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[NW] Microsoft bets $100 that Windows Phone will smoke your device

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To do this, @BenThePCGuy will be offering up a $100 bet that Windows Phone will smoke your current device. While the challenge does not say specifically how it will play out, if your device wins, you get $100, if you lose, well, you have to admit to them that you got smoked by Windows Phone.

http://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-bets-100-that-windows-phone-will-smoke-your-device
post #2 of 91
I can imagine bringing a transformer prime against it especially if overclocked tongue.gif

But he doesn't exactly say what you will be doing to compete which is pretty stupid. Does anyone know if the the windows phone is a resource hog or not compared to android?
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interesting PR, at very least it gets people talking.
 
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When you turn the device on, it brings up the Windows logo faster than any other phone.
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okay but I REFUSE to run a MICROSOFT program/site test ...... for obvious reasons tongue.gif

edit I guess its a boot test biggrin.gif
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I bet my toyota is better at being a toyota than your BMW is at being a Toyota...

In all seriousness, while I've never really played much with a current windows mobile phone, I don't doubt it would be more appealing to me than some vanilla android device. But what are we talking about here? They've succeeded in accomplishing their attention-getting goal! smile.gif
    
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If its a boot test then I can expect some maemo users raking in cash thumb.gif
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If its a boot test then I can expect some maemo users raking in cash thumb.gif

Oh, it's a boot test? That's...not insignificant, but pretty lame. How often do people power cycle their mobile devices these days anyway? The only time I do is when my tablet has downloaded an OS update, or when my phone is stuck in some lame stall, which is infrequent.

I'd rather see a comparison being made while the phones are on and being used, as opposed to some startup comparison...
    
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I should hope so... I'm still rocking some Samsung phone that i bought 4 years ago biggrin.gif
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my 2ghz thunderbolt with cm7 is going to absolutely destroy these phones tongue.gif
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