While many tech manufacturers seem to be in a race to the bottom (see netbooks), Samsung (and world leader Nokia) are looking to the top.
In a piece from the Taipei Times [via Unwired View], Sammy says it expects to ship 200 million units this year, up about 4.4 million from last year. And we're not talking basic phones here.
As a mere footnote in the story is mention of "a Giorgio Armani phone with Windows Mobile." Presumably it would launch later with Windows Mobile 6.5. And if you haven't yet listened to Dieter's full rundown of Mobile World Congress, putting Windows Mobile 6.5 on an Armani phone may indeed be the definition of putting a pig on lipstick.
(Note: The above pic is a mashup from Unwired View putting Windows Mobile 6.5 on the Armani P520.)
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I think that's "putting lipstick on a pig". Unless of course you were being intentionally ironic, in which case you've lost me. Anyway I'm not sure which would be the pig in this scenario. I think it would be more akin to putting lipstick on a machine.
Seems to me it was intentional - WinMo 6.5 would be the pig being put on the Armani lipstick phone. Winmo 6.5 would be the lipstick on the WinMo pig.
yeah i'm going w/ fh, misstype or you've COMPLETELY lost me
Thanks for the info. I really had a blast
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