Bright Side Of News has reportedly spoke with reps from Microsoft, HTC, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Lenovo, Texas Instruments, Nokia and others, which all said the same thing: Windows Mobile 7’s release is postponed to 2011. I’m not sure what Nokia has to do with WM7, but anyway…
Because of this delay, “dedicated Windows Mobile 7 cellphones and smartbooks are now being shifted to Android”. So it looks like manufacturers have already prepared the hardware for Windows Mobile 7 and they want to sell it as soon as possible, so they’re forced to look for other Operating Systems – and since Android is both free and quite popular lately, it’s a logical choice.
Of course, the alleged WM7 delay might be just bogus, so we’d better wait for something official about this to come from Microsoft.
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