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# 142474 14-Mar-2014 10:55
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Hi All, 

I just saw this on The Register: 

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/03/13/huawei_plans_dual_boot_os_phone/ 

I think the Asus Trio was a bit silly, but the Huawei Android/WinPho8 dual-boot phone? Can somebody please explain why anybody would want one?

 

At least with the Trio you could, if you wanted, use the two parts as separate devices. 

A dual boot phone strikes me as a bit of a present day flying car. It's rubbish as a car and not flash a a plane but ... Did we mention that it's a flying car! 

Sure, there are good things about Windows Phone and there are good things about Android but the good things in a dual booting phone? 

Anybody see the obvious need for this that I am missing? 




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  # 1005443 14-Mar-2014 11:06
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Not my cup of tea, I would take a Windows phone 8.1 next anyway.
I wouldnt have a single use unless i was a developer on a budget.



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  # 1005451 14-Mar-2014 11:12
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Well, 'developer on a budget' is one more use case than I could think of.




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  # 1005463 14-Mar-2014 11:26
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crackrdbycracku: Well, 'developer on a budget' is one more use case than I could think of.


Only time i would ever see it useful. 

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  # 1005502 14-Mar-2014 12:25
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TimA:
crackrdbycracku: Well, 'developer on a budget' is one more use case than I could think of.


Only time i would ever see it useful. 


The only other reason I can see is to get the brand out, why pick 1 or the other when you can have both.

Mind you i don't really see the point, I do like what blackberry has done however, their own OS (bb10) that can now run android apps.


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