12/22/2010 10:56:00 AM
Over one and a half million Windows handsets shipped
Over one and a half million Windows Phone 7 handsets have shipped since the OS was launched six weeks ago, Microsoft has announced.
Customer feedback has been ‘very positive’ Microsoft corporate VP for mobile, Achiem Berg said in an interview, adding that willingness to recommend Windows Phone 7 is ‘very high’.
Windows Phone 7 launched in Europe and the Asia Pacific on 21 October and in the US and Canada on 8 November.
Meanwhile, there are now 4,000 apps available in Microsoft’s app marketplace, and the company will begin releasing the first of several software updates in the coming months.
The company will also have a broader portfolio of devices from phone manufacturers at different price points.