Windows Phone defeats Android by less than a second after updated rules

After the controversial Smoked by Windows Phone uploading picture to Facebook dispute yesterday, Ben the PC Guy offered own WMPowerUser reader, Aaron (AlienSix) a rematch. Aaron accepted the offer and returned to the Microsoft CES booth.

Ben updated the rules of the contest, and declared that the finish line this time around would be when the user clicks the “Post” button. This means that the contest does not include the actual data upload, and does not include the loading screen after the user clicks the Post button.

Aaron informed us that the HTC Titan beat his Samsung Galaxy S2 by “literally under a second.” Nevertheless, he was awarded with a HTC Arrive, so he left happy!

This was a very close victory, but Windows Phone was the clear victor at other contests like checking the weather (thanks, Live Tiles!), updating multiple social networks (Me tile FTW), and identifying the current song playing (integrated Bing Music search). Watch Microsoft’s video below to see the highlights of day one, including multiple wins for Windows Phone, and one close loss to the iPhone 4S uploading a pic to Twitter.

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