Windows Mobile 6.1 is here!

Microsoft launched the newest version of the Windows Mobile 6.1 Operating System for mobiles.
A new version of the Internet Explorer Mobile was also launched, which adds desktop-grade Web browsing to Windows Mobile phones.

Features of the new software: New timesaving features, easier phone navigation and management, and increased security safeguards.

“People want a single phone that’s flexible enough to meet their needs throughout their day, whether it’s connecting to work or your everyday life,” said Robbie Bach, president of the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft. “The innovations we’ve added to our Windows Mobile software ultimately make it easier to manage your world.”

“Internet Explorer Mobile and Windows Mobile 6.1 demonstrate Microsoft’s ability to harness its technologies to bring tangible innovations and benefits to customers and partners.” said Ben Bajarin, analyst with Creative Strategies.

Features of Internet Explorer Mobile – easy view full-screen Web pages and the ability to have multimedia on the Web. The software includes capabilities like H.264, Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight.

The OS will be availabe from the second quarter of 2008.