I am getting a new phone. Until now, I was using BJ2, and I loved it. I was useful for everything i needed so far. Yes it lacked some features like Wifi, etc...
But now I need help deciding if I should get another WM phone or iPhone and should it be a touch screen or not?
Some of my major concerns is that it should have the following:
-Threaded SMS (my BJ2 was running WM 6.1 and it had threaded SMS)
-Be able to sync with outlook
-Be able to backup my SMS, and call history to my computer
Any suggestions on what phone i should get?
I don't think you've given anywhere near enough info to be able to cut down the selection of phones that will suit you. Any of the current crop of WM phones will happily meet your stated requirements.
I am running an XDA Orbit 2 with WM6.5 ROM but I am thinking of upgrading because I want to be able to do things faster & pose/play a bit with an HD2. If all you want are basic functions then a smartphone of any kind is rather OTT.
Do you want to play games? Music? Video? Run spreadsheets? What's your budget?
You can do all of this (& much more) on either the Standard or Pro WM platforms so that bit is down to you own preference. Budget is the overriding issue I think as the cost of WM devices varies dramatically based on how much grunt the hardware of the phone has got.
Do you want to buy outright or subsidize with a contract?
HD2 or OmniaII is overkill for what you state you need it to do... but will give many hours of unbridled joy & superiority over iPhone muppets.