|Product||Windows Phone 8||Apple iOS 7||Microsoft Windows 8|
|Price||Free||$69.00 to $202.14|
|CNET editors' rating||4 stars||Info unavailable||4 stars|
|Average user rating||0 stars||0 stars||2.5 stars|
|Release date||October 29, 2012||Info unavailable||October 26, 2012|
|Bottom line|| |
Windows Phone 8 is absolutely worth using, especially if you enjoy a simpler, bolder interface. However, if you need a robust app selection now, stick with the more fully formed Android and iOS.
|Info unavailable|| |
Microsoft makes an aggressive, forward-thinking, and bold statement for the future of PCs with Windows 8, and vast security and speed improvements more than justify the $40 upgrade price.
|Full specifications||Full specifications||Full specifications||Full specifications|
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