Microsoft previews Windows Mobile 6.5

Microsoft today at the Mobile World Congress officially previewed what Neowin has been showing you for weeks now, its new Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system for Windows phones. Windows Mobile 6.5 brings a handful of enhancements including an application store called Windows Marketplace for mobile and a backup and restore service called My Phone.

The mobile OS is not available until the second half of 2009. The new interface does look stylish and more finger friendly. This is a great welcoming change from Windows Mobile 6.1

Without any further delays, below are the screenshots for you to enjoy

The new lock screen

The new lock screen also shows other information like missed calls, voicemail, and new messages

The new Honeycomb Start Menu interface - This is the Start Menu that you get when you click the 'Start' button

You can also move and rearrange icons on the Honeycomb menu

The new dialer

The new Internet Explorer Mobile web browser along with a sliding scale to help zoom in/out of pages and also includes new tools for better page navigation and a breadcrumb features that shows you where you are on a Web page. The browser also supports Flash Lite.

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