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  1. WindowsCentral.com's Avatar
    01-19-2018 07:10 AM
  2. anon(7929613)'s Avatar
    I have somehow managed to buy Lumia 950 from Ebay. It's stock is limited and it is not available even on Amazon. Bottom line is that if you do not want to suffer with Android, and if you love Windows, this is the LAST CHANCE for you. In a couple of months, WP will be history.
    01-19-2018 08:08 AM
  3. LuxuryTouringZone's Avatar
    No surprise that the Lumia 950 XL is still viewed as the best overall in 2018. Removable battery, excellent camera, resolution, large screen and has spare parts available for it! Something which is non-existent for the Alcatel idol 4s and HP Elite X3!
    VHMP01 likes this.
    01-22-2018 06:42 PM
  4. Donald Rowland's Avatar
    Lumina 950 or 950 XL. The versatility and reliability makes it stand out beyond just HW specs.
    02-02-2018 09:37 AM
  5. jrealtor1's Avatar
    Surphace Phone of course! lol :)
    gnomagico likes this.
    02-02-2018 09:47 AM
  6. hemu217's Avatar
    Why do we waste time still stick with @Microsoft @windows...... They won't hear our voice they will not build or make good products....
    garak0410 likes this.
    02-02-2018 10:00 AM
  7. Scott McBurney's Avatar
    I'm still rocking my Lumia 950 it does everything I need it to do. But if MS ever does release this folding surface phone, I'm seriously going to consider getting it.
    gnomagico likes this.
    02-02-2018 10:11 AM
  8. markeboyle's Avatar
    950xl with a $40 locked (wifi only) moto e4 for the apps I need on occasion. #continuum #Camera #phone
    02-02-2018 10:20 AM
  9. sniperboywc's Avatar
    Probably not my favorite but I'm using a Windows 8.1 BLU (Bold Like Us) phone. I got it last year when my Lumia 640 died. It is not as good as my 640 was but it is an OK phone. I've had to switch my wife over to Android but I'm not quite ready yet. If the WP Facebook or Instagram apps stop working then I'll probably switch to Android too.
    02-02-2018 10:20 AM
  10. rld082982's Avatar
    920 forever and always
    MSFTisMIA likes this.
    02-02-2018 10:29 AM
  11. VHMP01's Avatar
    No surprise that the Lumia 950 XL is still viewed as the best overall in 2018. Removable battery, excellent camera, resolution, large screen and has spare parts available for it! Something which is non-existent for the Alcatel idol 4s and HP Elite X3!
    Agreed, and I would add that with my 200 Gb SSD I have no deleted a single photo or chat from more than 2 years! It's amazing how even the so called iX only has the same 3 Gb of Ram
    in 2018 as a L950XL from over 2 years! And they call it Premium, what a Joke from the fruit! I also think that most people only use and need like 20 apps, so having millions means at least 99% are just bloat ware! So with my L950XL and it's still great camera why invest in anything that has not really innovated.
    02-02-2018 10:42 AM
  12. nazim elverdi's Avatar
    I think My Windows Phone in 2018 will be Surface Andromeda Mobile. (whatever they call it) I am waiting silently in the wings :)
    02-02-2018 11:15 AM
  13. Jason Rosenthal's Avatar
    The best windows phone of 2018 is the one you already have. With apps and services slowly shutting down, its best not to throw good money away on this. I found Windows 10 Mobile to a let down from 8.1. Android is just another small let down. I like to pretend that Android is just Windows 11.
    theefman likes this.
    02-02-2018 11:46 AM
  14. nate0's Avatar
    The most used windows phone out of my collection is still the 950 XL...
    Love the 930/929 and 1520, but the 950 XL does it all and has kept up to par all this time with my daily needs, tasks, and fun.
    Pepe47 likes this.
    02-02-2018 12:32 PM
  15. Steven Jepson's Avatar
    950 XL here, even though the front camera doesn't work (can I get the thing fixed?)

    It still does everything I ask it to, without any major issues.

    I will hold onto it until Andromeda is bug-free and relatively inexpensive.
    Pepe47 likes this.
    02-02-2018 01:08 PM
  16. spaceOpia1's Avatar
    Long time Microsoft ecosystem dedicated fan here.
    At least I was, until I had no real reason to blindly do so.
    Weird to say maybe, but my favorite windows phone is now the Pixel 2 XL. It is way better than my old Lumia 950 XL, and does exactly the same things. I have the same Microsoft services, but better than they are on Windows 10 Mobile. There is absolutely nothing missing there in terms of functionality.
    The only downside, really, is the start screen.
    The live tiles have no match in iOs or Android.
    But really, everything else feels better (not abandoned, anyways).

    I kept hope for a Surface Phone until I could no loger effectively use the Lumia 950XL (reboots and freezes very often) then I said to myself that even if a Surface Phone gets out soon, it will be a V1. If we follow the Surface "trend", we will have to wait a few versions until MS gets the product right, that is if they don't throw it to garbage after one or two iterations.

