Mobile OS at War

Buying a smartphone can be very confusing since you have a ton of smartphones to choose. And when you’re not settling down with the smartphone, then come the new OS. Hard to make decision? Let’s go through the competitive OS in the market.

1. Symbian

Not a little while ago in 2009, Symbian was the largest installed base stated around 330 million. Although it has fully integrated support for Symmetric Multi-Processor and multitasking, its current UI/UX for touch screen is week. But not to worry, the new opened source of Symbian ^4 will solve that!

2. iPhone

Since its debut, iPhone OS has become a favorable OS all around the world with the user-friendly touchscreen and largest repository of apps. And now, there is a new version of 4.0 OS launched with new messaging, email and security-oriented tweaks.

3. Blackberry

Contrary to other smartphones, Blackberry OS seems as comfortable as its QWERTY keypad. Designed for business users, Blackberry is much secured though it takes quite a time to upgrade the OS features.

4. Windows Phone 7

Obviously Windows would not miss the opportunity to develop an operating system for new platform as such smartphones. And here goes the latest version of Windows OS for smartphones, Windows Phone 7. An upgraded version of its predecessor, this OS has a great multitaskimg, graphic tiles, and virtual button and of course, it can be easily integrated with desktop PC.

5. Bada

Bada is a new OS in the list and only operated in Samsung Wave. Still in the experimental stage, this OS supports service-oriented features and has extensible core functions for dialer, messaging and address book which makes the conmection easier.

6. Android

It is said to be the only OS that can compete iPhone. Well, this can be true as this OS makes multitasking come easy with its customizable, flexible and versatile system.

7. Meego

Like Bada, MeeGo is still new in the market and its UI is still not finalized yet. However, one of the great features of this OS is it combines the best of Moblin and maemo. MeeGo also can support multiple hardware architectures, an ability that attracts many big customers like Nokia, Asus, Acer and BMW.[source]


Post a Comment