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  1. Guytronic's Avatar
    Last Windows phone?
    For the life of me I can't remember

    It's probably still around here someplace though.
    05-30-2019 01:44 AM
  2. Adventurer64's Avatar
    Switched to W10M after years on android...bloat, bugs, ads, rapid battery drain, etc. which drove me to Win10M in 2016 when I switched from Sprint to TMo. Purchased an Idol 4S on sale and enjoyed everything except the camera. After 8 months of use the battery started failing, randomly dropping from 50% to low battery. Moved backed to android with V20 and start having same old android issues. F that. Moved back to W10M in August 2018 with new 950XL purchased on ebay for $250. Still working great today and continues to be my daily driver. Hoping for a small ARM W10 device with capability to text and make calls. Otherwise, I will settle for a free iPhone from my employer.
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    05-30-2019 09:54 PM
  3. Drael646464's Avatar
    Switched to W10M after years on android...bloat, bugs, ads, rapid battery drain, etc. which drove me to Win10M in 2016 when I switched from Sprint to TMo. Purchased an Idol 4S on sale and enjoyed everything except the camera. After 8 months of use the battery started failing, randomly dropping from 50% to low battery. Moved backed to android with V20 and start having same old android issues. F that. Moved back to W10M in August 2018 with new 950XL purchased on ebay for $250. Still working great today and continues to be my daily driver. Hoping for a small ARM W10 device with capability to text and make calls. Otherwise, I will settle for a free iPhone from my employer.
    Yeah, I was the same, came from android originally. I'm hoping you can somewhat avoid ads these days, but that's what's always struck me about the system, it's like a bad website, the whole thing is funded by ads, the apps and the OS itself.

    Well that and the UI. Nothing is centrally organised particularly well. Unfortunately, it's all I've got when support goes to poop. I couldn't really do apple either, so going to have to lineageOS.
    05-30-2019 10:18 PM
  4. Narek Torosyan's Avatar
    I didn't have a Windows phone when Microsoft was pushing the OS very hard.
    In the last years, I got a 640 XL and instantly loved the WP OS. (Not the phone, it's slow.)
    If Microsoft reboots WP with a Windows on Arm-based kernel, I might even get a Microsoft phone for regular use.
    05-30-2019 10:33 PM
  5. Ryujingt3's Avatar
    Lumia 950 was my last Windows phone. Overall, pretty disappointing device after spending 2 years using a 1520, although I really loved continuum and used it daily for years. So many missed opportunities, Microsoft. So many....
    I miss my Lumia 1520 also.
    aximtreo likes this.
    05-31-2019 09:26 AM
  6. Adventurer64's Avatar
    Yeah, I was the same, came from android originally. I'm hoping you can somewhat avoid ads these days, but that's what's always struck me about the system, it's like a bad website, the whole thing is funded by ads, the apps and the OS itself.

    Well that and the UI. Nothing is centrally organised particularly well. Unfortunately, it's all I've got when support goes to poop. I couldn't really do apple either, so going to have to lineageOS.
    Haven't heard of lineageOS... Did some research and it appears to be successor to Cyanogen. Bingo! I used to run cyanogen on my Samsungs. Loved it when I could get it installed and functioning properly. Rather do that than Apple.
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    05-31-2019 09:57 PM
  7. David Barnes5's Avatar
    Nokia Lumia 830, an overpriced midrange phone, but still the last Nokia-branded Microsoft Lumia. The software updates ruined it for me, and that’s why I bought it, because it was 10 ready. Edge never worked properly, then the lack of app support did it in. Even Bill Gates had an Android phone and MS was putting out Android apps before apps for 10 mobile. I finally threw in the towel and got an Honor 7x. Have all the MS apps on it. Runs MS Exchange and O365.
    06-01-2019 11:34 AM
  8. MSFTisMIA's Avatar
    950 XL in the collection. Gets periodic use and will not be sold.
    06-01-2019 12:10 PM
  9. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    Last one that I used: Elite X3
    Still have 99's Idol 4S.
    06-01-2019 02:24 PM
  10. Elky64's Avatar
    My 830, 650, 950 reside in a dark place. Pulled out the 950 (last to purchase) a couple of weeks or so ago only to find out the enthusiasm for the platform has all but vanished. Too much of the same old that we had gripes about in the past are still present, essentially the OS never got to a point of maturing as MS gave up before allowing it to do so.

