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But hey, Microsoft has stood by the slogan, "People first"... which, social networking falls in. So WP7 accomplishes that nicely because it is integrated. MS says that instead of going through multiple apps, just 1 place can get all of the work done and get "you" back to what matters...

WP7 user here, works nicely for my social networking and emails... and get on with my day. Works for me nicely. WP7 is smooth and fast.
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sorry, those silly huge boxes all over the windows homescreen don't do it for me
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ForumViewer View Post

Microsoft should spend more time trying to get new smartphone users instead of marketing to people that already have them. Seriously. Many people are far too invested in their platform apps wise (especially iOS users) to jump ship to something new. I'd like like to see a third OS really take off but it's probably not going to happen anytime soon.


Why, so you can post articles about how "fragmented" it is or how it's supposedly copying Apple? ^___^

 

 


Edited by Malcolm - 1/11/12 at 12:33am
post #74 of 91
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

This is so True. Even with a Dual Core Android feels slow.

that is only because current non-ICS running phone dont support hardware acceleration while apple and MS phones do.


i'd like to challenge them except i do not use ANY social networking apps. IMO people need to get out of the box and realize their phones does more then facebook. A real challenge is comparing games, video, pictures, user interface etc and no way in hell i be caught dead using metro UI, its horrendous.
Edited by akromatic - 1/11/12 at 2:31am
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Windows Phone is an awesome piece of technology. I just wish the monkeys over at Microsoft's marketing department would treat it as such and actually try to market it. Very few people seem to know it exists, but those who have them love them.

This. Windows Phone 7.5 is buttery smooth and very very stable. With the 7.5 Mango update it easily rivals Android and iOS.
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This. Windows Phone 7.5 is buttery smooth and very very stable. With the 7.5 Mango update it easily rivals Android and iOS.

this is true; however I find WP7 insanely boring to use.
Got friends and family that have WP7 devices; all told me that they got bored of teh metro box interace after a few months and they couldn't really tweak the look unlike what I can do on my GNexus.....(launcher 7 for a metro feel, standard icons, minimal text icons etc etc)

TLDR; up to what you want; but I'm an Android person at heart rolleyes.gif
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I have used Android (2.1,2.2,2.3,3.0) Windows Phone (7) iOS 2,3,4,5. From my experience WP7 as far as OS goes was the best for me. That being said its lacks a lot of features. I love Android for the fact that if you want to do a specific thing there is aways a way. iOS is very simple and easy to use and for my needed it fulfills everything. I can do the same with Android but it needs a lot more work.
WP7 still needs more customization build in. Also they need more apps to catch up to Android and iOS. Out of the box for me its WP7/iOS/Android. After its iOS = Android/ WP7 with Android going 1st after 4.0. i Loved my WP7 but it just lacked too many things i wanted to do. I dont know about 7.5 update but(No custom ringtones???, No jump in video player????, iE???? only option)
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I have used Android (2.1,2.2,2.3,3.0) Windows Phone (7) iOS 2,3,4,5. From my experience WP7 as far as OS goes was the best for me. That being said its lacks a lot of features. I love Android for the fact that if you want to do a specific thing there is aways a way. iOS is very simple and easy to use and for my needed it fulfills everything. I can do the same with Android but it needs a lot more work.
WP7 still needs more customization build in. Also they need more apps to catch up to Android and iOS. Out of the box for me its WP7/iOS/Android. After its iOS = Android/ WP7 with Android going 1st after 4.0. i Loved my WP7 but it just lacked too many things i wanted to do. I dont know about 7.5 update but(No custom ringtones???, No jump in video player????, iE???? only option)

exactly, what i love about android is that it feels like a desktop os almost. nobody is trying to stop you from doing silly things like sideloading and it can really do anything.
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post #80 of 91
the windows phone just has alot of desktop shortcuts, bet my Samsung GSII could smoke it haha
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