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Acer Liquid Jade Primo - Unlocked with mouse, keyboard and dock (WM10) £199.00 @ Microsoft store

£199.00 @ Microsoft (Microsoft Store)
For the windows fan out there. Microsoft has massively dropped the price of this. You get a phone with 5.5" AMOLED Full HD display, 21MP camera and Dual SIM, 32GB storage/expandable to 128GB via micro… Read More
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7m, 3d agoFound 7 months, 3 days ago
For the windows fan out there. Microsoft has massively dropped the price of this. You get a phone with 5.5" AMOLED Full HD display, 21MP camera and Dual SIM, 32GB storage/expandable to 128GB via microSD

In the box:
Acer Liquid Jade Primo
Keyboard
Mouse
AC power adapter
AC power cord
Registration/limited warranty card
User guide
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2 Likes #1
Mouse? I did a double take there!
#2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!

Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)

* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.
#3
I don't think you get the dock, do you?
#4
Anyone know if you can get the student discount on top of this? I am unable to test myself as not a student but curious. Cheers
1 Like #5
parasitemol
Anyone know if you can get the student discount on top of this? I am unable to test myself as not a student but curious. Cheers
Just tired. Unidays didn't work
#6
limp_biccies
I don't think you get the dock, do you?

Nope. (display dock NOT included)
Still great value though!


In the box:

Acer Liquid Jade Primo
Keyboard
Mouse
AC power adapter
AC power cord
Registration/limited warranty card
User guide
3 Likes #7
Alot of mobile for the money, Sadly I think it's the end of the road for Windows phone.
#8
Checking on ebay this phone is priced above £400.
1 Like #9
doggboy10
How does this connect to the mouse, keyboard and display?
Is it full windows 10 & do you get a 365 license with it? (How long?)
Google Google Google
#10
Tempted.
#11
Just to say that you don't need the dock - you can connect everything wirelessly including the TV/Display.
Also don't forget that this now runs the same Apps as full blown Windows Universal Apps!

http://uk.pcmag.com/apps/46308/feature/the-best-windows-10-universal-apps-of-2016
#12
Out of stock
#13
forcedv
Out of stock

Wow, that was short lived
#14
Would have gone for it if it came with the dock.
#15
it shows in stock ready to buy - why expired?
#16
Purchase amount: £174.17
Cashback amount: £8.71

Quidco just tracked. BTW This looks like it is back in stock!

Dock is available here if a little pricey: https://www.alza.co.uk/acer-jade-primo-d4020139.htm

Edited By: rd3d2 on Oct 18, 2016 10:52: Dock added
#17
Yep it's in stock still.
#18
BTW The Microsoft Dock will work fine with this (check EBAY)
1 Like #19
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!

Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)

* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.



Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.

If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
#20
Liquid Jade sounds like a name for Lube
#21
Just to be clear, Microsoft Windows Continuum only runs apps that run natively on this phone and therefore not really a full Windows 10 (proper PC) experience?
#22
forcedv
Just to be clear, Microsoft Windows Continuum only runs apps that run natively on this phone and therefore not really a full Windows 10 (proper PC) experience?

For clarification this phone runs the same Windows Universal Apps (inc things like Office / Word / Excel etc) that full (PC) Windows runs, furthermore, the experience when a keyboard, mouse and monitor is connected to the phone is a full desktop experience, not a 'phone blown up' experience.

It really is pretty damn good!!

Edited By: rd3d2 on Oct 18, 2016 17:17
1 Like #23
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!

Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)

* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.


Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.

If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.

That is odd as the phone is now running the same Windows core as the PC version and as such it is pretty stable. Do you think you might have had a rogue device?
#24
rd3d2
forcedv
Just to be clear, Microsoft Windows Continuum only runs apps that run natively on this phone and therefore not really a full Windows 10 (proper PC) experience?

For clarification this phone runs the same Windows Universal Apps (inc things like Office / Word / Excel etc) that full (PC) Windows runs, furthermore, the experience when a keyboard, mouse and monitor is connected to the phone is a full desktop experience, not a 'phone blown up' experience.

