Microsoft makes hardware requirements for WP devices less stringent
- Start, Search and Back button,
- Big WVGA display that would render most pages in full-page width,
- Capacitive 4-point multi-touch display,
- Connectivity via cellular data and Wi-Fi,
- 256MB RAM or more, 8 gigs internal memory,
3. Muhannad posted on 07 Nov 2011, 07:47 1
256MB of RAM is probably going to be used in budget devices when the 'Tango' updated is released.
10. clevername posted on 07 Nov 2011, 10:40 0
That's just minimum ram most windows phones have 512.
2. protozeloz posted on 07 Nov 2011, 07:34 0
with this manufactures can make some new cool smartphones a really thigh up system for MS work model slows a bit how they roll new stuff, this will make them grow faster
4. remixfa posted on 07 Nov 2011, 08:18 0
that would make sense with the "tango" upgrade thats about to roll out which MS said was for budget devices.
6. snowgator posted on 07 Nov 2011, 08:59 0
Agree. That is really, really popular feature among camera enthusiasts.
7. simplyj posted on 07 Nov 2011, 09:00 0
A camera key is nice sometimes, but I'd rather have a phone with only a power/lock button and that's it. volume can be managed from inside the phone itself as also does taking pictures.
8. snowgator posted on 07 Nov 2011, 09:03 1
What I kinda do not understand is that there have always been minimum standards, but very few maximum standards. There is a great potential with the next wave of devices, especially with WP8 on the horizon, to make higher end devices that really compete with Android. Why are manufacturers just settling for the lowest everything that Microsoft wants?
9. Jyakotu posted on 07 Nov 2011, 09:54 0
It's a great way for Microsoft to push out budget devices for those who want a smartphone, but are first time adopters.