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LG: Windows Phone 7 push "wasn't what everyone expected"

By Emil ยท 10 replies
Jan 14, 2011
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  1. LG has revealed its thoughts on the Windows Phone 7 launch in October 2010, saying it could have been better. While Microsoft will definitely not be too happy with the statements, it's not all bad news for the software giant.

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  2. yRaz

    yRaz TS Evangelist Posts: 2,146   +1,223

    I'm still thinking about picking up the LG quantum. My blackberry pearl is showing it's age. I've had it s since 2006. Surprised the battery still works.
  3. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Have you seen the new pearl? It's around half as big and it's impossible to type on.
  4. Emil

    Emil TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 154

    Have you tried typing on it? Didn't think so.
  5. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    I own it... What was that comment for? Obviously if I state it's difficult to type on I obviously own it or have used it extensively.
  6. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 829   +32

    Your comment was indeed uncalled for, Emil. I know there are people who say things like that based on hearsay, but to just assume Princeton doesn't have one and throw out a crude comment like that is...well...kind of childish. As part of the techspot staff, we would expect a little more from you than that. I don't mean to be so straightforward, but it's the truth.

    But anyway, for me, the jury is still out (once a week I waltz into a store and play with one), but I haven't heard that many great things about it. Though as with most phones, it's all personal preference. I still haven't made up my mind if I like it or not, but it doesn't matter since I don't actually own one. From most of the people i've talked to, they just didn't like the interface. I think we are just too used to the iPhone/Android interface (homescreen with app shortcuts and then app menu). I myself am a little scetchy on the interface. But as with anything new and different, it takes time to get used to.
  7. windmill007

    windmill007 TS Rookie Posts: 308

    Well yeah because they didnt' release it on Verizon Network....by the time they do it will be to late...Like the Iphone.
  8. Wagan8r

    Wagan8r TS Evangelist Posts: 599   +56

    Agreed. That comment is not befitting a Techspot staff member. You're held to a higher standard Emil.

    I got a Samsung Focus in Dec., and for me, the UI was one of the main reasons I got the phone. It's beautiful and arranged in a manner that makes sense when you don't try to view your phone as just a mobile desktop or laptop. I wanted something different than a computer-like experience with most of the features OF a computer. I couldn't be happier (well, no, I could use copy & paste) with WP7. My phone has become more useful to me than my old iPhone 3G.
  9. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    Don't worry. You guys will be getting copy,paste and other features in the upcoming patch. I was going to get a windows mobile 7 phone but all my carrier has is the LG optimus quadrant. I want the HD7.
  10. Wagan8r

    Wagan8r TS Evangelist Posts: 599   +56

    Oh, absolutely. I'm not worried one bit about WP7, nor do I buy into all of the doom and gloom stories. What I'd like to see are some Tegra 2 WP7 phones.
  11. princeton

    princeton TS Addict Posts: 1,676

    I'm pissed. I bought the galaxy S because bell didn't have the HD7. Now they're getting the HD7 next week. Someone kill me please.

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