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In pictures: Windows Phone 7 features and apps

Just what will the new mobile OS offer?

Windows Phone 7 is unlike any iteration of Windows Mobile we've seen before. From the stylish Zune interface to Xbox Live integration to brand-new third-party apps, Windows Phone 7 deserves a closer look.

Games Hub

Microsoft boasts that the Games Hub on Windows Phone 7 is the first and only official Xbox Live app on a phone. It includes Xbox Live games and a spotlight feed, and you can see people's avatars, Achievements and gamer profiles.

Microsoft has teamed up with big-name game developers such as Glu Mobile and EA Mobile, and so far gaming is shaping up to be one of the strongest features on the phone platform.

Ilomilo

One of the most graphically beautiful games we've seen is Ilomilo, which cleverly uses the hardware's built-in accelerometer. Your goal is to unite two pixie-like creatures (aptly named Ilo and Milo) in a dangerous, twisting maze.

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