It really is pretty damn good!!


Out of interest, do you use a Windows phone on a daily basis?
I really wanted to like it, and it has some great features (ie, live tiles), but I found the whole experience very frustrating. Just interested in what your view is of it as a phone?
Thanks
#25
richb3012
rd3d2
forcedv
Just to be clear, Microsoft Windows Continuum only runs apps that run natively on this phone and therefore not really a full Windows 10 (proper PC) experience?
For clarification this phone runs the same Windows Universal Apps (inc things like Office / Word / Excel etc) that full (PC) Windows runs, furthermore, the experience when a keyboard, mouse and monitor is connected to the phone is a full desktop experience, not a 'phone blown up' experience.
It really is pretty damn good!!
Out of interest, do you use a Windows phone on a daily basis?
I really wanted to like it, and it has some great features (ie, live tiles), but I found the whole experience very frustrating. Just interested in what your view is of it as a phone?
Thanks

Yes, I had a Lumia 1520 but more recently had a loan device from Microsoft (Lumia 950) and really miss it. I am currently using a Samsung S7 but I am looking forward to using the Jade Primo - which will probably become my daily device of choice.
#27
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!
Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)
* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.
Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.
If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.

Really? Your experience is the polar opposite to mine. I bought a Lumia 950 and it has been a rock solid experience. I did have some initial issues downloading the anniversary update but I think that was my internet connection rather than the phone. I've actually retired my Android phone and have made the Lumia 950 my daily driver.

Considering EA Games have just released the BattleLog on Windows Phone, I think there is still life left in Windows 10 Mobile.
#28
excellent!! cheers!!
2 Likes #29
Heat added for the description " Windows Fan ". Just about sums up the number of people still buying Windows phones.
1 Like #30
richb3012
rd3d2
forcedv
Just to be clear, Microsoft Windows Continuum only runs apps that run natively on this phone and therefore not really a full Windows 10 (proper PC) experience?
For clarification this phone runs the same Windows Universal Apps (inc things like Office / Word / Excel etc) that full (PC) Windows runs, furthermore, the experience when a keyboard, mouse and monitor is connected to the phone is a full desktop experience, not a 'phone blown up' experience.

It really is pretty damn good!!

Out of interest, do you use a Windows phone on a daily basis?
I really wanted to like it, and it has some great features (ie, live tiles), but I found the whole experience very frustrating. Just interested in what your view is of it as a phone?
Thanks

I do use a Windows Phone on a daily basis as I mentioned in my last post. Honestly, the OS takes a little bit of getting used to, but I think it's extremely under-rated. If you use a Windows Phone for say, 1 month, then return to an iPhone or Android, you'll find yourself missing the live tiles. I've got the news app which learns what new articles I read (boxing, politics etc). I've got the office suite as small icons, so I can access things like my CV and change bits and pieces on the move. I use Outlook, so Outlook Mail/Calendar is great. I've got the live tiles set to use my location, so when I drive 50 miles from home, I get a live forecast of where i'm staying.

And many friends have android/iOS, but I can still chat to them using WhatsApp/Viber. I have instagram. Honestly, it has everything I need. Sure, it doesn't have the likes of Pokemon Go, but I genuinely don't want to spend my time catching virtual monsters (I loved Pokemon when I was younger); i'm almost 30 so I just need my phone for calls, texts, productivity and a good camera, which the Acer has, and the Lumia 950 has.
1 Like #31
Out of stock
#32
madel79
Out of stock

It keeps going in and out of stock - keep trying if you are keen
2 Likes #33
in$anity
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!
Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)
* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.
Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.
If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
Really? Your experience is the polar opposite to mine. I bought a Lumia 950 and it has been a rock solid experience. I did have some initial issues downloading the anniversary update but I think that was my internet connection rather than the phone. I've actually retired my Android phone and have made the Lumia 950 my daily driver.
Considering EA Games have just released the BattleLog on Windows Phone, I think there is still life left in Windows 10 Mobile.

