The windows "Mango" phone unveiled in Japan

By SiliconIndia   |   Thursday, 28 July 2011, 12:35 Hrs
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Bangalore: Bangalore: The first Smartphone of Windows running on Mango operating system was unveiled in Tokyo. The phone is expected to be available in Japanese stores for sales by this September.

This is the first device to run the major overhaul of the Windows operating system to the version 7.5 which is an updated version with codename Mango. This phone has several new features including multitasking and deep amalgamation with social networks like Facebook and twitter. The IS2T has special features those are not available in other mobile device. It is water and dust proof device. The 32 GB storage memory and the whopping 13 megapixel camera are the dashing features. The processor has a 1GHz Snapdragon chip from Qualcomm. Working on Microsoft office documents is facilitated.

Windows phone is more activity centered rather than application centered. The device focuses more on people, pictures and music instead of providing application services. Customization of social networks according to the people's comfort is aided.

The new feature called Voice-to-text is flamboyant in its nature. For text messaging and web usage the voice commands can be used. Later taking those voice inputs through Bluetooth headset is possible. Mango has brought substantial improvement in their Smartphones when compared with previous windows phones.
Microsoft has covered 2.7 percent of the Smartphone market however IDC makes assumption of windows to capture 20 percent of the market by 2015. The Mango 7.5 has advanced 500 different features compared to windows 7. HTC, Samsung, Acer, ZTE, LG, and Nokia are also working on the mango windows phone. Nokia is expected to unveil its first mango phone called "Sea Ray" by this October.

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