Windows 7 Phone is a mobile operating system developed by Microsoft and is the successor to its Windows Mobile platform. Windows phone 7 is primarily intended for the consumer market than the enterprise market, launched in Europe, Singapore, Australia and New Zealand on October 21, 2010, and in the United States and Canada on November 8, 2010, Mexico on 24 November 2010, the PAL region on dated December 3, 2010 and Asia in early 2011. With Windows 7 Phone, Microsoft offers a new user interface design language called Metro integrate with third-party operating systems and other Microsoft services, and controlling hardware.
For information about windows phone7, brief information about the following:
- Several features of Windows Phone 7 are organized into "hubs", which combine local and online content via Windows Phone 7's integration with popular social networks such as Facebook, windows live and Twitter. For example, the Pictures hub shows photos captured with the device's camera and the user's Facebook photo albums, and the People hub shows contacts aggregated from multiple sources including Windows Live, Facebook, and Gmail. Windows Phone 7 uses multi touch technology. The default Windows Phone 7 user interface has a dark theme that prolongs battery life on OLED screens as fully black pixels don't emit light.
- Users input text by using an on-screen virtual keyboard, which has a dedicated key for inserting emoticons, and features spell checking and word prediction. Windows Phone combined messaging through "threads". Threads allow the Windows Phone user to engage with his contacts through Windows Live Messenger and Facebook Chat as well as traditional text messages. Text message can also be composed through voice recognition. Voice recognition allows speech to be convert to text message and also allows text message to be converted to speech which can be read aloud.
- Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 7 allows the user to maintain a list of favorite web pages and tiles linking to web pages on the Start screen. The browser supports up to 6 tabs, which can all load in parallel. Other features include multi-touch gestures, a streamlined UI, smooth zoom in/out animations, the ability to save pictures that are on web pages, share web pages via email, and support for inline search which allows the user to search for a word or phrase in a web page by typing it.