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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
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
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
Anthony Tarkan Windows Phone!
John Anthony
John Anthony windows phone
Gaurav Bhardwaj
Gaurav Bhardwaj Android obviously. Wp is ugly and useless.
Anonymous Android hands down
Reese Woodson
Reese Woodson Windows Mobile 6.5
Emre Boncuk
Emre Boncuk i prefer android but want flash player back :)
John Anthony
John Anthony i think that windows but android rocks
Mimi Inman
Mimi Inman android
Malik Harris
Malik Harris Android all the way!
Robert Skeen
Robert Skeen Android!
Adrienne Diamond
Adrienne Diamond iPhone
Anonymous Android now. Future? Maybe Windows. SO much potential
Abhishek Arya
Abhishek Arya https://www.facebook.com/pages/My-Mobile/243340199120402
Patrick Tam
Patrick Tam Windows phone. It's different.
Craig B Bryant
Craig B Bryant Droid
Anonymous Android. I use Android phone and Android tablet,and have no complains about any. of them.
Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee Android from day one
Michael P Landon
Michael P Landon Android :)
Corey Neil Greaves
Corey Neil Greaves No one touch Android!!!! Android is the best by far.
Stian Grøtåsen
Stian Grøtåsen I use Android right now, but if Nokia releases a WP8 phone with pure view, I might switch.
Joshua Andrus
Joshua Andrus It's this a real question ?
Akash Verma
Akash Verma I use an andriod phone but like to give windows phone a try
Larry Siason Genoraga Jr.
Larry Siason Genoraga Jr. Android all the way!!
Rob Watkins
Rob Watkins Android, but am anxious to try Windows Phone 8.
Eugene Yap
Eugene Yap Android jelly bean forever
Larry Vindell
Larry Vindell An to the freaking droid.....
Bobby Moore Jr.
Bobby Moore Jr. android
Cat Spaulding
Cat Spaulding This is a joke right? .......of course, Android.
Milo Waldren
Milo Waldren Android
Samer Fadil
Samer Fadil Android, IOS, and Blackberry OS
Xfacta Iamxfacta
Xfacta Iamxfacta ANDROID ALL DAY!!!
Kevin Joel
Kevin Joel WINDOWS
Kevin Joel
John Xavier Anthony Ursabia
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!!!!
Anonymous Windows Phone. Beautiful and functional.
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz Android and IOS trash wp.
Elijah Ford
Elijah Ford Android, What else!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..
Brett Day
Brett Day Wp any day!
Tevin Murry
Tevin Murry Android all day, everyday
Antonio Vazquez
Antonio Vazquez android, sent from my Galaxy Nexus on 4.1 Jelly Bean
Matt Nordin
Matt Nordin Windows phone. Anyone that says Android is more stable has never used a windows phone.
Mrigank Bhowmick
Mrigank Bhowmick Windows anyday! Who wants fragmented mess.
Jason Wilde
Jason Wilde WINDOWS
Paul Alexandru
Paul Alexandru IOS>Android>WP
Kenny Hilderbrand
Kenny Hilderbrand Windows
Buckaroo Banzai
Buckaroo Banzai Android!!!!!!!
Mark Saint
Mark Saint Android is the best iPhone a cloese second
Darryl Mouzone
Darryl Mouzone Windows phone is good but I like Android better.
Reece Beaulaurier
Reece Beaulaurier Android>iOS>Windows
Micah Watkins
Micah Watkins Android but I also like Windows Phone.
Kevonte Smith
Kevonte Smith Android
Chris Downs
Chris Downs Android
Edgar Emanuel Rivera Rojas
Edgar Emanuel Rivera Rojas Windows phone rules :-)
Jeff Tompas
Jeff Tompas Android
Mark Mann
Mark Mann The sales number's don't answer that question?
Vlad Valentine McBride
Vlad Valentine McBride iPhone lol problem solved
Patrick George Jr.
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...
Albert Landicho
Albert Landicho Android
Jacky On
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
Luis Casillas Android!!!
Amie Lee Greenway
Amie Lee Greenway Anything other than Android at this point. Waaay too many issues with the OS.
Kaizer Joelle
Kaizer Joelle Windows! Lol and I use an iPhone hah!
Paul Lopez
Paul Lopez Android.
Ian Baylon
Ian Baylon Android, what's worse is Nokia and windows are together making an indestructible useless piece of shat.
Rojan Prajapati
Rojan Prajapati Android....
Kehin Faux
Kehin Faux Android... But fix your fragmentation
Dani Hayes
Dani Hayes Windows.
Zach Cline
Zach Cline Android over windows .
Major Crisis
Major Crisis Android
Mark Shryock
Mark Shryock Android, windows is still too limited.
Jude Fils-Aime
Jude Fils-Aime Android. I dont buy products that sue companies or BANS them
David Kaylor
David Kaylor WINDOWS
Vicente Reyes
Vicente Reyes ATRIX HD all the way.
