I made the switch from Android to WP8 to the HTC 8x on Verizon. The Verizon version is nice since it has the wireless charging like the 920, but honestly, if Verizon had the 920, I would've gotten that. I like the 4.3" screen, but 4.5" would be a bit easier for typing.
WP8 overall has some lacking "standard" features I would expect on a smartphone OS. I hate the fact that there's only one volume setting for everything. No separate profile for music, alarms, notifications, and ringtone. Quite annoying. Another annoyance is that there's no notification of missing emails/sms when your screen is off. A blinking LED would be nice.
Other than that, the OS is smooth, how can it not be since it's all flat colored tiles? Everything is responsive and luckily for me, all the apps I used on Android are present. Admittedly I'm not one who used a ton of apps on my Android.
I'm really loving the battery life. I listen to music all day at work and by the time I go home, my battery is around 60%. My Evo3d got to that by lunch. Overall I miss some things, but I'm not disappointed that I switched.
It's also easier for me to develop apps for my phone than it was to do on Android, targeting a framework vs multiple devices is much nicer (as it is with iPhone).
I would definitely recommend this phone. It's fresh and a great piece of hardware (best smartphone camera around when u take into account low light performance). Yes, it doesn't have some apps that android has (instagram, etc.) but I say give it a chance. AT&T has a 14 day return policy so if you have an upgrade give it a shot, you don't like it just return it. $20 is a great deal for a flagship phone (the original price was already a good price). I paid $99 bucks for it (came with a wireless charging plate, worth 50).
Apple iOS has a (close to) unbeatable app library
Google Android has a solid app library, unbeatable customization, great integration with Google services
Windows Phone 8 has a slick UI with a number of fresh ideas, great integration with Microsoft services
There's obviously more to it than this, but there are three fantastic phone platforms at the moment. Evaluate them and go with whatever fits your needs best.
The Nokia Lumia 920 by most accounts takes or shares the throne for the Windows Phone 8 side of things. I'm using the Lumia 920 for work, regularly use an iPhone 4s, and have used the iPhone 5, Galaxy S3, and Nexus 4.
I would personally recommend Windows Phone 8 to anyone who isn't strongly invested in the apps that aren't available for it yet. If mine broke today I wouldn't hesitate to go for another (okay, perhaps use a loaner for a few months until the next flagship is released!)
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