Panel judged Operating System of the Year winner: Windows Phone 7
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 has won the 2011 Know Your Mobile Award for Operating System of the Year
Windows Phone 7 has won the award for Operating System of the Year at the 2011 Know Your Mobile Awards.
Inspired by Metro signage, the Windows Phone User interface provides users with an easily customisable start screen, which is focused on putting people first.
Stepping away from the sea of isolated uninformative icons used by
These integrated experiences come from third party developers and from across Microsoft's suite of products including Xbox LIVE, Microsoft Office 2010, Zune, Windows Live, Bing and more.
Our judges said:
‘It has the most potential, with a unique interface and a rapidly growing apps selection. It has a great looking UI and doesn't look like Android or iOS.'
‘A massive move from the previous OS. Huge growth in apps and the system looks heaps better than the competition.'
‘Innovative interface, with more success to come.'
‘A refreshing OS that doesn't try and copy other operating systems. Has attracted a large number of developers too.'
The runner ups on this category were Blackberry 7 and Samsung Bada.