Best WP7 phone

KarlD89

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Hi,

I have been using a palm pre for the last 16 months, since release in the UK, and i am coming up for an upgrade very soon. I would of quite liked to have got the pre 3, but i am rather disappointed by it, and can not wait until its release as my current pre is falling apart. So i am going to have to get a different OS than webOS, and i quite like the look of WP7, but do not know which phone to go for,

So, which phone is accepted to be the best WP7 phone? I was quite looking forward to see what would be released at MWC, but nothing was, so i will settle for one of the current devices, i quite the look of the samsung omnia 7 or the htc HD7, but what phone do you think is best?

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Karl

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Averry

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If I had access to the Omnia 7 I'd pick that because of the Super AMOLED and it's cornered off stylings. It actually looks the most like a Zune phone.

It's not as big of a screen as the HD7, but it's the same res, so higher pixel density, and like I said, Super AMOLED.
 

KarlD89

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I really like the look of the omnia 7, but i can get the HD7 a month before any other because i can upgrade to it on my carrier, but i have to wait an extra month before i can get a contract with a different carrier, but i was looking at changing carrier anyway, and the omnia 7 is on the carrier i was looking at, but is more expensive than the HD7 on my current carrier

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Supposedly the update is coming first half of March. If so, I would think that new hardware would be introduced about the same time. If you can wait a month, I would wait to see the acceptance of the upgrade to WP7 as well and what new hardware comes.
 

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in the US the Samsung Focus, over seas would be the omnia 7, I don't think
HTC has their Heart in Making phones anymore, they really want to mess with software...
and LG has a nice phone and the best sofware... DLNA is great wish it was on all WP7s
 

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Supposedly the update is coming first half of March. If so, I would think that new hardware would be introduced about the same time. If you can wait a month, I would wait to see the acceptance of the upgrade to WP7 as well and what new hardware comes.

There wasn't a single new phone for WP7 at MWC, where it's basically a European GSM free for all.

That Dell roadmap shows a new phone for the Summer........I donno, I want to be wrong, I want to see a fresh new flurry of phones, but I'm just not feeling it.
 

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I have been a proud owner of the Omnia 7 since December '10. I can safely say this was the most comfortable choice in smartphone I have ever decided upon. I would certainly take the leap to the device, should you have the ability to do so. The Super AMOLED screen is beautiful along with quality through gaming and media viewing.
 

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