Ballmer hints at new Windows Phone hardware
23rd May 2011 | 15:01
Mango update to come with new phones?
Microsoft CEO Stever Ballmer has dropped hints that tomorrow's Windows Phone 7 Mango update reveal will also see new handsets announced.
But he also spoke of the "launch event tomorrow including some of the particulars about who's going to building Windows Phones and which carriers are going to be offering them here in Japan."
While that remark is obviously specific to the Japanese audience he was addressing, speculation is rife that we'll also see new global partners – or even new handsets – showcased at the event on Tuesday.
But it would be exciting to see some of the second generation of Windows Phone 7 phones coming through – it has been a good eight months since its launch, after all. Who does Microsoft think it is? Apple?
Judge for yourself - hear Ballmer's comments in full in the low-fi video below: