Hey guys welcome to an other episode from mygizmo, Apple IPhone is Released 2007, June and Nokia N96 releases @ 2008, Q3.
Good News First: IPhone will be released in India at an cost of $399 (16,300 INR) very soon :)..
Now let look at both Advantage and Disadvantage:
N96 is not an Touch Screen mobile. But IPhone is an Touch Screen mobile which has an wider screen 115 x 61 x 11.6 mm but N96 has 103 x 55 x 18 mm, 92 cc.
N96 is 3G enabled phone. But Apple IPhone is not 3G enabled. Now an new Iphone is been released on july 2008 where 3G has been unlocked on those Iphones. But in India 3G is useless.
***What is 3G ?
3G technologies enable network operators to offer users a wider range of more advanced services while achieving greater network capacity through improved spectral efficiency. 3G stands for 3rd-generation mobile technology. The services associated with 3G provide the ability to transfer both voice data and non-voice data. 3G brings wireless transmission speeds, which allow full motion video, high-speed internet access and video-conferencing.
N96: 125 g
IPhone: 135 g
N96: 16 GB internal memory & 128MB RAM, 256MB storage memory
IPhone: 4/8/16 GB shared memory
EDGE its available on both the mobiles.
***What is EDGE ?
Enhanced Data rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) is a digital mobile phone technology which acts as a bolt-on enhancement to 2G and 2.5G GPRS networks.
N96: Symbian OS 9.3, S60 rel. 3.2
IPhone: Mac OS X v10.4.8
N96: 5 MP, 2592x1944 pixels, Carl
IPhone: 2 MP, 1600x1200 pixels
Stand-by: Up to 220 h
Talk time: Up to 3 h 40 min
Stand-by: Up to 250 h
Talk time: Up to 8 h