Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Phone 7 smartphones will be made available almost all the major carriers in the UK.
Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 will be launched on the airwaves of Orange, T-Mobile, O2, Three and Vodafone.
Director of Mobile Business Group at Microsoft UK, Alex Reeve, said that availability of Windows Phone 7 handsets will allow consumers to choose the phone from a network of their choice.
Speaking on the topic, Mr. Reeve said, "Following our announcement at Mobile World Congress that Orange will be our lead partner, it is wonderful now to have all of the UK's network operators supporting the launch of Windows Phone 7.”
The launch of the Windows Phone 7 handsets will provide Microsoft with a much needed push into the mobile phone market.
Meanwhile, pictures of the HTC HD7 have leaked online, showing the upcoming handset will come equipped with a 4.3-inch screen, dual LED flash and a dedicated camera button. No other details were unveiled. Pictures of the HTC 7 Trophy handset have also appeared on pocketnow. com.
An executive from handset manufacturer HTC recently claimed that the Windows Phone 7 smartphones could hit the UK as soon as October.