Review of The Mobile OS From Microsoft – Windows Phone 7

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During 2010, Microsoft Company as the largest software industry all over the world released its exclusive mobile operating system named Windows Phone 7. It's the successor to the Windows Mobile and dissimilar with the forerunner, it is generally aimed at the customer market instead of the enterprise-class marketplace.

For the information, Microsoft primarily publicized the OS using the brand Windows Phone 7 Series. The term 'Series' is then omitted as a result of it received criticism.


It comes with a new user interface, named Metro, based upon Microsoft's Windows Phone style system. There's a feature named Hubs which offer phone user interface for groups for instance People, Music and Video, and Photos. People Hub, as an example, provides the most current Facebook status of our close friends along with providing contact information, including telephone numbers.

We can specifically comment on the status or transmit text messaging directly from the Hub People rather than seeking and open another app. Because of the real-time updates, we are always up-to-date with whatever is going on with the friends or colleagues. With the Hub, people can instantly comment on social networking updates.

One other feature which is as well remarkable from the Windows Phone 7 may be the interaction with some other well-known Microsoft products, for example Xbox, Zune, Office and Bing. There's also a place to find applications known as Marketplace.

Input Method and Message

The text input method provides spell-checker and word prediction. In messaging term, text message can also be made via voice recognition. It lets individuals to convert voice to message and the opposite way round and it will be read loudly.

Internet browser and Email

Windows Phone 7 boasts a edition of Internet Explorer Mobile with a rendering engine which is based upon Internet Explorer 9. This mobile browser on Windows Phone allows the user to maintain a number of favored internet pages and tiles linking to web pages at the Start screen. For e-mail application, this OS will also support Hotmail, Exchange, Yahoo! Mail, Gmail and facilitates many services via the POP as well as IMAP protocols.

Minimum Device Specifications

Capacitive, four-point multi touch screen with WVGA (480x800p) resolution, ARM v7 "Cortex/Scorpion" - Snapdragon CPU, 256 MB of Random Access Memory with at least 8 GB of flash storage, accelerometer sensor with digital compass, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, GPS, and Gyroscope, a 5 megapixels camera having an LED flash and the optional front-facing camera, FM radio receiver and six dedicated hardware control keys which include Back, Start, Search, 2 stages camera, Power/Sleep and Volume Up and Down.

You'll find ten phones as being the very first generation of Windows Phone 7 namely Samsung Focus and Samsung Omnia 7, Quantum Optimus / Optimus 7Q from LG, Dell Venue Pro from Dell, as well as the most-HTC-7 Trophy, HTC 7 Surround, HTC 7 Mozart, and HTC HD7 and HD7 Pro from HTC.