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I chose Windows Phone

0. phoneArena 15 Jul 2013, 06:46 posted on

We've all been there. That glorious time when we're out on the market, looking for a flashy, new smartphone to replace our hugely outdated device. It's a time of joy, excitement and discovery! But even in a saturated and booming market, such as the smartphone one, it's quite surprising how finding what's best for you may prove to be so difficult. My personal experience from a few weeks ago was particularly challenging...

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posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:13 1

21. Bootutu (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


LIAR! WP apps/games stutter and lag like no tomorrow, your crappy hardware cannot handle it at all, and don't tell me about optimisation, i tried lumia 920 so don't even start to lie here, nice try though

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:19 9

27. yahoo29 (Posts: 71; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)


Do you have WP8 or Lumia? I think you dont coz many users that have Lumias are happy because it doesnt lag unlike my android that have 2 core 1ghz and 1gb of ram lags like a hell.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:21 9

28. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


droid phones lag even in homescreen.everyone knows this fact.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:29 1

38. Bootutu (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


you haven't tried a nexus device that's why you are coming out with this nonsense, try HTC One both sense and GE edition, Nexus 4, GS4 GE edition, Galaxy Nexus, fluid as you like plus play hi-res games at full framerate, but boy you can't say same with WP, ok the UI is extremely light with hardly any customisation, no suprises there it will be smooth, but fire up those games and enjoy your long lag and stutter ride lol....

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 08:04 6

68. sss_ddk (Posts: 73; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


I have a nexus 4 and i do notice lag. so are many nexus 4 owners on XDA. by the way, calling someone a LIAR just because you disagree with them is very rude and...weird.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:29 2

41. yahoo29 (Posts: 71; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)


thats why I want to #Switch or just buy Google Edition >.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 09:09

97. sorcio46 (Posts: 435; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)


"the third party editions like CM10 are just waste of time as they never completely work and you end up updating your phone every week"

Totally wrong, here I use CM10.1 on my Nexus 4 and EVERYTHING works fast and smooth, my device can crank every Lumia out there even with tons of personalization I've build it with ;-)

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:08 6

16. Bootutu (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


This is only gonna come from RAY to the S. The biggest Apple fanboy!, now bashing Android, not surprising at all, well enjoy your flip flop over animated tiles. LIAR!!!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:13 7

22. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Bootutu is a paid shill, working for the competition, and his/her sole purpose for being here is to write fundamentally negative and dishonest comments about Nokia and/or Microsoft products and services. He/She will also bash someone when someone have changed to a OS / manufacturer that he/she don't like.

PhoneArena, please stop allowing mean ignorant paid bashers working for other companies to interfere with the review and feedback process!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:22

30. Bootutu (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


booohoohu!!!, touched a nerve eh....well face the facts dude/miss, the sales of WP tells you everything-its damn rubbish...and to come and see this Apple fanboy bash Android, nop i ain't having it...no one is paying me, just stating the facts, PERIOD!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 08:00 1

66. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


wait for q2 results in this week dude.
ELOP has hinted its selling really good

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 13:02 2

157. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 949; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Android has already peaked in popularity. Flexibility, yes...but at the cost of security? No way - I want my WP8.x device now!!!

Third ecosystem is here to stay: just deal with it.

Paid shills ;o)

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:24 4

32. rd_nest (Posts: 1615; Member since: 06 Jun 2010)


xperiaDROID is a paid shill, working for the competition, and his/her sole purpose for being here is to write fundamentally negative and dishonest comments about Nokia and/or Microsoft products and services. He/She will also bash someone when someone have changed to a OS / manufacturer that he/she don't like.

PhoneArena, please stop allowing mean ignorant paid bashers working for other companies to interfere with the review and feedback process!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 08:06 3

69. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


EPIC FAIL...

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 09:20 1

107. yeahone (Posts: 5; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


Funny! Trololol! Dont feed the troll!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:10 2

17. PermanentHiatus (Posts: 267; Member since: 22 Jun 2012)


512MB of RAM. My condolences.

With new phones coming out, you picked the worst time to downgrade.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 08:21

76. Dorothy69 (banned) (Posts: 498; Member since: 21 May 2013)


They're still making phones with 512MB RAM in 2013???
Well, DAMNNNNNNN......!!!!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 21:08 1

197. -box- (Posts: 3991; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Yes indeedy. A lot of them run Android, even!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 09:22 2

108. yeahone (Posts: 5; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


512mb still no lag. 1gb ram later "out of memory" my ipad works fine with 512. Android cannot

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:11

18. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


Honest Question why not the The Google play edition devices cross your mind? The price?

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:12 6

19. dexter_jdr (Posts: 1163; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


lol. he just stated his opinion that he enjoyed the experience of owning a windows phone.
and yet you down him in doing so.

this just shows that the android (ios) community is just garbage. and have no self respect.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:26 1

35. lovefist (unregistered)


Android community ain't garbage. Don't judge everyone just because of the actions of some. Chill dude.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 09:00 1

93. haseebzahid (Posts: 1853; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


most Android lovers come here just to bash other for not chossing android thats really irretating btw

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:16 4

25. yahoo29 (Posts: 71; Member since: 15 Sep 2012)


I like what the editor says, I am an Android User for now but I think I need to #switch because of sometimes Android Lagness, and I dont like that. Yeah I know many android user are saying that this is garbagy or trash but you know it is just an editors self story we dont need to says bad thing to him that Switching WP8 is just a crap, but the only thing that makes me dont buy WP8 is because of immature app store.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:27 3

36. maseholic (Posts: 11; Member since: 15 Jul 2013)


Previously i own an android, then i got boring and tried wp lumia 820. After using it for several months, i want to switch back to android. I am totally boring with WP interface and insufficient good apps.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:29 1

39. Jason2k13 (Posts: 1222; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


Ray S, i think its obvious that you got paid for this article.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:32 8

47. Mozarrt (Posts: 301; Member since: 08 Oct 2011)


Fandroids getting all butthurt.

Great article Ray S, I thoroughly enjoyed it. I had the same experience going from a HTC Mozart to a Xperia S, Android just has lots of things I don't need and the essential stuff worked much better on WP7.5. All the basic functions are much easier to use (and less crowded) than their counterparts on Android. Ofcourse I don't have 800.000 apps to choose from, but just checking my Lumia 920 I only have 5 3rd party apps on it (Facebook/Whatsapp/Planner/2 News apps).

I recognize the faults Windows Phone has (notifications not working like it should, not enough theme colors etc..), but the overall experience still trumps Android.

Have fun with your Lumia 720 Ray!

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:41

52. Bootutu (Posts: 228; Member since: 11 Jul 2013)


"I recognize the faults Windows Phone has (notifications not working like it should, not enough theme colors etc..), but the overall experience still trumps Android"

You state all that limitations to name but a few and still say experience trumps Android, you must be really slow....

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:49 4

57. Mozarrt (Posts: 301; Member since: 08 Oct 2011)


Actually I think you are pretty slow, I have seen you post on multiple news articles venting your opinion as fact, and then get all defensive when somebody mentions it.

Every operating system has faults and so does Windows Phone, but I think the limitations WP has (Android has other limitations and faults) don't make it a lesser phone, these are still problems than can be worked on. Overall (Now I'm talking about the entire OS), it is in my opinion (MY OPINION) that WP8 trumps Android 4.2 in user experience.

I do like Android, I have some cheapo Chinese tablet running it, but I just prefer WP and think its better.

posted on 15 Jul 2013, 07:35

48. bohdan4ik13 (Posts: 104; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I like HTC WP 8s most, but I'm a great fan of android games, so Windows Phone is not my choice at this time.

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