Windows Phone 7 launches today in NYC

Posted on October 11, 2010

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Windows Phone 7 will be a cornerstone of our portfolio” says Microsoft in the unveiling of the new Windows Phone 7 today in New york. The first Windows Phone 7 out of the chute: The LG Quantum. A landscape QWERTY phone.

Second, the HTC Surround, with a slide out dolby speaker. The Surround has a 1 GHZ CPU, plus a kickstand on the back and will cost around $200 bucks US.

The third will be the Samsung Focus. Microsoft says it will have ‘the best display of any Windows Phone in the US’ and will cost $200 bucks US. Samsung Focus will premier on November 11th and the Surround/ Quantum will launch a few weeks later.

Uverse will be launching for Windows Phone 7 handsets, and in just a few weeks for the Xbox 360.

There are many cool user interfaces and ‘Hubs’ , such as how the pictures hub customizes the tiles with your pictures, while the facebook hub tile shows pictures of your friends.

More to come!

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