Mobile Mondays | Windows Phone 7 Launched, Nokia Announces C5-03 And More

Mobile Monday is back with a bang! Welcome to the first edition of the new Mobile Mondays. This week we saw the launch of Windows Phone 7 and nine Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones. Apart from that two amazing smartphones, Nokia N8 and BlackBerry Torch was launched in India. Angry Bird, the popular game for iPhone was released for Android and withing 24 hours, the game was downloaded 1 million times. Lets start the first edition of Mobile Mondays with some interesting news, views and related stuffs.

New Handsets:

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This week HTC launched 5 new Windows Phone 7 powered smartphone – HTC 7 Surround, HTC HD7, HTC 7 Trophy, HTC 7 Pro and HTC Mozart. The HTC Surround features a 3.8 inch WVGA display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording and more. It also has an integrated stereo speakers, Dolby Mobile, SRS Surround Sound and audience noise suppression. HTC HD7 comes with a 4.3 inch TFT touchscreen display, 1GHz Qualcomm processor, 5 megapixel camera with HD video recording and so on.



Samsung announced 2 Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones and launched 3 Bada OS powered smartphone in Russia. Samsung unveiled Windows Phone 7 powered Samsung Focus and Samsung Omnia 7. In Russia, Samsung launched Bada OS powered Samsung Wave 525, Samsung Wave 575 and Samsung Wave 533.



LG also launched 2 Windows Phone 7 powered smartphones – LG Optimus 7 and LG Quantum. Both the handset comes with a 5 megapixel cameras with autofocus and LED flash, 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 16 GB internal storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, A-GPS and much more. The LG Optimus 7 comes with a 3.8 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen display while the LG Quantum features a 3.5 inch TFT capacitive touchscreen with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.



This week Nokia announced a new budget touchscreen phone, the Nokia C5-03. It features a 3.2 inch touchscreen display, Symbian S60v5 OS, 5 megapixel camera with 4X digital zoom, Wi-Fi, 3G Connectivity, music player, stereo FM radio, Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR, 40MB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory, 2GB microSD card included 4.5 hours of talktime on 3G, 25 days of stand-by time and 1000 mAH battery. Nokia also launched N8, the much awaited smartphone in India. It comes with a price tag of Rs.26,259.

Handset Of The Week – BlackBerry Torch 9800:

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BlackBerry Torch is the first handset which runs on the new BlackBerry 6 operating system and the first handset to feature the combination of a full touch screen display with an iconic BlackBerry keyboard. It comes with a 3.2 inch touch screen display, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, 5 megapixel camera with 2X digital zoom, 3G Connectivity, Bluetooth v2.1 with EDR, 4 GB internal memory, 32GB expandable memory, built-in GPS with BlackBerry Maps, up to 30 hours music playback, up to 18 days Standby Time, up to 5.5 hours talk-time and 1300 mAHr lithium-ion battery.

Video Of The Week – Cell Phone Bacteria:

LG Announces Windows Phone 7 Powered Optimus 7

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LG Electronics today announced the first Windows Phone 7 powered smartphone, the LG Optimus 7. This handset comes with the Play-To feature which allow DLNA based multimedia-sharing. This feature allows users to access their multimedia including pictures, video and music via any DLNA compatible device.

We have designed LG Optimus 7 series to include a truly innovative sharing experience via the Windows Phone 7 environment. Having worked closely with Microsoft to develop these fantastic devices, we are thrilled to now be able to reveal our vision of what a true Windows Phone 7 should be,said Dr. Jong-seok Park, President and CEO of LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company.

LG Optimus 7 features a 3.8 inch capacitive touchscreen display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, Windows Phone 7 OS, 5 megapixel camera with LED Flash, Bluetooth 2.1, 3.5mm headphone audio jack, 3G Connectivity, Wi-Fi, 16GB internal memory, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient Light sensor, Digital Compass, 1500mAh battery and so on.

LG Optimus 7 allows you to capture HD (720p) video with its amazing 5 megapixel camera. The exclusive Scansearch feature utilises the latest in Augmented Reality technology to connect users to a world of information. The Voice-to-Text feature allows voice to text transcribing for Facebook, Twitter updates, emails or memos. You can also access popular Microsoft services on the go including Xbox LIVE and Zune.

LG Optimus 7 will be rolled-out in over 35 countries via 100 global partners and operators starting with Europe and Asia on October 21. This handset will be available for free on Vodafone UK with a 24 months contract and £30 a month plan offers 600 minutes, 500MB of data, and unlimited texts.