Test Drive Windows Phone 7 on your Android or Apple Phone

 

Even with the Nokia Lumia 800 having a huge media campaign, Windows Phone OS handset sales remain below expected levels. It now looks like Microsoft have come up with a strategy to tempt Apple and Android users over to their side. A demo has been created that can be viewed via HTML5 on an Android or Apple handsets giving a snapshot of the best bits of the latest Windows Phone OS.

 

The Nokia Lumia 800

 

The Windows Phone Metro UI allows you to get a taste of the Windows Phone experience and you can view the Phone, People, Outlook, Calendar, Messaging and Picture tiles. The emulator takes you through the main features as they would work on any Windows Phone.

 

If you want to try it out for yourself you can visit http:/aka.ms/wpdemo on your phones browser.

 

 

This latest attempt by Windows is a great way for Android and Apple users to get a feel of what a Windows Phone would be like to use, but will it be enough to make them jump on the Windows bandwagon? Give the demo a try and let us know what you think.

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