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Microsoft: 1.5 Million Sales for Windows Phone 7

Written on December 23, 2010 by Charles Bass

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"Sales are ramping well as our reputation is growing for offering users a unique experience and are in line with our expectations – especially when compared to other new platform introductions. With a new platform you have to look at a couple of things, first of all customer satisfaction. As I mentioned before, we’ve seen great response on the complete mobile phone experience." ---Achim Berg, Microsoft Vice President of Business and Marketing for Windows Phone 7

Microsoft released an official statement regarding the Windows Phone 7 Sales report. The company claimed that over 1.5 million units were sold to mobile operators and retailers during the first month of availability.

Achim Berg, Microsoft’s vice president of business and marketing for Windows Phones, broke the news at the Microsoft News Center website:

“Sales are ramping well as our reputation is growing for offering users a unique experience and are in line with our expectations – especially when compared to other new platform introductions. With a new platform you have to look at a couple of things, first of all customer satisfaction. As I mentioned before, we’ve seen great response on the complete mobile phone experience.

Another is phone manufacturer sales – phones being bought and stocked by mobile operators and retailers on their way to customers. We are pleased that phone manufacturers sold over 1.5 million phones in the first six weeks, which helps build customer momentum and retail presence.”

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Microsoft Presents the Windows Phone 7

Written on October 12, 2010 by Charles Bass

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We've been all dying to know and to see Windows Phone 7. From leaks to sneak peeks, now we have it for real. Microsoft unwraps its greatest weapon to compete against Apple, Android and BlackBerry.

Microsoft recently unleashed the power to compete with Apple, BlackBerry and Android —presenting the Windows Phone 7 (WP7). Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer also revealed the 9 mobile phones powered by WP7 during the event in New York. Ballmer also take note that there will be 60 mobile operators who will offer the device around the world. All of which are made from South Korea’s Samsung and LG Electronics, Taiwan’s HTC and US computer giant Dell, in more than 30 countries.

“We have built a different kind of a phone,” Ballmer said. “We set out to build a phone that was thoroughly modern. We focused on the things that real people really want to use,” he said. “We really put our energy into bringing together the things that you love.”
Mobile phone powered by the WP7 will run email from various services – integrate calendars, contacts and social networks and allow for documents to be viewed, edited and shared using Microsoft Office.
There will also be the Zune music player platform and the access to mobile version of Xbox games.

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Microsoft: ‘Revolution to Windows Phone 7′

Written on September 07, 2010 by Charles Bass

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You want a modern Revolution? Microsoft grants your wish.

Bold and naked. That’s the promise of Microsoft as their new ad for Windows Phone 7 hits the Internet.

‘The revolution is coming.’

The message may seem vague, but watching the ad, it made sense. The phone unit is not so complicated but full of features. Sure they might be somehow ‘boring’ and business like, but most often they make products which guarantee two thumbs up. And now, the shaping of Windows Phone 7 exhilarates our senses. The UI is just amazing.

Check the video below and see if the Windows Phone 7 is here to make a difference.

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