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Windows Phone operating system formally known as -- it's available on three different phones starting today an earlier asset president of Microsoft's Windows Phone division any least.
What's new and different about the Windows Phone 7 point five -- -- One of the great things about windows Spanish unique because it's all about you the -- he's using the phone.
Your friends and all the things -- imports you come to the front of the found.
So we don't just provide people with the grid -- -- -- so that they can just let applications all the key things you wanted to built into the fund.
You say this phone and these phones are gonna change the way people think about Smartphones how so because -- space is very very crowded.
And being differentiated is so -- getting consumers to choose their phone.
Hello funds today are really basically derivatives of what BI son started with providing a great about spam and that was designed six years ago so what we've done as we said we'll -- -- people really wanna -- what -- they use the phone for.
They wanna keep up with friends and family and colleagues -- wanna get lots of things done all on the fence who have a different type of user interface.
It's much easy to use and it's widely recognized as being really the next generation.
I've seen some of the early reviews for the products so far so -- some really great and comments and positive reviews and that of the user interaction and and they experienced there.
But of course one area that everyone continues to try and struggle to keep up with apple it is with the apps you were just talking about it.
What is your act road map.
For lack of a better word how many apps -- on your system.
Well today we have over 35000 applications and that makes it the fastest.
Ramp -- of new applications on any amount bowel -- and that's fantastic.
But the thing is also unique cases it's that we don't just provide I consider for example.
If you have a weather out.
Then instead of -- an icon telling you did seventy degrees in Cupertino what we do is as we go through -- show you actually the weather weigh you off instead of the I com.
And you can have multiple -- in different places -- on your front screen says here I'm in New York so I've got.
Whether in Seattle weather in new York and it's all for -- on the -- information comes out of the app I don't have to go.
-- -- out Platte even though all the -- of that.
You also have a speech feature that many are comparing to the new series feature and that in the four -- some mixed reviews there explained to our view whereas.
What it's like on on the windows experience.
So what we do is we actually hook up your voice to the bidding service -- things very good -- -- ounces.
So what happens is you use your voice and I -- a goes up to the Internet.
And -- we use being to get answers for you on what's great about that is it's not just about voice recognition.
It's about getting things done.
And so being so good at that that you start off -- voice conversation and immediately then get options and then you can go often and do what you wanna do so if you movie times -- to becomes much easier.
Microsoft has put a lot of emphasis in in putting its presence on phones.
We know it's not -- it's not.
Core to its business but it is certainly an important platform.
What is it that you're doing an -- how would you describe what you're doing.
And its place within the Microsoft structure.
Well if you think about it people and PCs tablets phones and of course TVs are gonna become small.
And so having software on all of those things that work together is going to be a unique benefit that we provide further can -- -- so it's very important that we do that.
And of course that's exactly what -- competition -- also.
Trying to do but we have a huge opportunity.
Because of our install base of PC uses Xbox uses.
And now what we're bringing uniquely to the phone means that we can be differentiated but also have a good opportunity to make those things with.
And as we wrap up the end he's so very quickly the songs when -- they gonna be available when -- consumers kept them.
-- good -- -- that are available today -- -- from AT&T and T mobile's some -- TC fountains and also they range from fifty dollars a to 200 -- get a big choice.
Of -- sort of frenzy you would like.