"My "compromise" surprised me"4.5 starson by bbimson
Pros: Windows Phone 7 OS is excellent;
Good coordination between Outlook and phone.
Internet Explorer is big improvement over Droid's browsers;
Fast, light, great graphics;
Cons: Have had the phone for 10 days--no negatives yet.
Summary: I wanted to replace my Droid, but was waiting for 1) 4G, 2) Win Phone 7, 3) 4" screen, 4) 1Ghz or better processor. Well, since Verizon has no other Windows Phone 7 products on the horizon and 4G hasn't reached me yet, and Big Red offered the Trophy for free ($34 sales tax), I decided to use it for a "filler" phone. What a great phone! It's fast, responsive, intuitive OS, and very cool graphics. The email format is excellent with big fonts for the "From" and clear, crisp text. It switches screens quickly, too. Internet Explorer is much better than Droid's browsers, going from one site to another and holding them in memory for going back quickly. Graphics are clear, photos and videos are good, though that's not what I use my phone to do. It coordinates Outlook through Windows Live very nicely. I enter an appointment or contact on my laptop Outlook and within minutes it is also in Windows Live and my Trophy without having to do anything else. It also serves as backup for my laptop Outlook having all the info also in Windows Live and my phone. It you haven't tried Win Phone 7, do it. I have to admit that Verizon isn't making it easy with only one phone offered, but when Mango comes out next month, it will be even more superior to Android. Who cares that there are 400,000 apps on Android when most of us only use 15 or so anyway? Try it--it will surprise you, too.