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Microsoft Windows Phone 7

78
Global
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh has chosen his next project: an adaptation of Joseph Kanon's The Good German. Soderbergh, who runs Warner Brothers-based production company Section Eight with actor/director/Rat Pack revivalist George Clooney, initially purchased the title through said shingle in 2001, with Clooney in mind to star. The Solaris star will be too busy - he's directing and producing the Edward R. Murrow biopic Good Night and Good Luck. Read more via Variety.

Pros
  • Beautiful new user interfaceExcellent Xbox Live and Zune integrationGreat use of glanceable information
Cons
  • Buggy behavior makes it feel like betaThird-party apps have issuesLack of multitasking hampers usability
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User Reviews

90
Lars Kelley
Extremely easy to use, you can just jump in. The speed is amazing in the core...read more
80
Kyle Depew
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
80
Tavis Hudson
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Mobile / embedded OS
Source model
Closed
Architecture
32-bit

Type

Type
Mobile / embedded OS

Kernel

Architecture
32-bit
Kernel type
Hybrid kernel
Multitasking
Yes

Source

Source model
Closed

Interface

Graphical interface
Yes
Command line interface
No