Chicago Sun-Times reviewer ANDY IHNATKO had a chance to actually hold and test the iPhone at Macworld this year. His experience with the device seems to have been almost entirely positive. After spending 45 minutes testing the iPhone, Ihnatko said “This is the simplest phone ever.”
Andy is extremely excited about the iPhone…here’s an example from the article:
The touch-interface works flawlessly, in terms of both technical function and user interface design. Whatever you want to do — select an album to play, make or take a call, compose and send an e-mail — your first impulse is almost always the correct one.
This is the simplest phone ever.
And there are no lags, no pauses, no waiting for the slickly animated UI to catch up with you, even when you’re scrolling through a stack of album art that’s flopping past your finger in 3D: It’s liquid.
The bad news: It works only with direct, skin contact. You can’t wear gloves, and I don’t know if you can even put a screen protector on it. On the plus side, the screen is supposed to be more scratch-resistant than an iPod
You can read his gushingly positive article by clicking here.