Microsoft Turtle and Pure Handsets Coming Soon

Submitted by lalit on February 16, 2010 - 8:18pm.

Microsoft’s focus at MWC has been on Windows Phone 7 only, but Gizmodo is reporting that the company hasn’t forgotten about the Turtle and Pure handsets. According to the website, project pink is totally separate from Windows Phone 7 and someone got a peek into the firmware of the two phones based on the project. The key features of the firmware are:

  • The user interface is done in Silverlight, which the cellphones will obviously support.
  • Turtle – Pride in the CDMA  version – will have a 320 x 240 resolution.
  • Pure – Lion in the CDMA version – will have a 480 x 320 display.
  • Both firmware are tied to NVIDIA Tegra.
  • They seem to run a Windows CE6 core.
  • There are references to Premium Mobile Experience all through the firmware.

There is no information available when Microsoft actually plans to announce or ship the new handsets.