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Originally Posted by bencher View Post

|You have no point. You are just in here to troll.
You failed by the way.

Highlights from the article.
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Carl Zeiss optics, for starters. It’s $100 with a two-year contract.”
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you should probably take Consumer Reports’ recommendation and purchase the $100 Lumia 900 for yourself.

When the Lumia 900 launched it was also FREE for the first 10 days...
http://www.overclock.net/t/1241653/engadget-nokia-makes-lumia-900-free-to-all-at-t-customers-now-through-april-21st

The phone is cheap, it was FREE in the beginning, that helps boost the sales.

In China, the Windows Platform is outselling the iPhone, NOT the Lumia 900.

When an entire platform with a line up of cheap phones, is outselling 1 expensive phone, that's quite impressive. thumb.gif
Edited by 2010rig - 5/22/12 at 9:25pm
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asia are sold to ms!most of what they buy is from ms!not because they cant have anything else but because it works all so smoothly together!imagine if they got w7,xbox 360 ,only thing missing is a smartphone from ms ,will they go buy android ,hell no!and to top it all off,the fact ms has facebook,skype all very nicelly integrated really hurt google!like some would say its too smooth! and people are already used to use skype relativly cheaply!.i bet the damage is done for competing alternative when word of mouth get out it will do the rest! i would love to like android but i am on my 5 th unit various generation etc and sadly apple and window phone are better alternative!the trouble with google is the spam of ads!nobody want to pay data usage for stuff they dont want in the first place no one.they ll pay higher price instead but dont want the ads and being charged for them!aspecially when you thing how low the mobile data package are
post #13 of 41
So much hate itt,love my wp
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asia are sold to ms!most of what they buy is from ms!not because they cant have anything else but because it works all so smoothly together!imagine if they got w7,xbox 360 ,only thing missing is a smartphone from ms ,will they go buy android ,hell no!and to top it all off,the fact ms has facebook,skype all very nicelly integrated really hurt google!like some would say its too smooth! and people are already used to use skype relativly cheaply!.i bet the damage is done for competing alternative when word of mouth get out it will do the rest! i would love to like android but i am on my 5 th unit various generation etc and sadly apple and window phone are better alternative!the trouble with google is the spam of ads!nobody want to pay data usage for stuff they dont want in the first place no one.they ll pay higher price instead but dont want the ads and being charged for them!aspecially when you thing how low the mobile data package are

Uhhh, Android is still on top.......

I would definitely rock a wp7 phone if it had the customization of Android. I love the metro style. With that said launcher 7 is great!
post #15 of 41
only thing missing for me on wp is flash ,and i think with motorolla sueing ms ,we ll get flash in there soon i suspect!
post #16 of 41
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Highlights from the article.
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Carl Zeiss optics, for starters. It’s $100 with a two-year contract.”
Quote:
you should probably take Consumer Reports’ recommendation and purchase the $100 Lumia 900 for yourself.
When the Lumia 900 launched it was also FREE for the first 10 days...
http://www.overclock.net/t/1241653/engadget-nokia-makes-lumia-900-free-to-all-at-t-customers-now-through-april-21st
The phone is cheap, it was FREE in the beginning, that helps boost the sales.
In China, the Windows Platform is outselling the iPhone, NOT the Lumia 900.
When an entire platform with a line up of cheap phones, is outselling 1 expensive phone, that's quite impressive. thumb.gif


I will ask again, what is your point?
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post #17 of 41
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I will ask again, what is your point?
Read the post you quoted a few times, if you still don't get it, refer to post #8. wink.gif
Edited by 2010rig - 5/22/12 at 10:05pm
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Read the post you quoted a few times, if you still don't get it, refer to post #8. wink.gif

You know, you could stop being all mysterious and just tell him your point. Then this thread wouldn't get cluttered up with useless posts (much like mine right here)rolleyes.gif
   
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The phone does look like something that would fit into Asian culture more than what Apple's design looks like. Over there they like cute colourful things.
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You know, you could stop being all mysterious and just tell him your point. Then this thread wouldn't get cluttered up with useless posts (much like mine right here)rolleyes.gif

LOL, fine.

My point was that Windows Phones are generally cheaper vs the iPhone, and in China that makes a big difference. I also noted that it's only $100 in North America, and it was FREE during the 1st 10 days that it launched, so again, a FREE / Cheap phone will boosts sales.

Plus, if we want to go into more detail, Apple hurts their own success in China by limiting the carriers.

iPhones aren’t sold to China Mobile’s 655 million subscribers, which is 70% of the Chinese market.
Yet, Windows Phone somehow claims this as a victory?
http://www.forbes.com/sites/timworstall/2012/05/21/windows-phone-outsells-apple-in-china/

Notice how the source article didn't mention any of these facts?

Samsung is still leading the way.
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-03-11/iphone-fails-to-gain-china-share-as-samsung-lead-triples-tech.html

While Android is DOMINATING @ 70% market share in China.
Edited by 2010rig - 5/23/12 at 10:01am
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