- 12-05-2012, 11:30 AM #1
If MS killed of Windows Phone and made current devices unusable (not going to happen, but this is a hypothetical situation) in four months what phone/OS would you switcht to (4 months was to put it past BlackBerry OS 10 availability).
I would probably go iPhone 5. I have had Android as secondary devices recently and it just doesn't do it for me, and after being with Windows Phone since pre-NoDo on an HD7, I'm not wanting to go through the growing pains with BB10, but it is the OS I'd rather have. Still, I think I'd end up with an iPhone 5 unless BB10 grows up really, really quickly.
- 12-05-2012, 11:36 AM #2
If there were no more WP, then it would be BB10. I've never owned a BB, but BB10 looks 'different' and therefore, I'd be interested; however, if there were no BB10 in the equation, then it would be iPhone 5. Android does not interest me at all.
- 12-05-2012, 11:46 AM #3
A part of me has wanted to own a Nokia N8 or N9, so I'd look around for one of those. Or I might even ask my uncle for my old N900 back. And if all else fails, I might have to settle for Android.
- 12-05-2012, 12:05 PM #4
I would probably choose Android. I've never had an Android device, but I do like Linux.
I would not pick an iPhone, since I am a Windows/Linux user and do not care for anything from Apple.
I've had BlackBerry in the past, and part of the reason I left was lack of apps. I'm not convinced that BlackBerry will ever have Netflix, which is one of the apps I use regularly.
- 12-05-2012, 01:33 PM #8
Came from two years of Android 1.6 to 4.1 - no interest in going back
have iPad - that's enough iOS for me.
Used BB, but BB10 is new and different.
That leaves trying MeeGo, something I have always wanted to and BB10 if that does not work.
- 12-05-2012, 09:10 PM #13
IPhone because I like pretty things. I have a lot of experience with android and I can't stand the disorganized feel of the OS. But then again most people would probably go for android due to rampant piracy.
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- 12-05-2012, 09:27 PM #14
I'll always have a soft spot for RIM. So my first choice would be BB10, followed by iOS. I'm still not convinced that Android is best for communication, news and productivity first - something at which BB continues to excel and where WP is starting to shine.
12-05-2012, 09:41 PM #16
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Am coming from BB therefore I would go back to BB because it does look promising at this point of time. IPhone and Android will never see my money. At the same time I will say that I might just pick up a brick if Windows Phone were to go down the drain and call it end for smartphones and me cause its Windows Phone or nothing.
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- 12-05-2012, 10:07 PM #19
I'm going to go crazy and say BB10. I'm really liking the looks of it and my fiance is an old BB user but switched to the iPhone 4 but hasn't ever liked it so she is switching to it so I'd go that route
- 12-06-2012, 10:50 AM #21
- 12-06-2012, 10:56 AM #22
Me personally I would go with the Iphone. After using that and blackberries it's the most seamless next step. I dont trust Android and I'm not going to go from one dead platform to another dying platform (Blackberry), because I'll be in the same predicament again.
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