The Windows Phone 7 Launch: Our Take
Microsoft has finally launched its all-in bid to revive its flagging mobile business. We’ve gotten our hands on the HD7 Pro, the Dell Venue (known previously as the Lightning), and the rest of the US launch lineup. It’s arguable that they’ve spread their brand too thinly with such a long list of offerings, but it may also be a sign of health for the platform that so many manufacturers have gotten behind it.
Sure, we’ve been covering handsets, apps, and other aspects of Windows Phone 7 for half a year now, but the official launch warrants further collective judgment. Here are our thoughts, in convenient capsule form.