A week in Windows Phone 7, 10-10-10 and One Day before it goes Official
Posted on 10-10-10 07:00 pm

Despite last weeks mildly bland report, today is the day before Microsoft and AT&T take the front stage, and announce everything we haven't previously seen. So before all our news is either unconfirmed or proven inaccurate, let's hear the latest details:

Monday

Engadget confirms that Microsoft will be having a launch party with T-Mobile on the same day as the AT&T event. While it may not be live streamed, it occurs in the afternoon and will feature T-Mobile handsets:

Monday, October 11, 2010 from 3 pm – 4:30 pm
Microsoft Office New York, NY 
Microsoft Technology Center
MTC Envisioning Center

3:00 - 3:05 - Registration & Refreshments
3:05 - 3:10 - Microsoft Executive Keynotes
3:10 - 3:30 - Windows Phone 7 with Microsoft Products and solutions
3:30 - 4:30 – T-Mobile reps will be present for device showing and their service offering discussion  / Microsoft developer architect will demonstrate Windows Phone 7 applications

And later on Monday, the HTC Mozart was seen in a Phones4U system, along with some broad specs:

3.7-inch WVGA screen, 1GHz CPU, 8MP camera with Xenon flash/720p video recording, a 1300mAh battery, and 8GB of memory. 

And also on Monday, the Mozart was seen in a Orange UK support page.

Read more about the device here.

Tuesday

On Tuesday, Google Voice for Windows Phone 7 was confirmed, Windows Phone 7 was confirmed to support carrier billing, and the Samsung GT-i8700 was spotted in a video:

The Samsung GT-i8700 apparently sports its own manufacturer customization, with a Samsung Hub that shows weather, stocks, and news. Good or bad, you tell us. Read more about the device here.

Wednesday 

The LG Optimus 7 received a little attention, via some press renderings of the device:


You can also read more about the LG E900/Optimus 7 here. (Beginning to see a pattern?)

Thursday

We released Jaxbot's Windows Phone 7 Theme version 2.0.0. Some things happened behind the scenes, but they were not entirely discovered until...

Friday

A video was released showing the HTC HD2 running Windows Phone 7. What's more, it was sent out by the well-known Cotulla, who brought the HD2 HSPL. Sound legit enough for you? We think so. No release dates are spoken of, but you can watch the video below:

Also on Friday, a HTC PD29100 was seen in a FCC filing, and Microsoft announced it will be live streaming the press conference on Monday.

Saturday

Through a leaked image, it appears that the Marketplace on Windows Phone 7 will have over 2,000 applications at launch. It may not be enough for Vegeta, but the number sounds like it actually might be possible:

And finally, Microsoft launched it's new Windows Phone 7 website, and accidentally spilled the beans on the Samsung Cetus's real name, the Samsung Focus.

 

And that's what happened last week. This next week, Microsoft will be pulling the curtain on Windows Phone 7, hopefully revealing all details we don't yet know about. Fasten your seatbelts, it's going to be a long ride, and answer the following question in the comments:

What do you think of Windows Phone 7 so far?

#wp7 #weekin7



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