Thursday, May 24, 2018
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Battle of the Carriers and their Phones

The big 4. In the US these companies represent the cellular provider nearly for 300 million people, at least the ones who have cell phones worth talking about. Each company has boat loads of phones to choose from but with each provider one phone sits alone at the top. Today, we are going to go over the Big 4’s big 4. Some of these phones have been around for awhile but still reign supreme with their respective companies. We’ll give you a brief overview of the phones; the good, the bad, and certainly the ugly but ultimately it’s your call.

iPhone 4G
Network AT&T
Dimensions 4.50 x 2.31 x 0.37inches
Weight 4.83oz
Battery Li-Ion

Talk – 14 Hours

Standby – 300 Hours

Display 3.5inches 640-960px LCD Capacitive, Multi-touch
Camera 5MP Res

1280×720 (720p HD)

LED Flash w/ Auto focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Multimedia Video Playback – MPEG4, H.264, Motion JPG, MOV

Music Playback – MP3, AAC, eAAC, WAV, M4A

Memory

Software

Connectivity

GPS

16GB or 32GB

iOS

Processor – Secret

Memory – Secret

Internet – Safari, HTML

USB – Proprietary

Wi-Fi – 802.11b/g/n

Bluetooth – 2.1

Headphone Connector – 3.5mm

A-GPS

Unless you live under a rock you should have a bit of knowledge associated to the iPhone 4G. It’s the most popular smart phone in the world. Hell, it’s the most popular cell phone in the world. The first 3 days on the market this phone sold over 1.7 million units making it the best product launch apple has ever had.

This phone is arguably the best smart phone on the market. In the U.S. this phone is carried by the little brother of the 2 largest networks, AT&T. This phone is designed as a GSM world phone so it’s home on AT&T is fitting. With a strong network, amazingly large app store, and a following like no other this phones is poised to dominate the market for years to come. The phone houses Apple’s A4 chip which they currently use in the iPad which makes this unit no chump when it comes to hardware specs. This rendition of Apples iPhone was the first phone that apple really listened to their customers when it came to designing it. In the past the iPhone was a glorified iPod Touch with a radio receiver install in it. This version is a phone much more than an iPod. As long as apple addresses future problems promptly via software updates this phone will continue to live on top of the world cell phone scene.

Pros:
– Good Network
– Large App Store
– Solid Customer Base
– Highest Res Screen Available
– Front Facing Camera

Cons:
– Signal Issues (hopefully resolved soon)
– No flash support
– Not “real” multitasking

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