Friday, February 19, 2010

OEM manufacturers still need to pay to use Windows Phone 7

According to foreign media reports, Microsoft's next-generation smart phone platform, Windows Phone 7 listing, will continue to maintain the original charging policy.

Microsoft Monday in the "Mobile World Congress" (MWC) launched a new mobile phone operating system, Windows Phone 7, which is Microsoft's Windows Mobile brand re-building after the launch of a new product, have raised in many aspects.

While competing products such as Google Android for free, but Microsoft will still be a Windows Phone 7 implementation of the charging policy. For the OEM handset makers, in order to use the Windows Phone 7, must be paid.

According to research firm Strategic Analytics expects that Microsoft will be Windows Phone 7 per phone charge 8-15 U.S. dollars. It is said that Microsoft's smartphone annual licensing fees could be as high 300 million U.S. dollars.