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post #11 of 21
Sounds pretty good... looks like they're doing this pretty well.
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post #12 of 21
Deep breath now...

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY etc.
    
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post #13 of 21
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Originally Posted by Kauke View Post

If people cared about their education as much as they do about their quad core cell phones, we would be living on a Moon already.
Also, thanks to superb optimizations and hardware acceleration, WP's single core runs better than Android does on a dual core.

are you sure? better than my HTC EVO 4G running "smooth and sexy Gingerbread 2.3.3 ROM" with upgraded radios and Tiamat kernel and unlocked wifi tether support. seriously doubt that. My phone is CRAZY fast now.

The only thing my current ROM doesnt support is HDMI mirroring, but my phone is so fast I dont care- and how often do I use hdmi from my phone anyway.

Its seriously fast, it would blow your mind. -oh and its single core, but WAY faster than Evo 3D dual core.
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meanwhile on Android/iOS.....
*image of Tegra 3, A6, other A9/A15 based quad core SoCs, Q S4, etc*
With any luck M$ will let them use the S4 chips (they are dual core, so it isn't out of the question). At the current rate, WP7 will support something like the 8060+Adreno 220......

Why would a light OS like Windows Phone 7 or MeeGo need hardware such as a dual-core/quad core? I've played with a HTC Arrive and that thing is pretty smooth. I currently have an Epic 4G which has a 1Ghz Hummingbird and a PowerVR SGX540 and android feels pretty slow on it and I can feel lag when swiping through my App Drawer. I'm even running Android 4.0.3 on my Epic 4G which has hardware acceleration and even though it feels smooth there is still some lag. Why would you waste hardware such as a Dual Core or Quad Core on an Operating system that will most likely never utilize the hardware and just waste battery life.

Even though Windows Phone 7 is amazing they don't have any decent phones for Sprint and since I have an upgrade I'll be getting a Galaxy Nexus once it is released because I am in love with AMOLED screens.
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Originally Posted by Killam0n View Post

are you sure? better than my HTC EVO 4G running "smooth and sexy Gingerbread 2.3.3 ROM" with upgraded radios and Tiamat kernel and unlocked wifi tether support. seriously doubt that. My phone is CRAZY fast now.
The only thing my current ROM doesnt support is HDMI mirroring, but my phone is so fast I dont care- and how often do I use hdmi from my phone anyway.
Its seriously fast, it would blow your mind. -oh and its single core, but WAY faster than Evo 3D dual core.

Hardware is only as good as software, without software you would just have a phone with nothing displaying on the screen.

Android is fun to play around with (hack), but WP7 is fun to use.
Edited by WannaBeOCer - 2/3/12 at 10:32am
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post #15 of 21
I read the title as Windows 8 detailed, then was very confused when I saw the dual core part...

Phone market is moving so fast these days...
post #16 of 21
Can't wait!!!!!!! ,i don't have a smartphone at the moment,i lost it in a Taxi coming back from a party,and somewhat drunk lol smile.gif
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post #17 of 21
Lumia 800 here I come. wheee.gif

Also, I love that video way too much. He's some legend. biggrin.gif

PS: I'm aware it's not windows phone 8. tongue.gif
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post #18 of 21
Does Skype work better on Windows Phone 7? It is absolutely horrid on iOS, and it's not so much better on Android.
 
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post #19 of 21
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Does Skype work better on Windows Phone 7? It is absolutely horrid on iOS, and it's not so much better on Android.

I think Skype is still being worked on, so I'm pretty sure it will turn out excellent due to the time they put into creating the app.
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Doesn't Verzion have one (1) WP phone?

Verizon and Sprint have one each. Both aren't up to what I want. I'd really love a CDMA Titan or Titan 2.
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