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In this update to the Nokia Lumia 920 challenge, I've talked at length about the challenges Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 needs to overcome in order to be successful in the mobile space, so in this video, I'm flipping topic to the benefits of Windows Phone 8.  Microsoft's OS is easy to use and offers fantastic fluidity across the board, but beyond that, it brings to the table some fantastic features like an integrated People Hub and Live Tile integration for customization.  The ecosystem could be better and Microsoft's Store needs more of the big-name apps,but make no doubt about it - there are some great things to like about Windows Phone.

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"As the challenge draws to a close, do you think you could carry the Nokia Lumia 920 over an Android device? Or over the iPhone?"


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Glenn Rubio Urrea
Glenn Rubio Urrea Not the Lumia 920, but I will definitely carry the Lumia 925.
Vishnu Appalaraju
Vishnu Appalaraju iphone 5 because of its ease and vercitility along with a easy to use software interface, and cant forget the amazing hardware with the alluminum back and a diamond cut edge.
Vincent Pendleton
Vincent Pendleton Better Aaron, much better. Try showcasing the voice on your next video.
Anonymous
Anonymous love the smooth lag free OS, awesome build quality, exceptional camera, here maps+drive..The only sore point is lack of popular apps :( (they are coming slowly BUT if nokia wants to stay in the game, they need to buckup or else they would go down like BB )
Anonymous
Anonymous I've been using a WP8 device for months. I love it and haven't even considered going back to Android.
Dayne Gyll
Dayne Gyll Windows software is crap, and so is Apple. So I'm gonna have to with Android haha
Ronald Michael Clayton
Ronald Michael Clayton The 920 is a unsung hero of smart phone devices and people won't give it a chance because doesn't do a whole bunch of cheap tricks and gimmicks
Larry Ayonn
Larry Ayonn I will say that Camera360 for W8 has a much nicer UI than on Android or iOS!
Larry Ayonn
Larry Ayonn Instagram (which I heard is on the way later this month) and games mostly. The free ones on Android are WAY better, and frankly, too many damn $5.99 apps which may or may not be all that great.
Ryan Rees-Williams
Ryan Rees-Williams Hard to say, I love the changeable covers for my Lumia 820 but if I want a AAA game like Modern Combat I usually have to commit most of my storage to it and get rid of my current games, hopefully in the next couple of generations when I finally upgrade the standard will be something like at least 16Gb storage
Ryan Rees-Williams
Ryan Rees-Williams What sort of apps are you missing? there are a bunch of confirmed apps that are on their way to the ecosystem
Ryan Rees-Williams
Ryan Rees-Williams Most apps that give you push notifications (I believe that WhatsApp and WeChat do have them) have a settings feature to enable or disable it, I think that it's a store submission requirement along with a digital certificate that you have to request from Microsoft to have that option
Ryan Rees-Williams
Ryan Rees-Williams Your comment is such a breath of fresh air, too many people that are unwilling to even give a chance to something new :P
Ben Bauer
Ben Bauer Depends on the device. I wouldn't choose it over the HTC One or the Galaxy S4, but if I were wanting to keep in the 100 bucks or under range, I would definitely do it.
Richard Halm
Richard Halm nope ill take my Motorola razrr max hd everyday of the week and twice on sunday I would never take an icrap all apple products SUCK
Brad Stamey
Brad Stamey No way
Sergio Rubio
Sergio Rubio Waiting on the lumia 925 since I hate AT&T
Seth Brenneman
Seth Brenneman I have a Lumia 920 and I love it!
Clarence Yong
Clarence Yong For those who're having lumia 920 can i know whether there's notification for apps like whatsapp, wechat , and Line.. Is the phone gonna have sound and vibrate when there's message incoming from the app? because i heard alot of complaints about this matter. =(
David I-Chen Lin
David I-Chen Lin L920 FTW. Love windows phone
Ampalaya Cake
Ampalaya Cake hmm
Mnodaddy Alo
Mnodaddy Alo HTC one
John Agzarian
John Agzarian I already have the Lumia 920
Jessie Dakota Welburn
Jessie Dakota Welburn I have had Android, then went to iPhone and after I decided to try the Lumia 920. I believe it will be my last Windows phone. I have had so many issues with mine. I am definitely going back to Android.
Larry Ayonn
Larry Ayonn I find the lack of apps really is the only reason I don't LOVE my 920 over my Nexus 4
Ismael Cardona
Ismael Cardona Maybe change wouldn't hurt
Jota Vernazza
Jota Vernazza Yes
Faye Gavin
Faye Gavin I would prefer android but it wouldn't hurt to try something new.
Leo Baxter
Leo Baxter I'd definitely take the Lumia 920 over my 4S.
Eduardo Trujillo
Eduardo Trujillo HTC one is the phone for me
Josh Sussman
Josh Sussman I could do lots of things that I would rather not. Case in point, you don't see me jumping off an overpass.
Cain Fridinger
Cain Fridinger I love my iPhone!
Gordon Christie
Gordon Christie Htc one for me
Kevin Joel
Kevin Joel 920 here and lovin' it! ??
Jesse Ling
Jesse Ling Not now nor ever.
Herbert Salamánca Ramos
Herbert Salamánca Ramos definitely, love my 920, switched from iphone 4 ;)
Theresa Long Rodriguez
Theresa Long Rodriguez I'd be glad to be a "tester" LOL




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