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Windows Phone 7 Manufacturers Ready to Go

Microsoft (s msft) announced Windows Phone 7 handsets from nine manufacturers that will run on 60 carriers in 30 countries worldwide, including Verizon (s vz) and Sprint (s s) next year in the U.S.

The manufacturing partners include Samsung, LG, Dell (s dell) and HTC. Besides U.S. launch partners AT&T (s t) and T-Mobile, WP7 will also be available on Deutsche Telekom AG, Movistar, O2 (s oiim), Orange, SFR, SingTel, Telstra, TELUS (s tu) and Vodafone (s vod).

Many of the phones, which will ship with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (s qcom), will be available this holiday season with more to come next year. Microsoft plans to sell the select models at its Microsoft stores and online at Amazon (s amzn).

Here are the devices you’ll be able to see in the holiday time frame:

In North America

AT&T
• HTC Surround, United States
• Samsung Focus, United States
• LG Quantum, United States

T-Mobile USA
• HTC HD7, United States
• Dell Venue Pro, United States

TELUS
• HTC 7 Surround, Canada
• LG Optimus 7, Canada
América Móvil
• LG Optimus 7, Mexico

In Europe

O2
• HTC HD7, United Kingdom, Germany

Orange
• HTC 7 Mozart, including France, United Kingdom
• Samsung Omnia 7, including France, United Kingdom

SFR
• HTC 7 Trophy, France
• Samsung Omnia 7, France

Movistar
• LG Optimus 7, Spain
• HTC HD7, Spain
• Samsung Omnia 7, Spain

Deutsche Telekom AG
• HTC 7 Mozart, Germany
• Samsung Omnia 7, Germany

Vodafone
• HTC 7 Trophy, including Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
• LG Optimus 7, including Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom

In Asia-Pacific:

SingTel
• HTC HD 7, Singapore
• LG Optimus 7, Singapore

Telstra
• HTC 7 Mozart, Australia
• LG Optimus 7Q, Australia

Vodafone
• HTC 7 Trophy, Australia

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8 Responses to “Windows Phone 7 Manufacturers Ready to Go”

  1. Jeez. You mean Microsoft still builds a phone OS and manufacturers still install it?
    Certainly you’d never know it given all the hype (and press) given over to ‘the others’…

    Still – Microsoft and a phone OS? How very Palm…