New Windows Mobile Phones Due in October
Phones running Microsoft’s newest software will hit shelves on Oct. 6, but don’t expect the big lines and excitement that have characterized other iconic smartphone launches in recent years.
In North America, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Telus and Bell Mobility will sell phones with the updated Windows Mobile 6.5 software, Microsoft planned to announce on Tuesday. Phone makers including HP, HTC, LG Electronics, Samsung and Toshiba will offer devices. Some manufacturers will deliver new hardware, while others will simply offer existing models running the new software, said Stephanie Ferguson, general manager in Microsoft’s mobile communications group.
Operators in other regions around the world have also promised to sell the phones.
Read more: pcworld.com