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View Poll Results: Which OS is the smartest
Windows smartphone (motorols mpx220 etc) 1 3.85%
Windows Pocket pc phone (Imate jam) 14 53.85%
Linux smarphones( motorola E680i, motorola A780, siemens sxg75) 1 3.85%
Symbian smarphones (nokia n91, nokia 3250) 5 19.23%
symbian UIQ ( SOnyericsson p990, motorola A1010) 4 15.38%
Palm OS (palm treo 650, qool pda) 0 0%
Brew OS 0 0%
all are the same 1 3.85%
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Old 2nd November 2005, 01:34   #1
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Which smart phone OS is the smartest???
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Old 2nd November 2005, 06:09   #2
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I choose the linux OS as it is freee!!! and it is an open platform.
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Old 2nd November 2005, 06:33   #3
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WINDOWS Mobile for enterprise use.
Symbian for personolized.
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Windows Pocket PC phone. There are a lot of good utilities that make it a smart computing option. Ideal for corporates.

Besides there are a lot of options for you to sync your information on to your Pocket PC.
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Having used both Windows Mobile and Symbian, I can vouch for the fact that Symbian is a much, much more stable platform - Windows Mobile cant hold a candle within a few miles of it.

I was also under the impression that Windows Mobile was the only platform for which a plethora of applications are available either for free or from dedicated vendors. Once I shifted to my Motorola A1000 I realised that an equal number of vendors and resources were available for Symbian phones as well - its just Windows Mobile has lots more 'free' applications floating around while most Symbian applications have to be paid for.

That said, the GUI of Windows Mobile beats the competition straight and square. Its very intuitive and pop-up menus are very comprehensive as well. If I could have a SYmbian phone with the Windows GUI, I would be the happiest PDA user around.

And finally - Windows is a memory and resource hog. Since I use both the JAM and the A1000 currently, I can vouch for the fact that pictures and other files on the A1000 are a fraction of the size of those on the JAM - I am talking about identical files. Symbian applications are also similarly small, most of them falling WITHIN 100 kb with just a handful of them being 200-odd kb in size.

Windows mobile software usually comes in MBs and not KBs. They take up more memory and you keep running out of flash cards pretty fast.
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windows is better as all u have to do is take the battery off everytime teh mobile hangs! hehe
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hey no1 has any impressions on linux????? or palm?????
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How many Linux PDA Phones are available in the market? And then how many bakras are available with enough $$$ in hand to blow on expensive experimental machinary?

It would be great if Linux could be ported onto existing devices - no one is going to spend money on a Linux-specific device, as Motorola found...
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motorola e680i and motorola a780 are the only widely sold devices . And treo 650 is the only palm OS but

there are loads of pda's with linux and palm as OS so people can advice the ups and downs of these systems.
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my view of a smartphone is

1. easy to use.
2. open platform.
3. loads of applications (free applications is a bonus)
4. support for advanced features like wi-fi,GPS,stereo BT, advanced audio player,good mp camera etc

additional bonus would be
1. longer battery life should be great
2. it should be small in size and light in weight.
3. can be operated by one hand.
4. doesnt crash from time to time.
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after using all except palm I personally fell that the best smart phone would be a symbian smartphone(not UIQ).

WIndows phones are expensive,bulky and a lot of hassle. Cant comment on palm as I have not used it.

For linux though I would say its linux for linux users only. As I am getting used to E680i I am starting to like it more. More for those who like to learn new with each phone.

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Checked out the Eten M600 today and I must say the Windows Mobile platform has really upped the ante. Windows Mobile 2005 wasnt stable on the iMate JASJAR or the K-Jam, but it seems to be doing remarkably well on the Eten. I must say I'm VERY impressed with all the features - firewall (for data AND bluetooth), call filter with 'always allow' and 'block' features, multiple-signal processing (meaning you can have GSM, GPRS, WiFi and Bluetooth ALL on at the same time) and a host of other software.

Sorry guys....with the new devices Win Mobile is the way for me. Everything else seems so backward.
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I haven't used the high end symbians... so my opinion might be a bit biased.

I chose Windows...
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But windows phones are usually more expensive.

If Symbian needs to compete nokia should open the platform monopoly for other phone manufacturers to develop better phones.


Linux is yet in its infanity. I use one and many flaws show. But the platform is capable. Palm's next model to be out after treo 650(palm) treo700W(windows) treo700p(palm) is treo 750L(linux). 750L is a rumoured name though. Motorola and benq-siemens are also actively developing on linux platform. But there is still some time before it hits the performance levels of windows or symbian.
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I always thought Symbian is the most sluggish OS.
Or Is it because of the cheap, slow chipsets nokia use in their phones??

Can someone answer this??
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