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Windows Phone 7: New Samsung Slate is a Microsoft hack of i8910HD phone

Some interesting news to bring you now, as it has been revealed that the ‘Samsung Slate’ – previously thought to be the second Windows Phone 7 handset, isn’t an official product from Samsung at all.

According to this report from Pocket-Lint, the handset that Microsoft showed at MIX10 this week, is actually a Samsung i8910HD, which has been modified by Microsoft themselves, to which they called it the ‘Slate’.

It’s all a bit confusing, dont you think? Here is what an official spokesperson from Samsung said: “The launch was from Microsoft, not Samsung, and they used the i8910HD to demo Windows 7.”

Microsoft are yet to comment on this, we will keep you updated when we know more. Give us your reaction to the news.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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