When you think of smart phones, you probably think of all those Android offerings, plus the ever popular iPhone and Blackberry. Recently, though, Microsoft has also launched its own range of smart phones using the Windows Phone 7 operating system. These phones are built by several different companies. LG, Samsung and Dell all have Windows phones, and Android specialists HTC have released 5. We take you through the advantages and disadvantages of some of the best Windows handsets on offer to give you a flavor of how they work.
Using the new OS by Microsoft, Windows Phone 7, the LG Quantum is a very versatile phone that combines features useful for both business and personal applications. This smart phone is LG's only Windows Phone 7 for the U.S market. Due to the full slide-out QWERTY keyboard with large keys, this device offers users with an easy way to input text data not available on other Windows Phone 7 devices. The phone's dimensions are 4.7, Long x 2.34, wide x 0.60, deep, so this is a large device but not excessively bulky. The touch screen measures 3.5 inches diagonally and is WVGA TFT capacitive. A screen protector is useful for preventing scratches and other damage.