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  1. PANTHERGM's Avatar
    Hey All,

    i am a die hard windows phone fan here. My wife recently dropped her phone and shattered the screen. I need to go get her a phone on my way home from work tonight. I am thinking the 640XL the 650, or the 950 maybe. anybody who can give me some advice would be great. I am not an AT&T Customer but she is. I am stuck on verizon with an unlimited data plan hence I cant leave.
    10-25-2016 07:54 PM
  2. PANTHERGM's Avatar
    Wife Cracked the screen on her phone a few hours ago. I am stuck between the 640XL the 650 and the 950. What are peoples thoughts?
    10-25-2016 08:00 PM
  3. libra89's Avatar
    Hey All,

    i am a die hard windows phone fan here. My wife recently dropped her phone and shattered the screen. I need to go get her a phone on my way home from work tonight. I am thinking the 640XL the 650, or the 950 maybe. anybody who can give me some advice would be great. I am not an AT&T Customer but she is. I am stuck on verizon with an unlimited data plan hence I cant leave.
    If she cares about the camera a lot, you can get her a 950 but the 640 xl is also a nice choice.

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    10-25-2016 08:02 PM
  4. Elbow Smackers's Avatar
    If she is not a heavy windows phone user (games, insider program, etc) Then I would get the 650, NOT the 640 XL. If she is a Windows fanboy then 950xl is the best bet

    I bought my girlfriend the 650 and she likes it alot.
    Last edited by RumoredNow; 10-25-2016 at 08:47 PM. Reason: consolidate multiple posts
    10-25-2016 08:09 PM
  5. PANTHERGM's Avatar
    950 XL is out of the question due to price. She has a surface Pro 3 and loves it. She uses just the standard apps on her phone. She wants to be able to keep her surface and her phone in sync. I wish I could get a 950XL on my carrier. I would go buy it this second if i could.
    10-25-2016 08:10 PM
  6. RumoredNow's Avatar
    I wish I could get a 950XL on my carrier.
    Who is your carrier?
    10-25-2016 08:47 PM
  7. libra89's Avatar
    Who is your carrier?
    He has a duplicate thread here, where they say they are on Verizon: http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask...ng-advice.html

    You can merge and/or do what you do with that info xd
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    10-25-2016 08:51 PM
  8. RumoredNow's Avatar
    You can merge and/or do what you do with that info xd
    Done.


    Threads Merged.

    User... Please do not create multiple threads on your issue. It actually works against you as any advice gets scattered around and a coherent conversation cannot develop as easily...


    Case in point:

    I am not an AT&T Customer but she is.
    I had previously replied to the version which did not state carrier. I could have weighed in with an informed opinion. However, the version I replied to also did not include the very limited deadline you were under...

    I need to go get her a phone on my way home from work tonight.
    I hope she got something she likes.

    I would have recommended Lumia 950 for the most power of the trio. Otherwise 650 vs 640 XL becomes a harder choice. 650 has 16GB internal and I'm finding 8GB just does not cut it under W10M... It forces too many hard choices. BUT, 640 XL is still nice if she values screen real estate and battery endurance. I've not used the 640 XL and its fans rave about the camera, but I use 650 and the 8MP shooter is no slouch.


    Let us know what choice you made.
    10-26-2016 08:05 AM
  9. leonelfunes32's Avatar
    Best camera + the phone for Windows fans: 950

    Best bang for your buck: 650

    Biggest screen + longest-lasting battery: 640XL

    Pick what's most important
    Last edited by leonelfunes32; 10-26-2016 at 02:41 PM. Reason: libra89's battery suggestion
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    10-26-2016 01:05 PM
  10. libra89's Avatar
    Best camera + the phone for Windows fans: 950

    Best bang for your buck: 650

    Biggest screen: 640XL

    Pick what's most important
    I would add, best battery life for the 640 XL too.
    10-26-2016 02:29 PM
  11. leonelfunes32's Avatar
    I would add, best battery life for the 640 XL too.
    True, a friend has a 640 and loves the battery life. So bigger battery means better life.

    Edited
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    10-26-2016 02:43 PM
  12. worldspy99's Avatar
    640 used is not a bad bet either.
    650 is a great little device.
    950 would be the next logical step up.
    For larger screen devices, first up is 640XL followed by 950XL.
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    10-26-2016 03:46 PM
  13. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    If your wife uses Facebook Messenger, you might want to look into the ram of these devices. I thought I heard that Messenger was no longer supported on devices with 1Gb or less of ram. Just a thought.
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    10-26-2016 05:39 PM
  14. Great deal's Avatar
    What did you get in the end?

    My advice id the 950 - the price drops mean you get a lot more bang for your buck.
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    10-27-2016 08:10 AM
  15. Tullphan's Avatar
    You going to have to buy it outright or extend her plan?
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    10-27-2016 07:56 PM
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    10-27-2016 08:33 PM
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    10-29-2016 10:45 AM

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