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In Pictures: Windows Phone 7 Australian launch

All the highlights from the launch at Luxe Studios in East Sydney

  • Microsoft chief marketing officer, Tony Wilkinson, shows off Windows Phone 7's social media and messaging capabilities

  • HTC Mozart 7 and HTC Trophy 7

  • Microsoft launched its new smartphone OS, Windows Phone 7, in Australia at Luxe Studios, Sydney.

    Microsoft Australia managing director, Tracey Fellows spoke about the new OS and its possibilities for Australian app developers.

    Press was treated to a demonstration of the new OS' capabilities including integration with Xbox LIVE and social media websites.

  • There is a focus on consumer features but Microsoft said the new OS has not abandoned its business customers

  • (L-R) Telstra chief marketing manager, Kate McKenzie, Xbox representative, Ashley Jenkins, Microsoft regional director for entertainment and devices, David McLean, and Microsoft mobile communications business manager, Sheau-Lan Reed

  • (L-R) Telstra chief marketing manager, Kate McKenzie, Xbox representative, Ashley Jenkins, Microsoft regional director for entertainment and devices, David McLean, and Microsoft mobile communications business manager, Sheau-Lan Reed

  • Ashley Jenkins and Xbox senior product manager, Andrew Jenkins (no relation), demonstrate the Xbox live integration

  • Andrew Jenkins

  • Ashley Jenkins and Xbox senior product manager, Andrew Jenkins (no relation) demonstrate the Xbox live integration

  • Samsung Omnia 7

  • LG Optimus 7Q

  • LG Optimus 7Q

  • HTC Mozart 7

  • HTC Mozart 7

  • Telstra chief marketing officer, Kate McKenzie

  • Microsoft chief marketing officer, Tony Wilkinson, shows off Windows Phone 7's social media and messaging capabilities

  • Microsoft Australia managing director, Tracey Fellows

  • Microsoft mobile communication business manager, Sheau-Lan Reed

  • Guests were given the opportunity to test out phones from different vendor partners.

  • Guests were given the opportunity to test out phones from different vendor partners

  • Guests were given the opportunity to test out phones from different vendor partners

  • Guests were given the opportunity to test out phones from different vendor partners

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