Samsung Droid Prime vs iPhone 5
Handset manufactures and carriers are gearing up to compete with Apple’s iPhone 5, which is expected to be released in September/October 2011. Verizon is relying on Samsung Droid Prime (SCH-i515) to meet the challenge from iPhone 5.
Samsung Droid Prime is to be included to Verizon’s flagship Droid series. It’s reported to be the first Android 4.0 Ice cream Sandwich phone, and to be launched in October 2011. According to reports, it will sport the new Super AMOLED HD display and a dual core processor. As, Verizon has opt for Droid Prime instead of Galaxy S II, we can expect this to be an improved version of Galaxy S II.
On the other hand, there are various rumors about iPhone 5 in the media. They are mostly based on what is anticipated by users. iPhone 5 is expected to feature the same dual core A5 processor in tandem with Qualcomm LTE modem and run iOS 5. The design is almost same as iPhone 4 but will have a 4″ edge to edge display with a metal back cover and a more powerful camera, mostly 8MP camera with enhanced features. Apple will introduce its own NFC system (Near Field Communication) in iPhone 5. It will also include a new battery in iPhone 5.
Following are the features anticipated in iPhone 5.
– Support 4G-LTE network
– More storage capacity
– Enhanced YouTube player and mail client specially for gmail
– 8 MP camera to capture high quality picture and videos
– USB Tethering for internet and Personal hotspot
– Multi finger gestures
– TV and Content Providers are expected to release more apps for iPhone 5, and it will become like mobile TV.