It is always a subjective choice when you have to arrive at a decision as to which phone you will like to buy, the Windows Phone or the Android phone. The experts, who make comparisons among the phones, can only give you guidance relating to the features, specifications, prices and reviews about these phones. However, the final choice of buying a phone or any other device is of the buyer. The number of quality smartphones using several popular operating systems with the same or different processors, their storage capacities, screens, designs and prices are increasing at such a speed that it makes the buyers to seek the opinion of others. There are several Android handsets, especially from Samsung like Galaxy Note II and Nexus 4, and Windows Phone 8 devices like Nokia Lumia 920 and HTC Windows Phone 8x, which make the buyers double minded whether they should buy and Android Phone or Windows Phone 8. Each manufacturer tries to give the best of the smartphone features in its product. There might be small differences here and there in the design and looks which will induce personal preferences. There might be different screen sizes and storage capacities. The battery features of the phones may also differ. But the main feature which influences the mind of the buyer is the price tag of the smartphone. Think of making comparison between the contract deal and the lifetime cost of the phone you buy.
Both the Android and Windows Phone 8 are the good choices to select when buying a smartphone. But you must keep in mind that you need to replace the apps when moving from one platform to another and this might add to costs of your buying a phone.
Remember that if you are moving from one platform to another you will have to replace the apps you use, which will add additional cost to your purchase. In most cases – and especially when moving to Android – you should have no problem moving across music and movies.
When buying an Android smartphone, always check on the version of Android. Smartphones like Samsung Galaxy Note II and Samsung Nexus 4 run the latest Android OS Jelly Bean. Handsets like Sony Xperia T and HTC Desire X use the earlier OS Ice Cream Sandwich. The modern buyer is mostly concerned with the major apps and Android offers a lot of customization in this respect.
Windows Phone 8 is also available in variety of handsets. Windows Phone 8 handsets have great looks and are easy to use. With strict minimum specifications the Windows Phone 8 handsets provide a slick performance. Whether you like it or not, Windows Phone 8 feeds all email and social messaging into a single unified pane. Leave aside looks, storage capacity and camera features, all new Windows Phones are the same. Some people do love buying Windows Phones while some others like to buy an Android phone. Both the platforms are good but the buying one or the other is a personal choice.
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