"Whether the Pre is better than the iPhone depends on your personal preferences, though I’d note that the new iPhone to be unveiled next week will have lots of added features that could alter those calculations."
He also mentions that it is "likely available within a month" and "likely" lack a physical keyboard.
Mossberg usually has a couple Apple iPhone review units before anyone else and has very good relations with Apple so his words are often looked at as "scripture".
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