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I will seriously be considering WP7 for my next phone. My Incredible is amazing, but the Metro UI is my favorite mobile OS bar-none.
    
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As a current WebOS owner with my 2-year upgrade approaching soon I am looking for something that will fill the void. WebOS did many things right and it looks like Mango will be following the lead of WebOS in its multitasking implementation. I am also a Zune pass owner which is a plus too. I'd love to use my iTouch for apps and a Zune-based device for music. That being said, as a Sprint customer I am frustrated with my options. I can only choose the HTC Arrive. Plain old TFT screen, "meh" sound quality and bulky hardware. I am just not impressed with the device on a hardware level. Worst part is that there are no other sprint WP7 devices in sight. I may end up sticking with my Palm Pre for a while until I can get Galaxy S hardware with WP7 on sprint (zzzzzzzz)
    
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I am in the camp that believes there is not a 'right' answer at the moment. Each of the current gen OSs (Android, WP7, iOS) have their own advantages and weaknesses. I own an iPhone 4, my wife has an LG Quantum, and my father and some friends have Android devices. I like them all for different reasons and also dislike them for different reasons. HOWEVER, out of all of them, I have the least gripes about WP7. I love the feel of the interface and the way it integrates with itself so well.

Overall, you can't really go wrong with any of the current options. Sure, one may cater to a certain demographic better or a certain situation but assuming you buy what you like it is pretty difficult to make a 'bad' choice.
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post #64 of 92
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr.Pie View Post
I tend to agree....
besides you can use Launcher7 on android to get the "WP7" look, feel and live tiles

so why bother going for a locked down OS when you can get nearly the same thing that lets you access more power?
You're still getting a clunky and relatively slow OS don't you get that?

The reason WP7 and iOS are silky smooth is because they both feature hardware acceleration unlike Android.

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Originally Posted by smitty5569 View Post
I hate when people call Android fragmented. -_-

If Android is fragmented what is Windows? There's XP,Vista, and 7. They have different drivers, software requires different versions to run on the different versions of Windows and there's huge hardware differences from netbooks to core i7s with G500series vcards. You never hear anyone crying that Windows is fragmented.
You're comparing three desktop OS' that were released over the span of 10 years to various Android distros that dates back just three years? I don't think your point is valid.

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Originally Posted by Celeras View Post

You're right my bad. 3 months after the new flagship OS launched the market share actually dropped. It's clearly a winner.
What's your point? It's launching in the midst of highly competitive market with competitors who have already established themselves years before there were any WP7 devices.

Android is were it is today because it can be had on crap, $99 entry level phones. No such thing exists with WP7. Nice try though, I gotta give it to you.

Lastly, your post does nothing in explaining why WP7 is garbage. 57% of WP7 users are "very satisfied" v. 50% of Android users.

Actually try and back up your claims with objectivity before you make them.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
You're still getting a clunky and relatively slow OS don't you get that?

The reason WP7 and iOS are silky smooth is because they both feature hardware acceleration unlike Android.
Fixed in 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and even more of a non-issue with Tegra 3 quad-core SoC.



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Originally Posted by flamingoyster View Post
Bleh...the Android lock screen is just so busy...



Nope.
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post #66 of 92
I've seen WP7 in action and I love the interface, really clean and smart.

My only gripe is that it's quite expensive compared to android, there aren't that many apps and a few other issues too.

Microsoft shot themselves in the foot with Zune though. It's a lovely interface and could have so much potential but a song is something like 95 MSP I believe. That's fine but I don't want to have to buy 200 MSP if I want one song.
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post #67 of 92
Quote:
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You forgot, half of OCN are dimwits that don't read the article.
Not to mention, they don't know that their opinion is subjective.
So true, it almost makes me not want to be on the forum.
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post #68 of 92
I've had HTC Desire for a while now, I've not exactly been craving SGS2 since the Desire for fills all my desires. However if I was to try out a new phone I'd probably give W7 a shot, just so I could say "I've tried them all, and my personally favourite based on my experience is X"
post #69 of 92
To be honest I used Android for a year then decided to drop my phone in a Pint of Pepsi (Like a bad ass). Then I bought a Samsung Omnia 7 (As a temporary phone) to see what WP7 was actually like - I was expecting it to be **** like WM6(.5) I had two phones with that on - Anyway I love it, its really quick and internet is great although some occasional signal issues (Probably O2 maybe not though) It is genuinely a great all rounder best phone I have owned, I love it.
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post #70 of 92
Quote:
Originally Posted by AngeloG. View Post
Though I would call myself advanced as long as computers go, I wouldn't bother skinning and homebrewing on my phone.
Agreed. And some people have way too much free time to make something work well when it should out of the box.

Android is buggy as hell. Even my decade old C500 running W2003CE was more stable than my android phone. For gaming, my C500 actually beats it. It's far more fun gaming on my C500.



Quote:
Originally Posted by Celeras View Post
There's a difference between comparing profit vs. profit (as per your quaint little music analogy), and comparing profit vs. something LOSING MONEY.

And yeah, my WP7 experience is limited to 15 minutes in a store playing with floor models. Because I'm not stupid enough to even consider buying inferior products.
/facepalm

Are you like 10 years old? Seriously.
Edited by xenophobe - 7/20/11 at 12:12pm
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