ASUS Windows Phone 7 smartphone hands-on video

Protoype handset turns up at Gnomedex, given a grilling

Engadget's Chris Ziegler probes the upcoming Microsoft OS

At the Microsoft-sponsored Gnomedex event yesterday, a demo version of the upcoming ASUS Windows Phone 7 handset turned up and was let loose long enough for Engadget’s Chris Ziegler to have decent look.

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There’s not much we can add to the exhaustive 12-minute video below, so check it out for the scoop on ASUS’ first foray into the world of Windows Phone 7: