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Old 11-12-2012, 07:10 PM   #1
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Windows cell phones: Anyone know how much these are going to cost?

http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/phones

My husband has an iPhone but hates iAnything. He will be on this. I'm wondering what the cost is likely to be? Do they look good to people here? I'm not good at these kinds of comparisons but maybe this would make a good Christmas gift. OTOH phones are so personal, he might be best off getting his own.
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Old 11-12-2012, 08:14 PM   #2
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:37 PM   #3
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Windows phone will probably be my next cellphone. I hate garbage from google play store and restrictions of iOS are asphyxiating me.
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:43 PM   #4
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:58 PM   #5
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All you're going to get from the Windows app store is Google "garbage" converted to Windows.

Obviously an Android hater...
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Old 11-13-2012, 12:29 AM   #6
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I've been hoping for a "reasonably" priced Windows phone that can be used on my Virgin Mobile plan myself.

Not so much an Android hater and someone who's just really getting tired of learning yet another OS.

Of course, I still use my Windows Mobile PDA (mostly because my two favorite programs haven't ported to Android).
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:20 AM   #7
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:30 AM   #8
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I think it depends on if you also get the 2 year plan or buy the phone outright.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:50 AM   #9
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I think it depends on if you also get the 2 year plan or buy the phone outright.
Yes, it will cost much more if you get the two year plan
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Old 11-14-2012, 02:33 PM   #10
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:38 AM   #11
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In line with the other OS would be my guess.
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:51 AM   #12
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less than an iphone?
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:03 PM   #13
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I've been rather impressed with windows' recent offerings on the mobile world. The metro interface is neat. But, I can't stand metro on desktop. I'll be looking at a windows phone as you next handset.
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:13 PM   #14
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Verizon Windows 8x phone by HTC is $199 with 2-year plan ($549 alone), the Nokia Lumia 822 is $99 with 2-year plan ($449 alone).

I want to get one of these as well. Hopefully black Friday they'll be giving the Lumia away for free.

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