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Windows Phone 7: No Custom Ringtones – Does it matter?

We have some somewhat disappointing news to bring you now, as it has been reported that Windows Phone 7 handsets will ship without the ability to set a custom ringtone. We have a video to show you evidence of this.

As reported from Engadget, a hands-on video of the upcoming HTC Surround has surfaced over at PocketNow, in which they specifcally guide users through the various default ringtones available on the handset.

However, after watching the video,you may be surprised to hear that there isn’t an option to set a custom ringtone, so if you plan to buy one at launch, you’ll have to make use of one of the preset tones.

This could be a deal breaker for some of you, especially to those who would like to at least have the option to add their favorite 80s track on their smartphone.

What are your thoughts on this? Is this a major issue for you or not?

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.

Contact Alan Ng: alan@product-reviews.net

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