The good news: Microsoft is loosening its strict spec standards to push some highly affordable Windows Phones to the market. The bad news? Those phones are going to be a little bit, shall we say, compromised.
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We actually first got wind of the Fantasy back in July, but here's our best glimpse yet at the still-unannounced phone, courtesy of an XDA forum member.
Have you been curious about Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango)? Maybe you want to try it out without standing around in some store? Microsoft just made it easy to do exactly that on your iOS or Android phone. No installations required.
We know about the impending Sea Ray, set to debut next week — but has a new Finnish challenger appeared? PocketNow says this photo shows the Nokia "Sabre". So what's the Sabre?
Known previously as the mysterious Nokia "Sea Ray", this leaked bit of mobile kit from Orange France is now apparently known as the Sun. The leak includes specs. Oh, the specs!
The iPhone 4S is a nice phone. But most people think it's a disappointment. After all, it comes in last year's skin, and its guts aren't radically amazing. It's nothing special. And that means it's Microsoft's chance to counterattack.
"Windows Phone Seven Point Five." It's somehow mind numbing and yet not totally unexpected that chunky string of syllables is how you say the name of the new Windows Phone. Mind numbing, because it's the antithesis of what Microsoft has ultimately built, and not totally unexpected, because we're still talking about Microsoft, and it's not a reinvention of what they've done with Windows Phone.