When the iphone was launched, it didn't take much time to grab people's attention. More than the product, it was the brand that sticked to everyone's mouth. So, did you really think the iPhone would beat all its counterparts. Well, the judgement couldn't be sooner.
The Palm Pre, dubbed the 'iPhone killer', has topped the list of the 100 hottest gadgets on the planet. And just for the information, you may well like to know that, Apple's iPhone' doesn't even get a place in the top-ten as a matter of fact, none of the Apple's product could actually get a place in the top-ten list.
First unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January, the smartphone boasts of all the features that its counterpart, which many called a revolutionary phone, iPhone, claimed to have: a slide-out keyboard, 8GB of storage capacity, and a multi-touch 3.1 inch colour screen. Do you still ask for more? And the
device runs on new software called Web OS, which lets users directly connect to information stored on the Internet, known as the cloud, rather than through a desktop PC.
The Sony X-Series Walkman is at the second spot in the annual list compiled by gadget magazine T3. It was closely followed by Nokia N97 phone with a slide out keyboard at the third position, reports The Telegraph. Rounding off at fourth and fifth position are Philips 21:9 Cinema LCD TV and the state of the art satellite navigation system TomTom Go 940 LIVE, respectively.
The Top 10 hottest gadgets are:
1. Palm Pre
2. Sony X-Series Walkman
3. Nokia N97
4. Philips 21:9 Cinema
5. TomTom Go 940 LIVE
6. Sony Reader PRS-700BC Reader Digital Book Touchscreen
7. B&W Panorama
8. Toshiba TG01
9. Canon IXUS 980
10 Sony VAIO P-series