Windows Phone 7 handsets launching on October 21 ?

Nothing official folks, but according to Neowin’s sources (apparently Spanish website elEconomista posted about this 2 days ago ) the much anticipated mobile OS is set to launch on October 21. We already heard about the October 21 date a few days ago so it is safe to assume that something is going to happen. Steve Ballmer is also going to be touring Europe in early October for Windows Phone 7 and will by in France on the 7th to talk about it. But keep in mind that nothing is official yet so stay tuned for more…

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HTC Mondrian shows up in AT&T’s Windows Phone 7 TV ads

Looks like AT&T is readying its Windows Phone 7 TV ads. The surprise here is that the HTC 7 Trophy (or is it the HTC Mozart / Schubert) is apparently going to be officially called the HTC Mondrian. You all remember that the HTC Mondrian’s ROM leaked more than 3 months ago (and yes it was an AT&T rom) and mentioned that the device was packing a Qualcomm QSD8250A chipset (now renamed MSM8255). There’s still a lot of mystery surrounding the actual internals of HTC’s WP7 devices and Microsoft’ France head of Windows Phone’s Tweet about the rumored HTC HD7 / HD3 isn’t helping either (the tweet has since been deleted..):

Oh and for guys who think they know everything on HTC HD3, I Can Tell you you are wrong

Also note that the ads aren’t final as you can notice at the end of the first one (you see the place holder in the actors hand with the tracking dots used to composite the WP7 UI later in post-production).

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