Mobile Deathmatch: Can the Pre Knock out the IPhone?
If the battle between the BlackBerry and the iPhone was in essence a replay of PC versus Mac, the Battle between the Palm Pre and the iPhone is more like a battle between Windows 7 and Mac OS X. The matchup, on paper, is pretty close. So we set out to dig deeper. Galen has spent a lot of time with the iPhone as part of InfoWorld's previous mobile deathmatch between the iPhone and BlackBerry, while Brandon bought a Pre as soon as it came out and has quickly made it a key part of his everyday life.
On Monday, July 6, we'll publish the results of our new deathmatch; just come back to this page. But before then, we'd like your feedback on what to evaluate the devices on, as well as what we should have evaluated differently in the previous iPhone versus BlackBerry deathmatch. Add your comments below. We'll also be keeping an eye on Twitter for your suggestions. Either reply to one of our tweets (we're at @InfoWorld) or use the #deathmatch and #infoworld hashtags. We'll find you!
Currently, we plan to evalue these aspects of the devices, in the context of what we believe matters to business and professional users: