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When you look at manufacturers, they're not really an underdog though. They probably make more money from Android than Google, HTC, and Motorola.
Besides, Android was an underdog before iOS and it was able to copy iOS and beat it in terms of numbers.

Exactly. Though Android does have 1 major thing that no one else has, and that's live widgets. If only iOS got that at some point. I doubt WinPhone ever will as they use that tile interface.
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Yeah I'm wondering what features were leaked...by the way it was worded you'd think WP would have sold like free gold had the leak not happened.
Speaking as a phone junkie, that is as far from the truths as possible. For most people, don't matter one bit what WP can do, the reason for not picking it up is because it is not android/ios. I wish they could understand that.

Don't you mean, the reason to pick it up is because it's not iOS or android? I thought the windows phone was getting great reviews. I've also heard that some awesome android phones are coming out that are better than it. I'm not a phone junkie at all, but from a pc standpoint, I was disappointed in the unresponsiveness of my Droid 2 and think the windows phone would be a great droid/ios alternate. I also need to do some more research on what phone to get next.
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Exactly. Though Android does have 1 major thing that no one else has, and that's live widgets. If only iOS got that at some point. I doubt WinPhone ever will as they use that tile interface.

Windows Phone, has something called 'Live Tiles', which is virtually the same exact thing as a 'Live Widget' but of course in Tile form. Depends on the app Developer to take usage of this feature or not.
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Answer me this...
Does any one think that Windows Phone is going to succeed? I mean you already got the simple and functional (iPhone) and extremely customizable (Android). What is left for people? The only people that I can think of that would think Windows Phone is great is if they simply can't figure out Android and hate Apple or don't know or care about the differences.

I do. I love my Windows Phone, not going to say all my friends love it, but I'd say most of them have considered it an option over the current Android or Iphones, or some have officially went out and purchased one themselves, it's just a beauty to use. I can't make up numbers of the people who actually pick the phone up and fall in love with it and buy one, but I know I did. I don't anyone expects WP to immediately dominate the Market share, but it's an amazing product in my opinion, and I'll continue to support it and show it off to anyone who cares. But then again it's all an opinion, without checking the phone out yourself everything you've stated is just your opinion, I personally don't hate Apple(Maybe a little bit) nor Android, but my Windows phone never gave me the hassle that my Android phone gave me, but then again I'm heavily biased by using it daily though, it does have faults(What item doesn't) but it's still quite early and they're on the right path in my opnion, I'd say to anyone looking for an upgrade to check it out, or hold off until WP8 and see what's in store, I'm sure it goes without saying I certainly am.
    
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When I updated to mango I saw no improvement except a few minor things lol.

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this.
its a windows phone. nothing to see here.

I'm guessing you haven't used one? Even if it's not revolutionary, doesn't mean it isn't good.
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