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Replying to:  Does Series 60 support Touchscreen? by AtillaThePun   Oct 19, 2003, 1:24 PM

Re: Does Series 60 support Touchscreen?

by Rich Brome (Moderator)    Oct 19, 2003, 3:22 PM

No, Series 60 a smartphone OS. The way I see it, "smartphone" is a whole separate category from "PDA Phones". Palm OS and Pocket PC are full-on PDA OSes. Series 60 and Microsoft's Smartphone OS are smartphone OSes.

A PDA Phone has a touchscreen and is designed for people who would normally have a PDA, but don't want to carry two devices.

A smartphone is more like a regular phone: no touchscreen, regular keypad, durable enough to just throw in your pocket, etc. But it has a powerful OS for things like video recording and playback, MP3s, serious gaming, etc.

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