Following two huge press events on both sides of the Atlantic on Monday, Windows Phone 7 will finally be launched for public consumption.
Already one UK operator, O2, is listing the phone in their “coming soon” section, while Orange have posted and since removed a help document concerning the platform.
In the USA, T-Mobile and AT&T are set to be the main networks carrying the devices – set to be one each from Samsung, LG and mobile big hitters HTC.
These are new devices with new, higher specs than previous Windows Mobile devices – although this hasn’t stopped regulars at the XDA-developers.com forum from apparently porting the new mobile platform to a HTC HD2 handset.
On a personal note, I’ve been looking forward to WP7 for MONTHS. A long-time user of Windows Mobile, I’ve been using Android for about 6 months now and although I’m happy with it, it too closely resembles the iOS which I’ve been avoiding.
Windows Phone 7 represents something new and exciting – and I cannot wait!