This is the reason why your iPhone won’t work with gloves but your Samsung U600 will! How Does A Touchscreen Phone Work? infographic from mycricket compares phones with the three different types of touch screens.
[box] Ever wonder why some touch screen phones cost more than others? Or why you can’t seem to get the touch screen on your smartphone to work if you’re wearing a glove? Most people don’t know that there are three different types of touch screen technologies available: resistive, capacitive, and infrared. Learn about the different benefits and capabilities to make sure you get the touch screen phone you’re looking for.[/box]