01-11-2012 07:43 PM
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  1. jleebiker's Avatar
    They have shown absolutely ZERO support for WP. They have released ZERO info about any new devices. They have only said they will not carry any new WP devices unless they have LTE. Well we can see ATT has LTE devices, where are VZW's???
    aximtreo and S1NKING SH1PS like this.
    01-04-2012 10:54 PM
  2. gkrew's Avatar
    To be fair, Microsoft has not worked with the carriers either. It is a two way street and Microsoft may be taking the lead to help carriers and reduce the issues seen regarding WP and stores.
    Premium1 likes this.
    01-06-2012 03:28 PM
  3. Bballbenb's Avatar
    Obviously ATT is jumping on board with Windows Phone. They will be the main carrier. Just like Verizon gets Android exclusives, so will ATT with WP7...thats just the way it is. We will probably always have 1 lower end device on verizon.
    01-06-2012 04:40 PM
  4. scottcraft's Avatar
    Obviously ATT is jumping on board with Windows Phone. They will be the main carrier. Just like Verizon gets Android exclusives, so will ATT with WP7...thats just the way it is. We will probably always have 1 lower end device on verizon.
    I'm hoping Verizon has at least one top Windows Phone. The next upgrade at my house is in November, so hopefully by then Nokia will have something really nice for Verizon.
    01-06-2012 06:48 PM
  5. Premium1's Avatar
    I'm hoping Verizon has at least one top Windows Phone. The next upgrade at my house is in November, so hopefully by then Nokia will have something really nice for Verizon.
    I think that will all depend on how well these devices sell and if verizon sees fit to carry a high end wp7.
    01-06-2012 07:07 PM
  6. Premium1's Avatar
    Obviously ATT is jumping on board with Windows Phone. They will be the main carrier. Just like Verizon gets Android exclusives, so will ATT with WP7...thats just the way it is. We will probably always have 1 lower end device on verizon.
    AT&T needs something since they no longer are the exclusive iphone carrier. Not to mention verizon always has seemed to get better android devices than at&t with at&t sort of doing what verizon is doing to wp to android devices.
    01-06-2012 07:09 PM
  7. jleebiker's Avatar
    I think that will all depend on how well these devices sell and if verizon sees fit to carry a high end wp7.
    It's kinda the chicken and the egg syndrome though. They won't see more sales unless they carry the phones and they wont carry the phones unless they see more sales. They'll look to other carriers like ATT and Tmob before making the decision for themselves.
    01-07-2012 06:29 AM
  8. jfa1's Avatar
    They are rumored to be getting the Lumia 710. I wonder if it will have LTE like the Ace is supposed to have with a post mango pre tango rom. They could be using that a test bed /gauge for WP sales.
    01-07-2012 12:49 PM
  9. Premium1's Avatar
    They are rumored to be getting the Lumia 710. I wonder if it will have LTE like the Ace is supposed to have with a post mango pre tango rom. They could be using that a test bed /gauge for WP sales.
    Idk if they would make it lte or if it was even slated for the 710 to have lte?
    01-07-2012 01:19 PM
  10. jleebiker's Avatar
    They are rumored to be getting the Lumia 710. I wonder if it will have LTE like the Ace is supposed to have with a post mango pre tango rom. They could be using that a test bed /gauge for WP sales.
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but the 710 from Nokia by itself is non-LTE. Verizon can't add LTE to it themselves can they?
    01-07-2012 05:34 PM
  11. Judge_Daniel's Avatar
    Correct me if I'm wrong, but the 710 from Nokia by itself is non-LTE. Verizon can't add LTE to it themselves can they?
    No, but Nokia could still possibly add it to the Verizon version. I don't think the others support CDMA, either, but Nokia will have to change that for Verizon, too.
    01-07-2012 06:05 PM
  12. fdl3's Avatar
    They have shown absolutely ZERO support for WP. They have released ZERO info about any new devices. They have only said they will not carry any new WP devices unless they have LTE. Well we can see ATT has LTE devices, where are VZW's???
    I share your frustration. I was desperately wanting VZW to release news of their upcoming plans for any new WP phones. What little news has trickled out so far has not been encouraging (and truthfully, I just wanted the sheerest glimmer of hope that new WP phones would be coming from VZW).

    Then I realized, even if VZW were to announce news of upcoming WP phones, there would be a considerable delay getting the phones to market. My best, most optimistic guess would be six months at the earliest. In all likelihood, it could be up to a year.

    While I was soooo hoping to hear news that VZW would be offering the Nokia 800/900, it just doesn't seem to be in the cards.

    Since I did not want to leave VZW at this point in time, I did the next best thing to help encourage VZW to take WP phones seriously - I picked up a set of HTC Trophy phones for me and my wife.

