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'Windows Phone 7 Series' gets small name change

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 04 Apr 2010 22:24 User comments (10)

'Windows Phone 7 Series' gets small name change Since the launch of their latest mobile OS in February, Microsoft has fielded criticism over the name, Windows Phone 7 Series.
Most complaints were over the fact that the name is overly long, and that it not the easiest phrase to say.

Microsoft has listened and decided to slightly change the name, and the Windows Phone team has Tweeted about it.

Says the Tweet: "Tis the season for Series finales. We've got one too - dropping the ‘Series’ and keeping the 'Windows Phone 7.' Done."

Most reporters had dropped the "Series" already anyways, but now it appears to be official.

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10 user comments

14.4.2010 22:34

Never heard those complaints. I guess I don't follow this closely enough. Most of the complaints I've heard were more UI-related.

24.4.2010 22:35

i never even know they had you say series i had always called it windows 7 phone or win mobile 7 but never windows phone 7 or with series

34.4.2010 22:45

We all know it will become abbreviated to an easier on that rolls of the tongue, we all try to find an easier way of a complicated name, just like Micky D's, etc.It take a little time, but it will happen.

44.4.2010 23:18

I figure people will just call it a Windows 7 phone. I like how it looks though. Pretty nice.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 04 Apr 2010 @ 23:18

54.4.2010 23:59

Win7 Phone?
THere now pay me 100$ grand for my work!

65.4.2010 0:13

Either way, other countries will shorten the name to suit their own ways of pronouncing it in their own language.

They will probably call it the "WinPho"

75.4.2010 0:41

At least they didn't call it something dumb like Natal.

85.4.2010 12:40

Originally posted by bam431:
At least they didn't call it something dumb like Natal.
probably short for Bill Gates' russian mistress Natalia

95.4.2010 20:30

I always thougt it was a Win Phone running WinMobile 7

109.4.2010 20:58

Microsoft put more emphasis on naming a product than writing code for a product.

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