Only six months after the launch of its Windows Mobile 6.1 operating system, Microsoft announced that more than 25 phones powered by the platform are expected in market by holiday 2008 with many available today. Offering form factors ranging from touchscreens and QWERTY keyboards to dual sliders, the diverse spectrum of smartphones will be available from a wide range of device makers and mobile operators.
Around the world, the open platform of Windows Mobile is best suited to meet the growing demand for smartphone experiences that are as dynamic as people’s everyday lives.
“People want their phones to reflect their personality,” said Todd Peters, vice president of marketing for the Mobile Communications Business at Microsoft. “With the growth we’re experiencing, people can select from an increasing number of phones, applications and services that meet their daily work and personal needs.”