I bought a 950XL for £140 + display dock for £25. I really wanted to like Continuum, but within minutes, I knew it was hopeless.
As an example, you can't switch browser tabs on Edge without the audio/video cutting out. (So, if you are watching Netflix and want to check an email, then you will lose the Netflix stream).
Speaking of video playback - there were a number of videos on various websites that refused to play at all. It's also not possible to install an ad blocker - which makes performance jerky.
Also, you can't pin apps to the desktop or taskbar...you instead have to go into the start menu (hassle). & wireless keyboards/mice that work via RF adapter don't work either due to no driver support. Speaking of which, most printers also will not work.

I basically used it for an hour before switching back to my Surface 3. I have since sold the XL+dock for £240, and now have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Prime. Camera isn't nearly as good....and I miss the slick interface. BUT, BBC iPlayer Radio offline downloads more than make up for any other deficiency. It's also nice having working apps for things like Gumtree, Shpock, Paypal, Ebay & Waze.

Windows Mobile isn't really a smartphone platform anymore. It's a v.slick feature phone that suffers terribly from a lack of apps. Which is a shame.
#34
rd3d2
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!

Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)

* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.


Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.

If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.

That is odd as the phone is now running the same Windows core as the PC version and as such it is pretty stable. Do you think you might have had a rogue device?


Based on the comments above, potentially it was a dud?
As I say I liked the idea of the live tiles and the retina unlock was cool, but I found the apps so slow to load, it was like going back 10 years!

I had read that the initial software was buggy but that had been ironed out. Despite all the updates, it didn't really change the experience.
I also found the battery life woeful.

Hopefully everyone who's ordered will have a better experience :)
#35
wenttoabetterplace
in$anity
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!
Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)
* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.
Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.
If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
Really? Your experience is the polar opposite to mine. I bought a Lumia 950 and it has been a rock solid experience. I did have some initial issues downloading the anniversary update but I think that was my internet connection rather than the phone. I've actually retired my Android phone and have made the Lumia 950 my daily driver.
Considering EA Games have just released the BattleLog on Windows Phone, I think there is still life left in Windows 10 Mobile.
I bought a 950XL for £140 + display dock for £25. I really wanted to like Continuum, but within minutes, I knew it was hopeless.
As an example, you can't switch browser tabs on Edge without the audio/video cutting out. (So, if you are watching Netflix and want to check an email, then you will lose the Netflix stream).
Speaking of video playback - there were a number of videos on various websites that refused to play at all. It's also not possible to install an ad blocker - which makes performance jerky.
Also, you can't pin apps to the desktop or taskbar...you instead have to go into the start menu (hassle). & wireless keyboards/mice that work via RF adapter don't work either due to no driver support. Speaking of which, most printers also will not work.
I basically used it for an hour before switching back to my Surface 3. I have since sold the XL+dock for £240, and now have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Prime. Camera isn't nearly as good....and I miss the slick interface. BUT, BBC iPlayer Radio offline downloads more than make up for any other deficiency. It's also nice having working apps for things like Gumtree, Shpock, Paypal, Ebay & Waze.
Windows Mobile isn't really a smartphone platform anymore. It's a v.slick feature phone that suffers terribly from a lack of apps. Which is a shame.

Interesting! I will have to mess about with Continuum more. They're continuously improving continuum so issues like that will be ironed out in future. I can't say I noticed the netflix issue (I will try tonight). I forgot to mention that I take snaps on my Lumia 950 and put them on Flickr (just an amateur hobbyist, i'm nowhere near professional standard). But the Lumia 950's camera is definitely one of the best, if not the best camera available on a smartphone.

I agree, the app situation is dire. The fact that eBay and gumtree have jumped ship isn't great. The problem is aesthetics. Outlook on iOS/Android LOOKS 100x better than Outlook on Windows Phone. I don't understand why Microsoft can't understand this and make Windows Phone apps look like their counterparts.

