Friday, October 8, 2010

QWERTY candybars may be the next Windows Phone 7 form factor

From the very beginning, Microsoft have insisted on keeping complete control over both the form factors and internal specs of any phone that wishes to run their upcoming OS, Windows Phone 7. So far, however, Microsoft have only given details about one of the promised two "chassis" of their phones: the slate-style phones that you've seen around. It should be noted that "Chassis 1" are allowed to have slide-out QWERTY keyboards, but no known WinPho 7 handset currently has one. So, what is "Chassis 2", then?