Windows Phone 7 on Samsung Galaxy S II expected?
Reports suggest we could soon be seeing a version of Samsung’s Galaxy S II mobile handset which is supportive of Windows Phone 7 with the Mango update.
Korean tech-co. Samsung has been giving itself a massive pat on the back for shifting 3 million of the dual-core Galaxy S II smartphones in 55 days, since its launch in May. This makes the handset the UK’s highest selling mobile. In addition to this announcement the company has also let slip plans to use the powerful tech behind the Galaxy S II in its partnership with Microsoft on the Window Phone 7 operating platform.
The Galaxy S II features, as mentioned, a 1.2GHz dual core processor and along with 1GB RAM and a streamline design, it’s more than capable of meeting Microsoft’s crucial list of requirements for what makes a Windows Phone. We had expected Samsung to have something up its sleeve to replace the existing WP7 handset, the Samsung Omnia 7, but never dreamt it would be on a par with the Galaxy S II. Look over there in the corner – you may just see Nokia sat trembling with fear..
The Samsung handset is currently calling itself “SGH-i937” and is set to release coincided with the Windows Phone 7 Mango update. Expect the Gadget Helpline to follow all developments on this one!
The Samsung Galaxy S II is now available free-of-charge through contract with the Carphone Warehouse – read about it HERE.
HTC are also lining up its hardware for Window Phone 7 and the info was leaked recently – Gadget Helpline has your details right HERE.