The HTC HD2: A dead end phone?
We ran across an interesting review (with accompanying video) on the T-Mobile HD2 over at the Wall Street Journal's Personal Technology site. The review refers to the HD2 as a dead end phone because it runs Windows Mobile 6.5 (as opposed to the upcoming Windows Phone 7).
Agree or disagree with the review points, it does present an interesting question. Is the HD2 a dead end phone? Microsoft has repeatedly stated that Windows Mobile would continue to be developed but are you buying a phone with a severely limited life-span? Does Windows Mobile become obsolete when Windows Phone 7 hits the market?
My guess is that Windows Phones running Windows Mobile 6.5.xx will continue to have a strong following. We just need to find a way to get the HD2 on a few other networks.
What's your thoughts?
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George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.
imho: when a developer pulls the development tools for an OS, it's essentially on its last legs