Windows Phone 7 places in the top five innovative products rankings

Windows Phone 7 Series
Windows Phone 7 Series (Image credit: Microsoft)

Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 has placed 4th on Laptop Magazine's "25 Most Innovative Products of 2010". Not too shabby for a product that is still in the development stages.

The ranking is due in part because the publication felt that Microsoft built this from scratch, reinventing themselves. Laptop Magazine considers WP7 as, "an intuitive new platform that pushes the user—instead of apps—into the limelight." They also make note of the inclusion of the Zune player and XBox Live into WP7 as pluses.

Curious who ranked ahead of Windows Phone 7? The Intel Core CPU ranked 3rd, the HTC Evo 4G placed 2nd, and the Apple iPad came in at number one.


George Ponder

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.