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Lumia 950 or Blackberry Priv for my daily driver?

Poll Results: Which would be a better daily driver?

 
  • 75% (3)
    Lumia 950
  • 25% (1)
    Blackberry Priv
4 Total Votes  
post #1 of 8
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So I'm looking for a new daily driver I currently have a iPhone 6s Plus and it just doesn't cut it for me, the main reason why is the battery doesn't last me till I go to sleep also I'm just getting a little tired of iPhones. I would like to have a phone that has a longer lasting batter and a bit more comfortable in the hand as well, more usability options and integration with my other devices. I have a windows 10 PC and an Xbox One which is why I thought the Lumia would be nice but the blackberry looks more comfortable in my opinion as well as the physical keyboard is a big draw to me as well as the screen size, curved screen, and build materiel. Any suggestions?
Edited by Renton577 - 2/3/16 at 7:17pm
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I'd go for the 950... tested Windows 10 mobile on a HTC M8 the past few weeks, and while it's still a little buggy, it's slowly getting there. Of course, the big issue is apps, but I found pretty much most of the apps I needed. The UI is excellent, my favorite of the 3 mobile OS's (I currently have all 3)... and I hear you, iOS is incredibly boring (but rock solid). I'd be interested in an Android powered Blackberry if it weren't for the stupid slider.
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post #3 of 8
How about neither?
Lumia 950 has had very dodgy battery and general phone reviews, even from microsoft enthusiasts. The Priv is nice but has it's problems as well, and it's crazy expensive. For your money it'd be better if you bought something like a nexus 6p, or if you want hi fi dac and better camera, V10 instead.
post #4 of 8
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Price is not an issue, and I find the slider on the Priv pretty pleasing actually and like I said the physical keyboard is a big draw, from what I've heard all the Priv issues have pretty much been fixed with updates but yes I do like the windows 10 OS on phones. I had not considered the V10 though so that could also be an option although I'm pretty set on one of these 2 phones, the Priv or the 950.
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post #5 of 8
I personally like the Priv, Have had limited hands on time with it, but what time I did have I was surprisingly impressed.
That being said it has problems and there is a laundry list of other phones I would choose over it.
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post #6 of 8
This is a tough one... Both phones are total eye candy for sure, so you're good there. Both phones boast some awesome specs, good there too.

The stand out features though that separates the two is the OS (Android vs Windows) and the physical keyboard. I guess your question can be answered by how much you want a physical keyboard and whether that draw of Windows is enough to pull you from Android (superior ecosystem, etc).

For myself between these two I would pick the Priv solely because I prefer Android.

Not sure if my preference helps your choice. ^_^
Edited by Miki - 2/5/16 at 9:48pm
post #7 of 8
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Got the Priv and its awesome!
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post #8 of 8
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