At Mobile World Congress today in Barcelona, Microsoft announced some of its plans to update Windows Phone 7 in 2011 . Over the course of the year, the company has plans to roll out a number of updates to the operating system, offering several new features including:
“We’re in the race – it’s not a sprint but we are certainly gaining momentum and we’re in it for the long run,” said Achim Berg, a corporate vice president in Microsoft’s Mobile Communications Business and Marketing Group. “We know we have tough competition, and this is a completely new product. Our design is different, our platform is different, our customer experience is different, and our long-term strategy for earning widespread adoption is different.”
Microsoft announced a partnership with Nokia last week . As part of the partnership, the mobile phone maker will be focusing on making Windows Phone 7 smartphones, and will offer feedback on the OS to Microsoft.
Do any of you use Windows Phone 7? What update are you looking forward to?