Microsoft brings Windows Phone 7 emulation to Android

Want to give Microsoft’s mobile OS a shot? Now you can, if you go to http://aka.ms/wpdemo through the browser on you Android device, it brings up an emulation of Windows Phone 7. I’m sure Microsoft’s trying to sway some new customers through this, and it is a pretty cool thing to do through a web browser.

We gave it a shot on an HTC Inspire 4G running Android 2.3.4. Everything worked, but we couldn’t access the keyboard or apps (we’re sure Microsoft didn’t include that in the first place). It’s mostly a demo, but there still is the ability to interact. Once you finish something, Microsoft then offers the ability to see its current phone lineup. All in all, it’s a cool marketing stunt, and might bring in some new buyers. Otherwise, we’d recommend it to show off to friends.

via Engadget

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