    On Android now being very happy having no desire to replicate anything WP whatsoever.
    06-02-2019 09:55 AM
  11. raycpl's Avatar
    Nokia Lumia 830, an overpriced midrange phone, but still the last Nokia.. .
    That's spot on... . the "affordable flagship" I still keep mine on house WiFi. for YouTube music & browsing. It was a nice little phone though. I thought it worked better on W8.1M than W10. The back camera doesn't work anymore, unfortunately. I found it was much better on 8.1 than WM10.
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    06-02-2019 10:56 AM
  12. Elky64's Avatar
    That's spot on... . the "affordable flagship" I still keep mine on house WiFi. for YouTube music & browsing. It was a nice little phone though. I thought it worked better on W8.1M than W10. The back camera doesn't work anymore, unfortunately. I found it was much better on 8.1 than WM10.
    Agreed, nice little phone and yes it definitely worked better running W8.1M. Was my second most/longest used Wp/WP (Ativ S takes the crown here) w/camera holding its own quite well. Aside from being gimped running W10M it's still fully functional.
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    06-02-2019 01:59 PM
  13. TgeekB's Avatar
    Mine was the Idol 4S
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    06-02-2019 02:19 PM
  14. nate0's Avatar
    The Lumia 1520 currently. Although it's a media device only. No phone or texting in use. Contemplating on how to get another 950 xl though too. They are great devices for media consumption. Phone calls, messaging, or other essential apps just can't even compare to Android or even Apple anymore .... Is really sad to see Microsoft give up so easily.
    06-02-2019 08:35 PM
  15. Pete Woodward's Avatar
    My wife & I have just moved from Lumia 830 (her) and Lumia 950 (me) to Android 9.0. On both of our Windows phones, we had been having increasingly frequent problems with apps and with the cameras, so we decided to finally shift. We are still both fully into the Microsoft ecosystem so our first installation was the Microsoft Launcher. Although we liked the intuitive, 'pc-like' UI of Windows mobile, we do now appreciate the option to have a very clean start screen. The key factor, however, is function over form. We now have four generations of Windows phones that various members of our familyhave owned over the years, sitting in a drawer; All Lumias: 520, 625, 830 & 950. The 520 I have been using for years as a (very robust) alarm clock that can handle being knocked into the tiled bedroom floor most mornings, the 625 just died, but I use it as a paper-weight, the 830 we haven't yet decided on its repurposing, and the 950 has now replaced the 520 as an alarm clock (and occasional media player ). However, we are going to offer the 830 & 950 to our local red cross if dcotors abroad can still use them. RIP Windows mobile, gone but never forgotten, but we're all forced to seek green pastures. Before embarking on the Windows mobile journey we had Android phones, so at least these days we can keep our involvement with Google to a mimimum! 😊
    06-05-2019 06:53 PM
  16. raycpl's Avatar
    Lumia as a alarm clock? I haven't downgraded my 830 or 950XL to that extend yet. Haha!
    That's because I have one of these babies, a Nokia 6303 classic. It last more than a couple of months on a full charge!!
    06-05-2019 10:52 PM
  17. xandros9's Avatar
    My last daily was a 640 early 2016. My last model to tinker with was a 950 last year.
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    06-06-2019 04:34 PM
  18. nate0's Avatar
    Lumia as a alarm clock? I haven't downgraded my 830 or 950XL to that extend yet. Haha!
    That's because I have one of these babies, a Nokia 6303 classic. It last more than a couple of months on a full charge!!
    [IMG=500x850]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190606/c76cab6c10e4bc80c03efba93aad61b0.jpg[/url]
    Those suckers would survive being cooked in a microwave oven I bet. The sad part is that you could bout phones like the Nokia 8110 1G or 4G in a drop test against any phone made in the last 10 years and they would be victorious.
    06-08-2019 01:36 PM
  19. raycpl's Avatar
    Those suckers would survive being cooked in a microwave oven I bet. The sad part is that you could bout phones like the Nokia 8110 1G or 4G in a drop test against any phone made in the last 10 years and they would be victorious.
    Wont be surprised at all, this 9yr old 6303c is a solidly built. The removable back battery cover is a piece of stainless steel!!
    G4Grandad, nate0 and Laura Knotek like this.
    06-09-2019 02:42 AM
  20. G4Grandad's Avatar
    I had a 6303i. The look and feel of that phone was superb. A Nokia at their peak. Happy days, thanks for reminding me. I just looked on Amazon and found some for sale at around the price I paid more than a decade ago. I can almost feel that beautiful, cold steel in my hand right now.
    Laura Knotek and raycpl like this.
    06-09-2019 04:08 AM
  21. jes1888's Avatar
    If anyone is interested in buying some windows phones send me a PM. Have available hp elite x3 with dock and OEM rugged case and dock, mint condition. Lumia 950 black with display dock. Lumia 1520 16 GB black at&t branded but can be unlocked. Lumia 640 black at&t branded. PM me for pics, need them gone.
    06-19-2019 10:34 PM
  22. Juliana44's Avatar
    Not a Windows phone user. But thinking to buy a new one next time. :)
    09-13-2019 01:32 AM
  23. aximtreo's Avatar
    Nokia Lumia 929. Use it occasionally and will never be cast aside. DD is the iPhone XS Max. Good phone but not a WP for sure.
    09-13-2019 07:05 AM
  24. Karan Mandya's Avatar
    Mine was Microsoft Lumia 435. Used it for a year since it's launch in 2015 I guess. Damn phone was good until it started to hang and drain the battery.
    09-15-2019 02:52 AM
  25. Scienceguy Labs's Avatar
    The last one I actually used was the Elite X3. Sold it a few months after I bought it. It was a great phone, but it came out as I was moving away from WPs towards Android. I always wanted an Elite X4 running Android or Windows 10.
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    09-15-2019 08:46 PM
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