Nick Stone
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
Jordan Scarano Android!!!!!!!!!!!
Johnny Luna
Johnny Luna Windows
Afiq Robbani
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
Tommy Christiansen
Tommy Christiansen ANDROID
Chad Forthman
Chad Forthman Yes, Zune.
Dee-Jaye Martinez
Dee-Jaye Martinez Do windows phones have mp3 players?
Chad Forthman
Chad Forthman WP8 will stop the bashing.
Jaime Escobedo
Jaime Escobedo android. windows seems too much like ios
Dan Huet
Dan Huet windows
Kay Yon
Kay Yon LOL. Wow. Never mind haha. Android, unless wp8 proves useful and efficient.
Marco Raymond
Marco Raymond Windows phone of course.
Anthony Ray Rodriguez Parada
Anthony Ray Rodriguez Parada Wp sucks.. ios even more. Android all the way!
Tina Bostic
Tina Bostic Android
Ethan Maness
Ethan Maness Android all the way!!!!!
Anthony Byrd
Anthony Byrd ANDROID!!!!
Carlos Guerrero
Carlos Guerrero Both actually...
Furkan Sarkir
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
Marc Hill Android
Orlando Zapeta
Orlando Zapeta Android
Shamus Edward Valentine Nazario
Shamus Edward Valentine Nazario One x! Android
Chris Miller
Chris Miller Andriod phone and ipad = heaven
Mandy Falgout
Mandy Falgout Windows, but I've never had an android..
Larry Hanks
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
Raúl Pedraza Leduc Nokia Lumia 900
Jeff Janes
Jeff Janes Android
James Matthews
James Matthews Windows Phone for the win!!
Arvydas Grušeckas
Arvydas Grušeckas Windows Phone :)
Leo Baxter
Leo Baxter Windows Phone UI, Android apps and customization.
Jermonn J-Trillion Richardson
Jermonn J-Trillion Richardson Android.....jelly bean is so smooth on my nexus
Mahmoud Alaa Amer
Mahmoud Alaa Amer WP 8 is the best but need some modification in data management
Meryl Arbing
Meryl Arbing Definitely windows phone
Nay VW
Nay VW android for sure!
Marilyn Kay Hensley Rodriguez
Marilyn Kay Hensley Rodriguez Iphone
Brandon Johnson
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
Montana Orfield Is there a 3rd option for apple? :)
Fray Contreras
Fray Contreras Windows Phone. Android is a joke.
Luis Robles Figueroa
Luis Robles Figueroa Let the fight being...
Michael Pagnotti
Michael Pagnotti Windows phone
Joshua Spare
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
Sandro Capar Android or iOS
Jose Be Julme
Jose Be Julme Android ftw!!
Zach Chapman
Zach Chapman Android! Plain and simple.
Michael Mincey
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.
Bernie Fen
Bernie Fen
Hend Farid
Hend Farid Android :)
Jose Aguliar
Jose Aguliar Loving my galaxy sll it's let me so what ever I want to it since day one
Jordan Jarrell
Jordan Jarrell Android:3
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????????? ??t???? ???sta?t????-??e?a??? iOS. But if I had to pick, Android. Especially on the S3.
Kat Tracy
Kat Tracy ANDROID!!!
Chris Fullerton
Chris Fullerton NEITHER! IOS
Bernie Fen
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
Jaylen Riley I dont like either but if I had to decide it would be Android
Eduardo Ordaz
Eduardo Ordaz Android! Android! Android!
Bethel Jacob Houston
Bethel Jacob Houston Is this a real question....android...
Robby Olko
Robby Olko Android is my fav but no prob with windows phone there really cool and apple sucks
Rodrigo Loera
Rodrigo Loera Android > Windows > iOS > BlackBerry
Mickey Spencer
Mickey Spencer Android
Sherwin David
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
Ataberk Atan Windroid maybe ?
Shannon Steele
Shannon Steele Windows is booty
Jesse Robert Bochek
Jesse Robert Bochek Windows Phone is so much less of a clusterf*** than Android.
Nanci Akemon
Nanci Akemon Android
Milton Elisio
Milton Elisio "Pure" Android !
Sean Gardner
Sean Gardner Crackberry user for life
Dayne Michael Farrell
Dayne Michael Farrell Both! (HTC HD2)
Idris Hussain
Idris Hussain Android at the moment, it's more stable and mature
Bernie Fen
Bernie Fen is this even a serious question??????............. i'm sorry but WP does not exist in my book.
Mahdi Nourideen Safa
Mahdi Nourideen Safa I would prefer Windows if its app market didn't suck so bad
Mike Pisaturo
Mike Pisaturo Windows phone can eat it...they suck
Randy B Hoopes
Randy B Hoopes Neither, ios!
Ezekiel Carsella
Ezekiel Carsella Window sPhone

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