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Think your phone is fast? $100 says it’ll get smoked by Windows Phone.

Think your phone is fast or are you in the market for a new phone and looking for something with true speed? Have you tried out a Windows Phone yet? If you haven’t, maybe this will get your attention…

As you probably know, the International Consumer Electronics show (CES) took place a couple of weeks ago (see the Steve Ballmer Microsoft keynote here). Well while CES 2012 was taking place, Ben Rudolph was going around with a challenge and putting his money where his mouth is… The challenge, quite simple really:

  • Your phone against Windows Phone in a mutually agreed upon set of common tasks
  • Beat the Windows Phone and win $100
  • Lose to the Windows Phone and join the others who have been “Smoked by Windows Phone”

So how did the challenge turn out? See for yourself in the highlight video below:

Let’s just say there seems to have been a lot of smoke coming from the CES floor, thanks to Windows Phone. Smile If you haven’t checked out Windows Phone lately, take a look at what you’ve been missing. If you are a Microsoft partner and mobility is something you focus on, be sure to check out the Microsoft Windows Phone information on the Microsoft Partner Network portal as well as the Microsoft Mobility Competency. I have a bunch of information on some Windows Phone resources as well in some of these past posts here on the blog:

Thanks again to Ben Rudolph for hosting this challenge and sharing the results with all of us through his online forums and this video.

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