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iPhone called a ‘breakthrough’

Posted by g3tech on June 26, 2007

Even though the iPhone is not yet available, tech expert Walt Mossberg, from the Wall Street Journal, has already got his hands on one.

iPhone

            Excerpt from his review:

“We have been testing the iPhone for two weeks, in multiple usage scenarios, in cities across the country. Our verdict is that, despite some flaws and feature omissions, the iPhone is, on balance, a beautiful and breakthrough handheld computer. Its software, especially, sets a new bar for the smart-phone industry, and its clever finger-touch interface, which dispenses with a stylus and most buttons, works well, though it sometimes adds steps to common functions.”

“Expectations for the iPhone have been so high that it can’t possibly meet them all. It isn’t for the average person who just wants a cheap, small phone for calling and texting. But, despite its network limitations, the iPhone is a whole new experience and a pleasure to use.”

Read a full review (including a feature by feature breakdown) at his website.

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