Switching from Android to Windows Phone Part 1: initial impressions and missing features

Making a change or choosing a new mobile platform can be a big step. Our mobile devices are more and more important in our daily lives, so the choice we make for our hardware and software dictates a lot of how we interact on a daily basis...
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216 Comments

200. wp74ver

Posts: 62; Member since: May 10, 2012

Trust me ppl just hate on things they know r good just wait for windows phone 8 to be release they all gonna be like omg I'm stuck with this android s**t plus I don't know what u all talking about anything Microsoft does u all have a window PC and and Xbox why cuz I all know Microsoft does good s**t that's why they r siting on 58 billions cash .

201. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

just because they do gaming consoles and computers right doesn't necessarily mean that they're automatically going to be better at phones too. i do have a PC and an Xbox 360 which i like very much, i wish i also liked WP more so i could have that unified experience across all of my devices but alas i don't.

208. Mittal

Posts: 494; Member since: Dec 14, 2011

Well i'm really glad this article has been brought up! ive been thinking a lot of trying the Windows OS after spending an year with my lovable Optimus 1 Android handest. But the extreme options of customisations have spoilt me and it seems the transition could almost be a demotion...frankly i have the same opinion about transitioning from Android to iOS. I'm greatly attracted towards Windows Phone OS's clean and classy looks, but i have a feeling that i will get bored with it very soon. Missing out on some very basic features like bluetooth file transfer, having a file manager, not having to load in media using dedicated softwares (iTunes, Zune) seems almost scary.... But what i'm glad about is this series u guys have started, really liked it and found it really helpful... Keep it up!

214. shanay

Posts: 4; Member since: May 28, 2012

Honestly I really prefer windows metro OS to android. It feels a lot more stable and the tiles are less annoying, CPU using and battery killing then those annoying glitchy widgets. To be honest customization shouldn't be a problem if you like the OS and windows phone definitely has the ability to be a serious competitor to iOS and android as soon as they get more apps.

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