WP7 vs Android

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by brooklyn2710, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. brooklyn2710

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    What would Microsoft need to add to WP7 for you to make the switch? Besides ofcourse custom roms and the vast vast customizations options of Android?
     
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    I have yet to try out WP7, but it looks good to me. Unlike most, i really enjoyed WindowsMobile when I had my AT&T Tilt. It's not the simplest of OS but that's good especially when someone manages to get their hands on my phone :)

    I'll check out WP7 when my next upgrade rolls around. For now I love Android
     
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    full Office running on a tablet or mirrored from my phone to an lcd monitor
     
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    Well for one......get rid of that awful black bar on the right of the Homescreen. Every time I see a wp7 phone I can't help but be irritated looking at that damn black bar.
     
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    you mention roms and customization. the very essence of the operating systems dictate which will win out in that regard. open vs closed source.

    now, if they let you, say, install programs on your phone that you could install on your pc, then we might be talking. That would be the one thing microsoft could bring to the table that no other can.
     
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    I liked Windows Mobile 6.5. It was very customizable but a bit slow I guess.
    I really dislike the WP7 home screen.
     
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    Black Bar?
     
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    IMHO the UIs on most PC software these days are such a mess I really don’t think they would be very pleasant to use on a phone.


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