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Windows Phone

Discussion in 'General Technology News and Discussion' started by dejkirkby, Aug 30, 2014.

  1. dejkirkby

    dejkirkby Member Battle Droid

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    Although I am an android user at heart, I really want to give Windows Phone a chance.
    Can anyone recommend a cheap but decent entry phone for me? Its definitely not going to be my daily driver, but I was to give the WP experience a good go.
    Thanks in advance.
     
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    ernigeek Member Droid Minion

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    My firend has the nokia lumia 520....
    It's working both smooth and long. For 99$ it's definitely a very good phone to give WP a chance!
    The camera is OK. Signal strenght too; only the internal storage sucks but thanks god you can extend it...
     
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    dejkirkby Member Battle Droid

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    I have looked at the 520 and the 530, both seem pretty good.
     
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    Luka Administrator Staff Member Sentient Droid

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    Android is unusable with 512MB of RAM. Make sure it's not the same case with WP before you buy it.
     
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    ernigeek Member Droid Minion

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    you would be right if he would want an android phone... but he wants an windows phone! Windows phone 8&8.1 both run perfectly even on very low range hardware. WP is well known for that!
     
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    Sahaj Kapoor Member Drone Droid

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    In my view you should give the Lumia 630/635 a try, it's a great phone and runs Windows 8.1 out of the box + supports a MicroSD card upto 128GB. Though it has a few shortcomings like no front facing camera and a few more stuff but as you said you wont be using it as your daily driver. So I'd say its better that you use a Windows 8.1 device because it's way better than Windows 8.
    I hope u enjoy the Windows experience!
     
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    dejkirkby Member Battle Droid

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    I think I'm going to go with the 635 because of the 4g.
     
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    Sahaj Kapoor Member Drone Droid

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    Nice, do let us know about your experience :)
     
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