best-windows-phone-appsOne of the “drawbacks” to the Windows Phone platform is that it is not as app-rich compared to the likes of iOS and Android. Granted there could be several thousand rubbish apps in the iTunes App Store and Google Play, but we guess having a wide selection to choose from is better than having limited options. Looking to persuade some Android users to make the switch to Windows Phone, it seems that Microsoft is preparing an app called “Switch to Windows Phone” that will help Android users decide if making the jump is favorable depending on their selection of apps.


Basically what the app does is that it takes account of all the apps installed on your Android device, and through the use of Quixey, an apps-search engine, it will then attempt to search for apps that are either also available on the Windows Phone platform, or at the very least find something which is a close alternative based on the description of the apps, reviews, ratings and so on. The app was originally planned for a release today, but Quixey has apparently run into some delays and the app will launch next week instead. What do Android users out there think? Are apps the main reason holding you back from switching to Windows Phone?

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