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Windows Phone 7: No Multitasking and no memory card support – Microsoft

Some interesting news to come direct out of Microsoft’s MIX10 event, as the company has revealed that their upcoming slew of Windows Phone 7 Series handsets, will NOT have support for Multitasking or ‘User-replaceable’ memory cards.

As reported from Pocket-Lint, Microsoft has explained that the inclusion of multitasking on Windows Phone 7 handsets, may have a bearing on battery life and performance – so they have decided to remove this, for the time being.

Also surprising, is the removal of MicroSD support, often seen in the current crop of handsets today, as Microsoft insists that they will be forcing manufacturers to make use of internal memory – and have lots of it available to consumers.

We can understand ditching MicroSD, but no multitasking? A very interesting and bold move by Microsoft I think. Let us know your thoughts on this.

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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