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!
Nope. I've got everything I need right here in my pocket.
Not sure. I need to see the new iPhone and Androids first...
I would rather have Angelina Jolie!



47. Samsomesh

Posts: 195; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Now wp8 time guys.!!

43. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

where is "move to Symbian, BlackBerry, Bada "option?

40. BattleBrat

Posts: 1476; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I was thinking of trying a windows phone out until my RAZR got updated with ICS (Simply too awesome), and I plan on buying an iPhone 5 anyway, leaves no room for WP.

38. eman99

Posts: 410; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

its still a prison within

34. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

i was once a windows mobile 6.x user (tmobile) "first love" jumped ship due to the lack of support in the marketplace to jalibroken iphone 1st gen (tmobile) sold phone after 2 months of use after i bricked the poor phone lol switched to android (sprint) seemed like a better platform for window mobile 6.x fans android has an AWESOME OS growing rapidly and introducing us to new technology everyday. thats what i like the most about it. i got tired of the ROM switching and endless personalizations afterwhile tho... recently (feb) switched to apple iphone and ipad (sprint) great OS!!! features are small in number and outdated but very polished and work perfectly.. app store has great support and apple's business portfolio is endless with other companies who support the design and mechanics of the iphone... but a true OS lover always comes back to that first one true love... WINDOWS 8 i'll be back baby! i'm DEFINITELY switching back to windows once they release the microsoft manufactured surface and phone... sorry HTC Samsung Sony Nokia Motorola etc... i recognize brand and loyalty to software/hardware as one. apple & microsoft will continue doing a magnificent job releasing top notch products and fighting for that #1 spot...

31. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Being that I used to have a Windows OS phone, I would be open to changing back to Windows. Prior to my one cent DROID RAZR purchase, my two previous phones - one android and one windows were 200.00 each for me. So, price has nothing to do with the change for me.

30. qwertypoor

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 09, 2012

"i think android users would be easier to convert than ios users. most people who bought android phone did it because it was cheaper and not because they are loyal to android" yup!

28. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

id switch once there are a few more adjustments to the OS. One I'd like is the ability to color each tile individually or have it auto do color patterns of some sort. disco inferno baby! lol.

32. good2great

Posts: 1042; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

haha... this is my terms for switching too!

24. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

i think android users would be easier to convert than ios users. most people who bought android phone did it because it was cheaper and not because they are loyal to android.

25. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1778; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Really? Do you have any facts to support this? Yea, didn't think so...

26. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

troll alert, troll alert. danger will robinson, danger!

29. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"..not because they are loyal to android." I'm not brainwashed so, why I should be loyal for an OS, company or technology? I can jump from one OS to another if I want and it is only my decision, I'm not in cult or something like that...

36. SleepingOz unregistered

Oh yeah, I bought my GSII for $700 because it was a cheap phone and certainly not because Android is the most advanced OS out there..

22. shotine

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 11, 2010

Not a fan of the windows phones i till stick with android ty

21. bohdan4ik13 unregistered

I think, that more than a half of votes are from Android users :)


Posts: 1461; Member since: Mar 09, 2010

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

23. thedarkside

Posts: 654; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

not if youre rocking sprint.

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

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.

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.

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

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: 570; 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?

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

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.

12. imran_khan0786

Posts: 61; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

I will go for window phone 8 with Nokia only.

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.

9. snowgator

Posts: 3630; 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.....

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