New Windows Phone 7 portal Launched: Samsung Focus launching on AT&T on November 8th

Microsoft has apparently launched it new Windows Phone 7 portal by accident and featured the US launch date of November 8 and the actual retail name of the Samsung Cetus launching on AT&T. The Cetus is going to be officially called the Samsung Focus as previously leaked and is definitely launching in early November in the US. Unfortunately Microsoft was quick to delete all this info which is now nowhere to be found on the portal.

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Samsung Cetus SGH-i916 Windows Phone 7 phone shows up in Canada

The Samsung Cetus Windows Phone 7 handset has just made an appearance in Canada according to the pictures shown here. As you can see the device is now name the Samsung SGH-i916 instead of i917 but this type of number change happens all the time when phone model support a certain type of radio.The handset looks slightly bigger than iPhone 4 but obviously features an AMOLED screen (but is it Super-AMOLED?). One more picture after the break:

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Samsung Cetus i917 shows up in Microsoft video

First-off, sorry of the big server downtime. The damn thing went down when I was posting this sorry more than 12hours ago and never came back. Thanks for the tips about the story afterwards but I only received them a few minutes ago (and I had already seen the video and the Samsung Cetus that was hiding in there :-) ). As you will see in the “Meet the Windows Phone 7 Team” Microsoft video below starting at 15:20 Charlie Kindel has a Samung Cetus i917 device in his hands:

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