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Don't know... I think WP8.1 is better than W10M, at least from I have seen so far.
I'd like to buy another Phone running Windows Mobile OS. I'm pretty much a die-hard supporter. But a part of me doesn't think they're taking this seriously or maybe they just cant.
It doesn't bother me that there is no Snap-Chat or that Instagram hasn't been updated in years. But what I really don't understand is the fact that Microsoft hasn't built a feature complete Mobile OS in 6 years. Just think about that. We all know the history of Kernel changes and restarts, but they've rebuilt windows from the ground up in 3 to what we saw as Windows 8. Then they rebuilt it again in 3 more to what is today knows as windows 10. But The mobile side is still a work in progress. We all see that it's a mobile world, so when are they going to really decide to build a killer Mobile OS.
I like taking pictures with my phone and Microsoft devices have the best cameras. So why isn't that a focal point. They say 40MP cameras don't sell phones, well your 5, 10 and 20MP phones get no media attention taking the standard marketing approach. So make more 40MP phones and stay relevant. Be best in class in the few areas you have an advantage. Why doesn't Microsoft realize entertainment value is worth as much as productivity. Pictures, Movies, Music.
Where are the bundles Microsoft. Why don't I get Office 365, Groove, and 2 months of XBOX Live every time I buy a windows Phone. Think a college or high school student might like that kind of deal. Why don't my Colleges, Friends and fellow gamers show up in one list amongst all those services so I can say Try these other services out. How about a 640 thrown in with every top of the line XBOX ONE Bundle sold for the Christmas season.
Why hasn't Microsoft looked at Phones like the iPhone, S6 edge and the millions of surface phone renders and said, let's build a beautiful device that if nothing more looks the part. I'm starting to think they cant. Maybe they don't have the people there anymore to get it done. Maybe they don't realize that Lumia's are dead. Yep I said it, they're dead for certain markets.
Let's just move on from Lumia's in the North American Territory and make one Surface phone. Yep, One Phone Like the iPhone. No budget device, no mid range, just one Halo device that showcases the best you have. Let's leave the Lumia's and the volume sales to China, India and Russia.
Will I buy the new Lumia's. Maybe. But that's not a good sign considering I already have the Titan, 900, 920, 1020 and 1520. Now I'm saying maybe. Nokia is dead, but I think my love of Windows phone might be following them to the grave. I can't keep making excuses for Microsoft. They just need to build something amazing Like the surface pro 3, make it feature complete, market it with the taylor swifts of the world and get back to being relevant. Because if they don't, soon widows, especially the mobile side, will just be another story of how Rome came crashing down.