Alternatives To The Apple iPhone

Written By admin on Thursday, April 14, 2011 | 3:48 AM

After saturating the portable music market with its iPod and iTunes, Apple are now systematically taking on mobile and handheld computing markets too. Available in UK only through a network of 02, starting at £ 35 contracts per month and costs an additional £ 269 for the phone, the new iPhone has already proven to be only an expensive device for some.

But the arrival of the iPhone, do not forget to handheld computing market is rich in variety and choice. For your every need, there is a PDA waiting to place it in the palm of your hand. Once you get one, you'll wonder how you coped without one before.


For the best laptop replacement

Because of their ability in every aspect - connectivity, usability and design - the HTC TyTN II marks, except as a solution for those looking for a notebook computer and communications device in one


with a powerful 400MHz processor and a good memory, using the internet and send e-mail is quick and easy. Multiple communications options including Bluetooth, WiFi, GPRS and 3G to name a few, and always keep in touch. And with Windows Mobile 6 Professional and highly liquid interface, the applications are easy to load, run and use. It's enough to want to leave the office entirely.

, and has all the essential features and applications for your home computer, the TyTN II is a stylish imitation too. spring-loaded QWERTY keyboard, complete down to the finest detail with the status lights for Caps Lock and Shift functions, easily operable and complemented by a generous 2.8 "screen. It's light and graceful too, weighing only 160grams.

And if the specification is not entirely convinced, let the experts. PDA Essentials magazine is not only made ​​a winner of the Best PDA and Best Handheld at their 2007 awards, but editor Andy Betts proceeded to describe it as "quite simply stunning handheld ."

Nokia N95 8GB


"Audi is a smartphone, " according to the PDA Essentials, Nokia N95 boasts nearly every feature imaginable Manual. Why have a phone, music players, handheld consoles, cameras, PDA and GPS device when you can have one unit that combines them all?

With one of the most impressive built-in cameras available on the market at a fantastic 5 mega pixels, and screen from 2.8 inches to 16 million colors, taking and storing high-resolution images on the N95 brings you as close to the digital photography experience without actually using a digital camera. Internal image capture is achieved with a built-in LED flash and scene mode selector allows you to configure the landscape shots and close with ease. There is even a white balance to keep colors of your photo is accurate - just as it is a standalone camera


you can buy and download music from Nokia Music Store - a direct competitor to iTunes, and buy games on the re-launched N-Gage gaming service too. And to top it off, there is a huge 8GB of internal flash memory to store all your multimedia content on, and 100 MB internal dynamic memory for messages, images and video clips. Having fun has never been so smart.

Toshiba Portege G900

from the security

Let your fingers do the talking with the Toshiba Portege. sophisticated fingerprint sensor ensures only the owner can access the device, allowing you to work on trust, and secure in the knowledge that your files are safe and multimedia.

One of the first PDA to run Windows Mobile 6 system, all applications run very smoothly on the Portege and helped fantastic memory options. 128MB internal memory is complemented by an additional miniSD card, perfect for storing music and video files at a time G900 keeps the connection and communications quickly.

Portege comes with a sleek, slide-out keyboard and a large 3 "screen too - making your mobile computing experience a comfortable and secure one She comes highly recommended too -. PDA Essentials nominated for the best PDA at the 2007 Awards.

samsung i600

If you want a smartphone that is more phone like

style is not compromised by the highly versatile design of Samsung i600 - under a clear 2.3 "screen with full QWERTY keyboard, ultra compact and just 99g, much like a normal mobile phone, this device is designed for. be used comfortably with just one hand. Its slim size would not be difficult to press any buttons. In fact, with the inclusion of Windows Mobile 5.0 Direct Push e-mail to this tri-band device is ideal for typing out e-mail, messaging and SMS, while remaining a hands-free as possible.

and for making those essential 3G video calls, integrated second camera on the front page can be accessed without hassle - quickly put intelligence back into the Smartphone


BlackBerry Curve 8300

if you want to access and send e-mail full

Already known for offering sophisticated approach to handheld computing, with its elegant and easy style, the BlackBerry now offering the ultimate mobile solution by sending in the form of Curve 8300th Wireless instant e-mail and attachment viewing, simply QWERTY keyboard, large screen and high security makes sending the move easier than ever. You can also integrate your Curve 8300 as part of existing and new e-mail accounts.

to download and view e-mail has made ​​the process faster than the Curve 8300, and expandable memory options - from 64MB microSD card is available - meaning you can store them without worrying about storage space


Other applications on the Curve 8300 to make it a true multipurpose include organizers can synchronize with a computer and multi media player. However, measuring at only 111g, you might struggle to put it anyway.

HTC Touch Dual (Nike / Touch II)

for fun

have everything you need at your fingertips with the worlds latest intuitive touch screen phone.

TouchFLO technology combined with the basic interface makes the HTC Touch Dual digits dream - in effect for navigation, messaging and Internet browsing effortlessly. With the interaction of the heart and soul of its design, it comes as no surprise that multimedia facets involved in Touch makes it a great tool for entertainment. Sending messages, e-mail and use the Windows Messenger can be done on the flick of a finger.

This is a unique device is rich in resources - 64 MB RAM and make the storage and access to your favorite music and video easy and quick. With HTC's very own audio player and Windows Media Player are combined in this package, you'll want to use the touch even when you're at work. A microSD Memory offers 1GB extra memory, you have the ability to store and upload photos, videos and music at will.

It does not just play hard, though - HTC Touch certainly knows how to work hard too. Qualcomm 400MHz processor gives you instant access to your Outlook and other office applications, enabling you to quickly switch between functions with minimal difficulty.

Mio DigiWalker A501

If you're on a budget,

functionality without any luck, you could not find a better condition that it embodies all of the Mio A501. Connecting all the best quality PDA, phone and GPS device in a single, why bother spraying for something more?

Fitting snugly in the palm of your hand, Mio A501 is very light and portable. Windows Mobile 5.0 provides all the latest office applications are available while Bluetooth keeps you connected. A bank with European maps built in, no need to bother with additional GPS software. in car charger means you're always ready to go when you reach your destination, too.

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