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post #61 of 64
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Originally Posted by Koehler View Post

Agreed.

Not the mention that the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has a much better display, more RAM (and more advanced RAM technology DDR3 vs DDr2), better CPU, better apps, better camera image processing capabilities and better developer software support.

post #62 of 64
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Also Note 3 is known to be rootable, while the Lumia 1520 is not jailbreakable (AFAIK). Just the lack of control on a device that I own bothers me.

While I never delved too far into it, my experience with windows phone was that you either never needed root-type access or already had it. You could install anything you wanted on the phone and you could uninstall anything as well. Again though, I never looked too far into what sort of user access was restricted because I never really felt the need to. Android however, I always feel like I can only deal with if I have root access.
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While I never delved too far into it, my experience with windows phone was that you either never needed root-type access or already had it. You could install anything you wanted on the phone and you could uninstall anything as well. Again though, I never looked too far into what sort of user access was restricted because I never really felt the need to. Android however, I always feel like I can only deal with if I have root access.

Nail on the head. You MUST have root access on Android because the ROM is filled with unremovable ads and the startup with garbage. Then apps dig their claws in and ruin your install like you're running Windows 95 or something. Windows Phone doesn't allow that and all ads are two click remove (if you even have any.) Even background apps are all registered in one place where you can easily axe anything you don't want.
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That guy I said does good reviews I like. He just talked a lot about the Lumia here. Makes me think a Winders phone may be right for me.

http://somegadgetguy.com/2013/11/26/watch-our-experts-qa-live-here-bwone-somegadgetguy-answer-your-microsoft-questions/
 
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