DELL Computers became the first company to launch a mobile based on Windows 7 platform.

DELL Lightning, a Windows 7 phone is all set to launch in the second quarter of this coming year. It has been tagged as the most awaited and most critical mobile of the decade by some of the Internet geeks. This mobile is important and critical for the software giant Microsoft, as its future in mobile computing lies on this platform. Microsoft has been facing a lot of competition after the entry of Android platform from Google. Android has been adapted by several companies alongside Microsoft’s mobile platform. Talking about the phone, it comes with a range of features that include 1GHz Qualcomm processor with 4.1 inch WVGA OLED display. The phone has an amazing five megapixel camera with integrated autofocus which also can be used in place of a digital camera. The phone comprises of 512 RAM and a staggering one GB of flash memory. The users have always wanted faster file transfer service which can be achieved now with its flash memory.

In addition to that there is a provision of an extendable eight GB MicroSD memory card which can hold approximately 3000 songs or ten movies. Its OLED screen provides brilliant contrast and visibility to users. To add up  with mobile’s connectivity, the company has provided USB 2.0 which is an essential element for faster file transfer. Its USB 2.0  offers the capacity of transferring up to 400 megabytes per second. The phone also features a 1400 mAh battery, Bluetooth device and offers Wireless broadband  and Wireless LAN b/g/ connectivity services to its users.

The phone comes with a portrait slider. Still they’re not going to match the specifications sheet, which looks even better as said above. The phone is 3G equipped which if not provided now due to some technical reasons.

The phone is also equipped with a GPS system, accelerometer, compass, and FM radio. DELL Lightning offers full flash support services, including video playback and many more.  As said the specifications are on a high note will be surely appreciated by its users. The only thing in waiting is the acceptability of the portrait slider. Though it has QWERTY keyboard, only the new and innovative portrait slider will be hinted upon. The phone shall support many music formats, such as WAV, MP3, MP4, ACC, ACC+, AMR and MIDI. The video formats that shall be supported are h263/h264, 3GP, WMV, MPEG4, and DivX.