Windows 7 Phone


  • Microsoft's mobile operating system

  • Form factor: Available on all carriers, all shapes, all sizes

  • AT&T has the largest and best selection

  • All capabilities: Mostly midrange, solid performers, 5+ megapixel camera

  • Easiest compatibility with Zune, Xbox Live, Microsoft Office, SkyDrive cloud

  • Interface: Extremely easy to use, but some hidden capabilities

  • Key features: Clean interface, Xbox Live integration, voice actions

  • Next big phone release: Nokia Lumia 800, probably January

  • Next big upgrade: Version 8 will be integrated with Windows 8

  • Cons: App ecosystem (40k) much smaller than Android (300k) or iPhone (500k)