Backing off on the standard specs allows hardware makers more flexibility to design phones for specialized markets and cut costs along with cutting features.
No one expects Windows Phone to leap over Google Android and Apple iOS in a single bound, but industry analysts have been revising their projections for the Microsoft phone OS.
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Microsoft is expanding distribution of its Windows Phone 7.5 update to all eligible users, but some owners of phones including Samsung's Omnia 7 will have to wait.
I am very impressed with Windows Phone 7.5, and had high expectations for the unveiling of Nokia Lumia smartphones.
The Nokia Lumia 800 and 710 are powered by a 1.4GHz single-core processor and run the latest version of Windows Phone 7.
Nokia bet big on Microsoft's mobile operating system. Does its first phone have what it takes to compete?
Nokia's Windows Phone 7 device lags in comparison to the big boys on the smartphone block.