iPhone (iOS 4) Vs Windows Phone 7: UI Compared

News | Saturday September 18 2010 1:03 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

iPhone ’s unlock screen displays the date and time and also tell you if you have a missed call or received new text messages. Windows Phone 7 unlock screen displays the date and time, missed calls, new text messages, email notifications and calendar appointments (if any).
iPhone ’s home screen is app centric and quite static in nature.
in folders. The layout of Windows Phone 7 homescreen is quite different. It offers a homescreen that has live widgets, which Microsoft calls live titles. The live tiles display information on the homescreen dynamically, which is quite useful as users don’t have to launch the application to get the details. But in Windows Phone 7, the apps are organized as a list in alphabetic order, which will end up becoming quite painful and unmanageable once a users downloads many apps.
makes it a lot easier to switch between apps running in the background where as there no such feature available in Windows Phone 7.
In Windows Phone 7, you can access the audio playback controls via the volume buttons whereas in the iPhone , you can access the audio playback controls via the task switcher (or double clicking the home button when the iPhone is locked). Accessibility of audio playback controls is a lot more intuitive in Windows Phone 7.
It is important to note that Windows Phone 7 hardware and software shown in the video is not the final version.
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So what do you think about Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7? Do you think it will give Apple ’s iPhone a run for its money? Tell us in the comments.

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