But with all that being said - I still like Windows Phone.
#36
richb3012
rd3d2
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!

Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)

* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.

Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.

If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
That is odd as the phone is now running the same Windows core as the PC version and as such it is pretty stable. Do you think you might have had a rogue device?

Based on the comments above, potentially it was a dud?
As I say I liked the idea of the live tiles and the retina unlock was cool, but I found the apps so slow to load, it was like going back 10 years!

I had read that the initial software was buggy but that had been ironed out. Despite all the updates, it didn't really change the experience.
I also found the battery life woeful.

Hopefully everyone who's ordered will have a better experience :)

I'm guessing you got a duff phone because my apps load very fast. Did you try a hard reset? That usually fixes any unusual issues.
1 Like #37
in$anity
wenttoabetterplace
in$anity
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!
Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)
* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.
Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.
If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
Really? Your experience is the polar opposite to mine. I bought a Lumia 950 and it has been a rock solid experience. I did have some initial issues downloading the anniversary update but I think that was my internet connection rather than the phone. I've actually retired my Android phone and have made the Lumia 950 my daily driver.
Considering EA Games have just released the BattleLog on Windows Phone, I think there is still life left in Windows 10 Mobile.
I bought a 950XL for £140 + display dock for £25. I really wanted to like Continuum, but within minutes, I knew it was hopeless.
As an example, you can't switch browser tabs on Edge without the audio/video cutting out. (So, if you are watching Netflix and want to check an email, then you will lose the Netflix stream).
Speaking of video playback - there were a number of videos on various websites that refused to play at all. It's also not possible to install an ad blocker - which makes performance jerky.
Also, you can't pin apps to the desktop or taskbar...you instead have to go into the start menu (hassle). & wireless keyboards/mice that work via RF adapter don't work either due to no driver support. Speaking of which, most printers also will not work.
I basically used it for an hour before switching back to my Surface 3. I have since sold the XL+dock for £240, and now have a Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Prime. Camera isn't nearly as good....and I miss the slick interface. BUT, BBC iPlayer Radio offline downloads more than make up for any other deficiency. It's also nice having working apps for things like Gumtree, Shpock, Paypal, Ebay & Waze.
Windows Mobile isn't really a smartphone platform anymore. It's a v.slick feature phone that suffers terribly from a lack of apps. Which is a shame.
Interesting! I will have to mess about with Continuum more. They're continuously improving continuum so issues like that will be ironed out in future. I can't say I noticed the netflix issue (I will try tonight). I forgot to mention that I take snaps on my Lumia 950 and put them on Flickr (just an amateur hobbyist, i'm nowhere near professional standard). But the Lumia 950's camera is definitely one of the best, if not the best camera available on a smartphone.
I agree, the app situation is dire. The fact that eBay and gumtree have jumped ship isn't great. The problem is aesthetics. Outlook on iOS/Android LOOKS 100x better than Outlook on Windows Phone. I don't understand why Microsoft can't understand this and make Windows Phone apps look like their counterparts.
But with all that being said - I still like Windows Phone.

I don't know why, but I still like it too! But Microsoft really need to up their game with Continuum - because at the moment, it's even worse than Windows RT (no side by side app snapping, video/audio only working on the app that's open etc).
The platform had so much potential, but Microsoft really are utterly incompetent. Even Windows 10 on the desktop is riddled with bugs. They've also cancelled development of the Band, and stopped production of all Lumia phones. Even if someone wanted to buy a Windows Phone, there just isn't really anything compelling that's available.
iOS and Android need competition. Shame they don't have an from MS.
#38
in$anity
richb3012
rd3d2
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!

Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)

* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.

Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.

If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
That is odd as the phone is now running the same Windows core as the PC version and as such it is pretty stable. Do you think you might have had a rogue device?

Based on the comments above, potentially it was a dud?
As I say I liked the idea of the live tiles and the retina unlock was cool, but I found the apps so slow to load, it was like going back 10 years!

