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  1. PabsTheGeek's Avatar
    ... I'm liking it!

    Hi...well there we go...I said it.

    I've been around the forums for a few weeks now and thought I would share my opinion.

    Firstly I'll state my experience of smartphones. I've had the following iPhone 3G, Samsung Galaxy S2, Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S3, Sony Xperia Z, iPhone 5 and now my first ever Windows Phone...the Nokia 930!

    iOS/Hardware, the things I loved: Secure, fast OS, premium feel
    Android/Hardware, the things I loved: customisable can tweak several settings

    iOS/Hardware, the things I hate: Not customisable, feels like its "an App launcher", terrible Signal and call quality
    Android/Hardware, the things I hate:Malware, Malware, Malware...devices feel like plastic.

    Windows Phone 8.1 has been a great revelation, it covers practically all the "things I love" and want from a mobile OS with no drwbacks. The Live Tiles are unique and personable. The OS is fast and sleek.

    Nokia 930... Great screen and the call quality is out of this world, never have I had such a clear conversation with some one :-)

    I know its not much of an intro...but there you go..
    08-10-2014 08:39 AM
  2. explosive0's Avatar
    Welcome. Hope your excitement lasts.
    Last edited by explosive0; 08-10-2014 at 08:57 AM.
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    08-10-2014 08:40 AM
  3. masterchief1984's Avatar
    Glad you made the change. WP8.1 is a great platform and I hoe you stay.
    PabsTheGeek and Laura Knotek like this.
    08-10-2014 08:41 AM
  4. paulxxwall's Avatar
    Welcome aboard! Pass the word .......wp is not that bad ! Smooth , awesome cameras, and most here do appreciate what ms is doing with WP. WP is getting better day after day so if you run in to a snag don't worry get on this forum and ask some questions! Download the dev preview for os updates before carriers!!
    08-10-2014 08:48 AM
  5. Helder Costa1's Avatar
    wellcome... enjoy.
    Laura Knotek and PabsTheGeek like this.
    08-10-2014 08:51 AM
  6. AJE1's Avatar
    You have picked up on two excellent qualities of the 930 - the screen and call quality - and I have greatly appreciated both.
    Having just come back from holiday I will add to these two its camera, which has taken some great photographs in all light conditions.
    I couldn't be much happier with my Lumia 930!!
    Laura Knotek and PabsTheGeek like this.
    08-10-2014 08:54 AM
  7. Laura Knotek's Avatar
    Welcome to WPCentral. I'm glad you've joined our community.
    08-11-2014 01:26 AM
  8. worldspy99's Avatar
    Welcome to WPC. Nice device 930. What color did you get?
    08-11-2014 01:07 PM
  9. csiguy1's Avatar
    My favorite things about WP are Cortana, Office Lens, One Note and Office integration. These things alone are worth the price of admission. IMHO
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    08-11-2014 01:18 PM
  10. luismfarelo's Avatar
    Welcome, glad to see more people appreciating WP
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    08-11-2014 01:25 PM
  11. Felix Bank's Avatar
    I made a complete switch to Windows last week.

    Started of with the S2 > Nexus 4 > Z1. Never have wanted an iPhone. So I decided to try Windows.

    Brought a 520, what a bargain. And you know the Windows OS is new and efficient when you can play Asphalt 8 on the Lumia 520! Blew me away.

    The next day I got the 930 and wow! I switched off my android phone for the last time. Android was great with the customisations and freedom, but I always felt I was a "tester" and there was always bugs. Also my Nexus 4 just got buggy as it aged, running the latest OS. And to think a low end 520 runs W8.1 so slick is unbelievable.

    Good by Android. It's been eventful.
    08-12-2014 04:39 AM
  12. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    Yeah! Welcome to WPCentral as well! *fistbump*

    If you need help, or just someone to talk to, just come here, okay? *wink* *wink* *nudge* *nudge*
    Felix Bank and Muessig like this.
    08-12-2014 06:35 AM
  13. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    Welcome! We have cookies. ;)
    Sent from my Nokia Lumia 920 using Tapatalk
    Muessig likes this.
    08-13-2014 02:37 AM
  14. anon(5445874)'s Avatar
    It's almost criminal how I get calls from all these android and iphones and you can hardly hear what the person's saying. Then I call my dad with his lumia icon and the thing sounds like I've dialed a land line. People need to wake up and stop it with these so called phones.
    08-13-2014 02:50 AM
  15. unstoppablekem's Avatar
    It's almost criminal how I get calls from all these android and iphones and you can hardly hear what the person's saying. Then I call my dad with his lumia icon and the thing sounds like I've dialed a land line. People need to wake up and stop it with these so called phones.

    Some android phones, yeah, not all. I heard the Icon is very clear, probably better than my 920. :P
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    08-13-2014 03:02 AM
  16. anon(5445874)'s Avatar
    Some android phones, yeah, not all. I heard the Icon is very clear, probably better than my 920. :P
    I have a 920. Last time I went back home to visit, my dad and I were comparing audio recordings. Needless to say, my phone sounded muffled. His sounded like professional mics.
    08-13-2014 04:06 AM
  17. WanderingTraveler's Avatar
    I have a 920. Last time I went back home to visit, my dad and I were comparing audio recordings. Needless to say, my phone sounded muffled. His sounded like professional mics.
    Really? Then, how would my 630 compare?

    Aye, that mic technology Nokia D&S blew money on sure is worth it.
    08-13-2014 04:13 AM
  18. hopmedic's Avatar
    Welcome to WPCentral! Glad you're liking the new Windows Phone! We're glad you're here!
    08-13-2014 09:18 AM
  19. pmhgeneral's Avatar
    Welcome to WP Central forums, Always nice to have new members join in, ask questions and post in the thread's.
    Good Luck
    08-13-2014 07:21 PM
  20. Himanshu Chowdhary's Avatar
    Hey welcome to WPCentral forums , glad you made the switch and I hope you are liking your windows phone as I do
    08-18-2014 11:36 AM
  21. Muessig's Avatar
    Glad to have you on board and to see that you're enjoying the WP experience!
    08-20-2014 02:38 AM
  22. xandros9's Avatar
    08-21-2014 08:41 PM
  23. anon6002755's Avatar
    Welcome... Happy you're loving your new phone.
    Sent from my...
    08-21-2014 11:07 PM
  24. ShinraCorp's Avatar
    Welcome foolish mortal to the pits of hell! Here all you will see is white and blue colors and the never ending debate on why the hell Windows Phone is a thing. You will be torture to death MUHAHAHA!

    Nah I kid welcome :P
    08-30-2014 07:02 PM
  25. charlie2128's Avatar
    I made the switch, got the 930 when it came out. I came from the iPhone and before you give me jip, i moved because i wanted colour and excitement back. I've been watching the WP OS for a long time and when the 8.1 came out i thought it was the best time to change.

    The 930 (orange, better than iPhone already) is great, bigger and clearer screen, great camera, better battery life to name but just a few. The software is fresh, its great in some areas, good in others and behind in others but that makes it exciting to get an update. Windows are onto a winner, if they keep up the updates.

    I dont regret the move and I'm glad i did. I recommend the move to all my family and friends.
    09-10-2014 09:21 AM

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