After walking away from Microsoft’s mobile OS, there are rumours indicating that Sony may produce a Windows Phone smartphone this year. The electronic giant was one of those initially committed to Windows Phone and had a working prototype already, named Sony Ericsson ‘Jolie’. Here are pictures of Jolie (I almost typed “Angelina” too):
You can see the trademark Xperia design lines bearing semblance to the Android-powered Xperia X10:
Sony was also behind a number of good Windows Mobile smartphones back in the day. Here is the Windows Mobile powered Xperia X1:
Sony makes sleek phones. Will we see such awesome goodness running Windows Phone this year? Perhaps one with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard? The design of Jolie looks sweet.
Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.