Is Amazon working on a Microsoft smartphone?

Is Amazon working on a Microsoft smartphone? This weekend Brandon Watson, Head of Developer Experience on Windows Phone 7, has left Microsoft and is headed to Amazon. He joins a chunk of people leaving the team but his arrival at Amazon has already got the web gossips mentioning an Amazon smartphone.

It will, according to Forbes, be built by Foxconn and will run …. Windows Phone. Specs are rumored to include a 4” screen and 8 megapixel camera.

No replacement for Watson has been announced as yet.

Links – ForbesThe Verge

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  • I highly doubt it. WP7 doesn’t offer the level of customization that Amazon wants for its services.