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I'm honestly curious, what are these people doing who keep saying they want higher specs? Are you benchmarking or running super intensive programs on your phone? I ask because I use my phone for, well, a phone. I also surf the web and write emails but I have yet to have ANY phone that didn't work as a phone...

Exactly, WP7 doesn't need the power at all and still seems to do it better than iOS and android.

I'm curious fish, what do you think of WP7? I got a first gen device second hand because I was curious... my thoughts on it are that it's a really nice OS, but the marketplace is abysmal and there still are some core OS features missing and issues with it(I mean no wallpaper? iOS added that way way back, not to mention the multitasking... it isn't really multitasking). If microsoft and nokia play their cards right I can see it being brilliant in the future, but right now it can be a total pain imo... anyways, what do you think?
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I'm not talking about anything but the design of the hardware, I think WP7 looks excellent and the lack of higher end specs keeps me away from it as much as I'd like to try it out. The Lumia 900, however, is not very good looking and I would go as far to say that my nexus is much ore pleasing to my eye.
Sent from my Rooted CM9 4.0.4 G-Nexus LTE

That's alright. To each their own. I found that the Lumia 900 had a more unique look and feel to the vast array of Android phones that are all starting to look the same to me.

Be aware, just a month or so ago I was nearly sold on getting an Android. Almost bought the Note but I thought it was too big. I wish the Lumia 900 had the same resolution screen but with the Clearblack filter that Nokia uses. The extra hardware is cool on paper but I have not noticed any need for higher end specs while using this 900. Maybe with time, I will but right now... definitely no need for more processing or the like.

I will freely admit that the WP7 'system' is much more restricted in things it can do over what an Android OS can allow for. I give you that but... I have no need for the extra frills that the Android OS provides. I just need something clean and simple and have no interest in an Apple. tongue.gif
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I'm honestly curious, what are these people doing who keep saying they want higher specs? Are you benchmarking or running super intensive programs on your phone? I ask because I use my phone for, well, a phone. I also surf the web and write emails but I have yet to have ANY phone that didn't work as a phone...

Same. I use a quad core Win7 computer all day at work and come home to a quad core Win7 computer at night. I don't need to do the same things on my phone that I would be able to do MUCH better on those anyway. I don't see the point. My phone is a phone that I sometimes surf the web on. I don't play games on it. It play movies and music perfectly and the overall experience is extremely fluid and without lag. What else do I need?
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I am having some problems with mine. First problem is when I receive a SMS (photo) it says. get media content. I click on this, and it just dings and doesnt do anything. I have shut off the data, turned it back on, turned of wi-fi, reset phone, all those combos, and still no luck. I am thinking I have a data connection issue as even the people app with Facebook it doesnt update. Even when on Wi-Fi I have noticed problems.

My second thing is the camera. I go to take a picture and all I see is a black screen. I tried switching to video and nothing happens. Then the app just closes on me.

If you guys know how to fix these issues please let me know. Otherwise I am going back to the ATT store tommorow. Other than these two things I love the phone!
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I have a lumia 800,it has been a month since i have it,the OS is so sexy i can't stay one minute without touching it.,i am absoluetley loving it. biggrin.gif



My wishlist for Windoiws Phone 8 (Lumia 800 and Lumia 900 will be upgradable to this OS) are as follows:

- Internet Sharing (Tethering)
- Ability to close apps in mutitasking mode
- Higher resoloution displays (800 x 480 and higher)
- Ability to leave the battery status and signal visible on home screen.
- Show if a contact is available in Whatsapp,Skype,Tango or Viber in the profile under the people hub,Allow the people hub to retrieve info from other applications.
- NFC support
- 1080P Video Recording capability
- OS update should me made through Zune exclusively,not through carriers.
- Dual core and Quad core processors support.
- Xbox Kinect support.
- Camera should have more options,like sharpness and multiple face focus.
- Multiple messaging mode from the profile (if i want to send a Text,through facebook,sms,mms and other srevices,with 1 click)


Well this should do it to kick some serious ass at the end of this year smile.gif
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I love the interface. I really liked in on my old Zune HD and I think Win Phone 7 is awesome. I don't care about wallpapers. I don't care about apps (too much). My favorite thing is how much is already integrated into the OS. The live tiles are great and tell me just what I need to know to decide if I want to go in the app.

Overall, I just love the interface. It does what I need and I don't bash anyone for wanting more from it. However, I don't see any merit to the majority of the claims. I prefer the cut and paste on Win Phone 7. I just can't see how 'better hardware' is a good argument on a device that is 95% about the interface. Unless the hardware was terrible (which the Lumia 900 and majority of Windows phones are not) I don't consider that a factor.

Again, I'm not against people having that as a reason (or wallpapers) but to say Windows Phone 7 is a lesser OS/phone because of it is just silly.
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will definitely look to get one if/when tmobile gets it. right now I have the lumia710. love it, but man the screen is terribad outside. I've heard some good things about the 900s good looks outside in the day, can anyone elaborate? can you comfortably see everything when you're outside?
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will definitely look to get one if/when tmobile gets it. right now I have the lumia710. love it, but man the screen is terribad outside. I've heard some good things about the 900s good looks outside in the day, can anyone elaborate? can you comfortably see everything when you're outside?

You can't see with 100% perfect visibility outside in a very very suny day,but the Clear black diaplay technology gives better visibility than other phones,that is for sure.

If the sun isn't very shiny you can see the screen perfectly.
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Be prepared to have no firmware support/updates when Nokia tanks thumb.gif
 
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The Lumia is a good phone, but the ecosystem prevents it from being a good smartphone. I love my Focus S but theres a reason why I still have my old iPhone for music & apps.
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No Verizon or anything why only ATT ...

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