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Topic # 71083 4-Nov-2010 12:18 Send private message

Using a iPhone 3GS (this week lol) was thinking of trying out the win 7 htc phone anyone here think they are better than the iphone?




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  Reply # 400135 4-Nov-2010 12:46 Send private message

The current crop of phones are all pretty good and seem to overlap in some feature areas.

The OS is a v1.0 product so it is missing some features that other OSes have had for a while now.  For some people this is a deal-breaker.  However when you consider that Microsoft did an about-face a year or so ago and came up with WP7, I think that speaks volumes for their determination to get the platform up to par with the competition.

The app marketplace is growing steadily and the fact that anyone with a decent Windows PC can download the tools for free and develop an app, is pretty awesome.

If I had the readies, I'd be getting one myself (I have an iPhone 3GS now), but for now I will just have to hope my work buys one. Smile



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  Reply # 400141 4-Nov-2010 12:52 Send private message

Would you swap you iphone for one though if someone offered




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  Reply # 400168 4-Nov-2010 13:23 Send private message

CdTDroiD: Would you swap you iphone for one though if someone offered


I have had a look at some of the pre-release modals and the trophy that is out here on VF. Not that impressed myself. I think its a bit like Android where getting the right synegy between the hardware and software and making it all work as a rounded package is going to be hard.

If you want an easy\great UI and lots of apps I personally think at this stage iphone is ahead. That may change of course when we see more WM7 devices in the NZ market.

disclaimer - I currently use an iphone 4 which was upgraded from 3GS. Before that I used Windows based phones for about 5-6 years.




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  Reply # 400186 4-Nov-2010 13:52 Send private message

Yea thats the other thing il be getting an iphone 4 in 2 weeks a little worried about this reception deal, you had any issues?




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Yea thats the other thing il be getting an iphone 4 in 2 weeks a little worried about this reception deal, you had any issues?




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