Microsoft: Analyst Sees Windows Mobile 7-Based Ã¢â‚¬Å“Project PinkÃ¢â‚¬Â Zune Phone Within 2 Months
Is Microsoft (MSFT) about to launch its own smart phone?
In a bold call Sunday night, Jefferies analyst Katherine Egbert asserts in a research note that Ã¢â‚¬Å“recent industry checksÃ¢â‚¬Â indicate Microsoft will do just that within the next two months – fulfilling years of speculation about a secretive effort known as Project Pink to develop a Microsoft branded handset. Egbert thinks the phone will debut either at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 15-18, or at the CTIA show in Las Vegas a month later.
Egbert says the company is Ã¢â‚¬Å“partnering with a few OEM manufacturersÃ¢â‚¬Â to create a Zune-like phone which will have 720 HD video capability and at least a 5 MP camera.
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