|HTC 7 Surround --- LG Quantum --- Samsung Focus|
In a very recent official announcement by Steve Ballmer, the chief executive of Microsoft, unveiled new OS called Windows Phone 7. Microsoft has planned a release of ten new phones for 30 different countries. Out of these ten new phones, the three phones will be for AT&T to be sold in United States market. Experts believe that this announcement from Microsoft, which is the world’s largest operating system (OS) and application software manufacture, comes as the company’s response to the new iOS released by Apple and the release of Android from Google, world’s largest search engine company. It is believed in the circles that the US based software giant is likely to regain its market share in the highly competitive Smartphone market by release of Windows Phone 7 and the company is quite optimistic about the same.
Of the three AT&T phones mentioned above the first in the list is the Samsung Focus i917. This is believed to be the slimmest of the phones. The Samsung Focus is as slim as 9.9 millimeters. The phone boasts a 4-inch display, which uses AMOLED technology. AMOLED is a display technology, which is abbreviated for Active-matrix organic light-emitting diode. The phone, which is powered by a 1GHz processor, also supports a 5 Megapixel camera along with 8GB of internal storage memory.
The LG Quantum is the second phone with QWERTY keyboard to type in the text. The LG Quantum appears to have been contrived primarily for business professionals. The phone boasts a Dolby mobile with features that support wireless streaming of the audio, and video. The phone also supports modern technologies such as DLNA enabled TV.
The aforementioned three AT&T, lastly includes, the HTC 7 Surround phone. The HTC phone features as 3.8 inches touch screen display. The 7 Surround supports up to 16GB of internal storage memory. It translates into an ability to install several applications that you have not been able to use in your Smartphone earlier. A 1GHz Snapdragon processor powers the 7 Surround. The first Smartphone with classy slim looks features surround sound speakers from Dolby Mobile. The HTC Surround, which is a slide phone also supports and is equipped with a 5-megapixel camera.
The software giant, Microsoft, had also unveiled above three phones along with other phones that will run Windows Phone 7 operating system. The new product from Microsoft, even though being strongly promoted as a never seen before product, however, it remains a fact that the software giant cannot rule out the challenges associated with marketing new platform that still needs to be tested by the users. This is because not many users truly intend to gamble by investing in new platforms and generally shop for gadgets that have been tested by other and carry positive review and feedback.
Even though Microsoft is quite excited, its worth noting that the software company’s Kin line of Smartphone has already seen an utter failure in the market.