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Microsoft Reveals New Windows® Phones With Marketplace and My Phone Services

Microsoft mobile partners fly the Windows flag: HTC, LG and Orange preview first Windows® phones.

BARCELONA, Spain — Feb. 16, 2009 — Today at Mobile World Congress 2009, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer along with key mobile partners, HTC, LG and Orange, unveiled new Windows ® phones featuring new user-friendly software and services. The next generation of Windows ® phones will be based on Windows Mobile 6.5 and feature a new user interface and a richer browsing experience. In addition, Windows ® phones will feature two new services: My Phone, to sync text messages, photos, video, contacts and more to the Web; and Windows ® Marketplace for Mobile, a new marketplace that will provide direct-to-phone mobile applications and can be accessed from both the phone and the Web.

Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer speaks at a press conference during the 2009 Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, Feb. 16, 2009. Videos

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