I have a client whose sales staff uses a variety of mobile phone types, mostly iphones and blackberries. They want the salespeople to have product videos on their phones to show to potential buyers of the product.
Is it at all possible to compress a video once to a format that will play well on all phone types?
Pretty sure the answer will be no, but I thought I'd take a shot.
[Tom Opferman]"Is it at all possible to compress a video once to a format that will play well on all phone types?"
You are correct, the answer is no.
"There's no chance that the iPhone is going to get any significant market share. No chance."
Steve Ballmer To USA Today: 30 April 2007
I haven't tried it, but according to Blackberry's site, most of their phone models should play H264 content. We have a crapload of H264 iPhone videos on our website, so I'll test them on a co-worker's blackberry and report back.
Here's the link to what a Blackberry can allegedly play sorted by phone model: