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New Phone - Android Or Windows??

Postby Neptune24 » Sat Jan 01, 2011 1:10 pm

Hi guys. I have decided that it's time to get a new phone and I was hoping to get some help. Firstly I want a Samsung, and I just need some help with which one. Do you guys think that the windows OS is better (and does it have free apps in a some sort of marketplace), or is the Android OS better. And came I also ask for which phone would be best for either one.

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Re: New Phone - Android Or Windows??

Postby skier » Sat Jan 01, 2011 2:06 pm

last i've heard, Android is top dog
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Re: New Phone - Android Or Windows??

Postby Sporg » Sat Jan 01, 2011 9:19 pm

I have a Samsung Moment with Android and like it. I can tell you the most frustrated I have been with any phone ever was when I had a Windows based phone. I can't speak for their latest version of mobile OS, but I'm getting mad just thinking about the last one I had from several years ago.

The only issue I have with Android is that apps have virtually free reign of the phone. There aren't any rules out there really about what data the apps send or where it gets sent. There have been some recent articles about this topic.


With all of that said I do believe that multi-core phones will be coming out by summer, if not sooner.
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Re: New Phone - Android Or Windows??

Postby Neptune24 » Tue Jan 04, 2011 1:13 pm

So Android then and I can't seem to find the moment for operation in the UK. However you have narrowed my options a bit.
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Postby Sporg » Tue Jan 04, 2011 5:03 pm

The moment is dated and an exclusive model to Sprint. If you are set on Android and Samsung then I'd look into their "galaxy" class of phones. I know all of the major carriers in the US have their own versions and I'm sure you have a similar option over there. Personally I like a slide-out keyboard so those phones are perfect. I have several friends and co-workers that have them and love them.
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Re: New Phone - Android Or Windows??

Postby kenc51 » Wed Jan 05, 2011 10:11 am

I use a HTC Wildfile running Andriod 2.2 and find it great.
I've used a smart phone since the palm days and find Andriod easilly the best OS (even better that iOS)
There's way more apps and community support for Andriod than for windows mobile OS's

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Re: New Phone - Android Or Windows??

Postby Chris87 » Thu Oct 25, 2012 2:06 am

Hi,

I have a Nokia Lumia 710 and really like the phone and the OS as well. I did not have Android previously so I cannot compare the two. My experiences are good about Windows Phone 7 OS, I think it is really user friendly. Although there are more apps for Android but I think Windows Phone OS will also catch up. I am also developing an app for Windows Phone 7. During my research I found a good guide that offers relevant inofrmation about app development. There are code examples as well (in case you are interested about it: http://www.voip-sip-sdk.com/p_511-windo ... -voip.html) that were really useful during the app development. Anyway, I am waiting for the Windows Phone 7.8 update to come out and later might switch the phone to a Lumia 820 or 920 that run Windows 8 OS.


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