Would you move from Android or iOS to Windows Phone 8: Poll results

Would you move from Android or iOS to Windows Phone 8: Poll results
Microsoft stole the show last week by announcing the upcoming update to its mobile OS - Windows Phone 8. The new version definitely made sense, as most users immediately praised it for bringing a number of much-needed features like improved multi-tasking, expandable storage, support for dual-core processors and higher screen resolutions, NFC, new start screen, offline maps, etc. Take a look at this marvelous article to see the full list of new features in WP8.

Anyways, shortly after the announcement, we decided to ask you if you would actually abandon your beloved Android or iPhone in order to get a WP8-powered device, when those become available. Interestingly, it looks like most of you would, as 1021 of you (35.61% of all votes) have stated their readiness to jump their current ship and hop onto the new one.

737 of all voters (25.71%), however, have decided to not let all the hype cloud their judgement, and are more willing to wait for the next iPhone or Androids before making a choice.

Not far behind are those guys who weren't all that impressed, saying that they are perfectly satisfied by their current smartphone. These guys represent 699 of all voters, or 24.38%.

So, as a conclusion, we can safely say that the "new" kid on the block seems to be getting more and more popular with you guys. Another important fact, indicated by your votes, is that we'll soon have to find another favorite female actress to distract you from the other answers. Now, if you'll excuse us, but the boss is closing the office early today and we have to be gone in 60 seconds.

Would you move from Android or iOS to Windows Phone 8?

Absolutely, I can't stop staring at those Live Tiles!
35.61%
Nope. I've got everything I need right here in my pocket.
24.38%
Not sure. I need to see the new iPhone and Androids first...
25.71%
I would rather have Angelina Jolie!
14.3%

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47 Comments

1. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

and still id rather have angelina jolie.

2. SuperAndroidEvo

Posts: 4888; Member since: Apr 15, 2011

I too would rather have Angelina Jolie. I would rather Scarlett Johansson or Charlize Theron though.

44. ScottSchneider

Posts: 336; Member since: Dec 06, 2011

Hey.. How about Jessica Alba or Megan Fox... I would prefer Foxy... ^_^

3. jaafar2k

Posts: 18; Member since: Oct 14, 2011

Mostly it's IOS not android Ho will shift there's loyalty

5. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

Where did you read that at?

33. SleepingOz unregistered

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35. SleepingOz unregistered

*Biased poll! Most of those who voted yes were WP7 users and Nokia fanboys.

37. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Agree, no one can filter thise votes.

39. items17070

Posts: 70; Member since: Dec 20, 2011

and your comparrison to 'Angelina Jolie!' was just plain STUPID and pointless!

41. SleepingOz unregistered

true but they just wanted to be "funny"..

42. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

All criticism you should express to Ray S. he is author of this article. :)

45. DFranch

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

So your theory is that the 4% of the population who have a WP7 device outnumbered the other 90% who have iOS or Android.

4. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

I have a Windows Phone currently and was debating on switching to the new iPhone depending on how good it was. Until I saw Windows Phone 8. Now the iPhone will have to be absolutely unbelievably good for me to switch from the Windows Phone ecosystem.

6. shelley.bevacqua

Posts: 80; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

I would make to the switch to Windows Phone 8 from Android. I currently own the Galaxy Nexus and love it. BUT I want to take a spin on the new and improved Windows OS. Can't wait. Just hope IE 10 is just as fluid and efficient as Chrome Beta.

7. fleanote

Posts: 50; Member since: Jan 14, 2011

I'll consider it. Now that they've optimized the home screen tiles (hey they do listen to feedback!), it's definitely on my list.

8. PimpStrong

Posts: 310; Member since: Jul 25, 2011

As much as I'm starting to like Microsoft's new direction with their devices, I just don't want to give up the Google ecosystem. Adding Google stuff to a Windows phone just doesn't appeal to me.

9. snowgator

Posts: 3614; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Will still wait until all the new features, not just the ones announced for developers, are in play. Yep, most likely in on WP8, but I am fighting to keep an open mind. Also want more hardware options for Windows Phones. I miss a real keyboard.....

27. mas11

Posts: 1034; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

Get a DROID 4, it has the best keyboard on the market

10. TrainFromUkraine

Posts: 95; Member since: Mar 26, 2012

"Microsoft stole the show last week..." How is it possible to steal your own show?

11. CellularNinja

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 27, 2011

There were other shows and events that week. He's saying Microsoft's Summit stole the attention from other news and events.

12. imran_khan0786

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

I will go for window phone 8 with Nokia only.

13. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

One could also ask, would you move from WP8 to ios or android? And the answer is NO. MSs ecosystem will be integrated into one: xbox, w8, and wp8. Just too awesome to pass.

14. darkurious

Posts: 10; Member since: Dec 07, 2010

I wonder how many women chose option #4? LOL. I have a WP. I'm happy. I'm okay with WP7.8

15. noim1

Posts: 297; Member since: May 15, 2012

I would not switch to WP8.their UI is so plain , Simple & Dumb...I want something which can bring endless surprises & Google can do that ..

46. DFranch

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

Endless Surprises ... I didn't know Willy Wonka made phones. What's so magical about the grid of icons that android copied from Apple?

16. ImHungry

Posts: 17; Member since: Jun 25, 2012

i think windows phone 8 will be great. i will just have to see the new iPhone first. then i'll choose

17. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

I'm not sure I'm ready for a switch to W8. After switching from an Apple computer to Windows years ago, I've become quite fond of an open platform. I have equally enjoyed how open Android is for my phone. I like doing what I want with my phone, whenever I want. Microsoft has poised themselves to be more closed. This may work for Apple, but I have reservations on this direction for MS. So currently, I will stay with Android until I see final results. John B.

18. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

wished microsoft will enable bluetooth file transfer,thats a deal breaker for me. can never buy a phone and unable to send mp3,picture, video or document files over bluetooth. love the look of wp7 & wp8 tho.

19. parkwaydr

Posts: 572; Member since: Sep 07, 2011

I'd honestly have to wait till it comes out, and play with a display model before I decide

20. QWIKSTRIKE

Posts: 1457; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

Not until after I get the SGIII, or EVO 4GLTE, then I may take a look see, rofl

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