1. cheryl64's Avatar
    i currently have the iphone 5s and really enjoy apple products. i was thinking about a different phone when able to upgrade in a few short months. does anyone have any comments on the lumia phone? do you like it? is it easy to use? would you purchase another? i would appreciate some feedback
    12-19-2015 12:07 AM
  2. libra89's Avatar
    Do you mean the 950xl or just Windows phones in general?

    It will also be helpful for us to know what apps are important to you as well. There are some people in these forums who switched from iPhone to Lumia, and generally, they have been content with doing so. There's been a couple of threads by former iPhone users, but only this one comes to mind: http://forums.windowscentral.com/mic...sx-junkie.html
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    12-19-2015 12:23 AM
  3. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Hi and welcome to WindowsCentral.

    Do you use a lot of apps on your iPhone? Are there any particular apps that are very important to you? There will be many apps unavailable for Windows 10 Mobile, but in many cases 3rd-party alternatives are available. However, some apps will not be available at all (or might lack features found in their iOS versions). You probably should check the apps to see what is and what is not available. If there are specific apps you need, if you mention them here, then members will be able to tell you if 3rd-party alternatives are available.
    libra89 and xandros9 like this.
    12-19-2015 12:31 AM
  4. travisel's Avatar
    I'd say Lumia 950 XL all the way!
    12-19-2015 12:50 AM
  5. dkediger's Avatar
    In the US, it will depend greatly on your carrier as well. Verizon offers only lower mid level Windows Phones with no apparent plans to carry any newer WPs in the near term. Sprint has no WP support at all.

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    Laura Knotek and libra89 like this.
    12-19-2015 08:08 PM
  6. HeyCori's Avatar
    What carrier are you on and how much are you looking to spend?
    12-19-2015 08:25 PM
  7. RUCKUS_US's Avatar
    It's kind of hard coming from an iPhone, I have a iPhone 6. But the windows 10 mobile OS is such a breath of fresh air and if you have an Xbox and or windows pc then the way all of them integrate together is amazing and really makes me geek out!
    RumoredNow likes this.
    12-19-2015 08:48 PM
  8. SteveNoza's Avatar
    My take on the pluses for iPhone is app availability and integration with Apples' infrastructure. Check out the Microsoft store for your "must have" apps, if they're not available, are there any others that can replace them?
    RumoredNow and xandros9 like this.
    12-22-2015 08:48 AM
  9. RUCKUS_US's Avatar
    Apple has got the best package by far in terms of the hardware and ecosystem. But if what Microsoft is doing with Windows 10 works then it will be a game changer
    RumoredNow likes this.
    12-22-2015 10:08 AM

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