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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8 devices will launch in the US in November

Updated Oct 29th, 2012 2:14PM EDT

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Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer said Monday that the first Windows Phone 8 devices would go on sale in Europe this coming weekend and would continue to “roll out through the world in November.” Nokia’s (NOK) Lumia 810 and HTC’s (2498) Windows Phone 8X will launch by November 14th on T-Mobile, while the Lumia 820, Lumia 920 and 8X will all be available on AT&T (T) sometime in November. Verizon (VZ), meanwhile, will have three Windows Phone 8 devices: the Samsung (005930) Ativ Odyssey, the HTC Windows Phone 8X and the Nokia Lumia 822.

Brad Reed
Brad Reed Staff Writer

Brad Reed has written about technology for over eight years at and Network World. Prior to that, he wrote freelance stories for political publications such as AlterNet and the American Prospect. He has a Master's Degree in Business and Economics Journalism from Boston University.