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I've found my next phone. I've only ever had nokias, this seems like a tasty upgrade from a X3.
    
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That's insane. It's a beautiful phone. But its specs are old generation compared to phones out and coming out. It's hard to predict it would do so well. I guess people just really love the polycarb.
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After a launch like this I am not surprised.
    
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ok now i know the world will end, first amd selling a lot, now this crap? what comes next sega dreamcast selling more than x360?
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HTC mozart user here! tongue.gif Windows phone 7 has to be the best OS I have ever used, hands down, simple and sleek.
Give the marketplace to grow, and in another years time, I am sure we will have a market place full of great apps.
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Can it run MS Office? because that''s the only reason I would go to a Windows phone over Android.

Yes,ive seen MS office application through several videos. smile.gif
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That's insane. It's a beautiful phone. But its specs are old generation compared to phones out and coming out. It's hard to predict it would do so well. I guess people just really love the polycarb.

I think that phones are not bought because of specs,they are bought because of their usability,and certainly Windows Phone 7.5 Mango is a very very nice OS,even when they put the Lumia 800 besides an iphone or a galaxy s2, and it looks much better smile.gif
Edited by Eduardv - 12/8/11 at 6:00am
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My mum has this phone (was offered a new phone at work and she said she will have the most expensive one, lol). It's actually quite nice, very intuitive and the app store has some fun little things. Still vastly underdeveloped, but I was very surprised at how much I liked it. Sticking with my Android, though.
    
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That's insane. It's a beautiful phone. But its specs are old generation compared to phones out and coming out. It's hard to predict it would do so well. I guess people just really love the polycarb.

But windows phone doesn't need powerful specs. If it can run smooth and awesome on a single core then what's the issue?

More choice than iOS (in terms of form factor) but more consistent performance than android.
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Been using this phone for a week now and coming from an n900 its a massive step in the right direction. Yes the hardware is not up there with the best of them but it doesn't need it as it runs so smooth and quick it would be pointless. There are thosands of apps to choose from, mainly the same as the iPhone. Side by side with the missus iPhone 4 its a hell of alot quicker at browsing. Even my missus who is a die hard apple fan can't help but be impressed with it. And yes it has office word excel and PowerPoint. It just seems to work seamlessly with windows 7and zune
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