Samsung announces WP7 Licensing Agreement with Microsoft
That Samsung is going to release Windows Phone 7 devices is clear since a long time. Today the company made it official in a statement and announced plans to launch several Windows Phone 7 devices this year in Europe, the US, and Asia. One of the new Samsung WP7 Phones will be the Omnia 7, which got leaked yesterday.
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Samsung sees Windows Phone 7 as a key component of the Samsung smartphone portfolio. Samsung is quite successful with Android phones. The current Galaxy S series Android phones sell quite well. Now the company hopes to extend their mobile phone market share with the adoption of Windows Phone 7.
Samsung on Windows Phone 7:
Samsung’s Windows Phone 7 smartphones will combine the latest hardware design and technology, while benefitting from Microsoft’s software and innovation heritage. The Windows Phone 7 experience is designed to help people find and consume the data, information and services they care most about. The new phones are distinguished by unique and diverse experiences built from Microsoft’s portfolio such as Xbox LIVE, Office, Zune, Windows Live, Bing, and more.