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AT&T's packing the hot smartphones, and Aaron brings two of them together for a dogfight.  The Motorola Atrix HD is a newcomer to the carrier and is available for $99.99.  It packs a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 CPU, 4.5-inch HD display with ColorBoost, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p recording, 1,780 mAh battery, and Android 4.0 with Motorola's UI, complete with a KEVLAR-coated back.  The Nokia Lumia 900 is available in multiple colors for $49.99 and offers a 1.4 GHz single-core CPU, 4.3-inch AMOLED display with ClearBlack technology, 8-megapixel camera with 720p recording, 1,830 mAh battery, and Windows Phone 7.5.

Both are 4G LTE devices, but beyond that, they're very different.  Which one is best?  Part 1 of 2.


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Thomas Ledbetter Windows. I just like the operating system and the ease of use. The live tiles are a great feature that automatically update. Having a platform that will work hand and hand with my computer is great.
Larry Waters Windows Phone. If I wanted iOS I would buy it; not some malware-ridden knock-off like Android. Hmmm....ifanboys vs robots?
Anthony Tarkan Windows Phone!
John Anthony windows phone
Gaurav Bhardwaj Android obviously. Wp is ugly and useless.
Anonymous Android hands down
Reese Woodson Windows Mobile 6.5
Emre Boncuk i prefer android but want flash player back :)
John Anthony i think that windows but android rocks
Mimi Inman android
Malik Harris Android all the way!
Robert Skeen Android!
Anonymous Android now. Future? Maybe Windows. SO much potential
Abhishek Arya https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Mobile/243340199120402
Patrick Tam Windows phone. It's different.
Anonymous Android. I use Android phone and Android tablet,and have no complains about any. of them.
Christopher Lee Android from day one
Michael P Landon Android :)
Corey Neil Greaves No one touch Android!!!! Android is the best by far.
Stian Grøtåsen I use Android right now, but if Nokia releases a WP8 phone with pure view, I might switch.
Joshua Andrus It's this a real question ?
Akash Verma I use an andriod phone but like to give windows phone a try
Larry Siason Genoraga Jr. Android all the way!!
Rob Watkins Android, but am anxious to try Windows Phone 8.
Eugene Yap Android jelly bean forever
Larry Vindell An to the freaking droid.....
Cat Spaulding This is a joke right? .......of course, Android.
Milo Waldren Android
Samer Fadil Android, IOS, and Blackberry OS
Xfacta Iamxfacta ANDROID ALL DAY!!!
Kevin Joel WINDOWS
Kevin Joel WINDOWS PHONE!!!
John Xavier Anthony Ursabia Any phone that would limit my freedom to use the supposed smartphone's functions, I'm against it... So I'll go for Android!!!!
Aaron Makeham Windows Phone. Beautiful and functional.
Eduardo Ordaz Android and IOS trash wp.
Elijah Ford Android, What else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..
Brett Day Wp any day!
Tevin Murry Android all day, everyday
Antonio Vazquez android, sent from my Galaxy Nexus on 4.1 Jelly Bean
Matt Nordin Windows phone. Anyone that says Android is more stable has never used a windows phone.
Mrigank Bhowmick Windows anyday! Who wants fragmented mess.
Jason Wilde WINDOWS
Paul Alexandru IOS>Android>WP
Buckaroo Banzai Android!!!!!!!
Mark Saint Android is the best iPhone a cloese second
Darryl Mouzone Windows phone is good but I like Android better.
Reece Beaulaurier Android>iOS>Windows
Micah Watkins Android but I also like Windows Phone.
Chris Downs Android
Edgar Emanuel Rivera Rojas Windows phone rules :-)
Jeff Tompas Android
Mark Mann The sales number's don't answer that question?
Vlad Valentine McBride iPhone lol problem solved
Patrick George Jr. The question was about android and windows phone.....not iOS, blackberry or webOS. Why do people still feel the need to bring up iOS is beyond me...
Jacky On I love my Windows Phone but I never owned an Android. To me, they seem slightly overrated nowadays and too many Android fans bash on every other device. Apple however is the most overrated of them all while Windows Phone is the most underrated.
Luis Casillas Android!!!
Amie Lee Greenway Anything other than Android at this point. Waaay too many issues with the OS.
Kaizer Joelle Windows! Lol and I use an iPhone hah!
Paul Lopez Android.
Ian Baylon Android, what's worse is Nokia and windows are together making an indestructible useless piece of shat.
Rojan Prajapati Android....
Kehin Faux Android... But fix your fragmentation
Dani Hayes Windows.
