HTC is making an Android phone, but here’s the real news: it’s comparing it to the Pre. Understandable, given that both use open sourcery. But the fact remains that the conversation’s changed in a way that Microsoft, for example, never achieved with Zune. We’re barely days in and headlines are talking about Pre Killers, not iPhone Killers: progress in action!
Executives from Telstra who had met with Palm at the CES Show in Las Vegas to review their new Pre offering said that the new phone from HTC was “better and more functional” they said. … The touch-screen Pre unveiled at the CES Show features a new operating system and allows users to move seamlessly from one application to another, as with a desktop computer, while also running multiple applications at the same time.
Source [Smarthouse via Engadget]