alternative to apple iphone 3g?

my boyfriend wants (but it not expeting) an iphone for christmas but i cant afford, can anyone suggest a good alternitive. he doesnt want a toco.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Id Say Similar And Better is The HTC Or The Blackberry storm,So heres More information Over Both of them:

    Wireless email




    Camera (3.2 MP)

    Video Recording

    BlackBerry® Maps

    Media Player

    Built-in GPS

    Corporate data access



    Size and Weight 4.43"/112.5mm (Length)

    2.45"/62.2mm (Width)

    0.55"/13.95mm (Depth)

    5.5 oz/155g (Weight)

    Data Input/Navigation SurePress™ touch screen

    On screen keyboard: portrait SureType® and Multi-tap, QWERTY landscape

    Voice Input/Output 3.5mm stereo headset capable

    Integrated earpiece/ microphone

    Built-in speakerphone

    Bluetooth® v2.0; mono/stereo headset, handsfree, phone book access profile, and serial port profile supported

    M3 (Rating for hearing aids (PDF))

    Media Player Video format support: MPEG4 H.263, MPEG4 Part 2 Simple Profile, H.264, WMV

    Audio format support: MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WMA ProPlus

    Display High resolution 480 x 360 pixel color display

    Transmissive TFT LCD

    Font size (user selectable)

    Light sensing screen

    Notification Polyphonic/MIDI ringtones

    MP3 ringtones

    Vibrate mode

    LED indicator

    Approximate Battery Life Up to 15 days (Standby time)

    GSM: 5.5 hours, CDMA: 6 hours

    Memory Expandable memory – support for microSD™ card

    1GB onboard memory

    128 MB Flash (flash memory)

    Modem RIM® wireless modem

    Tethered modem capability

    Email Integrations Works with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Microsoft® Exchange

    Works with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for IBM® Lotus® Domino®

    Works with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for Novell® GroupWise®

    Integrates with an existing enterprise email account

    Integrates with existing personal email account

    Integrates with optional new device account

    Device Security Password protection and screen lock

    Sleep mode

    Support for AES or Triple DES encryption when integrated with BlackBerry® Enterprise Server

    FIPS 140-2 Compliant (FIPS Validation in Progress)

    Optional support for S/MIME

    Wireless Network UMTS/HSPA: 2100 MHz

    North America: 850 MHz GSM®/GPRS networks

    North America: 1900MHz GSM/GPRS networks

    Europe/Asia Pacific: 1800MHz GSM/GPRS networks

    Europe/Asia Pacific: 900MHz GSM/GPRS networks

    Dual-Band: 800/1900 MHz CDMA/Ev-DO networks

    And The HTC: rocessor Qualcomm® MSM7201A™, 528 MHz

    Operating System Android™

    Memory ROM: 256 MB

    RAM: 192 MB

    Dimensions (LxWxT) 117.7 mm x 55.7 mm x 17.1 mm

    (4.60 in x 2.16 in x 0.62 in)

    Weight 158 grams (5.60 ounces) with battery

    Display 3.2-inch TFT-LCD flat touch-sensitive screen with 320 x 480 (HVGA) resolution

    Network HSPA/WCDMA:

    Europe: 2100 MHz

    US:1700/2100 MHz

    Up to 7.2 Mbps down-link (HSDPA) and 2 Mbps up-link (HSUPA) speeds

    Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:

    850/900/1800/1900 MHz

    (Band frequency, HSUPA availability, and data speed are operator dependent.)

    Device Control Trackball with Enter button

    Keyboard Slide-out 5-row QWERTY keyboard

    GPS GPS navigation capability with Google Maps™

    Connectivity Bluetooth® 2.0 with Enhanced Data Rate

    Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11b/g

    HTC ExtUSB™ (11-pin mini-USB 2.0 and audio jack in one)

    Camera 3.2 megapixel color camera with auto focus

    Audio Built-in microphone and speaker

    Ring tone formats:


    40 polyphonic and standard MIDI format 0 and 1 (SMF)/SP MIDI

    Battery Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery

    Capacity: 1150 mAh

    Talk time:

    Up to 350 minutes for WCDMA

    Up to 406 minutes for GSM

    Standby time:

    Up to 402 hours for WCDMA

    Up to 319 hours for GSM

    (The above are subject to network and phone usage.)

    Expansion Slot microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

    AC Adapter Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240V AC, 50/60 Hz

    DC output: 5V and 1A

    Special Features Digital Compass, Motion Sensor

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    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    dont buy anything form LG or HTC the tocco is good but the omnia uses windows mobile and should be avoided you can try the new samsung pixion as an alternative..

  • 1 decade ago

    I was just about to say the samsung tocco excellent phone and it does nearly everything the iphone does too and probably better.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Well then there's:

    Blackberry Storm

    Samsung Instinct

    T-Mobile G1

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    the lg renoir is quite smart, or the Lg cookie

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