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If my Mom asked me what smartphone to buy right this second, I’d tell her to wait — wait until the Nokia Lumia 900 is released. It’s that good. Windows Phone 7 is that good. It’s faster and more idiot-proof than Android and presents core functions like phone calling and messaging better than iOS. Windows Phone is, in my humble opinion, a fantastic product.

http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/24/just-try-a-windows-phone/
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I really hope the partnership works out. I'm liking Windows more and more, and Nokia really does make solid phones. They simply need to find that selling point to get some attention. Launching the Lumia 900 exclusively on AT&T doesn't sound like a good idea though.
Edited by For_the_moves - 2/25/12 at 11:23pm
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Hope they would've ditched Symbian earlier, a lot earlier. Why didn't they just develop MeeGo instead, Symbian worked out well in cheap phones but it's just utter crap if you put it into an expensive'ish phone like C7.

I am tempted by WP7 and Lumia 900, it also looks great and everything, but I think I will just buy a Galaxy S3 or something like that next.

Nokia was good at making cheap phones, I had a lot of them (partly cause I'm finnish hah) but after I got a bit more expensive Nokia I really lost my nerves on how crappy the system was overall. Lag there lag here then shut down every thirty minutes and after you got it outside to minus C using it was just pure freezing hell. My current HTC works a lot better at winter.
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Hope they would've ditched Symbian earlier, a lot earlier. Why didn't they just develop MeeGo instead, Symbian worked out well in cheap phones but it's just utter crap if you put it into an expensive'ish phone like C7.
I am tempted by WP7 and Lumia 900, it also looks great and everything, but I think I will just buy a Galaxy S3 or something like that next.
Nokia was good at making cheap phones, I had a lot of them (partly cause I'm finnish hah) but after I got a bit more expensive Nokia I really lost my nerves on how crappy the system was overall. Lag there lag here then shut down every thirty minutes and after you got it outside to minus C using it was just pure freezing hell. My current HTC works a lot better at winter.

Try Lumia in the store before buying Galaxy, you will be surprised by the snappiness thumb.gif
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Try Lumia in the store before buying Galaxy, you will be surprised by the snappiness thumb.gif

Yeah I will do that, it was just pure awesomeness that 800 came to sale in Finland last, after all their phones still go through packing here redface.gif After they're made in China like everything else.
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Yeah I will do that, it was just pure awesomeness that 800 came to sale in Finland last, after all their phones still go through packing here redface.gif After they're made in China like everything else.

I actually want to buy another one just because it's white but my logic sector in brain screams not to.

nokia-lumia-800-white.jpg
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I actually want to buy another one just because it's white but my logic sector in brain screams not to.
nokia-lumia-800-white.jpg

Oh my god, I need new pants. When will it come to Australia!? :'(
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I saw someone at the mall the other day talking on an N9..... I was so jealous. I talked to him and showed him my n8. You just don't see consumers like that every day in america!
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post #9 of 46
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I actually want to buy another one just because it's white but my logic sector in brain screams not to.
nokia-lumia-800-white.jpg

Nokia, please release this phone, soon. Please?

Canadian wireless carriers, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD, START ACTUALLY CARRYING WINDOWS PHONES. mad.gif
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I've got a HTC HD7, windows phone with 4.3 inch screen, and it is simply amazing. im going to upgrade the memory from 8gb to 16gb, by exchanging a hidden micro sd and voiding warranty. Its OCN after all tongue.gif

EDIT: the white one will come out soon, check out http://www.wpcentral.com for all the windows phone news.
 
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