ZunePhone Coming Sooner Than Expected?

Brian on EDN —”weeks back I alerted you to a number of system dissections that had popped up on the 'Net, among them 'bunnie' Huang's disassembly of a Zune. In a follow-up interview with Digital Media Thoughts, Huang gives a comparative analysis of Zune versus the video iPod, along with his opinions on the reasons […]

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Brian on EDN —”weeks back I alerted you to a number of system dissections that had popped up on the 'Net, among them 'bunnie' Huang's disassembly of a Zune. In a follow-up interview with Digital Media Thoughts, Huang gives a comparative analysis of Zune versus the video iPod, along with his opinions on the reasons for some of the design decisions Microsoft and partner Toshiba made. It's an excellent read, well worth your time IMHO.”

To whit, I was particularly intrigued by Huang's comment, "What is interesting is that the iMX31 is a processor that is used in many cell phones, and the design parameters of the iMX31 is completely consistent with a very high-end, small and compact cell phone which would retail for a few hundred dollars, assuming no carrier subsidy." Microsoft has already admitted that a Zune-based mobile phone is under development. Could this design, like D-Link's NAS which I recently dissected, be not only intended for production today but also as a springboard for future plans?

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