I had read that the initial software was buggy but that had been ironed out. Despite all the updates, it didn't really change the experience.
I also found the battery life woeful.

Hopefully everyone who's ordered will have a better experience :)

I'm guessing you got a duff phone because my apps load very fast. Did you try a hard reset? That usually fixes any unusual issues.


Yeah, did several resets which was part of the problem. I spent so much time rebooting and resetting I couldn't rely on it as a day to day phone.
And as others have mentioned the App store looks like it's stuck in the '80's !!! Missing a few big names as mentioned (eBay etc) and the apps that are there don't look like they've been updated in years.
Reminded me of when I last visited the BlackBerry app store!!!!
1 Like #39
richb3012
in$anity
richb3012
rd3d2
richb3012
rd3d2
Wow, will probably go cold but this is one hec of a lot of phone and functionality at this price!
Essentially this gives you a fantastic phone that is also a 'pseudo pc' ie when you plug in into a monitor and use the supplied keyboard and mouse you get what seems like a full blown PC with full blown office (and not just an enlarged mobile version, the screen is similar to a full PC so it is genuinely useful!)
* Though you don't actually need them as the phone can also be used itself.
Having been using a Lumia 950 for the last couple of days, if I ever saw another Windows phone again it would be too soon.
Even with the latest version of Windows 10 mobile, it was the most buggy, frustrating experience I've ever had with a phone.
If you're going to use this purely as a PC it may serve a (limited) purpose but don't expect anything from it as a phone. I wouldn't waste my money, IMO you'd be better off getting a Windows tablet with HDMI out.
That is odd as the phone is now running the same Windows core as the PC version and as such it is pretty stable. Do you think you might have had a rogue device?
Based on the comments above, potentially it was a dud?
As I say I liked the idea of the live tiles and the retina unlock was cool, but I found the apps so slow to load, it was like going back 10 years!
I had read that the initial software was buggy but that had been ironed out. Despite all the updates, it didn't really change the experience.
I also found the battery life woeful.
Hopefully everyone who's ordered will have a better experience :)
I'm guessing you got a duff phone because my apps load very fast. Did you try a hard reset? That usually fixes any unusual issues.
Yeah, did several resets which was part of the problem. I spent so much time rebooting and resetting I couldn't rely on it as a day to day phone.
And as others have mentioned the App store looks like it's stuck in the '80's !!! Missing a few big names as mentioned (eBay etc) and the apps that are there don't look like they've been updated in years.
Reminded me of when I last visited the BlackBerry app store!!!!

Well, not so much now MS are in the process of sweeping out the old Apps and highlighting UWP apps - the store is actually looking better than it ever has though still falls short of iOS and Android.

For what it is worth things should improve now as if apps are developed for Windows proper (Windows Store UWP) then they will also run on Windows Phone. (This wasn't the case in previous versions of Windows where the phone apps had to be developed as largely separate entities).
1 Like #40
richb3012
rd3d2
forcedv
Just to be clear, Microsoft Windows Continuum only runs apps that run natively on this phone and therefore not really a full Windows 10 (proper PC) experience?
For clarification this phone runs the same Windows Universal Apps (inc things like Office / Word / Excel etc) that full (PC) Windows runs, furthermore, the experience when a keyboard, mouse and monitor is connected to the phone is a full desktop experience, not a 'phone blown up' experience.
It really is pretty damn good!!
Out of interest, do you use a Windows phone on a daily basis?
I really wanted to like it, and it has some great features (ie, live tiles), but I found the whole experience very frustrating. Just interested in what your view is of it as a phone?
Thanks
I use a Nokia 930 which is now 2 years old. I recently changed to the much hyped Samsung Galaxy S7 which is a terrific phone, unless you drive a lot and want to use it to make phone calls. It is drastic, frequently dropping calls. The S7 has gone back and I am using my ultra reliable 930 on a cheap sim contract. The only problem I ever have with Windows phone is when businesses offer apps but only IOS and Android.
This Acer is great value when back in stock.

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