Windows Phone 7 Global Portfolio with Nine Handsets Announced

Steve Ballmer in New York City wraps of the Windows Phone 7 global portfolio, revealing nine new handsets from leading mobile operators in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Australia. He talked how Windows Phone was designed to help bring together the stuff you care about most to help you get things done faster, whether […]

Steve Ballmer in New York City wraps of the Windows Phone 7 global portfolio, revealing nine new handsets from leading mobile operators in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific and Australia. He talked how Windows Phone was designed to help bring together the stuff you care about most to help you get things done faster, whether that's going through work email, updating your Facebook status, taking pictures of your night out or playing games, music and video.

"WP is all about deep, integrated experiences and a unique, elegant design. These integrated experiences come from all across Microsoft including Xbox LIVE, Office Mobile, Zune, Windows Live, Bing and more. But it's not just about Microsoft services, WinP7 is a powerful platform for 3-party developers as well, allowing them to build apps that're visually stunning and functionally unique. Only WP7 has Live Tiles, that display real time updates like news, appointments or status updates. The Live Tiles and Start screen mean you can have a customizable and deeply personal experience with your phone."

WP7 will be available from Dell, HTC Corp., LG and Samsung, and from mobile operators including Am