Sony Ericson is getting back in shape in increasingly larger leaps. Their Android lineup is getting more and more competitive and now it seems that Windows Phone 7 is in the cards. Some blurry spy shots reveal a Windows Phone 7 device with a full QWERTY keyboard.
Apart from the photos, there's really no further information. Could this be the XPERIA Pro 7?
Update 08 March: Multiple industry sources claim that the phone pictured here is a canceled prototype. Sony Ericsson is most probably not working on any Windows Phone 7 device at the moment.
We can safely assume that this Windows Phone 7 device is running on at least a 1GHz processor of some sort and will offer 512MB RAM, at minimum. The display is surely over 3.5" and there is a full four-row QWERTY slide-out keyboard.
It is hard to say whether this is a real project or just some mockup but we can't think of a reason for someone to go to all this trouble just to start a rumor. And it probably seems logical that Sony Ericsson will venture out in expanding its portfolio with a second smartphone OS.
We have the feeling more information will surface on this rumor. Stay tuned.Source
Whats the obsession with a slider-out QWERTY keypad and Windows phone OSes, Sony. Nobody has it.
Whenever there is a physical keyboard involved the screen should definitely rotate to landscape. Windows Phone 7 should apply this fix in their future updates. You just can't show a device with the keyboard open and the screen not in landscape. It re...
As also said and some French speaking media this an old prototype that has been cancelled since hopefully... who would have WM7 instead of Android? :P links: http://www.monsmartphone.net/le-windows-phone-7-de-sony-ericsson-est-un-prototype-annule-t22...