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Windows Phone 8 launching October 29th?

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 03 Sep 2012 17:16

Windows Phone 8 launching October 29th? According to noted Microsoft insider Mary Jo Foley, the company is looking to launch Windows Phone 8 within a week of the release of Windows 8, which is set for an October 26th launch date.
More specifically, Foley says Windows Phone 8 will be launching on the 29th, citing insider sources.

After the "consumer launch," the first devices will be available within a week or two, during the first weeks of November.

Microsoft is launching Windows Phone 8, Windows 8, its Surface tablets, an update for the Xbox 360 and new WP8 phones with its main partner, Nokia, all within a few weeks, leading to what should be Microsoft's most important quarter in a very long time.

A few OEMs have already announced Windows Phone 8 devices, including Samsung, Nokia and Asus.

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