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Could this be the hardware spec for Microsoft's Pink phone?

While rumors about what is/isn't part of the next Zunes and "Pink" phones swirl, I figured I'd add a few more tidbits that I've been hoarding. First up: A list of what may or may not be the final specs for the Windows Mobile 7 Chassis 1.
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While rumors about what is/isn't part of the next Zunes and "Pink" phones swirl, I figured I'd add a few more tidbits that I've been hoarding.

First up: A list of what may or may not be the final specs for the Windows Mobile 7 Chassis 1. Chassis 1 seems to be the the heart of the rumored "Pink" Microsoft phone and possibly other Windows Mobile 7 phones made by Microsoft partners.

(As an aside, Microsoft references the existence of a chassis spec in this April job posting for a Program Management Architect in the Entertainment and Devices division.)

Some caveats about this list: Microsoft officials won't talk publicly about Pink or Windows Mobile 7 (and only selectively about Windows Mobile 6.5) at this point. This information also is at least a few months old and may have changed a bit.

But this is what I've got from a trustworthy source who requested anonymity:

WM7 Chassis 1 Specification

Core requirements: Processor: ARM v6+, L2 Cache, VFP, Open GL ES 2.0 graphics HW (QCOM 8k, Nvidia AP15/16* and TI 3430 all meet spec) Memory: 256MB+ DRAM, 1G+ Flash (at least 512MB fast flash – 5MB/s unbuffered read @4K block size) Display:  WVGA (800x480) or FWVGA (854x480) 3.5” or greater diagonal Touch: Multi-touch required Battery: Sufficient to meet Days of Use LTK requirements. Controls: Start, Back, Send and End are required (soft controls allowed as long as they are always present). Peripherals: Camera: 3MP+, flash optional, 2nd camera optional (VGA resolution sufficient) GPS: aGPS required Sensors required: Light Sensor, Compass (3 axis, 5 degrees, 100 Hz sample rate), Accelerometer (3 axis, 2mg resolution, 100 Hz sample rate) USB: High speed required, 20 MB/s transfer rate. BlueTooth: BT2.1 required, must run MSFT BT stack, CSR BlueCore6 or later recommended. Wi-Fi: 802.11B/G required, must run MSFT Native Wi-Fi stack, Atheros 6002 or Broadcomm 4325 recommended. Connectors: Micro USB and 3.5mm Audio required.

Options: FM tuner:  If tuner HW is present it will be detected and supported by the Media application. Haptics SD Card (Micro SD recommended) DPAD, qwerty or 12/20 key keyboards all optional

* Nvidia AP 15/16 = "Tegra"

What stands out here? Anything on the spec list catch your eye?

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