</li><li>RSS Reader</li><li>spoken term GPS navigation</li><li>eBook reader</li><li>Facebook</li><li>Twitter</li><li>notification system</li><li>quick camera operation</li><li>speed dials</li><li>and many more...</li></ul><p>Again, these are his opinions, but it gets right at the hear of the user's total experience (see the <a href="http://forums.thoughtsmedia.com/f416/smartphones-total-experience-makes-difference-98756.html" target="_blank" title="Total Experience Index">article on TXI</a> in an earlier post). A little suspense - you'll need to click over to the article to find his conclusion.</p><p>&nbsp;</p>
 
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Old 11-16-2010, 09:53 PM
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It seems that for the author of the article "Tasks" are a neglectible functionality...............
 
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