Just exactly when Microsoft will formally introduce the new smartphones running on its new Windows Phone 7 operating system has been a bit of a mystery. And Microsoft has been paying it close to the vest. But that hasn’t stopped members of the tech press from making it one of the great guessing games of the year.
A new report from the Wall Street Journal has lent credence to the long standing rumor that Microsoft will launch Windows Phone 7 on Oct. 11 at an event in New York. Code Guru examines the evidence.
As the launch date for Windows Phone 7 approaches, the tech media have been working overtime, trying to pin down the date for the launch gala and also the date that phones built on the operating system will hit store shelves.
Now, a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) says its sources have given it the real dates. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), the WSJ said Thursday, plans to launch the phones on Oct. 11, as the predominant rumors had been predicting for weeks.