    Ah, the HTC Trophy...such an underrated gem of a phone. Thank you HTC!
    01-09-2012 11:12 AM
  13. hittheskids's Avatar
    I don't know what to do. My Droid Eris is about done and all Verizon has is the Trophy with the Lumia 710 coming. Is it worth it to wait for the Lumia?
    01-09-2012 12:56 PM
  14. Premium1's Avatar
    I don't know what to do. My Droid Eris is about done and all Verizon has is the Trophy with the Lumia 710 coming. Is it worth it to wait for the Lumia?
    Try finding a cheap phone on craigslist or something to hold you over at least for a little while to see if any mention of verizon getting any high end wp are announced. That way you aren't stuck signing a contract for a phone you don't really want.
    01-09-2012 01:01 PM
  15. Reflexx's Avatar
    I guess WP fans that are Verizon customers now know what it was like to be a Verizon customer who wanted the iPhone not too long ago.
    01-09-2012 01:03 PM
  16. hittheskids's Avatar
    Try finding a cheap phone on craigslist or something to hold you over at least for a little while to see if any mention of verizon getting any high end wp are announced. That way you aren't stuck signing a contract for a phone you don't really want.

    I have looked around and everything is $300 - 500, even for used. Absolutely ZERO available in my area on Craigslist and I won't buy unless I can see it.
    01-09-2012 01:06 PM
  17. fdl3's Avatar
    I don't know what to do. My Droid Eris is about done and all Verizon has is the Trophy with the Lumia 710 coming. Is it worth it to wait for the Lumia?
    IMO, after having seen the Nokia 800/900, for VZW to offer just the Nokia 710 is a slap in the face. I feel better about my purchase of the Trophy over the 710. YMMV! :D
    01-09-2012 02:31 PM
  18. fdl3's Avatar
    i guess wp fans that are verizon customers now know what it was like to be a verizon customer who wanted the iphone not too long ago.
    +1
    01-09-2012 02:32 PM
  19. hittheskids's Avatar
    I guess WP fans that are Verizon customers now know what it was like to be a Verizon customer who wanted the iPhone not too long ago.

    FTR, I never wanted an iPhone. But tired of the bland that is Android.
    01-09-2012 03:13 PM
  20. Umm Yeah's Avatar
    I don't know what to do. My Droid Eris is about done and all Verizon has is the Trophy with the Lumia 710 coming. Is it worth it to wait for the Lumia?
    Unless they make changes to the 710 for Verizon, it will only have 8GB of non-expandable memory vs. 16GB on the Trophy. Both of those numbers are gross numbers so the available storage will be less. I wouldn't touch an 8GB WP device myself, but you may have different needs.
    01-09-2012 03:23 PM
  21. Judge_Daniel's Avatar
    I think today has been the most I've been mad at Verizon in a while. Seeing that AT&T is getting a Titan II, while Verizon still has the Trophy is like they are spitting in the face of Microsoft and WP consumers. I wish AT&T would let me move over unlimited data from Verizon. I'd even be willing to double my current contract rates to get it.
    01-09-2012 03:24 PM
  22. Umm Yeah's Avatar
    I had been holding out for the second generation WP phones since last April to replace my aging BlackBerry. I like the Trophy but I was hopeful that there would be some amazing phones coming to Verizon, which I have to stay with for my work. I gave up waiting about a month or two ago and just re-upped with Verizon on a new BB 9850. I would have preferred to have a WP phone but it was becoming obvious that Verizon isn't interested yet in supporting WP phones.

    I'm hoping that when my contract is up, I will have a choice of WP8 phones on Verizon to choose from, but that won't happen unless AP7.5 phones take off on AT&T and the other carriers. While I'm stuck on Verizon, I do hope a LOT of you jump ship to AT&T and let Verizon know you are leaving because of their lack of support for WP devices.

    I wish I could join you, but even though I can't, I do share your frustration. :mad:
    01-09-2012 03:29 PM
  23. Reflexx's Avatar
    I'm not all that confident that Verizon will have very good WP8 offerings now.

    When WP8 comes out, I wouldn't be surprised to see several Hero-type devices come out for AT&T, with a few lower-end models for Verizon.
    01-09-2012 03:52 PM
  24. red grenadine's Avatar
    Verizon is the Droid carrier. They are married to that and the new iPhone in the way AT&T used to be with Apple and the way Sprint currently is with Apple.

    Here's their lineup:

    Droid 3, Droid 4, Droid Bionic, Droid Incredible, Droid Incredible 2, Droid Charge, Droid Razr, Droid Razr Maxx, Droid X2, Droid Pro

    (Just think: I post on a cell phone message board and I can't keep any of these straight and/or differentiate them between each other. The normal person has no chance)

    AT&T (and T-Mobile) are the carriers looking for a new phone to push. AT&T looks to be doing that with the Titan and the Lumia 900. Hopefully T-Mobile gets some love
    01-09-2012 04:03 PM
  25. Reflexx's Avatar
    De la Vega mentioned in an interview that he could see LTE bands that support multiple carriers coming to phones in the near future. So that gives me hope that there might be something going on with AT&T and T-Mobile partnering up to share spectrum. And then that would mean that AT&T phones, when unlocked, would work on T-Mobile.

    Let's hope that's the case.
    01-09-2012 04:30 PM
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