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Zune Phone WILL NOT Be Introduced at CES 2009

For the past few days the Internet has been filled with rumors regarding a possible Zune Phone announcement at CES 2009. However, things have been settled yesterday by Brian Seitz, Group Manager of Zune, who claimed that we won’t be seeing such a device at CES. Last we heard, there was even a codename for the handset, “Pink” and even a specs list.

It turns out that Pink is actually a platform of Zune services that could be implemented on Windows Mobile and that is quite likely to be shown at CES, but surely not a Zune Phone. Well, some of you might say that a handset running a Zune platform can rightfully be called “Zune Phone”, but this is as ambiguous as the case of the Google Phone.

Other companies manufacture the handset, while Google and OHA provide the OS…

[via phonemag]