AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

Summary: AT&T was the premier carrier for the first launch of Windows Phone 7 and looks to be leading the pack in the U.S. again with three new devices coming soon.

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AT&T was the premier carrier for the first launch of Windows Phone 7 devices and it looks like they scored again with the announcement of three new Windows Phone Mango devices coming this fall. They will be rolling out the Samsung Focus S, HTC Titan, and Samsung Focus Flash, as well as the Mango update to all four existing Windows Phone devices.

From their press release and Microsoft information we have the following details:

Samsung Focus S

The Samsung Focus S builds on the success of the award-winning and highest selling Windows Phone in the U.S., the Samsung Focus. Featuring a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.4GHz processor, 4G-capable speeds and a thin profile at 8.55 millimeters. It includes front facing 1.3-megapixel and a rear facing 8-megapixel cameras. The Samsung Focus S will find its way into a lot of pockets this fall.

HTC Titan

Debuting as the largest screen in AT&T’s smartphone portfolio at 4.7-inches, HTC Titan’s design fits comfortably in the palm of your hand. Watch video from AT&T U-Verse Mobile or play Xbox LIVE games on the largest screen yet for a Windows Phone. Running a 1.5 GHz processor and an 8 megapixel camera with duel LED flash, Titan will feed the senses.

Samsung Focus Flash

Designed to hit the market packed with value, Samsung Focus Flash’s 3.7-inch Super AMOLED screen will both fit in pockets and be light on pocketbooks with the full power of Windows Phone 7.5 inside. As fast and lightweight as it is compact, it runs a 1.4 GHz processor and a 5-megapixel camera.

I am a huge Windows Phone fan and can't wait to see what T-Mobile reveals and even though I enjoy my HD7 and Dell Venue Pro I will likely upgrade to something to get the the front facing camera and better quality camera.

Brian Seitz also discusses the new AT&T Windows Phones on the Windows Phone Blog.

Topics: Software, Hardware, Microsoft, Mobility, Operating Systems, Samsung, AT&T, Windows

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  • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

    So I guess it is time for all phone users to dump iOS and Android for Windows Mobile?
    Rick_Kl
    • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

      @day2die
      +1
      Ram U
    • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

      @Rick_Kl
      That will never happen. 1 year later and they are lucky to be at 1% and that's only if you count Windows Mobile....
      itguy10
      • Making up your own numbers again?

        @itguy10
        But then you know what they say - "every Windows phone bought is one less ANdroid or iPhone sold".

        And companies are making more of them. Odd that they would waste money making something "nobody buys". ;)
        William Farrell
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @William Farrell
        "every Windows phone bought is one less ANdroid or iPhone sold"

        Pretty much sums up the mentality of WP buyers. They hate Google and Apple so much that they'd buy a WP just so "one less ANroid or iPhone sold".
        anono
    • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

      @Rick_Kl
      what a waste!
      Nobody will buy it.
      The Linux Geek
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @The Linux Geek We all know that is not true, there are several Fanboys, and Wp7 developers that will buy it. I often wonder if these are the only one that bought the phones. The ones I saw in the AT&T store turned me off to the OS. But at least I gave them a try.
        Rick_Kl
      • That's how I felt with the iPhone, Rick_Kl

        @Rick_Kl
        I was turned off by the iPhone, and even my wife who has the iPhone likes my WP7.
        For the majority of iPhone users who never had another smartphone to compare it too, I can see why they like it.

        It just didn't do anything for me.

        But at least I gave the iPhone a try.
        William Farrell
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @William Farrell: that is where you are wrong. I have used a Blackberry, a Palm Treo Pro, a handful of Android phones, I have even tried out the God phone (Smasung HD 7, I believe). Being that none of them did what I wanted them to do, then I will just have to wait till the next phone of interest comes out.
        Rick_Kl
    • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

      Anyone else amused that the Windows Phone 7 / iPhone arguments are pretty much EXACTLY the same as the OS X / Windows debate, only in reverse? Ya know, regarding market share compared to quality and all that jazz.
      Aerowind
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Aerowind +1
        gomigomijunk
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Aerowind
        If you look into the chain of responses in this thread, Rick_kl, The Linux Troll, and itloser10 have never seen Windows Phone 7 and forget about using it. Their comments on WP7 are from their rear bottom holes and are not debate worthy.
        Ram U
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Rama.Net: You have an issues with someone questioning the motives of a Windows Mobile evangelist? I have tried a few Windows Mobile 7 phones, and found them to not be as great as persons like you hype them up to be. As far as calling anyone a troll, you need to look in the mirror first, before you call anyone else a troll.
        Rick_Kl
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Aerowind +2
        cosuna
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Rick_kl
        First of all, it is not Windows Mobile 7, it is Windows Phone 7. That itself shows how much you know about Windows Phone7, and itself defeats your total comment and response. Thanks for playing.
        Ram U
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Rama.Net And yet it is still built on the Windows CE core, so naming it Windows Phone 7 is nothing more than trying to get rid of the stigma of Windows Mobile 6.x. Slapping a new UI on an old OS is nothing groundbreaking, or new. It is standard Operating Procedure from Microsoft though.
        Rick_Kl
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Rama.NET [First of all, it is not Windows Mobile 7, it is Windows Phone 7. That itself shows how much you know about Windows Phone7, and itself defeats your total comment and response. Thanks for playing.]
        Being that WP7 is built on the same core as Windows Mobile 6.x I honestly believe that it is just an evolution of the same thing. Microsoft is famous for changing the name of a product, expecting everyone to believe it is a totally new product.
        Rick_Kl
      • LOL! I agree.

        @Aerowind
        "iPhone is the best because look at the market share", yet OS X is "better because market share doesn't mean anything".

        I get a laugh out of those responses.
        William Farrell
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Aerowind <br>You are missing the point. The iphone is a high end device and there are only one current generation model and 4 models total. If the iphone can beat all Windows phones despite having a higher average selling price and less models then how can one doubt that it has been voted better by customers (there is no way to objectively say something is better than another so I am going by customer choice. I am aware that this may upset MS fanboys because MS attitude towards customers is that they are stupid and the best way to sell is to force a monopoly onto them.)<br><br>With OSX, it's completely different. The majority of Windows sold are in cheap computers. If Apple had computers in all price ranges than we could do a comparison of market share. As it does not, the best we could do is compare the computers in Apple's price range and in that regard I believe I read a survey a couple of years ago that stated Macbooks had a 91% share in laptops over $1000 (don't quote me on this, I am not sure)
        anono
      • RE: AT&T announces three new Windows Phone Mango devices, upgrade for all existing

        @Aerowind
        Actually do quote me on this; I found the article.
        http://www.tomshardware.com/news/Apple-Mac-PC-Marketshare-macbook,8332.html
        anono