Smartphones are a dime a dozen these days and when you search for a smartphone it seems like all you can find anymore are Androids and iPhones. These operating systems aren’t the only ones available just the ones getting the most publicity right now. That’s where this article comes in, the top five alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones. In this article you will find the top phone from each of 5 alternate operating systems. The operating systems that will be covered are Palm OS, Symbian, Windows, Hiptop, and RIM so let’s get to it shall we?
Top 5 alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones: Top Windows phone,
It’s hard to narrow this bit to one phone in particular when there are five great new phones just hitting the market. All five of these phones will be using the new Windows 7 phone OS and pushing the envelope for Microsoft. These five phones are the Samsung Focus, LG Quantum, HTC Surround, HTC HD7, and the Dell Venue Pro.
Three of these phones will be made available with AT&T, one is available through T-Mobile, and the final one will be made available through Dell. For those who want options in their service providers the Dell Venue Pro may be the best phone operating on the new Windows 7 phone OS. Because this phone will be open to any service provider, it has already won itself first place in my book.
Top 5 alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones: Top Palm OS phone,
The Palm Pre is easily one of the highest regarded smartphones of this century with fantastic reviews from all corners of the blogosphere. This phone easily makes number 1 in the palm line of smartphones. The Palm Pre features all of the functionality you have come to expect from the smartphone market with few of the drawbacks. The Palm Pre sports a simple, but elegant design that fits perfectly and comfortably in the palm of your hand and touch screen multitasking similar to the iPhone. If you just can’t stand Android or Apple for some reason this is a great alternative that gives you a lot of the same features and a few new ones.
Top 5 alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones: Top Symbian phone,
The Nokia C6 is by far one of the leading Symbian based smartphones on the market with a full slide out Qwerty keyboard and a 3.5 inch HD screen you can never go wrong. Textaholics will appreciate the nature of this phone as the Qwerty keyboard makes both texting and IM’ing seamlessly simple.
Top 5 alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones: Top Hiptop phone,
If you’re looking for a great looking phone that feels more like a portable gaming system then the Motorola HipTop Slide is for you. The Motorola HipTop Slide features a two handed design with buttons on both sides as well as a full Qwerty keyboard in the center. Using the Motorola Slide you can text easily and play games as much as you like.
Top 5 alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones: Top RIM phone,
Finally down to the RIM phone. (Queue drum roll) Top Rim phone is the Blackberry Tour 9630 based on consumer review. This phone features a full Qwerty keyboard on the face bezel a unique design and an intuitive interface ready for all your texting needs. This phone may not be built for gaming, but if you need to type out a quick message for your boss this will definitely get the job done.
Top 5 alternatives to iPhone or Android smartphones: Summary,
For the best phones that don’t run on Apple or Google check out the Dell Venue Pro, Palm Pre, Nokia C6, Motorola HipTop Slide, or the Blackberry Tour 9630. Each of these phones runs on an alternate OS and is unique in its own way giving you a bit more personality then the guy who just bought the new Android.