Microsoft has definitely learned a lot from the snappy interface of Apple’s iPhone, they are coming with Windows Mobile 7 OS targeting premium mobiles phones to challenge the Apple realm. Windows Mobile 7 has almost been developed from ground up sporting a new User Interface with Finger Flick Navigation, better web browser. Unique to WinMo 7 is the MyPhone service that lets you backup/store your mobile data like pictures, emails, SMS’s online via syncing, the service will be free to use with 200MB storage limit and requires Windows Live ID to login, a premium version may also be rolled out later with more storage. It even features remote locking and remote wiping of your mobile from web interface in an event of mobile theft. Windows Mobile 7 will also feature Microsoft’s own application store where users can purchase various applications and games just like in Apple’s App Store.
Microsoft Windows Mobile OS 7 Demo Video
The Mobile shown in the video is the HTC Touch Diamond 2 with final build of Windows Mobile 6.5, there will be two releases, Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Mobile 7, however Windows Mobile 7 will be available only to selected premium mobiles which meets the minimum specifications laid by Microsoft for premium experience, it will support multi touch too, all other mobiles will use Windows Mobile 6.5.
Release is expected in December 2009, just after Windows 7.
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