Want a Windows Phone section

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones and Media Players' started by filfat, Aug 12, 2014.

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  1. filfat
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    Hi GBATempers! I've heard what a lot of you people think about Windows Phone still you can't deny that its one of the fastest growing os:es, and deserves a place on the forum as much as Android and iOS does. Btw, WP is at ~4% Market share while iOS has ~10% market share and is constantly losing.
    Whatever some of you think its just fair that you add such a section.
     
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    '~' means about, and that market share is for Europe....
     
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    We have Mobile phones and Media players so I don't see why it needs it's own section when a large majority of people here probably use Android.
     
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    Because we have an Android and a iOS one...
     
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    A large majority of forum users probably don't have windows phones, you can just make a new topic here like you're doing now.
     
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    No, the site claims it's for worldwide markets. Windows Phone is hardly popular at all, and will probably stay that way as long as Android is still a thing. There's no reason for a dedicated Windows Phone section when the need for it is practically zilch.

    Especially here on GBATemp.
     
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    Not an argument, if iOS and Android deserves one so does WP too.
    Your Logic is crocked...
     
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    I said that what I wrote in the post where EU market share.

    But that's a but like saying "Arabs and Christians are bigger then Jews, so Jews can live worse than the other two because they are smaller" (for the record, I don't believe in religion)
     
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    Top Smartphone Platforms
    3 Month Avg. Ending May 2014 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending Feb. 2014
    Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+
    Source: comScore MobiLens
    Share (%) of Smartphone Subscribers
    Feb-14 May-14 Point Change
    Total Smartphone Subscribers 100.0% 100.0% N/A
    Android 52.1% 52.1% 0.0
    Apple 41.3% 41.9% 0.6
    Microsoft 3.4% 3.4% 0.0
    BlackBerry 2.9% 2.3% -0.6
    Symbian 0.2% 0.1% -0.1



    That better
     
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    We should probably have a blackberry section to since so many people use it. :tpi:
     
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    A), That comparison is absolutely wrong. :mellow:
    B), There's NO significant need or request for a Windows Phone section compared to Android or iOS. We're not going to create a subsection that's not going to get any views or any threads, especially since we're not a community focused on smartphones at all. Android and iOS have their own sub section because there was significant interest in the 2, and navigating the original Mobile Devices section was a pain. In this entire section, there are 2 threads about Windows Phone.

    If you want to discuss Windows Phone, do it somewhere it actually matters.
     
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    Anyone here who actually are in their right mind and have tested the os before trying to bash it?
     
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    :rofl2:

    Not a single post in this thread is bashing the OS. We're trying to explain to you that here, on GBATemp, there is ZERO interest in Windows Phone in general. There are almost NO THREADS on the OS, NO DISCUSSIONS, absolutely nothing that warrants an entire subsection. We're not going to make one just because you want it, there has to be actual interest for a subsection to be made. You don't see a Blackberry section, or a Symbian section, or a Jolla OS section, etc etc etc do you? Because, y'know, there's no reason to have empty sections.
     
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    That probably explains the lack of an Ouya section. :rofl:
     
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    Then I got downvoted, lets just make this topic die then...
     
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    Well no, there's no Ouya section because it's just an Android microconsole :lol:

    I'll just have this thread locked.
     
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