One of the most popular mobile phones on the market today is the most recent version of the iPhone, the iPhone 5. Many people have already upgraded or traded in another mobile phones with retailers like Dialaphone to be owners of this new release. While all of the hype surrounding the iPhone 5 seems to make it one of today’s top smartphones, how exactly does it compare to other phones such as the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900?
When comparing the BlackBerry Touch and the iPhone 5 in regards to battery power, the iPhone 5 is clearly better. It provides 16% more battery power than the BlackBerry Touch. When comparing the two phone’s operating systems, the iPhone again has the advantage. The iPhone has an app store with almost half a million apps in comparison to BlackBerry’s 20,000. The iPhone 5 can use over 21 times more apps. If you’re someone who takes advantage of features like this then the iPhone 5 is for you.
When comparing the two devices based upon their connectivity, there are some differences. The BlackBerry Touch does come with NFC or near field communication. This technology makes is possible to pay via wireless transactions through the device. The iPhone 5, on the other hand, is able to be used as a Wi-Fi hot spot. This means with larger data plans it is possible to drop your current internet service and rely on this instead.
In regards to download speeds, the iPhone 5 is definitely much faster than the BlackBerry Touch. Actually, the iPhone 5 can download at a rate of 100 M bits per second whereas the BlackBerry Touch’s download rate is a meager 14.4 M bits per second. The iPhone 5 can download 77% faster than the BlackBerry Touch. The iPhone also has an accelerator and gyroscope, both which are helpful in gaming as well as with navigation.