Is Windows Mobile's app gap the real problem?

Windows Central forum user mstabes recently posted a very important question about the state of Windows Mobile: "Is lack of apps the real WP problem?"

I own a Huawei Mate 8 and a 950XL. I have always preferred the Windows Phone OS over Android. I don't know why that is, but for me it just works the way I like an OS to work. But I stopped using the 950XL about six months back, simply because the apps available on Android (and that I actually use) were not available on WP. And so it is that I have thrown in my lot with Android - not...


It's a subject that hits a sore spot for many Windows Mobile users, so it's no surprise that there are already pages of replies on the thread. The original poster mstabes stated that a switch to Android was personally necessary due to the app selection, not because of the OS.

Do you agree that it's a lack of apps that is the real problem with Windows Mobile? Or do you think there needs to be an OS overhaul? Head on over to the forum thread and be heard. And remember, there's no right or wrong answer, so be sure to tell us how you really feel.

In the forums: Is a lack of apps the real problem with Windows Mobile?

Cale Hunt
Senior Editor, Laptop Reviews

Cale Hunt is formerly a Senior Editor at Windows Central. He focuses mainly on laptop reviews, news, and accessory coverage. He's been reviewing laptops and accessories full-time since 2016, with hundreds of reviews published for Windows Central. He is an avid PC gamer and multi-platform user, and spends most of his time either tinkering with or writing about tech.