Microsoft Pure Smartphones and Turtle are based on NVIDIA Tegra and inexpensive

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The network has some details about the mobile devices Pure and Turtle. According to rumors, these models will be sold under the brand Microsoft. Even suggest that their official announcement will take place at the exhibition MWC 2010, which is taking place now in Barcelona, but so far has not happened. The network is already at a picture of Pure and Turtle, is also considered that they have been certified by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Turtle - a slider rounded shape with a downward sliding QWERTY keyboard, and Pure - the usual side-slider with QWERTY.

We have additional data emerged from the firmware of these devices. So, Turtle screen resolution is 320x240 pixels, and Pure - 480x320 pixels. In addition, they are built on the chipset NVIDIA Tegra, although it is not clear, the ground or have a new - Tegra 250. There are some assumptions and on the operating system, it is based on Windows CE 6 and uses Silverlight. That is, it is not Windows Phone 7, and Windows Mobile version 6 or some new platform with Windows CE 6 at the base. However, Pure and Turtle - a GSM version of the device, and modify them to support CDMA networks will be called Lion and Pride. Apparently, the devices will be inexpensive.