Possible Convert here!

Hi everyone,

I'm a big Windows fans and I use Windows Phone (WP) as my daily driver. I don't have any problems with it at all, but I'm moving to Japan. WP doesn't have a presence in Japan and I'm not willing to get a mid-ranged/low-range phone when I use my devices so much.

So, I'm posting this in iMore as well as here to get information on which OS I should switch to and why.

Here are the OS related things I use all the time:

Outlook email
Onedrive
Music app
Navigation apps (Here maps on WP)
Swipe-esque keyboard
Cortana-esque services for time and location based reminders and voice recognition for messaging.
Office apps

Hardware requirements (if you know about Japanese phones - I'm getting a device from NTT Docomo, probably - I'm also open to better alternatives to things):
Glance screen (I don't know if android has an equivalent)
Double tap to wake (or a fingerprint reader for fast access to the device)
Physical camera button (preferred not required)
Capacitive or hardware buttons
Good camera hardware.
4.5 inch screen (negotiable, but I don't want a phablet)

Show Accepted Answer

Guest Quick Reply (No URL, BBcode or HTML)

Last post by senger.maudie
1 hour ago
Last post by nyah07
31 minutes ago
Last post by ymetz
1 hour ago
Last post by rkertzmann
2 hours ago
Last post by johnnie31
3 hours ago
Last post by yemard
41 minutes ago
Last post by murphy.trever
4 hours ago
Last post by waters.gina
2 hours ago
Last post by qhoeger
12 minutes ago
Last post by christine88
4 hours ago