Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Day 07 – Preferred Smartphone platform. And which do you use?

For the uninitiated, and to narrow the parameters, I define/am aware of three Smartphone platforms:

  • Android by Google
  • Windows by Microsoft
  • iPhone by Apple

I’m also aware that some other large mobile phone manufacturers have attempted their own proprietary platforms (Nokia, I believe), but I don’t count these because they are small and unlikely to survive.

In decreasing order of preference, I list them (and my reason why) thus:

  • Apple – I’m not a fan boy and refuse to pay extra for brand name.
  • Windows – Although I am a fan boy of Microsoft (after all, it is my day-job) they offer too little too late, in my opinion.
  • Android – I’m loving this.  Although it is open source (which I have traditionally steered clear of), it offers everything I want in a Smartphone platform.

My work has given me an LG GW620f phone running Android.  Can’t wait to upgrade to ver 2.2.

1 comment:

  1. LOL! Calling Nokia small?!?!
    The funny thing is Microsoft just paid Nokia to dump their own OS and take up Windows Phone 7.