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    Ok, I know thus may be annoying to read...
    But I can't decide if I should gobfor a WP8 device or WP7...

    Will b more specific...

    HTC 8S or HTC Titan/II?

    They are almost identical in specs then why not go for a LARGE screen?
    Correct...?
    But does a low-end WP8 has any advantage over the high end WP7 device?

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    Quote Originally Posted by XENOPHOS View Post
    But does a low-end WP8 has any advantage over the high end WP7 device?
    Better software, better chipset, better support, better apps.

    So, yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryNil View Post
    Better software, better chipset, better support, better apps.

    So, yes.
    OK..but specs are same AND a huge screen...

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    How are specs same ? 8S has new chipset with dual core vs older chipset with single core.
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    Quote Originally Posted by abhibh View Post
    How are specs same ? 8S has new chipset with dual core vs older chipset with single core.
    I meant 512 MB RAM, Snap Dragon, 40x800 resolution... these things are same...

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    have both, go with the 8S unless you digg the camera
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    Wow! Lucky u...actually camera is the last thing that matters...its just thr size that was cool...but I guess 8S has a Tethering option correct? Been trying to get Tethering working on my "FLAGSHIP" for the last two hours...nothing but disappointment...android = #EPICFAIL

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    Here's the biggest question of all: Will you ever decide which handset to get? First it was a Nexus 4, then it was HTC 8S and now it's an HTC Titan. No offense dude, but I'd really hate to be behind you in a fast food lineup.
    My next phone...
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    Quote Originally Posted by crystal_planet View Post
    Here's the biggest question of all: Will you ever decide which handset to get? First it was a Nexus 4, then it was HTC 8S and now it's an HTC Titan. No offense dude, but I'd really hate to be behind you in a fast food lineup.
    Lol! I started my thread saying "Some people might get annoyed" and i had you in my mind exactly...well almost...
    :P

    I know what u are saying man...but NeXus was only and ONLY the price...but when the dust settled, I realized it is just another Google Gimmick.

    Anyways, I may have decided on the 8S until something cataclysmic happens...like 2012 o something...oh wait... @_@

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    I'd sacrifice the better camera and the bigger screen for the newer OS and chipset that will get better support over the next 18-24months.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MSFTisMIA View Post
    I'd sacrifice the better camera and the bigger screen for the newer OS and chipset that will get better support over the next 18-24months.
    This. Exactly this.

    Also, if you really want to have fun, I've read the 620 is better than the 8s, if you're living somewhere you can get one
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    Quote Originally Posted by videoouija View Post
    This. Exactly this.

    Also, if you really want to have fun, I've read the 620 is better than the 8s, if you're living somewhere you can get one
    Thanks but I cant BEAR that...that...Toy of a phone...i would happily go for the 8S

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    Quote Originally Posted by videoouija View Post
    This. Exactly this.

    Also, if you really want to have fun, I've read the 620 is better than the 8s, if you're living somewhere you can get one
    He's better off coming up to the Lumia 820 bracket if he wants a toy that gives more bang for the buck. I think that 32GB was the right mix for the L9xxx line, but with the emergence of the L6xxx line, Nokia may find it harder to keep the L8xxx line interesting without some cool and unique gimmick or feature. Having said that, I happily rock my 810.
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    Quote Originally Posted by XENOPHOS View Post
    I meant 512 MB RAM, Snap Dragon, 40x800 resolution... these things are same...
    The 8S has a Snapdragon S4 processor, the Titan has a Snapdragon S2. They aren't the same, just as a Core i3 isn't the same as a Core i7. The Titan is vastly inferior in performance. Easy example: it can't capture 1080p.

    I'd actually recommend the 620 as a low end device, if you can obtain one, over the 8S. Just speculation on my part, but I think the 4GB internal storage on the 8S will be absolutely brutal and probably ruin its usability if you typically have media content and games on your device.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryNil View Post
    The 8S has a Snapdragon S4 processor, the Titan has a Snapdragon S2. They aren't the same, just as a Core i3 isn't the same as a Core i7. The Titan is vastly inferior in performance. Easy example: it can't capture 1080p.

    I'd actually recommend the 620 as a low end device, if you can obtain one, over the 8S. Just speculation on my part, but I think the 4GB internal storage on the 8S will be absolutely brutal and probably ruin its usability if you typically have media content and games on your device.
    Thanks AngryNil,
    I am not much of an App person.
    Flipboard
    WhatsApp
    Taptalk

    That's all I use on my "DUAL CORE, FLAGSHIP, 1.2HGz" phone today...So, no point in going for a Lumia 920 honestly. Also, the 8X too is slightly over priced TBVH. That leaves me with 8S. And I just freaking love the design of the 8S. I am not going to install many apps...

    2 News Apps
    1 Flipbooard-like App
    1 WP Central App
    1 Instagram (when that comes)

    That's about it. I just loved the screen of the Titan/II...
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    In that case, I'd still recommend the 8S. Concession with screen size, but a neat design in return. It would still be quicker to perform your said actions, and if you're waiting for specific apps, you'll probably want to be on WP8 to ensure you get them and the best experience of them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AngryNil View Post
    In that case, I'd still recommend the 8S. Concession with screen size, but a neat design in return. It would still be quicker to perform your said actions, and if you're waiting for specific apps, you'll probably want to be on WP8 to ensure you get them and the best experience of them.
    Thanx! 8S it is... :)

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