Zach Cline Android over windows .
Major Crisis Android
Mark Shryock Android, windows is still too limited.
Jude Fils-Aime Android. I dont buy products that sue companies or BANS them
David Kaylor WINDOWS
Vicente Reyes ATRIX HD all the way.
Nick Stone Haha In surprised we dont have more cranberries or ishit users contesting to how good thier p.o.s. are. I went from messaging phone to iPhone to feature phone to android and I tried to use a friends Windows phone, while it's pretty smooth its nothing compared to Android ICS
Jordan Scarano Android!!!!!!!!!!!
Johnny Luna Windows
Afiq Robbani the question want u to pick wether android or windows phone... not ios or blackberry lol.. so better shut up if u addict to ur ios and BB....:P i pick android
Chad Forthman Yes, Zune.
Dee-Jaye Martinez Do windows phones have mp3 players?
Chad Forthman WP8 will stop the bashing.
Jaime Escobedo android. windows seems too much like ios
Dan Huet windows
Kay Yon LOL. Wow. Never mind haha. Android, unless wp8 proves useful and efficient.
Marco Raymond Windows phone of course.
Anthony Ray Rodriguez Parada Wp sucks.. ios even more. Android all the way!
Tina Bostic Android
Ethan Maness Android all the way!!!!!
Anthony Byrd ANDROID!!!!
Carlos Guerrero Both actually...
Furkan Sarkir wp is really smooth. android is really a joke. it uses very big ram area and also uses the fu.kin dalvik virtual machine that makes it unstabil. but however ios really is the best systm for now. for the next wp need the time for modofication as said by other guys who are join me
Marc Hill Android
Chris Miller Andriod phone and ipad = heaven
Mandy Falgout Windows, but I've never had an android..
Larry Hanks At the moment I prefer Android. Windows mobile has been dumbed down more and more with each release. At this point its more like Windows for toddlers
Raúl Pedraza Leduc Nokia Lumia 900
Jeff Janes Android
James Matthews Windows Phone for the win!!
Arvydas Grušeckas Windows Phone :)
Leo Baxter Windows Phone UI, Android apps and customization.
Jermonn J-Trillion Richardson Android.....jelly bean is so smooth on my nexus
Mahmoud Alaa Amer WP 8 is the best but need some modification in data management
Meryl Arbing Definitely windows phone
Nay VW android for sure!
Brandon Johnson Neither one of those phones really peaks my interest... Most wp7 apps suck at the moment... And that atrix is just the razr in a better shell.
Montana Orfield Is there a 3rd option for apple? :)
Fray Contreras Windows Phone. Android is a joke.
Luis Robles Figueroa Let the fight being...
Michael Pagnotti Windows phone
Joshua Spare Windows phone. It is much smoother than Android, even 4.1. It all works like it was designed as en entire ecosystem instead if being thrown together.
Sandro Capar Android or iOS
Jose Be Julme Android ftw!!
Zach Chapman Android! Plain and simple.
Michael Mincey Windows Phone. And yes, I've owned over a dozen high end Android phones, 3 iPhones, and Blackberries. My Lumia 900 has been the best phone I've had thus far.
Hend Farid Android :)
Jose Aguliar Loving my galaxy sll it's let me so what ever I want to it since day one
Jordan Jarrell Android:3
????????? ??t???? ???sta?t????-??e?a??? iOS. But if I had to pick, Android. Especially on the S3.
Kat Tracy ANDROID!!!
Chris Fullerton NEITHER! IOS
Bernie Fen i apologize to veer off the subject but iOS can go to hell with their alleged patent infringement failing lawsuits lol... ANDROID FTMFW!
Jaylen Riley I dont like either but if I had to decide it would be Android
Eduardo Ordaz Android! Android! Android!
Bethel Jacob Houston Is this a real question....android...
Robby Olko Android is my fav but no prob with windows phone there really cool and apple sucks
Rodrigo Loera Android > Windows > iOS > BlackBerry
Sherwin David I've used both and enjoy both. Currently on 4.1. Will be hard to go back to WP8 this fall, unless they have some killer hardware
Ataberk Atan Windroid maybe ?
Shannon Steele Windows is booty
Jesse Robert Bochek Windows Phone is so much less of a clusterf*** than Android.
Nanci Akemon Android
Milton Elisio "Pure" Android !
Sean Gardner Crackberry user for life
Dayne Michael Farrell Both! (HTC HD2)
Idris Hussain Android at the moment, it's more stable and mature
Bernie Fen is this even a serious question??????............. i'm sorry but WP does not exist in my book.
Mahdi Nourideen Safa I would prefer Windows if its app market didn't suck so bad
Mike Pisaturo Windows phone can eat it...they suck
Randy B Hoopes Neither, ios!
Ezekiel Carsella Window sPhone




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