Microsoft’s Senior Vice President, Mobile Communications Business, Andy Lees has announced a few minutes ago during his WPC10 presentation that consumers can expect to see Windows Phone 7 handsets from HTC, Samsung, LG and Dell shipping this fall. This also means that other partners like Gamrin Asus, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba won’t have their devices ready before the end of the year. Another interesting piece of info popped up during Steve Ballmer’s speach yesterday in one of his PPT slides (pictured above): HP is no longer a Windows phone 7 partner. This shouldn’t come as a surprise especially after the Palm acquisition (even though HP was a bit confused about this subject lately).
Launch partner announced during MWC: