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Microsoft Presents Handsets with Windows Phone 7.5

Today, Microsoft is presenting new Windows Phones with a launch event in New York City, for which they have built a six-story phone in the middle of Herald Square.

The company is unveiling three new handsets available from AT&T and one from T-Mobile USA:

  • Samsung Focus S offered for $199.99; features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 4G-capable speeds, is just 8.55 millimeters thick.
  • Samsung Focus Flash offered for $49.99; features a 3.7-inch Super AMOLED screen, packs a 1.4 GHz processor and a 5-megapixel camera.
  • HTC Titan coming soon on AT&T's 4G network; features the largest screen of any Windows Phone at 4.7 inches, is 9.9 millimeters thick, boasts an 8-megapixel camera.
  • HTC Radar 4G offered for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate; has a 3.8-inch screen and polished aluminum frame.

Samsung Focus S

Samsung Focus Flash


HTC Radar 4G

Features advertised for Windows Phone 7.5 include:

  • Windows Phone Web Marketplace;
  • Multitasking that makes it possible to run multiple apps at once, so customers can pause a game to check email and then go back to where they left it;
  • New Groups feature that lets customers create groups from their contacts and turn them into a personalized Live Tile on the Start screen;
  • New Bing integration that includes Local Scout, a tool for finding both the expected and the unexpected nearby.

Also, anyone who buys a phone also gets a free $25 prepaid card for shopping in the Windows Phone Marketplace.

Source: Microsoft

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