WINDOWS10 mobile one week use

My HTC one has a broken camera.
Lower light pictures are all blurred with a purple hase.
A known HTC-one issue.
After some app fried your device the camera module dies.
And your HTC is ready for recycling already.
http://forums.androidcentral.com/htc-one-m7/351874-htc-one-here-s-skinny-infamous-purple-tint-thermal-defect.html

Could get a Lumia 640 LTE  Windows 8 mobile
After Android  a chance to see how  Windows mobile performs.




1 Finally Camera is good    sound is good 5" display
2 no pocket calls yet.  no "malware thermal meltdown" yet  the Lumia stays cool all the time until now
3 Holding and typing is easier compared to the very nervous HTC screen.
4 The W10 screen big icons layout look organised to me.
   But still not found to easy delete unused apps or Icons
  press and hold does not show options.  I can move the icons that's it.
5  Apps
  Just a few  W10m apps available against the huge Android app resourses.
  The app  "Here" a good Windows8 version of G-maps  does not work in W10.
  WiFi analyzer can not detect the Wlan adapter
 Translator app is the Windows  counterpart  of Google Translate.
  It is pretty useless,  or you must be looking for a random Abracadabra generator.

6 The screen can be displayed over one or  more pages
   but how to switch easy from one to another is hard to find for me.
 7 Managing accounts is the misty MS world
    Adding a new  MS account is easy but removing the previous owner account is not? possible.
    Again press and hold upon an account does not open other options.

  9 Used to control my SONOS Playbar with the Android app
      Not the competence of W10-mobile.
      But SONOS does not plan to offer a W10 mobile app.
      Another SONOS disappointment.
      The PLAY1 broke down just after the 2 year warranty sudden in the middle of watching TV.
      This was already my second PLAY1 soundbar, the first had a defect just after purchase.
      SONOS offers a replacement at the cost of 1/3  of the new price  that is  about 300€
      No matter the cause of the defect.
      Luckily Saturn multimedia shop offered me a new Play1 at no costs.
      I would expect more service from a top brand as SONOS pretends to be.
10  Windows10 mobile is different to Android and needs some practice of course.
11  The further development of W10m is uncertain it does not sell good enough.
      KPN does not offer Windows phone's
12  No system hangups or overheating noticed.  Android is having more and more hangups and need         for reboots.
13  Overall  Win10-mobile feels okay for me as senior mobile user.
       Sometimes it is a bit a puzzle  manouvring  back and forth.          
      I have good experience with W10 desktop   it runs smooth all W7 applications after upgrade.


Lumia640LTE  specs   source±  http://www.gsmarena.com/
NETWORK Technology
GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
GPRS Yes
EDGE Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2015, March
Status Available. Released 2015, April
BODY Dimensions 141.3 x 72.2 x 8.8 mm (5.56 x 2.84 x 0.35 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches (~67.6% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  - ClearBlack display
PLATFORM OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, upgradable to Microsoft Windows 10
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
CPU Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 305
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
CAMERA Primary 8 MP, f/2.2, 28mm, autofocus, LED flash
Features 1/4" sensor size
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 1 MP, 720p
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB v2.0
FEATURES Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
  - MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
- MP4/H.264/WMV player
- OneDrive (30 GB cloud storage)
- Document viewer
- Photo/video editor
BATTERY   Removable Li-Ion 2500 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 864 h (2G) / Up to 864 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 26 h 30 min (2G) / Up to 17 h 30 min (3G)
MISC Colors Glossy cyan, Orange, White, Matte black
Price group 3/10
TESTS Display Contrast ratio: 1034 (nominal), 2.563 (sunlight)
Loudspeaker Voice 70dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -93.1dB / Crosstalk -93.2dB
Battery life
Endurance rating 76h


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