Which Operating System are you?
Browse through our exclusive guide to get the best phone for yourself
What is Android?
Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. Android's mobile operating system is based on the Linux kernel. Android operating system is the world's best-selling Smartphone platform.
The Android platform gives you access to over 200,000 amazing apps and a world of great Google services. It's fast, powerful and always getting even smarter and better, with brilliant new features being introduced all the time. If you're into gaming, comics, eBooks and social networking, Android could be a great choice. Some of the smartest, fastest phones around now support this increasingly popular, fun and exciting OS.
Android Market is the online software store developed by Google for Android devices. An application program ("app") called "Market" is preinstalled on most Android devices and allows users to browse and download apps published by third-party developers, hosted on Android Market. There are an estimated 200,000+ games, applications and widgets available on the Android Market.
What is Blackberry OS?
BlackBerry OS is a proprietary mobile operating system, developed by Research In Motion for its BlackBerry line of smartphones. The operating system provides multitasking and supports specialized input devices that have been adopted by RIM for use in its handhelds, particularly the trackwheel, trackball, and most recently, the trackpad and touchscreen.
Why Blackberry OS?
BlackBerry® smartphones are built to be productive, exceptional and fun. The BlackBerry® OS gives you exclusive access to BlackBerry® services, including BlackBerry® Messenger, push email and BlackBerry App World.
Want to get even more out of your BlackBerry® smartphone? Whether you’re looking for games and entertainment, business solutions or productivity tools, there’s something to meet your every need.
What is iOS?
iOS is Apple's mobile operating system. Originally developed for the iPhone, it has since been extended to support other Apple devices such as the iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV. The user interface of iOS is based on the concept of direct manipulation, using multi-touch gestures.
With its easy-to-use interface, amazing features, and rock-solid stability, iOS — Apple’s mobile operating system — is the brains behind the iPhone. And even as other phones try to catch up, the technologies and features built into iOS 4 keep it years ahead of the competition.
The first big smartphone platform, Apple's iOS is now on its fourth iteration with over 500,000 apps available at the Apple App Store - the world's biggest mobile marketplace. A pioneering platform that brings you more, from Facetime to news feeds, iOS is constantly evolving.
What is Symbian?
Symbian is the world's most popular smartphone operating system, commonly seen aboard Nokia smartphones. The latest version, Symbian^3, now supports a range of impressive features such as multi touch input for touchscreens, HDMI ports, and better multitasking and internet connections. It's simple, fun and full of thousands of great apps.
More people in the world use a Symbian smartphone than any other smartphone OS. The Symbian platform, uniquely designed with smartphones in mind, offers a host of experiences that consumers demand today including multiple home screens, gesture interaction and visual multitasking.
Ovi Store is the online marketplace for sSymbian phones. Ovi Store is intended to offer customers content that is compatible with their mobile devices and relevant to their tastes and locations. Customers can share recommendations with their friends, see what they are downloading, and let them see items of interest.
Latest Symbian Phones
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What is Windows Phone?
Windows Phone 7 is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft, and is the successor to its Windows Mobile platform. Windows Phone features a new user interface, called Metro. The home screen, called the "Start screen", is made up of "Live Tiles". Tiles are links to applications, features, functions and individual items (such as contacts, web pages, applications or media items).
Why Windows Phone?
Windows® Phone 7 is the intuitive new platform that puts everything you love in one place. With Live Hubs on your Start screen you can just glance-and-go. There's no hopping between apps or opening and closing windows. Exclusive services include Xbox LIVE® integration, Zune® content streaming services and Microsoft Office Hub, which lets you edit documents on the move.
Windows Phone Apps
Check out Marketplace—Microsoft's virtual store for apps, games, and other entertainment for your phone. Many apps and games in Marketplace are free, while others let you try before you buy.
What is a Contract Free Service?
A contract free service is exactly what its title suggests – it is a wireless subscription plan that you can purchase for your phone but one that does not require you to sign a contract.
Why Contract Free Service?
Because you only pay for your service month-to-month and can terminate and switch to a different service or carrier at any time without paying any contract termination fees!
Who offers such services?
Contract free services are offered by some of the bigger contract-based carriers (like T-Mobile) and by carriers that solely offer service without a contract (like Simple Mobile, Boost Mobile, and h2O Wireless).
Contract Free SIMs
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