The duel features arguments over design, screen quality, applications, reliability, connectivity, and “special powers.”
The Newton, a device older than Jamie Lee Curtis, has both copy and paste, a global search function and the ability to multitask. When it first emerged, the iPhone had none of these things and not even the iPhone 3GS — the daddy of all iPhones — can properly handle more than one application at a time.
I won’t ruin the ending for you, but it’ll probably come as a (contrived) surprise.
I did my own head-to-head battle quite a while ago, but what I missed out on was the fun boxing graphics. Now I know.