Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Oct 2013 22:46 UTC

Early this year, I decided to take a risk.

As a geek, I like to reward those in the industry that try to be bold. That try to be different. That try to leave the beaten path. That look at the norm in the market, and decide to ignore it. Despite all its flaws, Microsoft did just that with its Metro user interface, incarnations of which are used on both Windows Phone and Windows 8.

I was a Windows Phone user since day one. I bought an HTC HD7 somewhere around release day, and imported it into The Netherlands, a year before the platform became available in The Netherlands. I wanted to reward Microsoft's mobile team for trying to be different, for being original, for not copying iOS and Android and instead coming up with something fresh and unique. Despite all the limitations and early adopter issues, I loved it.

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RE: How many ... ???
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 24th Oct 2013 16:12 UTC in reply to "How many ... ???"
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Uh... I don't have any dates or pricing for every device, but this is more or less it:

Libertel MN1 (1998, my first phone)
Alcatel OneTouch 511
Sharp TM100 (one of my favourites)
Siemens xxxx (no clue)
Nokia 8801
HTC Artemis (PocketPC smartphone - still have it, love it)
Nokia E72
iPhone 3GS
Samsung Galaxy SII
LG Prada (for the lulz)
Nokia E7 (for the lulz)
OPPO Find 5
iPhone 5S (ordering tomorrow morning when it becomes available)


iPad 2
Nexus 7 (2012)
Surface RT


More than my fingers and toes can count. Loads of Palms, PocketPCs, a Newton, Zaurus, etc.

Does that answer your question?

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