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I really haven't heard much about it, wondering if it's worth it over Android?

The last time I went with a "different" OS I got burned (Palm Pre with WebOS -- Nice, but hardly any apps ruined it)
 
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I know im going to get flamed for this but i LOVE my iphone 4.
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I think it's going to be more successful than WebOS. Actually, I think it already is. Windows Phone 7 pretty nice, but it's not for me.

What's your reason for not wanting to go with an iPhone or Android device?
    
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I prefer Android 2.2 and up. But it's really a matter of opinion. Windows Phones and iPhones just feel so primitive to me.
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post #5 of 18
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Originally Posted by baconbitz44 View Post
I know im going to get flamed for this but i LOVE my iphone 4.
Yes you're going to get flamed cause he didn't even freaking ask about the iPhone.

@OP. I've heard from quite a few people that Win Phone 7 is actually pretty good, but again the scene behind it is no where near the size of the more popular phone OS'. But there's nothing technically wrong with it from what I can gather. Depends what you like .
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I have an LG Optimus Quantum. I love my phone, be it I got it for my achievement hunting addiction. The iPhone and Androids are great phones, but the bells and whistles of those aren't for me. I had an iPod touch 3gen and I never used any apps on it, it was pretty much music only. So for me to have an iPhone felt like it would be a waste.
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post #7 of 18
My next phone is going to be a WP7 Samsung Focus S. I'm going from the iPhone and I don't see myself regretting it. It's a wonderful OS and, contrary to popular belief, there are tons of apps.

I've always been a Zune fan, and that initially drew me to WP7, but then I saw the rest and was sold.
Edited by KG363 - 10/23/11 at 8:47pm
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Windows 7 is already heaps above webOS (I owned a Palm Pre as well . App market is growing like crazy. I really enjoy the "tiles" feature on WP7 as well. The Zune music player looks great, probably the best stock media player actually imo.
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post #9 of 18
My friend has one. He said Mango makes Windows Phone 7 a million times better. He loves the thing. If you're on the edge about getting one, think about what you want in a smartphone.

I've spent a bit of time with WP7 myself and it's really nice. I love the Zune player and Xbox LIVE integration on it. The social features are very nice as well.

A large amount of good apps - iPhone
A more open ecosystem that's less locked down than the iPhone - Android
A phone with close ties to Microsoft, Zune, Social Networking and Xbox LIVE - Windows Phone 7
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I actually want to know if the HTC Titan will be coming to Canada and Bell. Like I said I got the LG Quantum at release and I love it. The Mango update is awesome and should have been the OS at release, I'll say that. Although I have grown fond of having my physical keyboard on my Quantum, The Titan has a 4.7 inch screen, front and back camera, back camera will be 8mp. I had read somewhere that the update rumored to be called Tango will add front camera functionality to the OS.

Edit: I agree with xJavontax. Figure out what you want in a phone. The WP7 with Mango has added alot more "social support". Before we needed an app for Facebook chat, now our Facebook chat is just in our messages folder. All your contacts from FB/Live/Phonebook can be organized and linked to one profile per person.

I am generally on my console alot, so I like being able to get my xbox messages on my phone while I am out.
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