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Meantime Nokia and Microsoft are looking to heat up the Smartphone competition hitting stores in just four days with the Nokia limit up.
Cost less than an iPhone in a limited time offer at a hundred dollars but does it have enough.
To really compete with android Smartphones and of course the -- We don't know but Walt Mossberg -- You guys all things digital this week from DC with the Wall Street Journal's personal technology.
Columnists are we could start -- if you like with the -- about this on which I think day could hit on to its its cheap.
Well it is it's a hundred dollars and do one thing she didn't hit on is you get -- in blue oh.
So don't expect that can't get out of blue android -- iPhone that I know so it's it's kind of a solid.
And even though it's plastic doesn't feel she.
So around the exterior design is nice it's got a four point three inch screen.
And the windows.
Phone operating system because see I don't know if this shows up that you could see a little bit a bit here.
Is these tiles that scroll was opposed to pages of icons which is what the other guys have but this.
I promise fund somewhat disappointing.
It's supposed to be their big kind of what they call me industry -- hero device -- halo device the thing that will.
Suddenly provide -- -- hardware home for software that will.
Combined to make you really excited about it I was disappointed about an a number of things of that ended and if we're really three critical elements to a Smart find the battery the browse -- and then the qualities of the photos that you -- wall.
The world and those aren't the only qualities of the Smart farming does make good voice calls then and email as fine on it and it.
User interfaces is.
Is distinctive but on those three points.
The browser probably the most important people do use their browsers on these phones and the browser on this phone at least when it's used over wife by a I found that throws a lot and you know I thought well maybe there's some -- my Wi-Fi network so I went and grabbed.
And android phone and I find even another Windows Phone.
And they all perform fine so there's something going on I think.
At least in my tests with a browser on this -- Not acceptable the battery wasn't.
But and and in light use I think you would get through a -- with it but when I get things like.
Stream to one television show over Netflix and held a one hour phone conversation and then get a bunch of email and and web surfing and so forth it really was almost gone by late afternoon.
And so I wasn't you know I I wasn't wild about that at all.
I was just gonna say that it is interest -- retire and everybody says to us why you talk about apple all the time but it's as though these other company and they have a lot of trouble competing in this is a good example of that but.
Let me ask you this if somebody is out there -- -- I don't wanna spend 200 bucks a wanna spend around a hundred dollars on a phone is -- about the best they can do is it good for that market.
No I mean and it isn't just talking about -- apple by the way I mean I said in the column that.
I would recommend this over Fannie the best of the android phones either Samsung.
Galaxy S two for instance.
There are hundred dollar they're quite a few hundred dollar -- -- phones out there.
He ended the iPhone for the immediate predecessor to the current iPhone.
Is also a hundred dollars new they're still making them new and there are some him for a hundred dollars.
Look I think there's a lot of good.
Good aspects to Windows Phone I think.
There's even a lot of good aspects to this hardware but when taken as a package I found it disappointing.
And that's too bad because I think there is.
Room for a a third major choice out there and I think.
The more choices consumers have the better -- Walt Walt said -- great to see in and is blow -- They need to come out more -- and also comes -- in black and white Degan but I think -- by the blue Jim good buying countrywide.
Just blue cover on -- phone is just a bank got did actually have a would cover on my on.
On my of course this isn't an iPhone that's like are at Walt liked to have straight to save this mosque prior.
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