    I am not an Android core fan, mostly because of the vulnerability issues across the ecosystem. But the Pixel 2 is so much better that any Windows Phones I have had (L920,L925,HTC 8X, L1020, L950 and L950XL), it is even beyond comparison.
    Sure the app gap is one major reason.
    Another reason is the fact that the Pixel 2 is a brand new device.

    There will always be new phones/devices every year.
    Maybe one day Microsoft will nail it down in terms of wearable devices.
    I will be the first to buy a prime quality MS device.
    Until then, I will lean towards a better experience as a user.

    Gone are the days where you had to stick to only one ecosystem.
    The universality of service experience is greatly due to Microsoft, and I thank them for that.

    02-02-2018 01:11 PM
  17. Pepe47's Avatar
    Now i use Microsoft Lumia 950 this is my favorite windows phone.
    Last edited by Pepe47; 02-02-2018 at 01:43 PM.
    Aden Rossinni likes this.
    02-02-2018 01:28 PM
  18. Vivio vrvly's Avatar
    In 2018 surface phone would be best. There is also no need to limit price as its new kind of device and premium features are better than slightly smaller price compared to todays flagships.

    I use 950XL, I bought it even from different country. Big shame I couldn't see it before as no store wanted to showcase it. Same as 808 got value even today, 950XL too, despite lack of apps. Having leather back is also wow.

    I also like 520 that I bought sooner, as it also offered some functions no other phone at that price, and its mostly software what made it unique and valuable. I hope microsoft will offer such not just though 3rd parties. Even low end can be special if its not the same - example using 9 cheaper cameras in stead of 1 to produce better shots.
    Aden Rossinni likes this.
    02-02-2018 02:16 PM
  19. Aden Rossinni's Avatar
    My go to is the HP Elite X3, for a few good reasons: Mainly, the battery life. I'm a heavy user and it out performs everything, even my wife's iPhone X. Also, the screen size and crispness is unbelievably good. Those are the main reasons, but otherwise I LOVE my 950xl, 950 and Idol. The Idol is boring with it's glass back and the massive camera bump, and the camera isn't as good as the X3. The HP camera is actually excellent in good light, having a wider view than the 950xl, but low light or macro, nothing beats the 950's. I also use my 640xl, as long as I keep the internal. Memory at about 5.79GB it's good. The 640xl still has fantastic speakers, good screen, VERY good battery life and the processor is still fast. I love it. I recently just got the shiny white back (original) and love how it feels...so out of all these phones including a non WM (Moto 5S Plus - hardly used, although a solid phone) I use always 2 phones. I always carry another phone in my backpack. I can't be without a second phone unless I'm just walking the dog or going down the street to the shops. I still really love that the 950xl, 950, 640xl can be changed up with different colour backs and new batteries. Don't even get me started on how many covers and backs I have - original and OEM's. One thing that annoys me is that I can't find a simple clear cover for the X3 as they were discontinued by one of the only companies that made them. Also, lately I've really got into pop sockets (thought they were meh...before, but now...) as they are just useful, especially when you combine the car holder piece that the sockets slides into - sooooooo much better than other cat phone holders I've had!!!! Especially the X3 being so large. Basically, love all my WM phones, and have asked my mother in law to return the 650 I gave her when she's done with it so I can keep it. She's also got a 950 since Xmas, so....but most used has to be the HP Elite X3 - that screen and battery life!!! Oh, and also, as I have the Fitbit ionic now I use the pay system a lot, so it helps to not ALWAYS carry a phone (or two) but wish the ionic could have been a WM device such as a Band 3 that employed Windows mobile instead of the limiting software on the band 1 and 2. Anyway....
    Last edited by Aden Rossinni; 02-02-2018 at 03:26 PM.
    02-02-2018 03:15 PM
  20. Patrick Murphy2's Avatar
    Htc 1
    nate0 likes this.
    02-02-2018 05:38 PM
  21. SvenJ's Avatar
    Do you mean favorite Win 10 Mobile device, or Windows Phone. Like Satya, my Windows Phone is made by Apple. It has Outlook, Office, Bing, Skype, Cortana, OneNote, Xbox, MS Authenticator, MS ToDo, MSN News, MS Translator and a host of other MS apps/services. Groove still plays local songs. (it really should support OneDrive*) What it doesn't have is tiles. I miss them, but sooner or later you have to cut bait.

    *Hmm, looks like it may support OneDrive. There is an option to filter for songs from there.
    02-02-2018 06:26 PM
  22. missionsparta's Avatar
    Note 8
    02-02-2018 07:42 PM
  23. Ryujingt3's Avatar
    My Elite X3 does all I need it to do.
    02-02-2018 08:46 PM
  24. Brendan Wang's Avatar
    Microsoft Lumia 950/XL
    02-02-2018 09:57 PM
  25. khampton's Avatar
    On Verizon, in love with the. HP Elite x3, and happy to have it!
    02-02-2018 10:31 PM
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