The Hero's price point is a wise decision on Sprint's part and makes them a direct threat to T-Mobile's Android stronghold. While the myTouch 3G and the G1 are solid phones, they just can't compete with the Hero's 3.2-inch multitouch screen, 5-megapixel camera, and speedy 528-MHz Qualcomm processor. And its eligibility for Sprint's ultra-affordable $100 Everything plan makes the Hero all the more desirable over the myTouch 3G.
PC Mag.com reports:
The slab-style Hero is better than the other two Android phones on the market, the T-Mobile G1 and the T-Mobile MyTouch 3G, in various ways. The Hero has a real 3.5-mm headphone jack, so it's a viable music player. It also has a 5-megapixel camera, versus the 3.2-Mpixel versions found on the other two phones. Finally, the Hero's other advantage is a fingerprint-resistant coating on its screen similar to the one found on the iPhone 3GS.
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