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The Top Ten Windows Phone 7 Smartphones

Written on December 25, 2010 by B Waldorf

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"We have a beautiful lineup in this first wave of Windows Phone 7 handsets. Microsoft and its partners are delivering a different kind of mobile phone and experience - one that makes everyday tasks faster by getting more done in fewer steps and providing timely information in a 'glance and go' format." ---Steve Ballmer, CEO, Microsoft

The craze of Phone 7 consumed most of 2010. This happened since give their bets in the smartphone business for the second time around. These Phone 7 units unlike the iPhone is under comtract with different providers. The three most prominent names are Samsung, Dell and .

During the press release of the Windows Phone 7, Steve Ballmer, CEO for Microsoft said:

“We have a beautiful lineup in this first wave of Windows Phone 7 handsets. Microsoft and its partners are delivering a different kind of mobile phone and experience – one that makes everyday tasks faster by getting more done in fewer steps and providing timely information in a ‘glance and go’ format.”

AllWeLike come up with a list of ten exceptional 7 phones which can help you out when you want to do to do an upgrade or just want to buy a new mobile unit.

1. – Standing on the top spot is the Dell Venue Pro. Dell’s smartphone showed a promising act in the market. It has an unconventional QWERTY keypad slider with a 4.0 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. It carries a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 512 MB RAM and 8 GB internal storage. It comes with a 5 MP camera with autofocus but lacks flash. Connectivity options include the usual suspects – GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and microUSB 2.0. It also has GPS with A-GPS support.

2. -  The HTC HD7 has a huge 4.3 inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Carrying a 5 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash. Has a Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor, 576 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM and 16 GB internal memory. Probably, this one will kill Motorola Droid X and the HTC Evo 4G. Connectivity options include – GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and GPS with A-GPS support.

3. – If you’re a shutterbug and wants an WP7 phone, this one will fit to your needs. Unlike the previous mobiles, HD7 Mozart carries an 8 megapixel camera with autofocus and Xenon flash. With a stylish harware it comes with a Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor and 576 MB RAM. It has 8 GB internal storage and offers the standard connectivity options – GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and GPS with A-GPS support and Bing Maps.

4. Samsung Focus - The Samsung Focus  is equipped with a  4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. A 5 MP camera too, with autofocus and LED flash and comes with a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 512 MB RAM. It has 8 GB internal storage. Goodies include: FM radio, GPS with A-GPS etc. The basic connectivity options are all there – GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP etc. With a 5 MP camera with autofocus and LED flash and comes with the standard stuff – GPS with A-GPS, GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP. Available in CDMA version.

5. – HTC 7 Pro is a stylish slider phone with a 3.7 inch capacitive touchscreen display and a QWERTY keyboard. It offers the same Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor, 448 MB RAM and 16 GB storage.

6. Samsung Omnia 7 – Omnia 7 will be out in the market from carriers Orange, SFR, Movistar, and T-Mobile across Europe. With a smaller 480×800 (4.0”) Display, 1GHz Qualcomm Processor, 720P 5 MP Camera, Up to 3 hours talk time and 240 hours standby time. Carries the usual Snapdragon processor, 5 megapixel cam, and either 8GB or 16GB on board.

7. HTC 7 Surround —  The Surround is touted to feature Yamaha speakers in its slide-out surround sound arrangement with 16GB of onboard storage.  The 7 Surround offers a 3.8-inch WVGA display, a 1GHz Snapdragon chip from yesteryear, 576MB of RAM, 5 megapixel camera with 720p video, and Dolby Mobile and SRS Surround Sound technologies. It is an unconventional handset exclusive AT&T in the US and Telus in Canada.

8. LG Quantum aka Optimus 7Q -  The Optimus 7Q is a landscape slider equipped with quadband EDGE and triband HSPA (850 / 1900 / 2100MHz), 16GB of storage, a 5 megapixel camera with 720p video capture, a 3.5-inch WVGA display, and an all-too-familiar 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon core.

9. aka Focus Slate – Samsung Cetus is dubbed as Samsung’s i8910 HD. With a curvy, glossy slate with a 4-inch WVGA Super AMOLED display, has 5 megapixel camera, and support for microSD expansion up to 16GB; it’ll be hitting AT&T in the US.

10. - Your trophy for a job well done. This HTC 7 Trophy features a WVGA LCD screen, a 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8250 chipset, 576MB of RAM, 8GB of built-in storage, and 720p video recording.  it has LED flash illuminating 5 megapixels’ worth camera.

All in all Windows Phone 7 is a very innovative and competitive OS for Microsoft. This could be a very good venture. While the old version wasn’t successful after all, who knows, this might be just the end of Android and Apple phones.


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