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PCWorld includes Windows Phone in '20 Most Anticipated Tech Products of 2012'

PCWorld hasn't failed us by publishing their top '10 Tech Wins of 2011' and including Windows Phone. While these lists should not be taken too seriously, it's good to see the brand getting some recognition and being considered a "win" of 2011. We haven't halted with one list from the magazine though, as Microsoft's mobile platform has found itself in the "20 Most Anticipated Tech Products of 2012".

This could be viewed as relatively strange since Windows Phone was out in 2010, so it's not really anything new for 2012. But for argument sake we will be seeing software updates (with Mango still settling in) and new hardware, which is all good. While Windows Phone is located on slide 13 (behind Android 4.0), it should be noted that there doesn't appear to be any order for the listed entries.

Source: PCWorld; Thanks, D-Burrs, for the tip!

Rich Edmonds
Rich Edmonds

Rich Edmonds is Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him over on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.

2 Comments
  • This is awesome news has seems like window phone 7.5 has been showing many customers buying windows phone 7.5 and also many good reviews lately. keep it rolling. Has we know Windows phone 7.5 has surpassed Blackberry. Blackberry is Totally dead. Iphone will soon follow  :)
  • All 3 top smartphone OS's are there, so it's nothing really special but it's nice that it wasn't left out.
    What I found noteworthy, though, was that, compared to their mention of the iPhone 5 and Android 4.0 devices, they really didn't know what to look forward to from WP in 2012.  Does that mean WP8 (in particular the way it plays with Windows 8) could really surprise people?