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  1. James Falconer's Avatar
    Just had a random thought and wanted to post here for feedback. In your opinion, is the HP Elite x3 the best looking Windows Phone ever? If not, which one is?
    10-19-2016 10:50 AM
  2. invisik's Avatar
    Overall Nokia 1520 IMHO

    The X3 is a great business-looking phone though.

    -m
    10-19-2016 10:53 AM
  3. Kogling's Avatar
    Elite looks very nice but I have to say I preferred the more curved shape of the 1520 overall. At the end of the day, all my phones go in a leather folio case so it's the front that makes the biggest impact of aesthetics, and that silver bar ruins it, especially since it's tacky plastic rather than metal.

    Would have preferred a full front of glass personally.

    The lack of a rubber? gasket between the screen and phone of the Elite vs the 1520 is a lot more desirable though. build quality looks a lot better because of it, though lost as soon as you look at that bit of silver plastic. even black would have been better than silver!
    10-19-2016 11:41 AM
  4. invisik's Avatar
    Actually, I like the squares thing at the bottom.... they started a few years ago putting that design on the front of their servers, so I think it's kinda neat they did it on the phone too. I'm a super HP nerd though.... :)

    Attached a screen grab from the hpe.com website.

    -m
    Attached Thumbnails hpe.jpg  
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    10-19-2016 11:48 AM
  5. Daniel Rubino's Avatar
    I'm a super HP nerd though.... :)


    -m
    lol I have never heard anyone claim that before :P Glad to have an HP nerd here! We need more.
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    10-19-2016 12:18 PM
  6. Ryan Smith23's Avatar
    Nothing beats that AT&T green on the Lumia 1520 for me (not that it would look great on a "business phone"), so that is a close contender. The HP is super nice looking though. I only had it a week before I had to send it back for a replacement, and I already had a number of people comment on it.
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    10-19-2016 12:52 PM
  7. cnashx's Avatar
    Actually, I like the squares thing at the bottom.... they started a few years ago putting that design on the front of their servers, so I think it's kinda neat they did it on the phone too. I'm a super HP nerd though.... :)

    Attached a screen grab from the hpe.com website.

    -m
    I am considering getting the elite x3 and I was looking to get a nice HP laptop since I need to get a new one for work but nothing they have compares to the size and power of the Dell Precision 5510 sadly. So I'll be intermingling brands. lol
    10-19-2016 01:20 PM
  8. aximtreo's Avatar
    I like the X3! I love the 1520. I would be happy with either.
    10-19-2016 02:04 PM
  9. dkediger's Avatar
    In a different way, I think the HTC 8x with its color combos, hit the "style" of WP8 perfectly and strikingly. They truly out-Nokia'd Nokia. The hardware, on the other hand....
    libra89 and 920Walker like this.
    10-20-2016 11:51 PM
  10. abhishek singh21's Avatar
    x3 looks beat every lumia to date.
    10-21-2016 02:02 AM
  11. mikepalma's Avatar
    X3 cheap plastic speaker cover ruins it
    flitchtag and Kogling like this.
    10-21-2016 04:42 AM
  12. Ryan Smith23's Avatar
    cheap plastic speaker cover
    You're making it pretty obvious that you've never seen it in person. You can't tell it's not metal by looking at it.
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    10-21-2016 05:29 AM
  13. mikepalma's Avatar
    You're making it pretty obvious that you've never seen it in person. You can't tell it's not metal by looking at it.
    Wrong. And maybe you cant tell.
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    10-21-2016 05:51 AM
  14. kaktus1389's Avatar
    I am probably alone here but I admit that HP Elite x3 does look really nice, though I still don't think that Lumia 950 looks as bad as some people claim.
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    10-21-2016 08:32 AM
  15. Mark Guim's Avatar
    I like the build quality of the x3, but I still like the look of my lumia 950 with red leather mozo case
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    10-21-2016 09:00 AM
  16. PerfectReign's Avatar
    Nothing beats that AT&T green on the Lumia 1520 for me (not that it would look great on a "business phone"),
    I had a lime green case on my Blackberry Perl as well as on my One M8 (with the dot view trick). I bought some of my staff Minion star wars cases for our S6 phones.

    When I bought a used 1520, I made sure it was green. People in Board meetings love it.

    Unfortunately, the HP rugged case is boring grey.


    Sent from mTalk
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    10-21-2016 09:39 AM
  17. beman39's Avatar
    I love the look of the x3 and I'm contemplating getting an x3 phone and an x2 tablet that has the same look as the phone.... they would look awesome together! Both have front facing speakers and I miss having that on my bb playbook and phone AND on my HTC HD7 phone... I don't find the metal looking bottom looks cheap at all!
    10-21-2016 10:11 AM
  18. theefman's Avatar
    The original innovator Lumia 920 in glossy Red.
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    10-21-2016 11:27 AM
  19. rdubmu's Avatar
    I loved the look of the HTC Titan 2
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    10-25-2016 09:17 PM
  20. rdubmu's Avatar
    Of Gen1 windows phone 7 Series was the HTC HD7
    beman39 likes this.
    10-25-2016 09:18 PM
  21. beman39's Avatar
    Of Gen1 windows phone 7 Series was the HTC HD7
    I whole heartily agree! if that phone would have been 6" screen I would have still kept it and used it to this day! LOL or tried to atleast... I luved luved the built in kick stand!
    10-26-2016 12:57 PM
  22. Corwin_Amber's Avatar
    The BEAST (Lumia 1520). This was such a great phone, pulled all the stops at the time. And then the 920 - fond memories. But I like the X3 a lot, great phone! It just needs a little more love from HP, which is supposedly coming. Lots of potential, a lot already delivered. Nergasms :)
    11-02-2016 11:09 AM
  23. nate0's Avatar
    Potentially the new IDOL 4s for W10 might hold to one of the best looking windows handsets. Not sure how its usability will go over though.

    It is hard to find a phone you can enjoy holding, viewing and interacting with all at the same time. The m8 Windows variant I thought was a great quality visually and to hold/use for it's time.

    Sent from my phone
    11-02-2016 11:47 AM

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