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totally agree at aiming low end droids and offer some cheap phones while keeping the UI responsiveness
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windows phone will never get google maps most likely. game over

I think you can still go to the googlemaps site and use google maps there.
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If there was a note 3 equivilant of a windows phone i would strongly consider it. Im honestly kinda shocked by this, the first thing i thought was "what happens to the iphones after?"

But like i said, android for me untill they have windows phablets with wacom(equivilent) stylus suport (biggest factor in my decision to go for the note over possibly cheaper phones)

Lumia 1520 is coming for you smile.gif

http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/8/4708062/nokia-lumia-1520-photos-leak
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windows phone will never get google maps most likely. game over
bing maps worked fine for me. I don't really know the difference in GPS's really...Could even search "mcdonalds" find the nearest one, see its ratings and even user reviews. I used it once to choose a hotel to stay at after a LONG trip on 95.

Or, you could still use gMaps or garmin
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This is a common tactic used by server manufacturers too. IBM does it, DELL does it and so does HP. The benefit to them is a larger customer base. In most cases the servers get scrapped/destroyed and the value of the server is written off on the companies books. It's a win win situation in most cases since you have more of your product in the hands of consumers and less of your customers. Plus you get a write off for the destroyed equipment.
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