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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Series

At the Mobile World Congress 2010, Microsoft introduced Windows Phone 7 Series. With Windows Phone 7 Series, Microsoft takes a fundamentally different approach to phone software.

Microsoft said Windows Phone 7 represents a “fresh approach” that will layer in simplicity, context, applications and the Web. In a nutshell, Xbox Live games and Zune music are now features of Windows Phone 7. These phones arrive by holiday 2010.

Every Windows Phone 7 Series phone will come with a dedicated hardware button for Bing.

Windows Phone 7 Series includes six hubs built on specific themes reflecting activities that matter most to people:

People. This hub delivers an engaging social experience such as Facebook.

Pictures. This hub makes it easy to share pictures and video to a social network in one step.

Games. This hub delivers the first and only official Xbox LIVE experience on a phone.

Music + Video. This hub creates an incredible media experience that brings the best of Zune.

Marketplace. This hub is the Windows app store.

Office. This hub brings the familiar experience of the world’s leading productivity software to the Windows Phone. With access to Office, OneNote and SharePoint Workspace all in one place.

The new Windows Phone 7 Series are designed for life in motion and to debut at holiday 2010. There’s a lot to be excited about with Windows Phone 7. We’ll see if Microsoft’s new mobile device will live up to the hype.