I have never been someone who needs to have the most updated mobile phone there is in the market. Truth be told, I have been using the second to the oldest model of the Nokia series for five years (GASP! Yes!) up until I got a free phone when I applied for a line. So I have never been updated with polyphonic tones, bluetooth messaging, tunes, MMS and G3 access. Until now.
Blame it on Twitter and Facebook. Somehow, it has become a need to stay connected all the time. Add to that was my rediscovered love for reading but apparent lack of funds to support buying books made of paper (my green mind doesn’t want to support them anymore even if my eyes love them) – enter e-books. So there goes my dilemna.
The solution? Upgrade my phone.
I am torn between the iPhone and the Blackberry. Of course, I *think* most features are the same (correct me if I am wrong). A friend has demonstrated to me the features of an iPhone (and even I was impressed, Apple non-lover that I am) and pointed out to me I can get the iTouch for less but with the same features except for a mobile phone (which is the only feature I don’t mind having, really). Apparently, with the iPhone/iTouch, I can have applications installed so I can play games, read books, listen to music, and priority number 1: CONNECT TO THE INTERNET. And, I can put it into an iphone dock and it will become like a Nano/mp3 player.
Does the Blackberry have the same features? All I know about the Blackberry is that most celebrities use it for Twitter, it has a QWERTY keyboard, needs a special blackberry case because of its width, and its screen is obviously smaller than the iPhone (negative points for eBook reading). Would I need a Bluetooth Headset for it? (Yes, I am THAT clueless).
So your choice – convince me, which one should I get?