Give Your Android Phone Some Windows Phone 7 Style

By Jamie Pert - Dec 10, 2010

Android users may be on the rise, but with the injection of new Windows Phone 7 smartphone’s recently, we could see more competition in the market. With that, a new application has been released for Android phones to give it a Windows Phone 7 feel. In other words, a theme.

The theme, which is more of an application works and acts exactly like the Microsoft MetroUI. If you are an avid Android user and are interested in the WP7 UI, but won’t give it up no matter what — this is the obvious solution.

The Windows Phone Android application does come with flaws though. However, it does look the spitting image of the WP7 interface. The application does not come with the silky moves and animations of the real Windows Phone 7 interface and customization is limited.

Icon’s can not be rearranged off the bat. Removing them in a specific order seems to do the trick though. Background color is limited to two colors — dark and light, and icon colors can be changed with red, green, blue and orange as the available options. There is also an arrow on the right hand side of the screen which allows you to launch your favorite apps. To see more on this, check out IntoMobile or the video we have included below.

Although not a perfect rendition of the WP7 interface, you can still have a lot of fun with this application to get of feel of it. The best way to test out the functionality of the Windows Phone 7 UI is to actually buy one. You might want to be aware of some of the problems with the device before you do though. Some of which, will be fixed with an upcoming update due in January.

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