This is an interesting day for Windows Mobile fans. Microsoft has this new branding, Windows Phones. We have a new O/S, Windows Mobile 6.5. Phone companies around the world have announced new Windows phones. Why all of the excitement? It’s just a minor release – from 6.1 to 6.5. Right?
It is just a minor release, but I wouldn’t call it a “minor” release. The O/S has a variety of enhancements that show the direction we’re moving to.
Here’s my take:
Hopefully, this gets you a better view of what today’s announcements are about. We see big things ahead for Windows Phones, and this is another step in that journey. Here’s more information to assist in your learning quest.
Robbie Bach is President, Entertainment & Devices Division, at Microsoft. He’s got a entertaining video that shows several of the highlights for new devices. The video is here on YouTube. The outline below are the promoted capabilities: